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Ramore Head

Ramore Head in Co Antrim, Northern Ireland is a dolerite volcanic sill at the landward edge of which the Victorian resort of Portrush has grown. Some of the grand Victorian hotels can be seen on the right background.

The sandy beaches to provide for the Victorian passion of sea bathing were the reason for the resort growing up and establishing a rail link to Belfast and Derry. One of these beaches, East Strand, can be seen top left. The cliff-top walk around Ramore Head must have been established in Victorian times too.