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Murlough Bay and Fair Head

Nr Ballycastle, Ballycastle, Northern Ireland
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Gorgeous Views

The road to Murlough Bay is off Torr Road. It is a narrow road down to Murlough Bay but if you... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
kerilou
,
Lismore, Australia
Breathtaking views

This was recommended by one of the locals. It was well worth the drive. The road becomes nearly one... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
hfpsychologist
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Centennial, CO
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  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fair head” (19 reviews)
“the cliff” (5 reviews)
“car park” (7 reviews)
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Nr Ballycastle, Ballycastle, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The road to Murlough Bay is off Torr Road. It is a narrow road down to Murlough Bay but if you drive carefully, you should be fine. We didn't have time to drive down to the beach and walk around, so we just stopped at...More

Thank kerilou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was recommended by one of the locals. It was well worth the drive. The road becomes nearly one lane and there are sheep roaming the country side. After a few narrow turns on that one-way road, it opened into the most spectacular views. While...More

Thank hfpsychologist
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These were my favourite places of my whole visit - just magical, especially Murlough bay. We spent a whole day in this area, first Fairhead and then the bay. It was fun to hike around there (with my 10 months old baby on my back)...More

Thank Rachel_Tonitz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fair Head (Ben More) and Murlough Bay are among the most scenic places you will find anywhere. Looking across the sea towards Scotland's Mull of Kintyre and Rathlin Island. Well worth a visit while in the area.

Thank brigeneadme13
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Spent a full day in this beautiful part of Northern Ireland. This is heavenly territory. Be prepared for a bit of walking and the views of the cliffs and sea will be more than rewarding. The driving is a little hairy but dont go if...More

Thank 2013harryc
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Spectacular beach to walk whatever the weather.. breaking waves and your camera at hand super landscape shots..

Thank TerryDCarrickfergus
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This place is gorgeous! The drive is scary but fun. Do all the hills in 1st gear. Really beautiful and worth it at least for the driving experience

1  Thank Seauntelle
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Spectacular views and they are all free the beaches are amazingly beautiful make sure your camera is fully charged as you will take hundreds of photos.

Thank XYUandbeyond
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Hiking out to Murlough Bay and Fair Head seems like an easy hike from Ballycastle, but make sure you do some research into trails, distances, and the weather if you're going to do it - can be very slippery on the rocks and "trail". You...More

Thank kathryn_wanders
Reviewed 8 December 2016

stunning views, superb scenery, winding single track minor road in a barren and remote part of the world.

Thank Jen K
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