Fun tours include their award winning GOT archery experience in the Winterfell movie set, film location cycle tour (15 locations on demesne) and quirky overnight Glamping breaks. Based just 40 minutes from Belfast, the activity centre has been made famous by the filming of Game of Thrones on it site – Castle Ward Demesne.
‘Old Castle Ward’ is a vast sprawling demesne just 40 minutes from Belfast – it was used extensively by HBO for filming Game of Thrones - Winterfell Castle plus 19 other key film location hotspots are on-site including:
- Bran falls from Winterfell Castle
- Winterfell Archery Range
- Walder Freys Twins
- Tree branch where Brienne Confronts Starkmen
- Theon Beheads Ser Rodrik
- Robbs Camp
- Lannister Camp
- Baelor Battlefield
- Whispering Wood
- Winterfell brothel
- Tree where Robb Stark and Talisa got secretly married
Game of Thrones Tour - Filming Locations Cycle Trail (20 Locations)There are 2 self guided cycle Game of Thrones tour options that go around the various filming locations on the demesne:
- Robb's Trail (allow approx. 1 1/4 hours)
- Tywin's Trail (allow approx. 2 1/4 hours)
Tour Ticket Costs
£27 per person. Includes: bicycle per person and ‘Stark Sack’ (each 'Stark Sack' consists of x 2 GoT costume cloaks, x 2 LARP swords and a medieval scroll movie map).
(Combo Package: Book in combination with Game of Thrones tour archery ‘movie set’ experience and receive a complimentary Winterfell Craft Beer)
For more information, visit Game of Thrones tour Filming Location Cycling Trail
Meet the famous Direwolf Dogs and an Actor that starred in the showEver wondered what the Direwolves would be like in real life? Well now is your chance...
Odin and Thor (they are Northern Inuit Breed dogs, brothers and are named after the Old Viking Gods in real life!) starred in many Game of Thrones scenes including the ‘finding of the Direwolf puppies’ scene, and now you can meet them on your Game of Thrones tour at their home, Winterfell Castle, by prior arrangement.
For more information visit Game of Thrones tour Direwolves Encounter
Award Winning Winterfell Archery ‘Movie Set’ Experience“ Which one you was a marksman at ten?.....Keep practising Bran” (Eddard Stark – Season One, Episode One)
An exact replica of the 'Winterfell Archery Range' has been masterfully recreated in our courtyard in the very same spot that the filming took place, transporting you into the world of Westeros. Dress up in character costume and step into the movie set - don't forget your camera!
Priced from £25 per person this unique experience includes:
- Entry pass into 'Winterfell Archery Range' movie set
- Dress up in Game of Thrones Stark Family Costumes
- Receive Instruction from 'Jon Snow' character costumed archery instructors
- Shoot medieval arrows using ancient 'long bows'
- Hear all the gossip from our instructors about what went on 'behind the scenes' on the actual filming days
- Ample photo opportunities so you can share with your friends on Facebook etc.
- Minimum age - 8 years
- Lasts approx. 45 minutes
2015 dates: View available 2015 dates
(Combo Package: Book in combination with Game of Thrones tour - Film Locations cycle trail and receive a complimentary Winterfell Craft Beer)
For more information, visit Game of Thrones Tour Archery Experience
Overnight Game of Thrones Glamping Mini BreakBed down for a night in one of our quirky glamping pods deep in the forest of ‘Winterfell’. Explore the sprawling demesne and its many filming location hotspots and recreate your very own Game of Thrones tour moments! Your package also includes:
- Game of Thrones Tour - Archery ‘Movie Set’ Experience
- Game of Thrones Tour – Filming Locations Cycle Trail
For more information, visit Game of Thrones Tour Glamping Northern Ireland
Luxury Game of Thrones Private ToursDiscover Winterfell Castle and Demesne plus other key Game of Thrones tour film locations in the beautiful surrounding County Down countryside as our guide drives you around in one of our VIP luxury Range Rovers.
Hear fascinating stories about how the film sets were created and some insider gossip about what the cast got up to behind-the-scenes. Your guide will also show you exclusive behind-the-scenes video clips, notebooks and photographs from the actual filming days.
For more information, visit Private Game of Thrones Tour
Other activities available on-site at ‘Old Castle Ward’ include:
- Canoe and kayak hire
- Sea Safari sightseeing boat trips on Strangford Lough
- mountain biking
- climbing and abseiling
- crate stack climbing
- clay pigeon laser shooting