PICTURE SPECIAL: Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge replaced

As part of a regular maintenance programme world famous rope bridge has been replaced

The Rope Bridge at Carrick-a-Rede was first erected by salmon fishermen in 1755 and is now one of Northern Ireland’s most popular tourist destinations. To ensure the ongoing safety of the hundreds of thousands of visitors who cross the bridge every year, the National Trust replace the rope bridge every five years.

The Rope Bridge at Carrick-a-Rede

The Rope Bridge at Carrick-a-Rede