A cool new experience for Game of Thrones fans has just been launched in Northern Ireland
A new way to enjoy one of the biggest TV shows in the world, right on our doorstep.
Although we didn’t need some of the biggest TV shows and movies in the world to prove our appeal as a tourist destination, Ireland has definitely benefitted from the exposure gained through the likes of Star Wars and, of course, Game of Thrones.
Take up a spin up north and you can see where some of the most iconic scenes from the wildly popular HBO series was filmed and Tourism Northern Ireland have added yet another experience for fans of the show to enjoy when they pay a visit.
On Tuesday, Tourism NI launched a Journey of Doors passport that allows Game of Thrones fans to visit the 10 Game of Thrones Doors across Northern Ireland and collect a unique stamp at each of the locations.
The Doors, created by Tourism NI and Tourism Ireland, were carved from trees blown down in Storm Gertrude in January 2016 at the Dark Hedges in Co Antrim, probably the most iconic Game of Thrones filming location in Northern Ireland.
Each door depicts moments inspired by Season 6 referencing key scenes and events from the show.
The doors hang in pubs and other venues in Northern Ireland close to filming locations, giving visitors a brand new Game of Thrones territory experience to enjoy.
The Journey of Doors passport is available from the 10 pubs and restaurants where the Doors of Thrones are located (see list below) as well as many of the Visitor Information Centres across Northern Ireland. It can also be downloaded from this link.
For more information on Game of Thrones attractions in Northern Ireland, check out discovernorthernireland.com.
DOOR 1: The Cuan, Strangford, Co. Down
Nearby Filming Locations: Castle Ward & Audley’s Castle Locations
DOOR 2: Fiddler’s Green, Portaferry, Co. Down
Nearby Filming Location: Quintin Bay
DOOR 3: Percy French, Newcastle, Co. Down
Nearby Filming Locations: Tollymore Forest & Leitrim Lodge
DOOR 4: Blakes of the Hollow, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh
Nearby Filming Location: Pollnagollum Cave
DOOR 5: Owens, Limavady, Co. Derry
Nearby Filming Locations: Downhill Beach, Binevenagh & Portstewart Strand
DOOR 6: Fullerton Arms, Ballintoy, Co. Antrim
Nearby Locations: Ballintoy Harbour & Larrybane
DOOR 7: Gracehill House, Stranocum, Co. Antrim
Nearby Filming Location: The Dark Hedges
DOOR 8: Mary McBrides, Cushendun, Co. Antrim
Nearby Filming Locations: Cushendun Caves, Above Murlough Bay, Murlough Bay, Carnlough Harbour & The Glens of Antrim
DOOR 9: Ballygally Castle, Ballygally, Co. Antrim
Nearby Filming Locations: Cairncastle, Carnlough Harbour, The Glens of Antrim, Sallagh Braes & Shillanavoghy Valley
DOOR 10: The Dark Horse, Belfast, Co. Antrim