Walk The Exhilarating Gobbins Cliff Path

Posted on November 4th, 2015 · Posted in Latest News

'The Gobbins' Cliff Walk, N. Ireland

The stunning coastal cliff path walk, in Islandmagee, is continuing to excite visitors, with over 5,000 people trekking the iconic attraction to date.

Since its opening in August, The Gobbins has continued to thrill visitors, giving them the chance to uncover the once hidden wonder of the Antrim coast and indulge in an exhilarating cliff path walk.

Comprising of suspension tubular bridges, caves, steps, and tunnels carved through the spectacular rock face, The Gobbins is a reimagined treasure that has brought what was once a thriving 1900’s hotspot into the 21st century. The Gobbins attraction aims to retrieve its title as Northern Ireland’s premier visitor attraction as in its heyday it was more popular than the Giants Causeway.

Along the trail, visitors will enjoy spectacular views of the natural landscape, get up close to a diverse range of wildlife and gain privileged access to Northern Ireland’s only mainland colony of Puffins, alongside various other bird species. As well as the geological interests, The Gobbins Cliff Path boasts tremendous history and heritage.

Tours take place daily and depart on the hour from 10am until 3pm is essential. Tickets cost £8.50 per person, £23 for family tickets and are free for registered carers.

The cliff path walk requires a reasonable level of fitness and there is also a height restriction in place. Pre-booking of the tour is essential. Call the Visitor Centre on 028 9337 2318 to book a tour or visit www.thegobbinscliffpath.com for more information.