‘Game-changing’ Game of Thrones Studio Tour to open in Banbridge

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Game of Thrones Studio Tour

The world’s only official Game of Thrones Studio Tour will open on Friday 4th February

Located at the acclaimed series’ original filming location at Linen Mill Studios in Banbridge, the brand new 110,000-square-foot interactive experience will transport fans into the very heart of Westeros to see breath-taking imagery, captivating sets, original props and costumes and more behind-the-scenes elements from the hit HBO series.

The multi-million pound, cutting-edge attraction will bring with it limitless benefits and opportunities for Banbridge, the surrounding borough and Northern Ireland bringing a massive boost to the tourism economy.

Game of Thrones Studio TourWelcoming the official opening of the world’s only Game of Thrones Studio Tour, Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough, Alderman Glenn Barr said,

“This truly is a remarkable occasion, with the world’s only Game of Thrones Studio Tour officially open for visitors, right here in Banbridge, firmly placing our town and borough on the map for international tourism. This is a game-changing moment for the town that will attract visitors from all over the world, generating significant benefits for our local and regional economy.  

“We’ll continue to work with Linen Mill Studios to encourage visitors to not just visit but shop, dine and stay in our borough, and explore the rest of our tourism, arts and culture offering.  We want visitors to recommend this region to friends and family and return on a regular basis.  We have ambitious plans for the future with our bid for UK City of Culture submission taking place today too.

“We’re extremely proud of what Linen Mill Studios have achieved and I wish them every success with this incredible visitor attraction.”

Game of Thrones Studio Tour

The epic drama, watched by millions around the world, was principally filmed on location and in studios across Northern Ireland, showcasing the region internationally.

Andrew Webb and David Browne, Executive Directors at Linen Mill Studios said,

“This incredible and unique experience is set to bring the making of the show to life like never before and we look forward with much excitement to welcoming fans and visitors from near and far as we throw open the Studio Tour doors and start a new chapter in the Game of Thrones story here in Northern Ireland.

“After many years as a closed and ‘off limits’ film studio, it is now time for fans from across the world to step inside the Seven Kingdoms and make their own personal journey through the world of Westeros at Linen Mill Studios.”

Game of Thrones Studio Tour

Fans from all over the world are expected to step inside the iconic Great Hall at Winterfell where Jon Snow was proclaimed the “King in the North,” see Daenerys Targaryen’s imposing Dragonstone throne, delve into the incredible props, weaponry and visual effects of Game of Thrones and learn more about the skills and craftmanship that helped bring the show to life on screen.

Game of Thrones has aired in over 207 countries and territories, culminating in record-setting ratings, and over its eight seasons, the show became one of the biggest and most iconic series in television history.

For more information and to book tickets for this epic experience visit www.gameofthronesstudiotour.com