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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Karen Thompson (11 months ago)
Here for a 10k race beautiful scenic views
Leno Oliveira (13 months ago)
This is private and need to book to visit the castle when they open.
John McClean (14 months ago)
Events at Shane's Castle are always good. On this occasion I didn't actually go into Shane's Castle, it was a canoe trip with Make Your Own Adventure.
Brenda McNally (2 years ago)
Steeped in history and it is a vast area to explore. They put on some fantastic family days at certain times of the year. My husband and two young boys recently visited the Steam Rally and it was fantastic .
Brenda McNally (2 years ago)
Steeped in history and it is a vast area to explore. They put on some fantastic family days at certain times of the year. My husband and two young boys recently visited the Steam Rally and it was fantastic .
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