We did not have to travel far to visit the first door, located in Gracehill House just across the road from The Dark Hedges. The design on Door 7 depicts the deceased Three-Eyed Raven. Comfortably seated in the bar lounge area, with a refreshing drink in hand, we were able to fully admire the wonderful design and craftsmanship of the door. Passport duly stamped by the kind bartender, we set off to visit Door 6, a few miles along the road in Ballintoy.
Dee and I accompanied our special friends, visiting from London, on a visit to the iconic Dark Hedges between Christmas and the New Year. This avenue of giant beech trees, made famous in the HBoS series Game of Thrones ® , looked absolutely stunning in the crisp winter sunshine. Sadly, a number of trees were victims of hurricane winds in January 2016 - the forlorn stumps mark their former positions of majestic glory. The wood from the fallen trees has been used to craft ten