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From Dublin: Full-Day Game of Thrones Filming Locations Tour

1. From Dublin: Full-Day Game of Thrones Filming Locations Tour

Visit some of Northern Ireland's most iconic Game of Thrones filming locations on this tour, departing from the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel. Stop halfway for a short break and comfort stop and enjoy onboard entertainment during the journey, including a Game of Thrones quiz to see who will be crowned King or Queen in the North. Arrive at Tollymore Forest Park, where you will enjoy a 3-kilometer trek and discover several iconic locations, including where the Nights Watch first encountered the White Walkers and where the Stark's found the dead Direwolf and her litter of pups. After your morning trek, travel to Strangford Lough, a small fishing village where you will break for lunch. After lunch, visit Old Castle Ward, the location of Winterfell from season one. Take a 3-kilometer afternoon trek around the estate to visit locations including Walder Frey's Twins and Robb Stark's Camp in the Riverlands. As your return trip to Dublin begins, stop for a quick visit to Inch Abbey, the location where Robb Stark was declared King in the North. Here your guide will provide real wool Stark cloaks, Stark banners, and replica swords and shields for photo opportunities.

From Belfast: Game of Thrones Winterfell Trek

2. From Belfast: Game of Thrones Winterfell Trek

Depart Jurys Inn Hotel and drive the scenic Ards Peninsula to the village of Portaferry. Here you will take a short ferry ride across the 'Narrows'. Arrive at Old Castle Ward, the location of Winterfell from season one. Take a morning trek around the estate to visit locations including Walder Frey's Twins and Robb Stark's Camp in the Riverlands. After the morning trek, you will then stop for lunch at a charming guesthouse, restaurant, and pub in Strangford village (cost not included). You will also have the opportunity to see one of the famous Doors of Thrones. After lunch, visit Inch Abbey, the location where Robb Stark became King in the North. Here your guide will provide real wool Stark cloaks, Stark banners, and replica swords and shields for photo opportunities. Afterward, you will travel to Tollymore Forest Park. Discover the place where the Night's Watch first encountered the White Walkers and where the Stark's found the dead Direwolf and her litter of pups. After your trek has been completed you will then return to Jurys Inn Hotel, Belfast.

Newcastle: Game of Thrones Tollymore Forest Trek

3. Newcastle: Game of Thrones Tollymore Forest Trek

This walking tour visits three iconic Game of Thrones® locations deep in Tollymore Forest. The first is the location of the opening prologue scene of the very first episode, the "wildling pit" where the Night's Watch finds dismembered wildling bodies in the snow. The second location is a campfire where Tyrion and Jon talk on their way north to the Wall. The third location is the bridge where the Stark's find a dead Direwolf and her litter of pups. The tour takes approximately 1.5 hours, and will involve you joining the 10:00AM Winterfell coach tour customers on their locations trek through the forest. The total walking distance is 2 miles (3.2 kilometers), and the terrain is uneven, with a steep descent into, and final ascent out of the forest from the car park. Accordingly, this tour is not recommended for anyone with limited mobility. As you begin you tour, your guide will give you a Stark wool cloak as part of the tour, at no extra cost. Please feel free to ask the guide before the tour begins.

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What people are saying about County Down

It was really a great tour! Highly recommended not only for the fans but also for the landscape. What beautiful locations we have seen. We were more than well entertained during the bus ride, this was really more than you expect when you book this tour. The guide (Robbie) with his behind the scenes experience on the set was really TOP. This really made it a very special experience. We really enjoyed it! Not to mention the delicious lunch, delicious food in a beautiful setting.

Amazing experience from start to finish. Our guide Lar made it so fun and interesting, we managed to see so many locations as well as extracts from the show for context. Lots of photo opportunities. Definitely one of the highlights of my stay in Ireland !

Great Trip! Lots of iconic filming locations with plenty of time to take photos. Our guide Andrew had incredible knowledge and created a great atmosphere with his enthusiasm. Every GoT fan coming to Belfast should do this tour!

A successful drive to Game of Thrones filming locations in Northern Ireland. Great Stark feeling throughout the trip. Lar is an amazing tour guide and passionate storyteller. A must for true fans.

Versatile program, punctual timing! Andy is a great guide with lot’s of stories from actual filming and behind the scenes