Filming Locations Blog


Ten Filming Locations You Can Stay In

Go a step beyond filming locations you can visit – try these filming locations you can stay in! Sleep at the Twilight Bella Swan house in Oregon or relax in The Crown’s Balmoral Estate location in the Highlands. Read more

Published: August 14th, 2019
Published By: Jane

Spider-Man: Far From Home Filming Locations

Spider-Man: Far From Home was filmed at Leavesden Studios and on location in London, Venice, Prague and Spain. The must-see landmarks are all there, along with a few surprises. Read more

Published: August 6th, 2019
Published By: Jane

Johnny English Strikes Again Filming Locations

Johnny English Strikes Again was filmed in suitably English locations across the South East including Buckinghamshire and the City of London. Read more

Published: July 15th, 2019
Published By: Jane

Outlander Season 3 Filming Locations: South Africa to South Bridge

The sunniest of Outlander’s Jamaican filming locations are found in South Africa. But the show hasn’t lost its reputation for using Scottish filming locations. Read more

Published: July 10th, 2019
Published By: Jane

Masterchef Australia Filming Locations

George Calombaris, Gary Mehigan and Matt Preston have visited country retreats and farmland, new restaurants in Sydney and Melbourne city centres and some of the biggest names in fine dining. Read more

Published: July 7th, 2019
Published By: Jane

Yesterday Movie Filming Locations: The Ultimate Summer Festival Line-Up

The Yesterday movie was filmed almost entirely in down-to-earth seaside towns in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. Even the cast was made up of local folk. Read more

Published: July 1st, 2019
Published By: Jane

Beecham House Filming Locations: Palaces of Jaipur

Beecham House was filmed in the palaces, forts and royal gardens of Jaipur, Rajasthan. The ITV drama series is actually set in 1790s Delhi. Read more

Published: June 26th, 2019
Published By: Jane

The Spanish Princess Filming Locations: Gloucester to Granada

The Spanish Princess was filmed in Somerset, South Wales and Spain – look out for some popular filming locations alongside one that’s rarely seen. Read more

Published: June 8th, 2019
Published By: Jane

The Crown Filming Locations: Buckingham Palace and the Royal Residences

The Crown was filmed at a combination of lookalike properties, including some of England’s grandest Palladian mansions. If you’ve visited a lot of stately homes, you might have spotted The Crown filming locations Buckingham Palace is made up of are scattered across the Home Counties. Read more

Published: May 31st, 2019
Published By: Jane

The Crown Filming Locations: Season 1 and Season 2

The Crown Season 1 and Season 2 were filmed in London’s West End, Cambridge, and South Africa. But not in Corfu, the Bahamas or Paris, however convincing the filming locations may be Read more

Published: May 21st, 2019
Published By: Jane

Outlander Season 4 Filming Locations: North Carolina and the Americas

Outlander Season 4 was filmed near Glasgow, around Falkirk and Pitlochry, and in West Lothian. Woodlands from Killiecrankie to Cumbernauld were pressed into use and populated with Cherokee and Mohawk tribes. Read more

Published: April 30th, 2019
Published By: Jane

BBC Ghosts Filming Locations: Spooks of the Manor

The BBC Ghosts sitcom is filmed at a stately home in Guildford. Those rare shots of the living inhabitants straying beyond the grounds are filmed nearby in Surrey. Scenes for Ghosts were shot around London Road and Clandon Road in Guildford in October 2018, attracting plenty of attention. Read more

Published: April 21st, 2019
Published By: Jane

Mary Poppins Returns Filming Locations: The Magical Nanny Makes London Brighter

Mary Poppins Returns was filmed in picture-postcard London locations, from the East End to the heart of Westminster. A few locations are so impressive that it’s hard to believe they weren’t added in post-production. Read more

Published: March 27th, 2019
Published By: Jane

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Filming Locations – Old Friends and Macabre New Settings

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald was filmed around in London’s Highgate and Lambeth, and around St Paul’s Cathedral. And look out for an old favourite Hogwarts location which hasn’t been used since the earliest Harry Potter movies. Read more

Published: January 6th, 2019
Published By: Jane

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Anniversary: 50 Years of the Flying Car

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was filmed across Buckinghamshire, in France and at two fairy-tale locations in Bavaria. And of course, the magical motor car drives, floats and flies its way across Europe with the help of some studio filming at Pinewood. Read more

Published: December 30th, 2018
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Published: December 27th, 2018
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Filming Locations: Making Clara’s World a Reality

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms was filmed at Pinewood and Shepperton Studios on the edge of London and filming locations across South Kensington, Dulwich and stately homes in Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Middlesex including Harefield House and Minley Manor. Read more

Published: November 6th, 2018
Published By: Jane

BBC Bodyguard Filming Locations: From Brutalist Backdrops to Unlikely Landmarks

BBC’s Bodyguard was filmed at a popular Downing Street stand-in location, a suburban office block and in residential neighbourhoods across Camden, Islington, Southwark and Haringey including the now-closed Hornsey Tavern. Read more

