Take a trip through the landscapes and settings that help bring Westeros to life on the big screen with the Game of Thrones Tour from Belfast.
Beginning in Belfast City Centre, the Game of Thrones Tour from Belfast takes you to the world created by George RR Martin in A Song of Ice and Fire. On this fully-guided tour, you will be treated to some of the most iconic filming locations from the GOT TV series. Walk along the real-life Kings Road at the famous Dark Hedges.
A large section of the tour involves walking, sometimes over uneven surfaces. A moderate level of fitness is advised. Tour is not suitable for those with limited mobility.
This tour is not suitable for children under 10 years. If you are bringing a child that is used to travelling, a separate seat must be booked for each child. Children must also use a child seat, provided by the parent/guardian.
Arrive 15 minutes before departure at 31 Chichester Street, Belfast (outside Topshop entrance)
Daily at 09:30hrs (Jan – Dec)
Tour returns approx. 17:00hrs – 17:30hrs at the meeting point
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This tour is independently operated by Finn McCools Tours. It is not sponsored, endorsed, or affiliated with HBO or anyone associated with Game of Thrones.
This tour will also make a stop at one of Northern Ireland’s most beloved landmarks: Giants Causeway. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a must-see for any visitor. Created by a volcanic eruption, the landscape of Giants Causeway boasts 40,000 striking, hexagonal basalt columns.
While here you will learn about the history of the area, as well as the local legends associated with it. This is also the perfect place to get some memorable holiday snaps! With breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, it makes for a great photo opportunity.
But that’s not the only place you’ll have a reason to take out your camera. As you travel, you will take in picturesque views as you drive through the Glens of Antrim. This is one of the most beautiful parts of Northern Ireland!
Then the tour will stop at Ballintoy Harbour. This idyllic coastal location features as the Pyke harbour Lordsport. We see Theon Greyjoy sail into this port when he returns home to the Iron Islands.
After Ballintoy Harbour we will visit Larrybane Quarry. Larrybane Quarry is the site of Renly Baratheon’s Camp before he got killed by the Shadow Prince and also where Margaery and Renly watched Brienne of Tarth fight Ser Loras Tyrell. Larrybane is one of the most sheltered locations along the north coast.
After returning to Belfast, this tour also runs to Dublin City Centre. Should you want to travel to Dublin, you can do so for a small additional charge per person. For further details, please contact us using the contact form on this page.
Outside Topshop entrance, across the road from Garrick bar
31 Chichester St, Belfast BT1 4LD
This tour actually starts and ends in Dublin. Belfast is the second stop of the tour. If you are planning to go to Dublin on the same day after this tour, you can pay an extra £17 per person to get a ride to Dublin. Drop off in Dublin is around 7:30pm – 8:30pm, on the top of O’Connell Street, around 5-minute walk to the Spire. You can bring your luggage. There is a storage compartment underneath the coach.
Leaving central Belfast in the morning, the first official stop is the Dark Hedges (around 20 minutes), known as the location where Arya Stark made her escape down The Kingsroad. Journey down the tunnel-like avenue of intertwined beech trees, and spend a few minutes at the site where Ayra Stark dressed as a boy to escape from King’s Landing.
Stop at the Giant’s Causeway (around 1 hour 30 minutes). Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site with ample time for discovery. Continue to the Giant’s Causeway to enjoy around 1.5 hours exploring the 40,000 interlocking hexagonal stone columns on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.
Explore the place and hear the legend of Finn McCool. The Causeway consists of 40,000 hexagonal basalt columns formed during a volcanic eruption 60 million years ago.
Onward to Ballintoy Harbour (where you will get around one hour) to enjoy one of our favourite filming locations on this tour. Experience the scene where Theon comes home for the first time. Your guide will show you where Theon was baptised in front of Balon and Yara, and where Euron was drowned and crowned to be king.
The directors of Game of Thrones® used this site extensively to film. Enjoy the most beautiful harbour in Ireland and take in the views and reflect on all the magic and mystery of Game of Thrones®.
We will now start heading back to Belfast, taking an off the beaten path that winds through the GLENS OF ANTRIM
No other tour company will take you on a route going over the Glens of Antrim, you will enjoy a spectacular view of Glenariff, the queen of the glens, while travelling through the valleys on the side of Glendun, this is the most scenic route of the day.