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Address: off Bregagh Road, Ballymoney, Northern Ireland
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Definitely worth a detour to see and drive through. Try to get there early whilst its quiet so you can see it at it's best and get decent photos.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Definitely worth a detour to see and drive through. Try to get there early whilst its quiet so you can see it at it's best and get decent photos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

As previous reviews have said it does get very busy so I guess early morning weekday is best. We were lucky to get some good pictures without too many people in. Scene straight out of Game of Thrones. I'm sure it will only get busier as it becomes more well known. Well worth a visit.

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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Early in the morning, before the crowds arrive and the road traffic starts..it's so serene and other worldly. The sense of agelessness is supreme, you wonder what those trees might have witnessed since they were planted. Truly a heritage site to be proud of. All too easy to see why GOT wanted to have them in the series!

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Augusta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We were on a tour and this was a stop since it was a Game of Thrones locale. It was fascinating, but you have to watch yourself while there because locals seem to be on a rampage to run you over, and tourists can't stay out of each other's way. They need to put a line where you can't walk... More 

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Omagh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We drove around a bit trying to find it. Maybe a signpost would help to find this place. Such a lovely place to visit. We got to meet other people from around the world too which was nice.

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Van Buren, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Photo ops abound. We drove up and down it several times on the way to our B&B. Sometimes there were a lot of people, other times not. If it's crowded when you stop the first time, try again.

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Exeter, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I've always wanted to see The Dark Hedges; huge, old trees are so awesome. Happily there were not an over-abundance of other tourists when we were there. It was a dry but very windy day. The sun popped in and out, but mostly it was overcast, which added to the atmosphere. We didn't have TOO much trouble finding them; got... More 

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Milton Keynes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

When we were driving back from Giant's Causeway my friends suggested to drive past the dark hedges. I assumed it is just a line of trees alongside the roads.. But No! The stretch is simply beautiful , and mind you my view has no relevance to Game of Thrones , as I came to know about the connection later. It... More 

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Adelaide
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Our daughter told us to search for these hedges. They were a little difficult to find...not much signposting..but we were the only people on the road & could take photos. It was a brilliant sunny day so they were not as 'dark' or haunting as in photos I had seen, if you have the time for a detour on the... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Fabulous. Such an unusual and atmospheric place. I'm from just up the road - so odd that I didn't know it existed till GoT made it famous.

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Address: off Bregagh Road, Ballymoney, Northern Ireland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballymoney

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