Arrival time 9.45 am for Game of thrones tour, departing from Visitor Information office, Donegall square north Belfast BT1 5GJ @ 10.00 am
Northern Ireland was one of the best spots to film the Game of Thrones mainly because of its rugged, wild, Barron scenery and let’s not forget the weather. Lady Catelyn stark played by Michelle Fairley is one of many actors would were born in Northern Ireland who have returned to take leading roles in the magnificent series of Game of Thrones.
Not only are these lands steeped in myth and legends but when you experience the tour at the front line were our little island has added so much to a very large film series, the views and landscapes are breathe taking and not to be missed by photography enthusiasts.
You will start your day with a complimentary free hotel pickup from your central Belfast hotel when prearranged at time of booking and travel along the scenic Causeway Coastal Route rated the fifth best road trip in the world (As you travel north, your private guide will talk to you about the popular Game of Thrones TV series, adapted from George Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels.
Stop in the town of Cushendun A beautiful, quiet conservation village with a small harbour that sits along the Glendun River and walk to the caves where Melisandre of Asshai gave birth to her ‘shadow baby’ who went on to slay Renly Baratheon. Hear tales of the power struggles, battles and trysts between the noble families of Westeros, and learn gossip about the morally dubious King Joffrey Baratheon.
It is a well known fact that most of season 1, 2 and 3 were filmed in Northern Ireland.
Gleann arm in Irish ‘meaning the valley of the army’. Appropriately named for the TV series Game of Thrones. It was here on the windswept Antrim plateau, that Ned stark beheaded the nights watch deserter in season 1 episode 2
A beautiful, quiet conservation village with a small harbour sits along the Glendun River. The caves were the location that Melisandre gives birth to the shadow baby (which will eventually kill Renly). Season 2 episode 4
Carrick-a-ride Rope Bridge
Carrick-a-ride Rope Bridge this area is exceptional in is natural beauty. Larrybane headland, our fans will recognise this location as storm’s end in season2 episodes 3, 4 and 5
Meaning ‘the ancient white site’, is classic storms end with panoramic views of the limestone. It’s easy to understand why game of thrones used this spot for its panning shot of the coast season 2 episodes
Situated in one of the most picturesque parts of North Antrim looking out to Rathlin Island and beyond to Scotland, you are greeted by spectacular views. This stunning seaside location has been used for exterior Pkye shots and as the Iron Islands in season 2 episode 2
No tour would be complete without a stop at the Giant’s Causeway. For centuries visitors have marvelled at the majesty and mystery of the Giant’s Causeway. At the heart of one of Europe’s most magnificent coastlines
Travel along to the Dark Hedge and become amazed with its natural archway of intertwined trees. This beautiful avenue of beech trees was planted by the Stuart family in the eighteenth century. The road is one of Ireland’s most photographed locations and this where Arya Stark dressed as a boy to escape from King’s landing in the Game of Thrones season 1 episode 1.