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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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Briwooly 15 454 6 England
21 Nov 2013 4:57PM
What a wonderful spot makes a great image

21 Nov 2013 5:17PM
Great capture.
andylea 12 37 1 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2013 5:59PM
brilliant detail and colour derek wonderful comp and tones a stunner nice one Wink
Tynnwrlluniau Plus
11 112 39 Wales
21 Nov 2013 6:10PM
Congratulations, Derek. A wonderful composition and a beautifully processed image.
zapar40 11 66 5 Wales
21 Nov 2013 6:20PM
great exposure for this scene. nice one.
21 Nov 2013 6:35PM
An impressive composition.
derekhansen 12 210 24 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2013 10:20PM
The light and colour are quite spectacular Derek. A really superb shot.
caj26 8 7 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2013 11:01PM
Wonderful shot.Smile
rogerdoger 10 18
22 Nov 2013 8:59AM
Great Shot. Which Game of Thrones episode was it in. (I am a game of thrones fan)
22 Nov 2013 10:03AM
What a wonderfully atmospheric image, Derek!

ollimar71 11 2 1 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 10:40AM
Well seen! Love the light in the canopy.
BarbaraR 15 1.1k 1 England
24 Nov 2013 3:47PM
A magical scene !


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