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Audley’s Field, County Down. This is where Catelyn Stark, her son Robb and his wife Talisa camped before the tragic and now infamous ‘Red Wedding’.
Audley’s Field, County Down. This is where Catelyn Stark, her son Robb and his wife Talisa camped before the tragic and now infamous ‘Red Wedding’.
Ballintoy Harbour, Co. Antrim. Theon Greyjoy returned home to the ‘Iron Islands’ at Ballintoy Harbour.
Ballintoy Harbour, Co. Antrim. Theon Greyjoy returned home to the ‘Iron Islands’ at Ballintoy Harbour.
Cairncastle, County Antrim. The serene countryside of Cairncastle has played host to many of the show’s most memorable scenes including the capture of Tyrion Lannister and the beheading of a ‘Night’s Watch’ deserter.
Cairncastle, County Antrim. The serene countryside of Cairncastle has played host to many of the show’s most memorable scenes including the capture of Tyrion Lannister and the beheading of a ‘Night’s Watch’ deserter.
Castle Ward, County Down. Home to the famous Stark family, explore the courtyard and surrounding grounds used for ‘Winterfell’.
Castle Ward, County Down. Home to the famous Stark family, explore the courtyard and surrounding grounds used for ‘Winterfell’.
Cushendun Caves, County Antrim. This is where Melisandre gave birth to the shadow baby assassin.
Cushendun Caves, County Antrim. This is where Melisandre gave birth to the shadow baby assassin.
Dark Hedges, County Antrim. These spectacular trees lined ‘The King’s Road’ as Arya Stark made her escape from ‘King’s Landing’.
Dark Hedges, County Antrim. These spectacular trees lined ‘The King’s Road’ as Arya Stark made her escape from ‘King’s Landing’.
You may recognise Downhill Beach, Derry~Londonderry as ‘Dragonstone’ where the old gods were sacrificed to the Lord of Light
You may recognise Downhill Beach, Derry~Londonderry as ‘Dragonstone’ where the old gods were sacrificed to the Lord of Light
Larrybane, Co. Antrim. Larrybane proved the perfect spot for Renly Baratheon’s ‘Stormlands’ camp.
Larrybane, Co. Antrim. Larrybane proved the perfect spot for Renly Baratheon’s ‘Stormlands’ camp.
Pollnagollum Cave, County Fermanagh. This stunning cave provided the exterior backdrop to Beric Dondarrion’s ‘Brotherhood Without Banners’ secret hideout.
Pollnagollum Cave, County Fermanagh. This stunning cave provided the exterior backdrop to Beric Dondarrion’s ‘Brotherhood Without Banners’ secret hideout.
Tollymore Forest, County Down. We first glimpse the ‘The Haunted Forest’ when a Night’s Watch member stumbles upon a number of dismembered Wilding bodies.
Tollymore Forest, County Down. We first glimpse the ‘The Haunted Forest’ when a Night’s Watch member stumbles upon a number of dismembered Wilding bodies.
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HBO’s award-winning fantasy TV show Game of Thrones is world-renowned and has fast become the most popular television series in the world.

With that said, did you know many of the show’s most memorable scenes are shot on location in Northern Ireland?

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With its rugged coastline, historic castles and breathtaking scenery it comes as no surprise that Northern Ireland was chosen as a filming destination to depict some of the show’s most gory and spectacular scenes

From the ‘Winterfell’ home of Ned Stark, to the picturesque harbour town of the ‘Iron Islands’ and Beric Dondarrion’s secret hideout – discover them all on a short break in Northern Ireland with Discover Northern Ireland.

To help you plan your Game of Thrones inspired short break in Northern Ireland, we’ve pulled together a gallery of the stunning locations that are frequented throughout the show – if you’re a GOT virgin however, be warned, spoilers may be aplenty.

Find out more about Game of Thrones filming locations in Northern Ireland here.

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