Fairy Bridges, Bundoran

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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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  • A walk along the cliff tops reveals the magical Fairy Bridges and Chair. Don't get blown away though.  more »
  • Really, just stop by if you're in the town area. These natural arches with the sea swishing in and out underneath are truly breath taking. We parked about a quarter mile to the east from the actual Fa...  more »
  • Well worth the walk from the hotel to the bridges and Wishing Seat. Make sure to leave theFairies a coin or two. I am told no one dare steal them.  more »
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  • A pretty dune, over wide and long beach, with dozens of novice surfers at one end, under a high cliff. A great combination. It's a very steep walk down to the beach, though some of the young folks do it barefoot carrying surfboards.
  • Wonderful cliff bridges and legendary fairy hangout overlooking the fabulous Tullan Strand beach, most fun at high tide when the sea claps against the rocks and up through the holes created by the bridges
  • This location offers an amazing photo opportunity and it's just along the cliff walk. Definitely stop by the Fairy Bridge if you need to stretch your legs.
  • A must see- and it’s free!! Spectacular views of the Atlantic and you can watch the surfers from atop the bluffs! The fairy bridges are enchanting to see the waves spraying up through and don’t forget to make a wish in the wishing chair. Surfboards are available for rent as well as horse back tours of the beach
  • Lovely cliff top walk with amazing views of the atlantic and the miles of beach and surfers beneath. Stunning place to relax and unwind ,so peaceful and lovely views of the secluded tullan strand and the sand dunes where numerous horse trekers pass by . Well and truly need to explore this wonderful part of the wild atlantic way ...love this place a regular holidaying spot for our family
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