How are you fellow followers? Game of Thrones season 4 ended and we are waiting for the next season one more year. No this post is not about spoilers for Game of Thrones. It is a simply an article about the real locations of where Game of Thrones is filmed. In this article we are mostly showing you places in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom and Iceland. This 2 countries are rich with unique places, castles, ruins and these things makes them perfect fit for the Game of Thrones scenes.
Take a look, and enjoy these places.
Castle Ward, Northern Ireland (Winterfell, House Stark)
This building will take you in a journey of history. It has been built in 18th century and in two different styles. Classical and Gothic styles are making this house unique. As in the exterior, the interior is also in different styles.
The Dark Hedges (Arya Stark escapes from Kings Landing dressed as a boy)
This amazing street of beech trees was built the Stuart family in 18th century. The purpose was to impress the visitors coming to their home, Gracehill House. Two centuries later this trail is known as the Dark Hedges and it is one of the most visited places in UK.
Dunluce Castle, Northern Ireland (Iron Islands, House Greyjoy)
Dunluce castle is medieval castle, that now is just a ruins in the Northern Ireland. It is interesting how the castle was surrounded with steep drops on three sides.
Downhill Strand, Northern Ireland (Burning of the Seven Gods scene)
Downhill Strand is a beach in County Londonderry.
Tollymore Forest Park, Northern Ireland (Beyond the Wall)
Tollymore Forest Park is the first State park in Northern Ireland established in 1955. Because of it’s unique features it is used in many scenes in Game of Thrones for filming “Beyond the Wall” scenes.
Cushendun Caves (Storm’s End Cave)
This caves can be found near the Bay Hotel and Cave House in the small coastal village of Cushendun. This village is located in Northern Ireland and it is another location suitable for filming Game of Thrones scenes. These caves are formed over 4000 years in extreme weather conditions.
Hofdabrekka, Iceland (Frostfangs Mountains)
Höfðabrekka is located near Vik in the southernmost city of Iceland. It lies on the edge of glacier Mýrdalsjökull near the volcano of Katla.
Dimmuborgir, Iceland (Wildling Camp)
Close to Grjótagjá and Lake Mývatn is Dimmuborgir is a lava field with rocks in many unusual shapes.
Vatnajökull Glacier, Iceland (North of the Wall)
This is Europe’s Largest Glacier that lays in the biggest national park in Europe. In Game of Thrones this places represents the lands North of the Wall where the mystical and Blue creatures lives.