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Gobbins Cliff path.

William J. Fennell

Gobbins Cliff path.

by William J. Fennell

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Published by Belfast Naturalists Field Club in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Published on the occasion of the visit of the British Association to Belfast, 1902.

ContributionsBelfast Naturalists" Field Club., British Association, Belfast, 1902.
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p. :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21032506M

Hanging from basalt cliffs directly over the Irish Sea, the Gobbins Cliff Path is an Edwardian labour of love. Designed by the railway engineer Berkeley Deane Wise in , the Gobbins has been closed since when the depression of the s and lack of materials post-WWII had caught up with this one-of-a-kind visitor experience.   All these questions and more are answered in this fun video about the remarkable Gobbins Cliff Path. Loading Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a .

  The Gobbins Whitehead Fantastic, unbelievable We took the 9am tour on Sunday 7th July, the weather was fantastic and our guide Barbara was full of local knowledge and interesting facts throughout the whole tour. Words can’t describe the views, absolutely breath taking, we were able to view a lot of birds including a puffin, if K TripAdvisor reviews. The Gobbins is a cliff-face path etched out along the dramatic shoreline of Islandmagee, County Antrim, Northern Ireland along the Causeway Coast. The Gobbins Path walkway. The Gobbins dramatic wave crashing cliffside walking path on the East Antrim.

  The Gobbins, Islandmagee, Co Antrim: The route is chiselled into the cliffs’ base, barely above the clutch of the tide Hard hats are obligatory on the Gobbins cliff path, due to the risk of.   The Gobbins Cliff Path Walk delivers one of Northern Ireland???s most exhilarating tourism experiences. It takes you on a walking trail that follows the footsteps of Victorian explorers, as you scale steep cliffs, traverse open water and plumb the depths of dark sea caves, shaped by sea and stone. Multi-lingual Tour Guide App This app has been designed for use by non-English speaking .


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Gobbins Cliff path by William J. Fennell Download PDF EPUB FB2

We are delighted to announce that The Gobbins Cliff Path will reopen from Tuesday 1st September 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.

The Gobbins Cliff Path will be reopening on Tuesday 1st September You can book your tour tickets Now. Please Note: All tours need to be pre-booked either online or by phone.

We cannot accept visitors who have not pre-booked. There will be a number of changes both prior to and during your visit, for more information Click Here.

The Gobbins Cliff Path – a walk on the wild side. 30th January Written by Kerry. 0 Described as “the most dramatic walk in Europe”, the Gobbins Cliff Path is a popular tourist attraction in Northern Ireland.

Amazingly it still seems to be a bit of a secret further afield though. Book in advance, particularly during peak season.

The Gobbins Cliff Path can only be accessed by a guided tour, which lasts approximately hours, and due to popularity, it is advised to book in advance to avoid disappointment. The walk can only be described as thrilling, as you are exploring the very edge of the peninsula out in the elements, where you can feel the waves crashing below your.

The Gobbins experience includes a short bus ride, then a steep descent which is followed by over steps to the path entrance.

Led by a friendly, enthusiastic personal guide brimming with local knowledge on the area’s history, flora and fauna, the guided tour along the cliff path is approximately 3km (2 miles) and ends in a steep upward.

Activities for all the family. Find activities for all ages, seasonal events and fun things to do. The Gobbins is a cliff-face path at Islandmagee, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, on the Causeway Coastal Route. It runs across bridges, past caves and through a tunnel, along The Gobbins cliffs (Irish: Gobán meaning "tip/point of land" or "headland").

The cliffs are recognised for their rich birdlife, important geology and notable species. The Gobbins Cliff Path has reopened for spring. Book a visit to this exhilarating place. The Gobbins Cliff Path has reopened for spring. Book a visit to this exhilarating place. Jump to.

Sections of this page. Accessibility Help. Press alt + / to open this menu. Facebook. Email or Phone. The Gobbins is a dramatic, two-mile-long cliff-face path which includes spectacular tubular and suspension bridges, a staircase, caves and tunnels carved through the rock.

A fully accessible cliff-top path will provide breathtaking views of the rugged North Coast/K TripAdvisor reviews. Gobbins Cliff Path Walk. Truly a spectacular sight, the Gobbins is renowned for its Victorian Cliff Path Walk. Including tunnels and suspension bridges which were recently rebuilt, it is an engineering spectacle.

Because we are not restricted by how far we can go, we get a full view of all the caves, the bridges and beyond the current walk-way. The Gobbins is a dramatic, two-mile-long cliff-face path which includes spectacular tubular and susp. The Gobbins Cliff Path is ‘Good to Go’ and will reopen on Tuesday 1 September.

We are so excited to welcome visitors back once again. 🎉 🙌 We have taken the time we felt was necessary to ensure the safety of all our staff and guests and the following changes have been made.

The news you have all been waiting for The Gobbins Cliff Path is ‘Good to Go’ and will reopen on Tuesday 1 September. We are so excited to welcome visitors back once again. We have taken the. The Gobbins experience will take you along a narrow path hugging the dramatic cliff face; across spectacular bridges amid the crashing waves of the North Channel; traversing hidden Tunnels under the Irish Sea; up and down rugged staircases carved into the cliff face and into caves that were once home to smugglers and privateers.

The Gobbins cliff path provides an exciting and exhilarating experience that appeals to adventures young and old. The Gobbins is not just a fabulous and spectacular new addition to the the Causeway Coastal Route, but is the redevelopment of a coastal experience that was first openedand enjoyed by the Edwardians of the time.

The Gobbins Cliff Path is a dramatic coastal walk along the Causeway Coast in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Clinging to basalt cliffs just outside the tow. Tours begin from the new Gobbins Visitor Centre, with visitors reaching the cliff path by minibus from the centre.

Tours begin on the hour, from 10am to 3pm, daily. If you would like to book, call. Check out this video that will give you a taster of what to expect when you visit The Gobbins Cliff Path, Islandmagee. We look forward to welcoming soon # TheGobbins.

Related videos. Walking the Edge | Embrace a Giant Spirit. We are now closed for a short maintenance period, but will reopen on Monday 2nd March.

Tours are available to. The path runs across bridges, past caves and through a tunnel along The Gobbins cliffs. While The Gobbins Cliff Path is a spectacular new adventure on the Causeway Coastal Route, it is also a re-awakened coastal experience which was first enjoyed by the Edwardians over a century ago.

The first part of the Gobbins officially opened to the public in August in The first visitors to experience the cliff path was the British Association for the Advancement of Science.

Its initial opening stopped at the Seven Sisters Caves but Wise’s map of the project showed he had plans to further extend the cliff path.

'The Gobbins'. The name has its origins in the Gaelic 'An Gobain' and translates to 'the points of rock'. The original “Gobbins Cliff Path” with its many bridges and tunnels was constructed by the Railway Company and opened in The Cliff Path, cut into the rock and comprised of suspended walkways, bridges, tunnels & caves.I would advise you to avoid the Gobbins Cliff Path.

I loved it, but it has many, many bridges, ones that span big gaps over the sea, and looking down you see through a grid to the ocean below.

So there's heights, a second thing you mentioned. Many people do struggle with the climb back up the hill afterwards, it is a long, steep incline.The Gobbins is a dramatic, two-mile-long cliff-face path which includes spectacular tubular and suspension bridges, a staircase, caves and tunnels carved through the rock.

A fully accessible cliff-top path will provide breathtaking views of the rugged North Coast/5(K).