Game of Thrones film location - Stranocum, Ballymoney NI
Northern Ireland’s only remaining Victorian Era prison
Baroque Edwardian Architecture
Connected to the cliffs by a rope bridge across the Atlantic Ocean
Key political landmarks in Belfast
A site of World Heritage and ranked alongside Mount Everest and the Giant Redwoods of California
Historic iconic monument in Northern Ireland
Discover over 150 years of history and follow in the footsteps of over 25,000 prisoners as you make the journey through Northern Ireland’s only remaining Victorian Era prison.
Your tour guide will inform you about the Gaol’s history including when women and children were imprisoned, the executions that were carried out, its more recent history and learn about why the decision was taken to close the prison.
Belfast City Hall
Belfast City Hall is Belfast City Council’s civic building. It is located in Donegall Square, in the heart of Belfast city centre. It first opened its doors on 1 August 1906.
Inside City Hall, you can register births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships, take a tour, and admire the public art.
In the grounds of City Hall you can visit the Titanic Memorial Gardens, or picnic on the lawns.
Guided Political Tour
Our tour guide will show you the sites of historical and political interest, and also explain the significance of the Belfast murals and show you key landmarks throughout the city.
This tour is now of worldwide interest especially as the historic troubles that are now over, have driven tourism & Hollywood and television to this cultural destination.
The precise history of the murals are beautifully explained which conjures vivid mental pictures of the regions difficult past.
Dark Hedges – Game of Thrones
This beautiful avenue of beech trees was planted by the Stuart family in the 18th century; It was intended as a compelling landscape feature to impress visitors as they approached the entrance to their Georgian mansion, Gracehill House.
Two centuries later, the trees remain a magnificent sight and have become one of the most photographed natural phenomena in Northern Ireland.
In fact, the iconic trees have been used as a filming location in HBO’s epic series Game of Thrones, representing the King’s Road.
Carrick a Rede Rope Bridge
Connected to the cliffs by a rope bridge across the Atlantic Ocean, Carrick-a-Rede Island (home to a single building – a fisherman’s cottage) is the final destination.
Suspended almost 100 ft (30 m) above sea level, the rope bridge was first erected by salmon fishermen 350 years ago.
The jewel in the crown of the fabulous coast of Antrim. A site of World Heritage and ranked alongside Mount Everest and the Giant Redwoods of California for its importance to humankind.
Dunluce Castle is one of the most iconic monuments in Northern Ireland as it is situated rather precariously on the craggy and treacherous Antrim coast. It provides a very important chapter in the history of the McDonnells of Antrim and North East Ulster.
School Tours operate from February to Mid April, midweek and within the school calendar; complete the online form or email us with your suggested dates. Once availability is established a €50 per person deposit is required to secure the booking and we can offer flexi payment plans to spread the cost. Contact us on 085 858 9955 for further information or email firstname.lastname@example.org