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These fine beech trees older than 300 years, grow near the village of Armoy (Armoy) in County Antrim (Antrim) Northern Ireland. Because of the closely interwoven branches of beech wood locals called the tunnel "Dark fences" (Dark Hedges). This is a popular place for Irish photographers who come here to take pictures in different seasons and different times of the day. Photos of beeches, shot in the sunlight, the mist or in twilight, are the mysterious atmosphere of the enchanted forest.
The Dark Hedges, photography by Pawel Klarecki. Country lane in Northern Ireland - named locally as The Dark Hedges. These trees are 300 years old and form an arch like tunnel that run the length of the Bregagh road near Armoy in County Antrim.
The Dark Hedges by Pawel Klarecki (j) "One of the most beautiful roads I’ve ever seen is this country lane in Northern Ireland - named locally as The Dark Hedges. These trees are 300 years old and form an arch like tunnel that run the length of the Bregagh road near Armoy in County Antrim. To view this place in the morning is amazing, you can catch a good light or eerie mist. "
This beautiful avenue of beech trees was planted by the Stuart family in the eighteenth century. It 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 in Northern Ireland. jolly-old-england-scotland-wales-and-ireland