British monarch Queen Elizabeth II is to visit the Belfast set of HBO cult drama Game of Thrones.

The appointment will form part of her upcoming tour of Northern Ireland, which takes place next week between Monday, June 23 and Wednesday, June 25.

The Queen will visit the set where scenes featuring the Wall and the Eyrie are shot.

Her visit was confirmed by the British Monarchy's verified Twitter account.

Northern Ireland is fast developing an international reputation as a leading filming destination, offering attractive incentives to producers to film in the region.

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