Foley's Bridge, Tollymore Forest Park, County Down, Northern Ireland
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Info. Tollymore Forest Park
This autumnal scene can be found in Tollymore Forest Park in County Down, the first state forest park in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. Rising out of the rocks, Foley's Bridge is one of 16 bridges that span the Shimna River as it flows through this park at the foot of the Mourne Mountains. Humpback bridges like this one were a popular feature in landscape parks of the late 18th century.
Tollymore’s landscape of tree-shaded rivers, mountains, caves and valleys is rumoured to have inspired the Belfast-born author C.S. Lewis to create the magical world of Narnia in 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'. More recently, it was used as a filming location for 'Game of Thrones'.