Sunday July 12, 2020

Northern stars

Paddling the North Coast Sea Kayak Trail gives you a very different view of some of the most beautiful parts of the island of Ireland, writes Jasper Winn.

24th March, 2013
Jasper Winn in his Necky Narpa kayak.

Paddling the North Coast Sea Kayak Trail is like roller-skating through an art gallery. Really. Pinned to the walls of the coastline where it hits the sea are all the iconic images of Northern Irish tourism.

West to east, there's the brooding bulk of Dunluce Castle, then the Giant's Causeway, followed by Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, the model-village perfection of Ballintoy Harbour and the Glens of Antrim.

Understand the tides and the currents that can run...

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