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The Dark Hedges

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Address: off Bregagh Road, Ballymoney, Northern Ireland
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Dark Hedges Preservation Trust: please do more!

We came very early and had spectacular views and lots of privacy as we were almost alone. It was spoiled by someone parked at the bottom end. Really there should be parking off in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came very early and had spectacular views and lots of privacy as we were almost alone. It was spoiled by someone parked at the bottom end. Really there should be parking off in one of the fields, along with restroom facilities. We had to go behind a gate and I discarded my used tissues in the bins but the... More 

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Port Orange, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was close to dusk when we finally found The Dark Hedges (they can be easy to miss so drive slowly!) so we were hoping for a slightly spooky walk. We parked at the very end and began our walk. As soon as we started walking a giant tour bus pulled up and let off a whole bus full of... More 

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Limavady, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice trees either side of a road. Look blummin' great though. It might be an idea to have traffic control during busy periods what with everyone stopping their cars to get out and take photos.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

hadnt been here for years, took my brother up who was on a visit home from new zealand, which I hadnt as it was embarrasing this is the best example of when mass tourism destroys the place i,d been there before it was famous and it was superb, now game of thones tourism has destroyed it, verges are wrecked by... More 

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Dundonald, Belfast.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not being " Game of Thrones " viewers we have never been. Even without this added incentive, I would highly recommend visiting if you are in the vicinity. It is a strangely atmospheric place in a beautiful setting. It is pretty much impossible to get a photo without a car or people in it! The trees are beautiful and their... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

saw it twice once at night and it can really be scary and once in day light and is so beautiful and weird at the same time, has to be seen has to be walked through if you can wait for all the travellers to disappear and...experience it alone...is some how a true enchanted wood feel walking through these old... More 

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Tullamore, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

As my title suggests, our trip to the Dark Hedges was taken at a busy time of the day. However, we stayed patient and got some great shots as dusk was approaching and the sun was setting. Would recommend going early in the morning for sunrise. Definitely a worthwhile trip.

1 Thank damienshealy
Southport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Time your visit carefully - there will be a lot of people here at the weekend. Makes both getting a photo and driving through problematic. But if you can get here at dawn or dusk, you'll get a view of 18th century trees that have been carefully shaped, like hands curling over the road. It's not far from the Giant's... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Go early in the morning to avoid the tourists.lol. We stayed in the hedges hotel and got some great shots.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

If your a game of thrones fan you will find this place interesting, my husband and I have never watched game of thrones but really enjoyed walking the whole length and back again.its only about a 15-20 minute walk. The trees were planted in the 17th century.

1 Thank Sarah H

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