Dunseverick Castle to Portbradden Harbour Walk
The Dunseverick Castle to Portbradden Harbour Walk is a beautifully scenic, albeit short, adventure in Northern Ireland that features interesting historical sites and lovely views of the coast. While out walking the trail, you will pass by the ancient Dunseverick Castle and experience the rugged terrain of the Antrim Coast, as you work your way into the charming Portbradden Harbour. Walkers should take note that this is a point-to-point trail that will require you to either retrace your steps or make travel arrangements for the return leg.
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Route Description for Dunseverick Castle to Portbradden Harbour Walk
Featuring a short overall distance, interesting ruins, and scenic viewpoints throughout its length, the Dunseverick Castle to Portbradden Harbour Walk is an exceptional route for a fun weekend adventure. The coastal terrain here is a bit rugged but still easy to traverse, making the trail suitable for a wide variety of walkers.
Setting out from the car park on Causeway Road, you will make your way to the east along the shoreline and pass by the historic ruins of the Dunseverick Castle. Saint Patrick was said to have visited the castle during the 5th Century, and it was later destroyed in the 17th Century.
After passing by the ruins of the gatehouse, you will continue on to the east and follow along the rugged coastal terrain, taking in the views of Dunseverick Falls and the Dunseverick Harbour, before arriving at the peaceful seaside location of Portbradden Harbour. Here, you can either make your way back along the trail or utilize your travel arrangements to return to the trailhead.
Getting to the Dunseverick Castle to Portbradden Harbour Walk Trailhead
The trailhead for the Dunseverick Castle to Portbradden Harbour Walk can be found next to the Dunseverick Castle car park off of Causeway Road.
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