The Dark Hedges, Ballymoney

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  • My husband and myself spented two wonderful days here. We were made to feel so welcome from the moment we arrived.We found everything beyond our expectations,we stayed in the Dark Hedges Suite it was ...  more »
  • Unfortunately I was in October and not in June and that is probably why the place got such experience as it should. But see it's worth it.
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  • Came here for a photo with a tour group. Ran infront of the group to get the shot. Good spot but forget the trip. Unless you come at night you can never shoot with no people. I was there at 10:30am an...  more »
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  • Great place. You better drive all the way to the end where you'll find the GOT reference to that filming location. It's also less crowded. Usually people leave their cars at the beginning and walk half of the road. Believe me. Drive all the way to the end. Better lighting and almost all for yourself.
  • Evocative beyond its popularity for Game of Thrones. Definitely worth a walk among these trees. Like all the famous places there is always a little too many people. I would have liked to walk in the company of only my traveling companions. But I liked it very much.
  • This is a wonderful place to visit. It is extraordinary to think a fellow planted these beautiful beech trees in the late 1700's in honour of his wife. The street isn't very long and it's worth the effort to walk the full length, both ways. Parking is available at both ends of Bregagh Road. It is probably best to park at The Hedges Hotel as there is lots of free parking and it is a lovely walk to the trees.. On saying that we parked at the other end (very small and limited parking and no WC facilities), walked to the hotel and had a lovely coffee in the upstairs restaurant. Lots of bus tours and independent travellers go here so very had to get a photo free of people.
  • Thrilled to finally see this lovely sight before storms knock any more trees. Not a fan of GOT, although many there definitely were! Easily got parking and had a lovely stroll, meeting lots of nice tourists. Hard to cut all the tourists out of the photos but got a few pics which looked like we were alone! ☺
  • Really great place for photography and cool place to take a walk. We went very early (7:00am) and there weren’t too many people. If you go any later it gets very busy- which is fine if you’re going just to walk, but for pictures- the earlier the better. It’s very neat, with the twisty trees and shadows.
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