Castle Ward Estate, located just 40 minutes from Belfast, was used extensively for the filming of George R. R. Martin's epic adaption of his Game of Thrones® novels.
Many of the Game of Thrones® pivotal scenes were filmed on-site: ‘Winterfell Castle’, ‘King Robert's Arrival to Winterfell’, ‘Bran falls from Winterfell Castle’, ‘The Twins’, ‘Ned’s Picnic’, ‘Brienne Confronts the Stark men’, ‘Robb’s Camp’, ‘Lannister Camp’ and 'Whispering Wood'.
There are 2 self guided Game of Thrones cycle tour options:
Westeros Cycle Trail (2.5hrs)
So now is your chance to tour these epic filming locations for yourself and recreate your own favourite scenes from Game of Thrones®. Firstly you will meet the Master-at-Arms in the ‘Armory & Forge’ who will issue you with a Game of Thrones tour ‘Stark Sack’ to ensure you can protect yourself deep in the North!
Your tour 'Stark Sack' includes:
• Medieval Scroll Game of Thrones Filming Locations map (you can keep this as a memento!) plus some supporting images and text for each tour filming location
• Medieval Cloak costumes
• Game of Thrones Stark Family live action role play swords
Tour ticket cost: £29 per person
Westeros Cycle Trail & Direwolf Pups Trail (2 1/4 hrs)
Direwolf Pups Trail - Approx. 5 kms on smooth downhill trail, allow 2 1/4 hours including photo stops. The Direwolf Pups trail is located in Tollymore Forest in the foothills of the Mourne Mountains. The trail visits the key location where in Season 1 Episode 1 the Starks find the direwolf pups and bring them back to Winterfell. Other key Game of Thrones® filming locations along the Direwolf Pups trail include: The deep crater in the Haunted Forest where the Night's Watch men meet the White Walkers in Season 1 Episode 1; Riverside location where Tywin and Jon Snow stop to rest whilst travelling North from Winterfell Castle to the Night's Watch in Season 1 Episode 2.
Please note that you need to self-drive to our other cycle hire centre at Tollymore once you have completed the trail at Winterfell. The drive takes approx. 35 minutes by road.
£69 per person (min. 2 people) for Bike Hire & 'Stark Sack' at both locations.
Don't forget your camera!
For more info visit http://www.gameofthrones-winterfelltours.com/locationscycletour
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Game of Thrones Archery Experience at Winterfell http://www.gameofthrones-winterfelltours.com/archerysettour
Game of Thrones Glamping Mini Break at Winterfell http://www.gameofthrones-winterfelltours.com/glampingnorthernireland
This activity is independently operated by Clearsky Adventure Centre. It is not sponsored, endorsed, or affiliated with HBO or anyone associated with ‘Game of Thrones’.