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Dunluce Castle

Dunluce Castle is one of the most identified landmarks on the Causeway coastline. Dating back to the 16th Century, the castle is a romantic ruin, perched on a dramatic cliff top. Legend has it that the clan Mac Donnell from Antrim lived there and, while entertaining one night, the kitchen fell into the sea taking most of the servants with it. Two ghosts are said to haunt the ruins to this day.

Dunluce Castle


The visitor can walk around the castle and get a feel for how life was back then, with interpretive panels in each room. With spectacular views, there is also a Visitor Centre, audio-visual show and guided tours available on request.

Latest Information :

Dunluce Castle - Discover Northern Ireland website 

Opening Hours:

  • April to September:  Daily 10 am - 6 pm       Last admission 5.30 pm
  • October to March:  Daily 10 am - 5 pm       Last admission 4.30 pm

Also open Bank Holidays and Public Holidays.
Price: Adult £2.00 Child (4-16 years) / OAP £1.00  Groups of 10 or more £1.00

87 Dunluce Road, Portrush, Co. Antrim, Tel: 028 2073 1938