The Dark Hedges Nov 2012




The Dark Hedges. Stranocum

The Stuart family planted this beautiful avenue of beech trees in the eighteenth century.The 300 year old beech trees form an avenue over a short stretch of country road. 


t was intended as a compelling landscape feature to impress visitors as they approached the entrance to their Georgian mansion, Gracehill House.
Two centuries later, the trees remain a magnificent sight and have become one of the most photographed natural phenomena.

They are reputedly haunted by a ‘Grey lady’ 






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