Dunluce Castle, Northern Ireland: Romantic Ruins

published 7 years ago by Rick Steves

Along the Antrim coast an hour north of Belfast, the evocative remnants of Dunluce Castle perch dramatically on the edge of a rocky headland. During the Middle Ages Dunluce resisted several sieges until one stormy night the castle's kitchen and servants tumbled suddenly into the sea! Local guides are expert at bringing the turbulent past of ruins like this to life for visitors. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit www.ricksteves.com.

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