GOBBINS BIODIVERSITY

High cliffs, hidden ledges and rich fishing make The Gobbins a magnet for many kinds of birds, one reason it is An Area of Special Scientific Interest.

Northern Ireland's only mainland colony of colourful Puffins dig burrows here to lay their eggs. Guillemots and Razorbills crowd the cliffs during breeding season. Cormorants are a striking sight as they dive deep for fish. Kittiwakes and Shags can also be seen here.

Great care has been taken to ensure the reimagined path at The Gobbins does not impact on the local birdlife.

Thanks to the very different habitats created by the sea, rocks and cliffs, a great variety of plants, ferns and grasses can be found amongst the caves, ledges and rocks of The Gobbins. The path allows visitors rare access to treasures such as the bell- like sea campion, kidney vetch and spleenwort.

 

Booking is OPEN now

 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the decision has been made to close The Gobbins Cliff Path. There will be no further tours and the Visitor Centre will be closed from Friday 20 March 2020, until further notice.

At this time, the health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff is of paramount importance and this decision has been made in line with the UK Government and Public Health Agency guidance.

If you have booked a tour online, this will be refunded within the next 7 days. Please contact the Guest Relations team if you made an offline booking, or if you have any other queries:

E: info@thegobbinscliffpath.com
T: 028 9337 2318

We would like to thank all our followers for your support and we look forward to showcasing this amazing experience again in the future, once the situation improves.

For the very latest coronavirus advice, please follow the guidance from the UK Government: bit.ly/2wWU9Wq and Public Health Agency: bit.ly/2WgKzbv.

 



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