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Clearsky Adventure Centre

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Address: Castle Ward Estate, Strangford BT30 7LT, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 4372 3933
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Based on the shores of Strangford Lough; just 45 minutes from Belfast. Come...

Based on the shores of Strangford Lough; just 45 minutes from Belfast. Come to Clearsky Adventure Centre for a wide range of activities on offer to everyone a€" from the young to the young at heart.

The centre was also used extensively for the filming of Game of Thrones. As you drive down through the estate you soon realise why the HBO film location scouts chose here; the centres medieval walls and castle clock tower, the beautiful surrounding landscapes and far-reaching views across the water; it was the perfect place to create the fantasy 'Winterfell' - home of the Stark family

Adventure days and courses for individuals to large groups. Canoeing, Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting, Kayaking, Sea Kayaking, Abseiling, Rock Climbing, Coasteering, Raft Build and Racing, Archery, Crate Stacking and more. Experience Clearsky &€" inspiration, fun and enjoyment for everyone.

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Game of Thrones Experience - AMAZING!

William was a fantastic & hospitable guide through the set of Game of Thrones. By far one of the best parts of our honeymoon to Ireland!

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2015
Kelly V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

William was a fantastic & hospitable guide through the set of Game of Thrones. By far one of the best parts of our honeymoon to Ireland!

Thank Kelly V
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Amazing few hours at this National Trust site learning a few background facts about the show, dressing up as the Starks then a great wee tournament of archery including using a long bow and then a self cycle around some of the show locations. We did this as a private tour well worth the money met a lovely guy named... More 

Thank AmandaR911
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

I took two teenagers to Castle Ward (Winterfell in Game of Thrones) for archery. The Centre Manager was welcoming and very friendly.While we were waiting (we arrived early), he showed us a video on how the set for Game of Thrones was done with CAD graphics. This was very interesting to see how the grounds are used and graphically "enhanced".... More 

Thank ArianeIreland
Amman, Jordan
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41 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

So in the same courtyard as Winterfell Tours is a small company called Clearsky Adventures. They are amazing. (It took me a while in my back and forth emails with Emma to realize that I was working with the same person for both programs, but hey, what can I say. Emma was great, and very patient.) Clearsky offers all sorts... More 

Thank nuclearx2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Visited today for a corporate team building event. Really good craic despite the weather. Run in a friendly environment and the 2 lads that where with us all day where absolutely legends! We took part in orienteering and rocket building and everyone really seemed to have fun! If you are considering running a team building event for your business I... More 

Thank TheGoanIrish
Warrington, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Had a fantastic time with clear sky group archery. As a family ranging from 12 to early 70s it was the perfect activity for everyone and our instructor made sure it was fun and inclusive. Everyone had a great time and we will definitely be back for some cycle hire and kayaking

Thank Weekendmountain2sea
Berlin, Germany
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The speedboat Trip was grant...Even the rain maid the Sunset more beautyful. And the mixture of speeding and enjoying the sea/ landscape was perfect: for father AND child. To get warm afterwards try the Cuan - Or eat there before!!!

Thank flow42
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Travelled from Glasgow to Belfast to visit Castle Ward for a Game of Thrones tour including biking and archery. Staff were excellent, everyone seemed to know who we were and when we needed to be places and the guys were really friendly with good banter. There was a small mix up with times that made the end of our day... More 

Thank kdawg292
Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I booked a two hour Full Moon Paddle Power (beginners) kayaking session with Clearsky in June. I had a lot of fun, despite the fact that as the slowest member of our small group I struggled at times to keep up to speed with the others. Our instructor Johnny was supportive and encouraging, and made sure I was never left... More 

Thank Sarah J
County Londonderry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Stayed in strangford and hired some bikes at castle ward.The staff were very friendly and helpful explaining the bikes and the best routes for our family.I had such a fun day in such a beautiful setting.well worth doing.

Thank Sl C

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