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Dark Hedges - Matthew Woodhouse

Dark Hedges

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Dark Hedges - Matthew Woodhouse




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Location in Ireland Ireland County: County Antrim (Northern Ireland)
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Dark Hedges is a magnificient and unusual north-irish place. From now on famous because of the television series « Game of Thrones », it’s the must have done place in North Ireland. This tree alley, located near a golf field, is now become a place for fascination. Here are tortured trees, leaning on the side of the alley with angular and threatening shapes. It’s a perfect tourist spot for photographers and singular landscapes lovers.

Visit Dark Hedges

Beautiful trees !

Dark Hedges - Lindy Buckley - cc

Dark Hedges – Lindy Buckley – cc

Dark Hedges is a tree alley where trunks and branches stretch in both tortuous and harmonious ways. This magical and mysterious place convinced filmmakers that Dark Hedges could be a wonderful place for the Game of Thrones shooting. That’s why this alley figured the fictitious town of Westeros, as a dark environment for a savage and hostile nature.

This place is free for visits and appreciated for sun, branches and trunks strings of lights. Sometimes threatening, sometimes welcoming, these trees change under the light, creating an inimitable atmosphere for who dare to venture.

But rest assure : Dark Hedges alley stays beautiful and harmless. Really charming, it’s amazing for visitors come for discovering. Do not hesitate to have walks : the place is quiet, the nature beautiful and savage.

Notice that some trees became sick and damaged by storms. Some had to be cut. However, there’s no harm for admiring the standing ones.


Practical informations


Address Address: near du Gracehill Golf Club - Bregagh Rd, Ballymoney BT53 8TT
Place : (County Antrim)

GPS coordinatesGPS : 55.134711,-6.380833

Opening HoursOpening Hours:

everyday

TimeTime: 15 minutes






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