The Dark Hedges - Directions
These beech trees thought to be 300 years old are a natural phenomenon and have become one of our most frequently visited attractions. They are situated along Bregagh Road, near Gracehill Golf Club, off the B147, approximately 2.5 miles from the village of Stranocum heading north.
Approx. Grid Reference is D 03 1 33 5 (OS Discoverer Series Sheet 5 Ballycastle).
Nearest Post code BT53 8TP
Directions From Ballymoney Visitor Information Centre, Townhead Street Car Park
Drive to top of Townhead Street, at junction Turn RIGHT, get in left hand lane. TURN LEFT AT MINI ROUNDABOUT;
Drive STRAIGHT ON at next mini roundabout, straight to end of road (Petrol station on your left);
At approach to roundabout move into right hand lane, TURN RIGHT AT ROUNDABOUT onto A26 Frosses Road southbound towards Ballymena /Belfast;
Take 3rd exit on left – B147 Kirk Road (Signposted Stranocum/Gracehill Golf Club/Ballintoy);
Keep on B147 (through village of Stranocum) for approx 7 to 8 Miles;
Bregagh Road is on right before reaching Gracehill Golf Club
If you are driving from the North Coast direction travelling south to Ballymoney, Stranocum is in between Dervock and Armoy. Follow signs for Gracehill Golf Club - it is a 2 minute drive from there.