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Game of thrones Experiences. Tollymore Forest Park.

Game of Thrones® is filmed at various locations throughout Northern Ireland.  Immerse yourself in all things Westeros by joining in on one of the fantastic experiences or tours.  Visit the locations of Winterfell Castle, the Kingsroad or enjoy a themed afternoon tea or medieval banquet.  Details of both guided and self-guided tours are below.

Please note: The below experiences are all independently operated and are not sponsored, endorsed or affiliated with HBO or anyone else associated with Game of Thrones®.

Game of Thrones® Experiences

All Aboard for Westeros, with McComb’s Coach Tour

Join McComb's Travel on a Game Of Thrones® tour, where you will visit some of the main locations where filming took place like The Dark Hedges, Larrybane, Ballintoy Harbour and Downhill Strand. You will be driven by someone with first hand experience - the drivers transport the extras for filming and have a wealth of knowledge.


Archery Experience, with Winterfell Tours

A replica of the Winterfell Castle film set has been masterfully recreated in the Castle Ward courtyard, where filming originally took place. Dress up in replica character costumes from the show, tour the movie set, stand exactly where Jon Snow, Robb and Bran Stark stood and enjoy the thrill of firing live arrows!


Winterfell Experience, with Tour of Thrones NI

Tour of Thrones NI aims to bring the TV sensation Game Of Thrones® to life. This tour visits the locations in County Down including 'Winterfell' at Castle Ward, where you can get into replica costumes from the series.


Game Of Thrones® Days Out With Translink

Game of Thrones® used the North Coast extensively for filming locations, many of which can be reached by public transport with Translink’s bus services. These include Larrybane Quarry, Ballintoy Harbour, Downhill Beach, Cushendun Caves, Portstewart Strand and The Dark Hedges.


Games of Thrones and the Causeway Coast, with J&K Coaches

This fantastic guided tour from Londonderry (Derry) will not only bring to life the locations from the famous TV drama series but will also take you to some of the most stunning locations on the Causeway Coast.


Game of Thrones® Afternoon Tea at Ballygally Castle Hotel

Ballygally Castle Hotel offers a Game of Thrones® Afternoon Tea which will delight fans of the world renowned show as well as those who love the indulgence of a delicious afternoon tea.


Game of Thrones® County Down Location Map And Self-Guided Itinerary

Download the map and itinerary for details of Game of Thrones® scenes filmed at County Down’s magical landscapes and historic sites, including Castle Ward, Audley’s Field, Tollymore Forest Park, Quoile River and Inch Abbey, plus other highlights to explore in the area.


Filming Locations Cycle Tours, with Winterfell Tours

The series was actually filmed ’on location’ in the 16th century courtyard of Castle Ward and in the surrounding estate in County Down. There are three self-guided cycle tour options: Robb's Trail (allow approx. 1 ¼ hours) Tywin’s Trail (allow approx. 2 ¼ hours) and Robb’s/Tywin’s Trail & Direwolf Pups Trail.


The Legenderry Iron Islands Tour

Location tours departing the Walled City of Derry~Londonderry. You’ll get to see locations such as Dragonstone, the Iron Islands, and Renly’s Camp in the Stormlands. You’ll also be provided with Iron Born costumes, swords and shields at no extra cost.


The King’s Banquet at Winterfell, with The Cuan

Enter the creative makeover in The Cuan's restaurant in Strangford, County Down and immerse yourself in the raucous and energetic atmosphere of the banquet that welcomed King Robert to Winterfell Castle.


Explore Game of Thrones® Territory by Campervan, with Bunk Campers

Discover Game of Thrones® filming locations from the comfort of a campervan, which gives you all the time and flexibility you need. Bunk Campers has put together the ultimate Game of Thrones® driving route, which takes you around Northern Ireland’s Seven Kingdoms.


Glamping Mini Breaks, with Winterfell Tours

Bed down for a night in one of Winterfell Tours quirky glamping pods deep in the forest of ’Winterfell’. Your package includes an Archery Filming Set Experience and Filming Locations Cycle Tour.


Game of Thrones® Sea Safari, with Aquaholics

Join this Game of Thrones® sightseeing trip and get a unique ocean perspective of many of the stunning locations where this popular fantasy series was filmed, aboard a boat used by the film crew during production of the series.


Location Treks from Belfast and Dublin, with Game of Thrones® Tours

Game of Thrones® Tours offer coach tours from both Dublin and Belfast. These tours go beyond driving and sightseeing, and take you on two long locations treks (4 miles of walking in total!).


Medieval Banquets, with Winterfell Tours

Visitors can enjoy an atmospheric and fully immersive evening of feasting and entertainment which is inspired by the filming of Game of Thrones® at Winterfell Tours courtyard in Castle Ward Estate in County Down.


Stormlands Tour, with Tour of Thrones NI

The Stormlands Tour visits Game of Thrones® filming locations on the Antrim Coast including The Dark Hedges (The Kingsroad), Ballintoy Harbour (Lordsport Harbour, Pkye, the Iron Islands) and Cushendun Caves (birth of the shadow creature), with an opportunity to visit the Giant’s Causeway.


Castles of Westeros Boat Tour, with Winterfell Tours

This boat tour is a must for all Game of Thrones® fans – enjoy stunning views from the water of the various Westeros Castles and other shoreline locations used by HBO in the filming of the show.


Game of Thrones® Westeros and Winterfell Tours, with Belfast City Sightseeing

Belfast City Sightseeing offer two amazing Game of Thrones® location tours. Take in the stunning scenery featured as the backdrop in HBO’s Game of Thrones® series when you join us for a day visiting the main filming locations in Northern Ireland featured in this phenomenal series.


Game of Thrones® Private Tours, with Winterfell Tours

Your tour guide will show you around Castle Ward Estate sharing fascinating stories about how the film sets, including Winterfell were created on-site. Your tour continues with a scenic drive through the dramatic County Down countryside.


Causeway Coastal Route Game of Thrones® Self Drive Itinerary with Causeway Coast and Glens

The Causeway Coast and Glens three-day Game Of Thrones® Itinerary is a great way to discover some key filming locations of the show along the stunning Causeway Coast. Plotting a path through the scenic splendour of the Seven Kingdoms, it takes you to where so many of the pivotal scenes were shot.

At each of the Game of Thrones® filming locations in the Causeway Coast and Glens, you will find an interpretative sign showing images and details of the relevant scenes and episodes. Find out more.


Game of Thrones® Film Locations including Giant’s Causeway with Stones and Thrones

The Stones and Thrones tour is a unique day tour of discovery where you can explore the scenic splendour of the Seven Kingdoms and see where so many of the pivotal Game Of Thrones® scenes were shot. This includes Cairncastle, Cushendun Caves, Ballintoy Harbour and The Dark Hedges.


Game of Thrones® Location Tours from Belfast and Dublin, with Finn McCool Tours

Locations tour of the Causeway and North Coast locations featured in Game of Thrones®. These tours depart from Dublin and Belfast and visitors will experience the spectacular landscape of the Causeway Coast and Glens.


Game of Thrones® Tours of both Northern and Southern Locations, with Brit Movie Tours

Choose from two guided tours departing from Belfast giving you the chance to see iconic sites from Seasons 1 - 5, as well as many other gems from Northern Ireland.


Game of Thrones® Tour, with Glenara Elite Travel

This tour gives you the chance to see many of these showcased sites from each series of the show, as well as other diamonds of Northern Ireland’s North Coast including Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and the Giant’s Causeway.


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