Locations in Northern Ireland

  1. THE KINGSROAD

  2. WINTERFELL & THE NORTH

  3. RIVERLANDS

  4. THE IRON ISLANDS

  5. THE STORMLANDS

  6. DRAGONSTONE

  7. DORNE

  8. DOTHRAKI SEA

  9. JOURNEY OF DOORS

Take the Northern Ireland Game of Thrones Tour

Yes, there is the Northern Ireland Game of Thrones Tour, and we definitely recommend it. You can also get a comprehensive deluxe Tour of Northern Ireland itself (the key places that Northern Ireland is known for) or you can get a combined tour of Northern Ireland including a number of Game of Thrones filming locations! We definitely recommend the combined tour! Have fun!

You can even see a number of Filming Locations in Croatia by taking the Croatia Adventure!


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THE KINGSROAD

Bregagh Road, Ballymoney, Northern Ireland

The Dark Hedges of Armoy & Kings Road

The Dark Hedges of Armoy & Kings Road

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WINTERFELL & THE NORTH

Various Locations
Castle Ward, Strangford, Northern Ireland

Bran Falls from the Window  Bran finds Jaime & Cersei in bed and ends up getting pushed out of the window.

Bran Falls from the Window

Bran finds Jaime & Cersei in bed and ends up getting pushed out of the window.

Robb's Camp  Here is where Robb camps after the Battle of Whispering Wood. It is also the location where Catelyn frees Jaime Lannister from his cage.

Robb's Camp

Here is where Robb camps after the Battle of Whispering Wood. It is also the location where Catelyn frees Jaime Lannister from his cage.

Robb & Talisa Talk  “And you’re marrying her for a bridge?” asks Talisa as she walks with Robb through the trees and discusses with him what type of King he will be.

Robb & Talisa Talk

“And you’re marrying her for a bridge?” asks Talisa as she walks with Robb through the trees and discusses with him what type of King he will be.

Brienne Kills Stark Men  After finding out that these men hung 3 ladies for “laying with lions”, Brienne kills the Stark footmen.

Brienne Kills Stark Men

After finding out that these men hung 3 ladies for “laying with lions”, Brienne kills the Stark footmen.

King Robert Baratheon Arrives at Winterfell  Along with his large entourage, King Baratheon arrives in Winterfell to ask Ned to become Hand of the King.

King Robert Baratheon Arrives at Winterfell

Along with his large entourage, King Baratheon arrives in Winterfell to ask Ned to become Hand of the King.

The King Pays his Respects  Ned and King Robert descend into the crypts so Robert can pay his respects to Lyanna Stark's statue.  "Did you have to bury her in a place like this? She should be on a hill somewhere with the sun and clouds above her."

The King Pays his Respects

Ned and King Robert descend into the crypts so Robert can pay his respects to Lyanna Stark's statue.

"Did you have to bury her in a place like this? She should be on a hill somewhere with the sun and clouds above her."

Winterfell Brothel  Jaime barges into the brothel to find Tyrion in bed with Ros.  "Do I need to explain the meaning of a closed door in a brothel, Brother?"

Winterfell Brothel

Jaime barges into the brothel to find Tyrion in bed with Ros.

"Do I need to explain the meaning of a closed door in a brothel, Brother?"

Bran Practices Archery  Arya shows off her archery skills as Bran practices with Robb & Jon. You can pay for archery in the actual filming location by contacting www.gameofthrones-winterfelltours.com - the actual location is just on the other side of the wall with signs on it.

Bran Practices Archery

Arya shows off her archery skills as Bran practices with Robb & Jon. You can pay for archery in the actual filming location by contacting www.gameofthrones-winterfelltours.com - the actual location is just on the other side of the wall with signs on it.

Tyrion Slaps Joffery  Joffery does not believe Tyrion has the right to slap him for not offering his condolences to Lord & Lady Stark and runs off to tell Cersei.

