Fairy Bridges, Bundoran

4.6
Bridge · Landmark
Sea stacks that are hundreds of years old, Fairy Bridges were the area's original tourist attraction way back in the 19th century. Long before then, locals believed these rocks were haunted by fairies--thus their name. Take a seat in the so-called "Wishing Chair," a natural formation overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. You may not find the rock formations themselves that exciting, but the views are spectacular and offer plenty of memorable photo opps. With our world travel planner, Bundoran attractions like Fairy Bridges can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Just nice part of the walk along the Roughey. Wouldn’t go out of way to go explicitly to see them. Just part of the cliff walk.  more »
  • Nice walk with lovely views of the beach. Great to watch the sunset from here. Nice easy walk from bundoran town.  more »
  • Fab walk with lovely views weather permitting. Mad a little wish on the wishing chair and got some lovely family photos.  more »
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  • If this is on your way, definitely worth a stop. It's a lovely little walk with a view of the ocean. There is also a cute little wishing chair. Plenty of space to even have a picnic closer to the parking area. There were also signs for no swimming, but there were many surfers near by. So perhaps a good place to catch some waves as well.
  • Nice spot to see. Great views over one of the beaches in bundoran. Neighbouring beach is hard to get down too even when we found the actual path. Subsequently this huge beech seems to be quieter. Sign up at beach advises about rip currents etc. As for actual fairy bridges. As other people's photos show they are rock bridges naturally made by how the sea erodes at the bank. I found it fairly scary to step across it. It does look safe so long as you don't take too many chances. But I'd recommend a cool headed adult (daddy or mammy) to check it out first before walking whole family out into them. We did it with 3 kids under 6years and they were very nervous. Photo opportunities are great here though over the beach
  • Stunning walk to the fairy bridges and wishing chair. Walk a bit further and you will come to a beautiful beach. The fairy bridges themselves are phenomenal to see. Be careful if visiting with small kids.
  • Nice place to stop for a break. Beautiful scenery and nice little walk to the bridge. Has information posts along your walk. Easy to find and park
  • Amazing place n views. Not suitable for younger kids unless held by hand as very dangerous

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