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The Dark Hedges

Address: off Bregagh Road, Ballymoney, Northern Ireland
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Ballymoney
Type: Scenic Drives, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Scenic Drives, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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130 reviews 130 reviews
72 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I was envisioning this being a longer area. It was very different than anything I have ever seen. Unique - great for photographers!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I must say I wasn't really bothered about going to see the dark hedges, but when we got there and I saw the sun shining through the branches I was amazed!! Truly beautiful!! It isn't well signposted, but can be found on google maps under bregagh road

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great to see these. Strange looking. Got to see it to believe it! Didn't dislike anything. Thought it was great

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New York City, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

For some reason, an under-promoted tourist site, but a must see for all romantics, melancholy souls and Game of Thrones addicts. Limited parking on an active road, but hard to get a bad photograph. We were here in winter and it was hauntingly beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

By far this was the most breath taking Road I have ever walked , enchanting feeling lost into the past and just wanted to keep going , it was hard to leave this very magical expierence you must see it to believe it..The trees call to you take my photo and show the World the Green grass of THE DARK... More 

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Delgany, Ireland
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We were heading to the giants causeway and decided to go via the dark hedges. It is easy to find- exactly where it says following Google maps. We arrived at dawn and walked part of it. Was a great spot for photos. Not that far off highway, worth a visit!

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Dublin, Ireland
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I visited The Dark Hedges as part of the Paddywagon Tour from Dublin. Upon arrival, there were 2 cars parked separately at the small parking bay so our bus couldn't park properly for longer period. We arrived around 10am with December morning sun peeking through the beech branches so it wasn't as eerie as expected but still has magical feeling... More 

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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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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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