Tyrion Slaps Joffery

Joffery does not believe Tyrion has the right to slap him for not offering his condolences to Lord & Lady Stark and runs off to tell Cersei.

Arya's Needle & Bran's Climb  In this location, not only does Jon have Needle forged for Arya, but it is also the spot where Catelyn scolds Bran for climbing the castle walls after he sees King Robert approach.

Arya's Needle & Bran's Climb

In this location, not only does Jon have Needle forged for Arya, but it is also the spot where Catelyn scolds Bran for climbing the castle walls after he sees King Robert approach.

Tyrion Meets Jon & Ned Kills Lady  Apart from the bikes in the picture, this is the location where Tyrion and Jon Snow first meet. It is also the location where Ned is commanded to kill Lady, Sansa’s DIre Wolf, in place of Nymeria (Arya’s).

Tyrion Meets Jon & Ned Kills Lady

Apart from the bikes in the picture, this is the location where Tyrion and Jon Snow first meet. It is also the location where Ned is commanded to kill Lady, Sansa’s DIre Wolf, in place of Nymeria (Arya’s).

Tyrion Enlists Bronn into his Service  After Bronn wins the trial by combat for Tyrion at the Vale they walk through the Vale of Arryn.

Tyrion Enlists Bronn into his Service

After Bronn wins the trial by combat for Tyrion at the Vale they walk through the Vale of Arryn.

Rob Learns that Jamie was Set Free  "The King Slayer, he escaped in the night" "How?... HOW?"  Also the location of the Twins with Robb and his Banner Men at Crooked Tree.

Rob Learns that Jamie was Set Free

"The King Slayer, he escaped in the night"
"How?... HOW?"

Also the location of the Twins with Robb and his Banner Men at Crooked Tree.

Tyrion is Knocked Unconscious  After Tyrion convinces the Storm Crows not to kill him and join the Lannister army, Tyrion gets trampled here and misses the battle.

Tyrion is Knocked Unconscious

After Tyrion convinces the Storm Crows not to kill him and join the Lannister army, Tyrion gets trampled here and misses the battle.

Wedding of Robb & Talisa  With secret vows in a private ceremony before a Septon here, Robb & Talisa marry.

Wedding of Robb & Talisa

With secret vows in a private ceremony before a Septon here, Robb & Talisa marry.

Tyrion Convinces the Storm Crows  While Bronn and Tyrion camp in the Vale, the Storm Crows confront them and Tyrion makes a deal with Shagga.

Tyrion Convinces the Storm Crows

While Bronn and Tyrion camp in the Vale, the Storm Crows confront them and Tyrion makes a deal with Shagga.

The Stark Family Receive King Robert  The whole Stark family is lined up in the courtyard of Winterfell to greet King Robert and his family when they arrive.

The Stark Family Receive King Robert

The whole Stark family is lined up in the courtyard of Winterfell to greet King Robert and his family when they arrive.

Walder Frey's Castle  Although altered with CGI, This castle was used as the Green Fork of the River Trident.

Walder Frey's Castle

Although altered with CGI, This castle was used as the Green Fork of the River Trident.

Surrounding Winterfell Forest

Tollymore Forest, Newcastle, Northern Ireland

Direwolf Pups are Found  This is the bridge across where the Starks find the direwolf pups

Direwolf Pups are Found

This is the bridge across where the Starks find the direwolf pups

Dead Wildling Pit  In the very first episode, a circle of chopped up wildlings is found in the snow north of The Wall. Although this picture is lacking on snow.

Dead Wildling Pit

In the very first episode, a circle of chopped up wildlings is found in the snow north of The Wall. Although this picture is lacking on snow.

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RIVERLANDS

Robb Stark's Camp

Inch Abbey, Downpatrick, Northern Ireland

Robb's Army Waits  Robb Stark's army waits to cross the Trident

Robb's Army Waits

Robb Stark's army waits to cross the Trident

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THE IRON ISLANDS

Castle Greyjoy

Dunluce Castle, Bushmills, Northern Ireland

Castle Greyjoy - The Iron Isles  Add in a little CGI and the pieces of this castle are floating on their own pillar isles with bridges connecting them.

