Game of Thrones and Giants Causeway
2 Day Tour Itinerary
This is how you get to experience much more of Westeros and Essos. Not only do you get to visit additional filming locations, you can also stand on set in the exact same spot Jon Snow & Robb Stark taught young Bran the art of archery in the Game of Thrones ® Castle ‘Winterfell’. Dress up in character costume & enjoy the thrill of firing live arrows.
This tour starts in Belfast and ends in Ballycastle on the beautiful North Coast. To discuss your tour and accommodation options, please get in touch with our local tour guide Flip by visiting the Contact Us page. Tweaks and adjustments can always be made to make this Giant Game of Thrones tour an adventure.
GAME of Thrones ®
2 day tour of Northern Ireland’s filming locations
Belfast City Centre
Murray Street (beside Jurys Hotel)
Following a GIANT welcome we get out on our adventures
Lands Around Winterfell and below The Wall
Enjoy a beautiful forest stroll to see where the Direwolf pups
were found, and also the haunting first scenes of the
dismembered bodies below The Wall in S1, Ep1.
Percy French, Newcastle
Viewing of Door No. 3.
Pledge allegiance to the Stark family and dress up to immerse
yourself into Winterfell learning archery as Bran. Visit multiple
other filming locations throughout the estate.
The Cuan, Strangford with the option a Game of Thrones®
banquet with ‘Hodoor Beer’
Viewing of Door No. 1.
The Neck & North of Winterfell
Where Ned Stark beheaded the deserter, and nearby where Littlefinger tells Sansa they are returning to a now Bolton occupied Winterfell together.
Ballygally Castle Hotel, mid morning break See Steenson’s jewellery made for the show and view Door No. 9 and enjoy a mid morning break with the wonderful Castle fare.
The steps used by Arya to crawl up out of the canal after being attacked by the Waif.
Where Sansa and Littlefinger watch Robin practice his swordsmanship.
A Cove in the Stormlands
400 million year old caves used to film Melisandre giving birth to the shadow creature that goes on to kill Renly Baratheon.
Mary McBrides Bar
Lunch in an authentic ‘wee’ Irish Bar, and home of Door No. 8. An opportunity to learn how to pour your own pint of Guinness – you get a Certificate if you do it right!
Viewing of Door No. 8
Stormlands, Iron Islands & Slavers Bay
Following an off the beaten track drive along Torr or ‘Rocky Road’ into the backdrop for the Stormlands. A chance to explore one of the most spectacular bays in the country and the filming locations where; brothers Renly and Stannis have their parley; Yara provides a horseback lift for brother Theon; and, where Ser Jorah and Tyrion are captured by slavers.
Go on a ‘dragonwatching’ walk – just like birdwatching, but on a scale to suit the amazing 600ft cliffs. Many locations here, where; Varys confronts Melisandre and offers advice; Tyrion and Jon have a mope; Ser Jorah returns
free of Greyscale; and, the iconic scene where Jon, Daenerys and Drogon share a moment together.
Lordsport Harbour & Pyke
Where Theon returns and is baptised, it features in Enron’s drowning and rebirth, where Melisandre burned Stannis’ Bannermen and where Varys is executed for treason.
Viewing of Door No. 6, Fullerton Arms
The Stormlands & Nagga’s Hill, Old Wyk
Used as Renly’s camp, where Brienne is named King’s Guard, and also for the Kingsmoot when Yara steps aside for her uncle Euron to be crowned.
Optional – The Giants Causeway – walking tour and explore Not a filming location but a must-see UNESCO World Heritage Site of significant geological interest and home of the legendary giant Finn McCool.
Walk this road through the tunnel of gnarled ancient Beech
Trees that Arya, Gendry and Hot Pie escaped along from King’s
Landing heading northward.
End of tour
Drop off at your accommodation in Ballycastle
Comfortable Layered Clothing, Hiking Boots/Strong Shoes
Waterproof jacket & Sunscreen in the Summer Months
Departure Time @8am
Murray Street (beside Jurys Hotel) BT1 9EA
(Pick ups are available from your nearby Belfast accommodation by arrangement)
The Marina Car park Pickup Point
✓ Professional tour guide & driver
✓ On-board Bottled Water, Tea & ‘Real’ Coffee with a morning snack (available at stops)
✓ Guided Walking tour of the Giant’s Causeway with time to explore
✓ Transportation in a VW Transporter Shuttle (long wheel base)
✗ Meals & additional snacks
✗ Giant’s Causeway visitor centre entrance fee
✗ Parking and entrance fees (if necessary)
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