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Dark Hedges Experience
Step Inside for daily Guided Tours of the Dark Hedges Estate and Dark Hedges

Where is it:

Our guided tours are based at the Dark Hedges Estate in the newly developed Experience Centre, located 50m from the Hedges Hotel.

The Hedges Hotel is a 16 bedroom 3 star accommodation with a terrific location and facilities. The hotels Scullery Bar & Restaurant serves up traditional cuisine with a modern twist. A perfect place to enjoy lunch or dinner after a tour of the hedges. It is lovely to experience the hedges early morning or late night and bespoke tours can be created for overnight groups.

Gracehill 18 hole golf course is 90 metres from the reception, handy for the keen golfer. With a sprawling 214 acres, the Dark Hedges Estate has the capacity for helicopter landings.

What are we offering:

Dark Hedges Day Tour

Visitors will be introduced to our expert StoryGuides who will take you on a journey through the Estate and down the Dark Hedges. Learn about the iconic Game of Thrones movie location, the history of the estate, the trees and the legend of the grey lady ghost. Included in the tour is the intricately carved door that tells a story from a particular episode in season 6 of the Game of Thrones.

Time: Departs on the hour from 10am to 3pm
Duration: 45 minutes
Availability: Operating 7 days
Capacity: Min: 2 persons Max: 30 persons
Customised 20 minute tours are available for Coach operators on a tight time schedule.
Retail £ 11 Adult, £ 7 child
Ages 5 – 16, Under 5 free

Dark Hedges Night Tour

Join us as night falls and step inside the Dark Hedges for a unique experience. By torchlight, our StoryGuides will take you on a tour through the Dark Hedges Estate and the Dark Hedges. Keep your eyes peeled as the Grey Lady Ghost likes to appear at night.

Time: 8pm
Duration: 2 hours
Availability: Selected dates
Capacity: Min: 2 persons Max: 30 persons
Retail £ 22 Adult
For ages 16+, Ask about our family friendly options

Dark Hedges by Design

We can cater for large groups, exclusive private tour and bespoke tours for overnight groups. Contact our Experience Manager, Deirdre Donnelly on +44 7729 376133 for more information.

How to book

All bookings will be confirmed by our Experience Team within 24 hours email response. Agent/wholesaler invoices for the experience by The Dark Hedges Experience Limited

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Dark Hedges Terms & Conditions

Both the Operator and any Agent (including their respective employees, agents, officers and directors) exclude, to the fullest extent possible under law, all and any liability for any loss, damage or injury (whether direct or indirect or consequential, however arising) suffered by the Guest or any person associated with the Guest in relation to the booked activity.

All activities have elements of risk and all guests undertaking any Activity do so voluntarily and at their own risk. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, all warranties, representations and implied terms are also excluded.

All Guests agree to adhere to any instructions in relation to the Activity from the Operator at all time.

These terms are subject to rights and remedies you have under the Consumer Rights Act 2015

Dark Hedges Cancellation Policy

The Dark Hedges Experience must uphold a strict cancellation and refund policy at all times upholding consumer rights.

No refunds within 12 hours of departure unless the Operator cancels the activity due to weather conditions or circumstances that may have impacted on the waterways, road or tracks. Otherwise, refunds are granted solely at the discretion of the Agent according to the Operator's cancellation policy. Refunds may be obtained from the Booking Agent or the Operator. Note that the transaction fee is not refundable

Cancellation of an activity within 48 hours of the activity will incur a 20% cancellation fee.
Cancellation within 12 hours of activity will incur 100% cancellation fee.

Please note Agent Policy may differ slightly from the Operators. “No Shows” will be charged at 100% of the applicable rate, of the activities booked.



Download our 2019 Product Manual

Click the link above to download our 2019 Product Manual. Printable PDF format.

Key Contacts

Experience Centre c/o The Hedges Hotel
139a Ballinlea Road, Stranocum, Ballymoney, County Antrim, BT53 8PX, Northern Ireland

Experience Manager – Deirdre Donnelly
Regional Manager – Michelle Thompson

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