Welcome to Strangford Lough

Large colonies of grey seals frequent the lough, especially at the southern tip of the Ards Peninsula. Birds abound on the shores and tidal mudflats.

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$65.38 Cultural & Theme Tours

Game of Thrones Tours - Belfast Winterfell Trek

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Game of Thrones Tours, Belfast, Northern Ireland08:30 Depart Jurys Inn hotel, Great Victoria Street, BelfastDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Strangford Lough, Strangford, County Down, Northern Ireland10:15 Ferry from Portaferry to Strangford across the Narrows of Strangford LoughDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Castle Ward, Downpatrick, County Down, Northern Ireland10:30 Arrive Old Castle Ward, location of Winterfell Castle in season 1. Morning wallking tour (3kms total) of locations including Walder Frey's Twins and Robb Stark's Camp in the Riverlands.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Inch Abbey, Downpatrick, County Down, Northern Ireland14:00 Photo stop with Stark cloaks, swords and banners at the location where Robb became King in the NorthDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Tollymore Forest Park, Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland15:00 Afternoon trek (3kms walk) in the forest where the Night's Watch first encounter the White Walkers and where the Stark's find a dead direwolf and her pups.Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Game of Thrones Tours, Belfast, Northern Ireland17:30 Drop off all passengers at Jurys Inn hotel, Great Victoria Street, Belfast.

$588.40 Cultural & Theme Tours

Game of Thrones Tours - Private full day trip for 1-4 people

You can choose from either our Belfast Winterfell Route or our Belfast Iron Islands Route. Let our Game of Thrones®️ tour guide take you in comfort to all of the key Game of Thrones® filming locations throughout Northern Ireland.  OPTION 1: Winterfell RouteOur Winterfell Route departs Belfast and heads south toward the beautiful wetlands of Strangford Lough. We will take you to:Old Castle Ward – the original film location of Winterfell Castle in season 1.Audley’s Castle – location of Walder Grey’s Twins and the Trident in the Riverlands (3 km trek).Inch Abbey – a ruined 12th century abbey where Robb Stark’s bannermen pledge fealty to the King in the North.Tollymore Forest – a beautiful old growth forest where the Night’s Watch find bodies in the snow and the Starks discover a dead direwolf and her pups (3 km trek).On this tour you can also visit some of the world famous Game of Thrones® doors, carved into a 200 year old fallen beech tree from the Dark Hedges. This tour may also contain surprise guests – but no spoilers!OPTION 2: Iron Islands RouteOur Iron Islands Route departs Belfast and heads north towards the the spectacular Glens of Antrim. We can take you to:Carnlough - the Braavos canal where Arya escapes from the Waif.Cushendun – where Ser Davos leads Melisandre to a cave in the Stormlands.Murlough Bay – where Tyrion and Jorah are captured on Slaver’s Bay.Fair Head – where Jon Snow first meets Drogon on the Dragonstone Cliffs.Larrybane – Renly’s Camp in the Stormlands.Ballintoy – the Iron Islands in seasons 2 and 6.Dark Hedges - along which Arya and Gendry escape from King's Landing.On this tour you can also visit some of Northern Ireland’s most spectacular places, including the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge (2km trek), the Giant’s Causeway (2km trek) and the ruins of Dunluce Castle. To do all of the above would take almost 12 hours! So if you don’t have 12 hours to do everything, we let you choose your own adventure!

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