Dark Hedges


  • The Hedges Hotel


  • The Dark Hedges is an avenue of beech trees along Bregagh Road between Armoy and Stranocum in County Antrim.
  • There is no direct public transport to the hedges
  • To get there by bus from Belfast, catch the 218 bus to Coleraine and then change to the 178.
  • If driving from Belfast, take the M2, A26, M2, A26 and Drones Rd/A44 to Bregagh Rd in Ballymoney

Things to see:

  • Gracehill House
  • Giant’s Causeway


  • The Dark Hedges represented Kingsroad in Game of Thrones
  • Bregagh Road is pedestrianised only, so no vehicles are allowed
  • Parking is available nearby at The Hedges Hotel at the Dark Hedges Estate. Bregagh Road is about a 20 mins walk walk from there
  • The hedges are around a 1 hour to drive from Belfast and 3 hours from Dublin
  • If you are driving the Causeway Coastal Route, the Dark Hedges is a short detour
  • For a good photograph, walk to the middle of the road and face the south, where there is a bend in the road
  • There are lots of tours from either Belfast or Dublin to the hedges