Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge is a famous rope bridge near
Ballintoy in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The bridge links the mainland to
the tiny island of Carrickarede It spans 20 metres (66 ft) and is 30
metres (98 ft) above the rocks below. The bridge is mainly a tourist attraction
and is owned and maintained by the National Trust. In 2009 it had 247,000
visitors. The bridge is open all year round (subject to weather) and people may
cross it for a fee.