St Colman’s Cathedral – Cobh, County Cork, Ireland .......St. Colman’s Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cloyne, located in Cobh, Ireland. The architects were Edward Welby Pugin and George Ashlin, who commenced construction in 1867
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.