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 home, Gracehill House. Two centuries later, the trees remain a magnificent sight and have become known as the Dark Hedges.
Cobh in County Cork was the last port of call for the Titanic. 123 passengers boarded here before she set out across the Atlantic and before she met her ill-fated end. |This is Northern Ireland’s Titanic Story