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The Dark Hedges in Autumn

By Porthos    
This beautiful avenue of beech trees known as the “Dark Hedges” was planted in the 18th century by the Stuart family as a landscape feature on the approach to their house in County Antrim. It is a popular tourist attraction on the Bregagh Road near the village of Stranocum. The avenue has even been used as a scene in the hit HBO’s series “Game of Thrones.” Locally it is said to be haunted by the “Grey Lady,” a ghost who appears to pass by the trees at dusk and disappears as she passes the last tree.

Tags: Ghost Trees Dark hedges Avenue Antrim Landscape and travel Armoy Grey lady Bregagh Road

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Comments


Briwooly 11 452 5 England
21 Nov 2013 4:57PM
What a wonderful spot makes a great image

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Great capture.
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2013 5:59PM
brilliant detail and colour derek wonderful comp and tones a stunner nice one Wink
andy
21 Nov 2013 6:10PM
Congratulations, Derek. A wonderful composition and a beautifully processed image.
Alun
zapar40 7 66 5 Wales
21 Nov 2013 6:20PM
great exposure for this scene. nice one.
ant.
21 Nov 2013 6:35PM
An impressive composition.
Effrossini
derekhansen Plus
8 210 24 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2013 10:20PM
The light and colour are quite spectacular Derek. A really superb shot.
Derek
caj26 4 4 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2013 11:01PM
Wonderful shot.Smile
rogerdoger 6 14
22 Nov 2013 8:59AM
Great Shot. Which Game of Thrones episode was it in. (I am a game of thrones fan)
Roger
22 Nov 2013 10:03AM
What a wonderfully atmospheric image, Derek!

Richard
ollimar71 7 2 1 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 10:40AM
Well seen! Love the light in the canopy.
Maria
BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
24 Nov 2013 3:47PM
A magical scene !

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