Castle Greyjoy - The Iron Isles

Add in a little CGI and the pieces of this castle are floating on their own pillar isles with bridges connecting them.

You will also be able to see the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge nearby, which is used as the rope bridge between the towers.

Nagga's Hill, Old Wyk

Larrybane, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland

Euron Greyjoy vs. Theon & Yara Greyjoy via Kingsmoot  Euron wins the day by claiming he'll be able to build a huge fleet, sail the Narrow Sea, marry Daenerys Targaryen and bring her and her dragons back to Westeros.

Euron Greyjoy vs. Theon & Yara Greyjoy via Kingsmoot

Euron wins the day by claiming he'll be able to build a huge fleet, sail the Narrow Sea, marry Daenerys Targaryen and bring her and her dragons back to Westeros.

Lordsport Harbour & Pyke

Ballintoy, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland

Theon returns to Lordsport Harbour  Sorely disappointed at the lack of reception he receives at Lordsport Harbour, Theon meets Yara.

Theon returns to Lordsport Harbour

Sorely disappointed at the lack of reception he receives at Lordsport Harbour, Theon meets Yara.

Theon reaffirms his Loyalty  Theon Greyjoy is baptised into the religion of the Drowned God

Theon reaffirms his Loyalty

Theon Greyjoy is baptised into the religion of the Drowned God

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THE STORMLANDS

Renly Baratheon's Camp
Larrybane, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland

Ser Loras Tyrell is bested by Brienne of Tarth  Renly Baratheon and his Queen, Margaery Tyrell, watch a tourney where her brother Ser Loras Tyrell is bested by Brienne of Tarth. Brienne's wish is granted to be named Renly's Kingsguard despite her gender and lack of knighthood.

Ser Loras Tyrell is bested by Brienne of Tarth

Renly Baratheon and his Queen, Margaery Tyrell, watch a tourney where her brother Ser Loras Tyrell is bested by Brienne of Tarth. Brienne's wish is granted to be named Renly's Kingsguard despite her gender and lack of knighthood.

A Cove in the Stormlands

Cushendun Caves, Northern Ireland

Melisandre Gives Birth to a Shadow  Stannis and Renly fail to agree on who should be King. Stanis and Melisandre copulate, and she immediately becomes pregnant. Stanis orders Ser Davos Seaworth to bring her to a cave where she gives birth to a Shadow close to Renly's encampment. Ser Davos is horrified.

Melisandre Gives Birth to a Shadow

Stannis and Renly fail to agree on who should be King. Stanis and Melisandre copulate, and she immediately becomes pregnant. Stanis orders Ser Davos Seaworth to bring her to a cave where she gives birth to a Shadow close to Renly's encampment. Ser Davos is horrified.

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DRAGONSTONE

Dragonstone Beachfront

Ballintoy, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland

Melisandre Burns Bannermen  Several of Stannis's bannermen have refused to cease their open warship of The Seven and are burned on this beachfront.

Melisandre Burns Bannermen

Several of Stannis's bannermen have refused to cease their open warship of The Seven and are burned on this beachfront.

King Balon Greyjoy’s Body is sent to the Drowned God  King Balon Greyjoy is killed by his brother, Euron. His body is bundled up and set off to sea at this beach. Soon after, Euron is elected as the new King.

King Balon Greyjoy’s Body is sent to the Drowned God

King Balon Greyjoy is killed by his brother, Euron. His body is bundled up and set off to sea at this beach. Soon after, Euron is elected as the new King.

Dragonstone Beachfront

Downhill Beach, Northern Ireland

Stanis Baratheon Rejects the Seven Gods  Under Melisandre's influence, Stannis rejects the Seven and allows her to burn their effigies as an offering to the Lord of Light. S2 E1.

