essential experiences for the

fan visiting Ireland
G a m e  o f  T h r o n e s
7
,
Belfast, Northern Ireland is
where the HBO show Game
of Thrones
main studio (Paint
Hall) and production are
headquartered. It is also
where many scenes are
filmed and where many
extras and staff members live.
Ireland is therefore one of the
best places on the planet to
indulge in visiting as a fan of
the show.

These are the 7 essential
experiences you should seek
to have as a #gameofthrones
fan visiting Ireland and
Northern Ireland.
,
Visit Castle Ward aka Winterfell & dress up in
official Game of Thrones-licensed costumes.
01
,
BONUS:
meet the GoT direwolves, learn
archery in the same spot Bran did
before being paralyzed, try your hand
at ax throwing and sword-fighting,
walk through the arch that King
Robert entered Winterfell by in the
very first episode of the show and
even fight a White Walker! Staff also
have been extras on the show and
will have great stories to tell from BTS.
,
Meet Ross of Boyne
Boats
, in the....
02
,

....scenic Boyne Valley. He’ll take you on a
ride in a boat which is like the ones he
has provided to the show from Seasons
2-7 that ferried Theon, Gendry, Jorah,
Tyrion & Yara. As an actor on the show,
he also provides stories from BTS that
further enrich the experience.
 
,
03
Try your hand
at taking
photos of the
Dark Hedges
AKA
The King’s
Road
which is best
done with a
zoom lens.

Arrive very
early for the
best chance at
photos with
fewer people
in the way.
,
Take a helicopter ride over GoT filming locations with
Cutting Edge which departs from Bushmills Inn.
04
,
,
At the Game of Thrones Exhibition in
Belfast, next to Paint Hall - through Sep
2019 - sit on the Iron Throne, see
costumes & props from the show and
meet the handsome extras who crew
the exhibit - known on Instagram as
The Wolf and the Crows.
05
,
,
View the hand-stitched
Game of Thrones tapestry at
Ulster Museum
.
06
,
Find the carved
wooden doors
and
the stained glass
windows
spread out
around Ireland that
were created  to
showcase themes &
scenes from Game
of Thrones.
07
,
AND while
you’re in
Belfast, keep
an eye out for
sets from the
show that
“hide” in plain
sight, like this
one which is
King’s Landing
from S08E05!!
CREATED BY

Luxury Travel & Lifestyle Photographer. LA resident when not on a plane. kirsten@kirstenalana.com

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