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The Dark Hedges

off Bregagh Road, Ballymoney, Northern Ireland
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Private Tour: Game of Thrones and Giant’s...
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Ballymoney
Type: Scenic Drives, Landmarks
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Type: Scenic Drives, Landmarks
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103 reviews 103 reviews
31 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

The Dark hedges is off the beaten track, but well worth the drive. The tree lined avenue is reportedly haunted by a "Grey Lady" who appears at dusk, but we did not see her. The road is also featured in Game of Thrones. You can drive up the road, or park on the side of the road and walk up.... More 

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Silverdale, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Off the beaten path are beautiful, strong trees lining a long driveway to a family farm. It's definetly not a touristy place, there were only four other people that were there, but they left shortly after I arrived. I went to see them at the beginning of Movember, so they weren't green as you see in most pictures, but never... More 

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

A natural attraction, both hauting and beautiful. Located just outside of Ballymoney past Gracehill Golf Club - this unique formation of trees has been used for film locations and holds history with our motorcyle racing legends the Dunlops, Kennedy's and Robinson's. A spectacular place to visit and a must to add to your holiday itinerary.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Well worth a visit to this atmospheric road. It's easy to find and surprisingly quiet. The old trees are haunting and beautiful.

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united kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Although I'm not a Game of Thrones fan.. I have heard a lot about this place and so, on our way home after a fantastic weekend in Portrush and trip to the Giants Causeway, we thought we would try and find the Dark Hedges. Surprisingly easy ... thanks to sat nav ... great spot ... took pics and videoed us... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Apart from the obvious connection to GoT it was a really nice stop. The scenery around this area is amazing although not really accessible through public transport. So if you can have a drive in this area and visit - go for it! Really worth it. It wasn't as busy as I expected it to be which definitely added to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We saw this on the Game of Thrones tour. It was amazing! I can't believe how old these trees are. They are over 250 years old! I didn't know it had a ghost connected with it. But it is well worth seeing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This road is quite difficult to find from the Causeway Coast and Glens Route - we had to stop and ask in a new hotel that seemed to have just opened nearby. The beech trees are very beautiful and knarled, but I didn't think this was quite as stunning as it had looked in the photos. It's a lovely area... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

A spectacular row of birch trees planted in the 18th century, and featured in the HBO epic Game Of Thrones, representing the King’s Road. Usually crowded with tourists, but you may be lucky to find it deserted in the early or mid-morning. The road is reputedly haunted by a spectral ‘Grey Lady’ who appears at dusk among the trees. Best... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Haven't seen Game of Thrones but read all the reviews and felt it was worth a visit. Got there about 11.30 on a Saturday morning and just 2 other cars were there, so we basically had the road to ourselves. Easy enough to find. Beautiful trees, would be stunning if taken at dawn or dusk. Worth a visit (and I've... More 

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