The Gobbins, near Islandmagee, County Antrim, is a spectacular coastal walk along the Causeway Coastal Route, voted the number one region in the world to visit in 2018 by Lonely Planet.
A 2.5- hour fully guided walking tour offers visitors the opportunity to experience the abundance of nature, which exists along this dramatic coastline.
Originally opened in 1902, the path has been restored and is now enjoyed by visitors from across the world who come to experience the dramatic scenery that awaits them along this stretch of coastline.
Weaving its way along the basalt cliffs of the famous Causeway Coast, you will walk suspension bridges, through a tunnel and along pathways and see the ever-changing flora and fauna along the cliff face. Be amazed by the closeness of Scotland as you peer across the Irish Sea to the East. You will learn about the geology and biodiversity of the area, as well as its amazing history.
Looking down to the sheltered waters, an abundance of wildlife is often visible and the suspension bridge provides an expansive viewing point over a nesting place for seabirds.
Only a 40 minute drive from Belfast, The Gobbins is located on Islandmagee – a scenic peninsula, just off the Causeway Coastal Route.
It is also accessible using a wide range of public transport, details of which you can find on our website.
(Credit: Discover Northern Ireland)
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