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With spectacular views over the Mull of Kintyre, crashing waves and historical intrigue, Torr Head is also a popular destination for those touring the Causeway ...
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With spectacular views over the Mull of Kintyre, crashing waves and historical intrigue, Torr Head is also a popular destination for those touring the Causeway Coastal Route.

In the 1800s it recorded the passage of transatlantic ships, relaying the information back to Lloyds of London.

It was often the last hope for Scottish clans beckoning aid from allies in Argyllshire. The walls and ruins of Altagore cashel date back to the sixth century. Long before the early Christian church and Irish clans came here, the headland was already remarkable.

Torr Head is also an excellent example of metamorphosed limestone and indicative of volcanic rock sequences in Ireland and Scotland.
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Uphollandlatic February 21, 2019
Great shot and thank you for the detailed back story.