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I was not sure if I would see Dark Hedges but I did.
I don't know anything about The Game of Throne but I wanted to see it anyway.

The Dark Hedges is an avenue of beech trees along Bregagh Road between Armoy and Stranocum in County Antrim. The trees form an atmospheric tunnel that has been used as a location in HBO's popular television series Game of Thrones.

In about 1775 James Stuart built a new house, named Gracehill House after his wife Grace Lynd. Over 150 beech trees were planted along the entrance road to the estate, to create an imposing approach.
According to legend, the hedges are visited by a ghost called the Grey Lady, who travels the road and flits across it from tree to tree. She is claimed to be either the spirit of James Stuart's daughter (named "Cross Peggy") or one of the house's maids who died mysteriously, or a spirit from an abandoned graveyard beneath the fields.

I saw the big black birds there, they enhanced the scary atmosphere.

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