Stanis Baratheon Rejects the Seven Gods

Under Melisandre's influence, Stannis rejects the Seven and allows her to burn their effigies as an offering to the Lord of Light. S2 E1.

Dragonstone Cliffs

Fair Head, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland

Daenerys Targaryen Returns to Dragonstone  Along with Tyrion, Varys, Missandei, Grey Worm, an army of Unsullied, innumerable Dothraki, and three dragons. Later, Jon Snow and Ser Davos ask Daenerys to join them in their battle against the White Walkers and ask if they can mine the dragon glass beneath Dragonstone.

Daenerys Targaryen Returns to Dragonstone

Along with Tyrion, Varys, Missandei, Grey Worm, an army of Unsullied, innumerable Dothraki, and three dragons. Later, Jon Snow and Ser Davos ask Daenerys to join them in their battle against the White Walkers and ask if they can mine the dragon glass beneath Dragonstone.

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DORNE

The Coast of Dorne

Portstewart Strand & Mussenden Temple, Northern Ireland

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DOTHRAKI SEA

Dothraki Grasslands

Binevenagh Mountain, Northern Ireland

Daenerys is Captured by the Dothraki Hoard  While searching for food for Drogon, who is injured above, Daenerys is surrounded by a Dothraki horde at the end of Season 5. Daenerys drops her ring on the ground. Ser Jorah Mormont and Daario Naharis find Daenerys' ring whilist searching for her and, due to the countless number of hoof prints on the ground, realize she has been taken by a Dothraki khalasar

Daenerys is Captured by the Dothraki Hoard

While searching for food for Drogon, who is injured above, Daenerys is surrounded by a Dothraki horde at the end of Season 5. Daenerys drops her ring on the ground. Ser Jorah Mormont and Daario Naharis find Daenerys' ring whilist searching for her and, due to the countless number of hoof prints on the ground, realize she has been taken by a Dothraki khalasar

Drogon's Lair, North of Meereen

Binevenagh Forest, smaller of two mounds aside a lake on top of mountain, Northern Ireland

Drogon Rests after Saving Daenerys  Drogon saves Daenerys from the Sons of the Harpy in the fighting pits of Meereen and brings her to his lair north of the city. Drogon's Lair is full of bones, but due to his injuries, Drogon ignores Daenerys' demands to bring her back to Meereen.

Drogon Rests after Saving Daenerys

Drogon saves Daenerys from the Sons of the Harpy in the fighting pits of Meereen and brings her to his lair north of the city. Drogon's Lair is full of bones, but due to his injuries, Drogon ignores Daenerys' demands to bring her back to Meereen.

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The Northern Ireland Game of Thrones Territory
"Journey of Doors Passport" Cheat-sheet

In January 2016, a storm brought down some of the iconic Dark Hedge Trees.  The wood was salvaged and transformed into unique works of art in the form of 10 intricately crafted Game of Thrones doors.  The doors work together to tell the tale of Season 6, forming a Game of Thrones trail connecting 10 pubs and restaurants with filming locations across Northern Ireland.  Download the "Game of Thrones Locations" Northern Ireland app for more information.

NOTE: IF YOU'RE USING THE "Journey of Doors Passport" - IT WILL NOT SHOW YOU THE LOCATIONS NEAR BELFAST.  I HAVE ADDED THEM BELOW!

Locations are listed here in order from the closest border crossing from Dublin International Airport.

