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Murlough Bay and Fair Head

Nr Ballycastle, Ballycastle, Northern Ireland
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Spectacular views

On arrival we were greeted by Gerard and paid £3 for parking. We walked to the top and were swept... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adrienne S
via mobile
Breathtaking

Deffo worth a visit lovely Game of Thrones was filmed here so a must for any GOT fans beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tracey R
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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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“fair head” (18 reviews)
“scary drive” (4 reviews)
“car park” (9 reviews)
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Nr Ballycastle, Ballycastle, Northern Ireland
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"game of thrones"
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"three hours"
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"opposite direction"
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"late evening"
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"magical places"
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"great spot for a picnic"
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"hidden gem"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival we were greeted by Gerard and paid £3 for parking. We walked to the top and were swept away by the breathtaking views. We walked for about an hour and the views got better. Make sure you wear good walking shoes/boots. There are...More

Thank Adrienne S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Deffo worth a visit lovely Game of Thrones was filmed here so a must for any GOT fans beautiful views of the coast so peaceful!!

Thank Tracey R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to visit Doonmore fort and the crannog at Lough na Cranagh. We drove to the Fair Head car park marked on the map. It is a farmer's yard and there is an honesty box asking for £3. We duly paid and ad we...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took a day trip to Fairhead. We found it ok but when we got there it was a farm. The car park was not a car park but rather an entry way into some kind of quarry. There was a charge £3.00 for parking...More

Thank cadets604
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

We Spent about three hours hiking up over Fair Head. The Views are unbelievable. The tour busses don't go here so no Crowds, we saw maybe ten people the whole time. Fair head is awesome from Ballycastle but better on top. If you don't like...More

Thank Bill S
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful spot had no idea what was here and a wonderful surprise.. when driving here you turn off the main road and it's all narrow lanes and very steep single road to the bottom.. Was 2 GoT locations thankfully we found bit the...More

Thank tickers24
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

If your timid tour bus people or freaked out by narrow and steep roads in the middle of nowhere, STAY AWAY! If you want the most amazing experience of nature on the north coast, this spots for you! I ran into a young local boy...More

Thank jackatie
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem on the Causeway Coastal Route . Lots of walking and gorgeous views. " Slaver's Bay " from Game of Thrones is here . Great place for a picnic . Highly recommended.

Thank 2020vision
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Furlough bay is one of my favourite locations in Northern ireland. Being local I guess I'm spoilt with being able to go anytime. There are several ways to get there the most direct via Ballycastle ( with a coffee stop at Ursa Minor) then south...More

Thank Catherine G
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

People say the roads are bad and my god they are crazy! Although I don't think the weather helped as it was raining! As it was raining we didn't walk very far but the views were good, hope to return to do a walk on...More

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Garry S
26 March 2018|
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Response from AJDC2015 | Reviewed this property |
There's a parking area at the bottom of the circular loop that is the Fair Head loop trail. From there it's a climb up to the plateau top and then across the field. It can be boggy and its full of grazing sheep. The views... More
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