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Game of Thrones

Photograph of Cairncastle, a site used in the Game of Thrones® series

HBO®’s award-winning television series the Game of Thrones® has international audiences hooked on the twists, turns and titillating antics of those seeking to rule the Iron Throne and the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros.

Cairncastle

This is where the cult series kicked off in its now trademark dramatic fashion, with Ned Stark beheading the Night’s Watch deserter in full view of Jon Snow, Theon Greyjoy and the Stark brothers Robb and Bran. Catelyn captured Tyrion Lannister here and when Bran, Rickon, Osha and Hodor head north to the Wall, it is from here that they look back on Winterfell.

Slemish – Shillanavogy Valley

In the foothills of Slemish Daenerys Targaryen learns what a Khaleesi is and she sets off with the Dothraki horsemen through the grasslands en route to Vaes Dothrak.

Image of containing a Did you know? Fact about Mid and East AntrimGlenarm

Glenarm is home to The Steensons – Ireland’s leading contemporary goldsmiths. The artisan jewellers created the many stunning pieces for the Game of Thrones® series including Joffrey’s crown, Lannister lion pendants, stag pins and silver fish brooches. 

The Economusee is a fully operational workshop and showroom where visitors can watch jewellers at work and browse their retail collections.