Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge is one of Northern Ireland’s best-loved attractions, Carrick-a-Rede boasts unrivalled coastal scenery with stunning views of Rathlin and Scottish islands and an exhilarating rope bridge experience. Traditionally fishermen erected the bridge to Carrick-a-Rede island over a 30m-deep and 20m-wide chasm to check their salmon nets. Today visitors to this family attraction in Northern Ireland are drawn here simply to take the rope bridge challenge!
Spanning a chasm some eighty feet deep at this place to see in Co.Antrim is the famous Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, it’s construction once consisted of a single rope hand rail and widely spaced slats which the fishermen would traverse across with salmon caught off the island.
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