PLAN YOUR VISIT

GETTING HERE!

The Gobbins Visitor Centre,
Middle Road,
Islandmagee BT40 3SL

Getting to the Start (by Car)

From Belfast

  • Take the A2 Causeway Coastal Route heading North from Belfast to Larne, travel through Carrickfergus past the historic castle, past the turn off for the seaside town of Whitehead and turn right into Islandmagee onto the Island Road Lower (B90) watch for the brown signposts for The Gobbins.
  • Travel straight ahead until you reach a mini roundabout with a sign indicating the village of Ballystrudder, and then continue straight ahead until you are facing the Rhinka ice cream parlour.
  • Turn left and continue less than ½ mile and you will find the Gobbins Visitor Centre located on your left.

From Larne

  • Take the A2 Causeway Coastal Route heading North from Belfast to Larne, travel through Carrickfergus past the historic castle, past the turn off for the seaside town of Whitehead and turn right into Islandmagee onto the Island Road Lower (B90) watch for the brown signposts for The Gobbins.
  • Travel straight ahead until you reach a mini roundabout with a sign indicating the village of Ballystrudder, and then continue straight ahead until you are facing the Rhinka ice cream parlour. Turn left and continue less than ½ mile and you will find the Gobbins Visitor Centre located on your left.
  • At the Circular Road roundabout (the one with the crown in the middle) take the A2 Causeway Coastal Route heading South from Larne to Carrickfergus, travel through the quient village of Glynn – where the first talking movie in Ireland was filmed, Through Magheramorne where scenes from the Games of Thrones are filmed in the disused quarry and turn left into Islandmagee onto the Island Road Lower (B90) watch for the brown signposts for The Gobbins.
  • Travel straight ahead until you reach a mini roundabout with a sign indicating the village of Ballystrudder, and then continue straight ahead until you are facing the Rhinka ice cream parlour.
  • Turn left and continue less than ½ mile and you will find the Gobbins Visitor Centre located on your le


Getting to the Start (by Train)

  • For the Belfast-Larne railway line timetable information please go to www.translink.co.uk or ring Translink's Contact Centre on +44 (0) 28 9066 6630 (Opening hours: Monday - Friday 7am to 8pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am to 6pm.)
  • The nearest train station is Ballycarry, with approximately a 1 mile walk to the Gobbins Visitor Centre. There is normally one train per hour between Monday to Saturday and every two hours on a Sunday.
  • The next nearest train station is Whitehead, which is approximately 3 miles away from the Gobbins Visitor Centre. This station offers a more frequent service with normally two trains per hour between Monday to Saturday and every hour on a Sunday.
  • For Translink policy on the carriage of bicycles please click here.

Getting to the Start (by Bus)

  • Unfortunately the local bus service is very limited, particularly at weekends. For bus timetable information please go to www.translink.co.uk or ring Translink's Contact Centre on +44 (0) 28 9066 6630 (Opening hours: Monday - Friday 7am to 8pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am to 6pm.)
  • Bus routes are as follows:
    163 Belfast - Greenisland - Whitehead
    168 Belfast - Carrickfegus - Whitehead
    169 Whitehead - Browns Bay - Whitehead
    169A Whitehead - Browns Bay - Whitehead
    263 Belfast, Laganside Bus Centre - Kilroot - Whitehead
    563 Belfast - Greenisland - Whitehead

Ticket pricing

Adults £20.00

Concessions
£14.50

(Under 16, Seniors, Students)

Family £42.00

(2 adults and up to 3 children)

Registered carersFree

Group Bookings

Please contact us directly for group bookings of over 10, or, use our form to fill in all the details (see our price list for Group Booking and Terms & Conditions).

groups@thegobbinscliffpath.com

tel: +44 (0) 28 9337 2318

Opening Times

The Gobbins Visitor Centre open from 9.30 am – 9.30 pm daily
 

Booking is OPEN now

 

We are delighted to announce that The Gobbins Cliff Path is now OPEN. There will be a number of changes both prior to and during your visit. Your safety and that of our staff is paramount and we are proud that The Gobbins has been awarded the ‘We’re Good To Go’ certificate which is the official UK mark to signal that a tourism or hospitality business is following Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, putting in place processes to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing. For more details on these changes please Click Here



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