Locations in Northern Ireland

  • Mary McBride's, Cushendun (Door 8)

    • Cushendun Caves - Red Priestess births the Shadow Creature

    • Above Murlough Bay - Renly's Camp, Stannis demands Renly join with him in the Stormlands

    • Murlough Bay - Slavers Bay, Essos

    • Fair Head - Dragonstone Cliffs

  • Fullerton Arms, Ballintoy (Door 6)

    • Ballintoy - Pyke, The Iron Islands

    • Ballintoy Harbour - Lordsport Harbour, Pyke, The Iron Islands

    • Larrybane - The Stormlands, Renly Baratheon's Camp and Nagga's Hill, Old Wyk, The Iron Islands

  • Gracehill House, Stranocum (Door 7)

    • The Dark Hedges - The Kingsroad

  • Owens, Limavady (Door 5)

    • Binevenagh - Dothraki Grasslands, North of Meereen, Essos

    • Downhill Beach & Mussenden Temple - Dragonstone, where Melisandre rejects the Seven Gods of Westeros and proclaims Stannis a champion of the Lord of Light

    • Portstewart Strand & Mussenden Temple- Coast of Dorne

  • Blakes of the Hollow, Enniskillen (Door 4)

    • Pollnagollum Cave - Hollow Hill, The Riverlands

 

 

 

  • Percy French, Newcastle (Door 3)

    • Tollymore Forest - Lands Around Winterfell, The North

    • Leitrim Lodge - North of Winterfell 2, The North

  • The Cuan, Strangford (Door 1)

    • Castle Ward - Winterfell, The North

    • Audley's Field - Robb Stark's Camp, Oxcross, Battle of Oxcross

    • Quoile River - Riverrun, The Riverlands

    • Inch Abbey - Robb Stark's Camp, Riverrun, The Riverlands

  • Fiddler's Green, Portaferry (Door 2)

    • Quintin Bay - Stokeworth, Jamie Lannister persuades Ser Bronn to go with him to Dorne

  • The Dark Horse, Belfast (Door 10)

    • Lough Neagh (NE) - The Summer Sea, Tyrion wakes up to find himself on a shore, having been dragged out of the water by Jorah after Stone Men attacked

    • Toome Canal - Old Valyrian Canal, Essos

    • Shane's Castle - King's Landing - The Hand's tourney with Gregor Clegane

    • Quarry Industries (limestone quarry in Magheramorne) - Castle Black, The Wall

    • Ulster Museum - Game of Thrones Tapestry

  • Ballygally Castle, Ballygally (Door 9)

    • Cairncastle - The Neck, On the Road to Moat Cailin and North of Winterfell 1, The North

    • Carnlough Harbour - Braavos, Canal

    • Galboly, The Glens of Antrim (Glenariff Forest Park) - Runestone, Vale of Arryn

    • Sallagh Braes - The Riverlands

    • Shillanavogy Valley - Dothraki Sea, East of Pentos

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Take the Northern Ireland Game of Thrones Tour

Yes, there is the Northern Ireland Game of Thrones Tour as well, and we definitely recommend it. You can also get a comprehensive deluxe Tour of Northern Ireland itself (the key places that Northern Ireland is known for) or you can get a combined tour of Northern Ireland including a number of Game of Thrones filming locations! We definitely recommend the combined tour! Have fun!

You can even see a number of Filming Locations in Croatia by taking the Croatia Adventure!

Filming Locations in Croatia

Also check out “10 Game of Thrones Filming Locations in Dubrovnik” by Wales to Wherever!

  • City Walls, Dubrovnik - Kings Landing - Tyrion, Bronn and Podrick inspect the damage from the Battle of Blackwater Bay (S3 E1)

  • St Dominika Street, Dubrovnik - Kings Landing - The narrow alleys near the heart of the Old City were used to portray the markets of Kings Landing

  • Ethnographic Museum, Dubrovnik - Brothel in Season 4

  • Fort St. Lawrence, Dubrovnik - Kings Landing - Joffrey sits during a tournament & Cersei and Littlefinger discuss the nature of power. Also used to watch the Battle of Blackwater Bay

  • The Pile Gate, Dubrovnik - Main entrance to the Old City, regular appearances

  • Fort Bokar, Dubrovnik - Kings Landing - Tyrion and Varys talk while looking out over Blackwater Bay

For more locations in Malta, Scotland, Iceland, Croatia, Spain, and Morocco, check out this article by The Telegraph.