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 £15.00

Concessions
£12.00

(Under 16, Seniors, Students)

Family £38.00

(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

 

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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