Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge

Orientation & Geography

Europe, United Kingdom, Northern Ireland

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge is a rope suspension bridge near Ballintoy, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The bridge links the mainland to the tiny Carrick Island. The site is owned and maintained by the National Trust, spans twenty metres and is thirty metres above the rocks below. Today the bridge is mainly a tourist attraction, with 247,000 visitors in 2009. The bridge is now open all year round. An admission fee is charged for crossing the bridge.