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KInbane Castle

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Ballycastle Visitor Information Centre 14 Bayview Road, Ballycastle, County Antrim,
Mrs Harriet Hamilton
T: (028) 2076 2024
E: tourism@moyle-council.org

Kinbane Castle is a little-known jewel,a secluded ruin at the bottom of a steep cliff face.

The name Kinbane means white head and refers to the white limestone on which the castle stands. Not much of the castle remains, and the path up to it is narrow and stepped. Kinbane Castle is a State Care Historic Monument sited in the townland of Cregganboy, in Moyle District Council area. The area surrounding Kinbane Castle is a Scheduled Historic Monument, it also offers spectacular views of Rathlin Island and Dunagregor Iron Age fort.