Game Of Thrones: Season 1
Northern Ireland

Tourney Of The Hand

Tourney Of The Hand

The tourney of the Hand was held to honor the newly appointed Hand of the King, Lord Eddard Stark. The filming location of the tourney is located in Northern Ireland. To find the exact filming location read on or click on the map pointer in the image section above.

“Stop this madness in the name of your King! “

Robert Baratheon


Where were the “Tourney Of The Hand” scenes filmed?

The tourney scenes were filmed in Northern Irland near lake Lough Neagh. It is in the northern part of the lake where the Maine river flows into Lough Neagh.


In the Tourney Of The Hand scenes, you can see a distinguishable stone bridge over the river Maine. The Maine bridge and the clearing beside the bridge are located in a forest area. The area is reachable by dirt roads but there is some indication that some of them might be private.


Hint: Click the map pointer icon in the image area at the top for the exact map location.

Hint 2: Not far away are the ruins of Shanes Castle, which has also been used for other scenes in Game of Thrones.

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King Robert Baratheon ordered that a tournament needs to be held to honor Ned Stark as the new appointed Hand of the King.

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