Shane's Castle is a ruined castle near Randalstown in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The castle is on the north-east shores of Lough Neagh. Built in 1345 by a member of the O'Neill dynasty, it was originally called Eden-duff-carrick. Shane MacBrien O'Neill changed the name to Shane's Castle in 1722.

Multiple scenes of Game of Thrones series have been shot in and around the 2600-acre estate; it’s hosted the Tourney of the Hand in honor of Ned Stark, was seen to good effect when King Robert Baratheon and posse arrived at Winterfell, and served as the King’s Landing dungeons. 



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Founded: 1345
Category: Castles and fortifications in United Kingdom


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joecares (10 months ago)
A lovely area/venue. Beautiful scenery with ruins, cannons and forestry
Patty Kardash (11 months ago)
Closed to casual tourists. There was an Agricultural Show there, so we were able to drive through. Beautiful grounds, awesome castle.
William Quin (12 months ago)
A fantastic place to visit. Beautiful sights.
Pierre Droomer (13 months ago)
Took a horse there for the wife to do an organised hack. Did not see much of the place but it did seem very good. Walked around the castle ruins and that was interesting.
Amy Simpson (13 months ago)
Steam Rally 2022. Five stars! ? Had an amazing day, lots to see and do for all the family. The collection of Steam Engines were fascinating to see! Looking forward to next year! Really loved it ❤
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