Storm Eleanor: Bridge closed due to high winds

The stormy weather has forced the closure of Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge today (Wednesday, January 3.)

Wednesday, 3rd January 2018, 10:43 am
Updated Wednesday, 3rd January 2018, 3:26 pm
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge.
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge.

Detailing the closure in a post on social media, a National Trust spokesperson said: “Morning, due to high winds we have had to close the bridge today. We will reassess at 12pm and keep you updated.”

On Wednesday afternoon, the spokesperson confirmed the site would be closed for the rest of the day. They said: “The bridge will remain closed for the rest of the day due to high winds.”