Archive: Winter is here: Game of Thrones studio opens its doors to Westeros, in Northern Ireland


Class created on 27/02/2022

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Vocabulary Meaning
Step into the world of …If you step into the world of something, you experience it. So, if you step into the world of Game of Thrones, you experience it and enjoy it.
To exploreTo go and find out something new.
BoomingIf something is booming it is very successful.
Legions of fansIf you are a fan of Game of Thrones you like it very much. Legions of fans means there are many fans. Many people like the show.
To skyrocketIf something skyrockets, it increases very quickly.
Follow in the footsteps of …If you follow in the footsteps of someone, you do and experience what they did.
Stand in aweIf you stand in awe at something, you look at it with a feeling of amazement.
IncredibleThis means amazing
A hit showA hit show is a very successful show.
Immerse yourself in somethingIf you immerse yourself in something, you get involved in it and experience it. So, if you immerse yourself in the world of Game of Thrones, you get involved and experience it.

Stand in awe at the Iron Throne
See the real costumes used by the actors
Walk on the actual sets used for filming

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We were told winter was coming and now it’s finally here!

Game of Throne fans can now step into the world of Westeros at a £40m attraction. The Game of Thrones Studio Tour has opened at Linen Mill, one of the show’s filming locations in Northern Ireland.

You can explore The Great Hall of Winterfell and Castle Black sets which have not been changed since filming ended in 2018. In addition, other sets from the show have been re-built and it even has the Iron Throne.

Game of Thrones tourism has been booming in Northern Ireland since the show began with legions of fans visiting there to see the locations where it was filmed.

With this new attraction, Game of Thrones tourism is expected to skyrocket.

You can follow in the footsteps of the actors who brought the Game of Thrones characters to life and imagine yourself in the show while standing in the Great Hall of Winterfell

Wherever you look, there are dragons, monsters, weapons and costumes which were used on the show.

You can also stand in awe at Jon Snow’s famous Longclaw sword and even the wedding dress worn by Sansa.

If you visit, you will see the incredible detail of what it took to create the hit show which is loved by millions around the world. So take a trip down to The Game of Thrones Studio Tour at Linen Mill and immerse yourself in the world of Westeros.

Immerse yourself into a world of dragons

There is nothing to fear but fear itself