Published: October 13th, 2018
Published By: Jane

Vanity Fair Filming Locations: Ballrooms and Battlefields

ITV and Amazon Studios’ 2018 adaptation of Vanity Fair makes use of stunning Georgian-era locations (and a few convincing stand-ins) to bring William Makepeace Thackeray’s novel to life. Read more

Published: September 2nd, 2018
Published By: Jane

Disney's Christopher Robin Filming Locations: A Bloomsbury Bear

Disney’s Christopher Robin movie, a 2018 follow-up to the Winnie the Pooh stories, sends the loveable bear from Hundred Acre Wood to post-World War II London. The human cast and crew filmed extensively on location and Pooh himself even joined Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell and Mark Gatiss on set. Read more

Published: August 7th, 2018
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Filming Locations: The New Kalokairi

Mamma Mia 2 takes us back to Kalokairi and back in time. As a younger Donna, Lily James takes us to the run-down cottage that would become Villa Donna, and Amanda Seyfried’s Sophie shows us what it’s become since the events of the first film. Read more

Published: August 5th, 2018
Published By: Jane

Days Out On Location: Historic Docks and Harbours

Explore Les Miserables’ historic docks and harbours straight out of Poldark, set sail on a privateers’ ship or catch a ferry across the Mersey with Birmingham’s onscreen gangsters. These days out on location take in some of our favourite maritime filming spots around the UK. Read more

Published: July 28th, 2018
Published By: Jane

Mamma Mia! Filming Locations: Gorgeous Greece with a Swedish Soundtrack

Mamma Mia! is all about the ABBA soundtrack, bringing the Swedish band’s timeless back catalogue into another story - but it’s Greece’s turn in the spotlight - Villa Donna was built on set but you can find almost everything else on location around the Aegean Sea. Read more

Published: July 22nd, 2018
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Published: July 1st, 2018
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Outlander Filming Locations: French Locations from Season 2

Outlander series 2 sets sail for French shores before whisking us to the heart of Louis XV’s court at Versailles. The production is based in Scotland but to replicate 18th Century France, Outlander Season 2 filming locations were found further afield – although none are actually found across the Channel. Read more

Published: June 28th, 2018
Published By: Jane

Poldark Filming Locations 2018: London Joins the Lizard Peninsula

After a dramatic trip to France (filmed at some decidedly English locations), Season 4 of Poldark takes us to London with scenes filmed at a popular location in the capital. But fans of the show will be glad to hear that some favourite Poldark filming locations in Cornwall and the south west will return. Read more

Published: June 24th, 2018
Published By: Jane

Eddie the Eagle Filming Locations: Recreating Calgary 1988

Exploring the filming locations of 2016 film Eddie the Eagle with locations featured across London and Germany. Read more

Published: May 13th, 2018
Published By: Jane

The Woman in White Filming Locations

The Woman in White BBC TV series took to Northern Ireland to brings the Victorian novel to life for a 2018 audience. Written by Fiona Seres and directed by Carl Tibbetts, the Wilkie Collins mystery follows drawing tutor Walter Hartright who has fallen on tough times in London. Read more

Published: April 22nd, 2018
Published By: Jane

Where was Still Game Filmed: Series 8 Highlights

Series 8 of Still Game has, like the seven series before it, had a large proportion of non-studio filming. The majority of these have been in and around Glasgow, with one specific episode taking the cast and crew out of the city to the west coast, with almost all the action centring on the seaside getaway. Read more

Published: April 12th, 2018
Published By: Jane

Witness for the Prosecution Filming Locations: 1920s London comes to Liverpool

Agatha Christie’s crime novel is set in London, but to recreate just the right look for the era the cast and crew took to the streets of Liverpool. Read more

Published: April 6th, 2018
Published By: Jane

And Then There Were None Filming Locations: Chilling Crime in Cornwall

This Agatha Christie is anything but easy viewing – one thing remains unchanged though, a collection of characters will find themselves caught at a remote stately home with a murderer in their midst. Cornwall provided several stunning And Then There Were None filming locations. Read more

Published: April 4th, 2018
Published By: Jane
Published: March 31st, 2018
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Paddington Filming Locations: A New Bear in Town

The Paddington movie gives us our first live action encounter with the little Peruvian bear and his friends. Several major landmarks proudly play themselves with Costa Rica, Portobello Road and the Jubilee Line jostling for screen time Read more

Published: March 18th, 2018
Published By: Jane

Strike: Career of Evil Filming Locations

Tom Burke and Holliday Grainer return as Strike and Robin as they deal with crimes that come far too close to home. And with the clues sending the duo further afield, the Strike: Career of Evil filming locations take us to a totally new setting. Read more

Published: March 4th, 2018
Published By: Jane

BBC Collateral Filming Locations: Spotlight on South London

BBC miniseries Collateral was designed to make the most of London’s hidden side with locations featured from Southwark, Kensington and further afield in Berkshire Read more

Published: February 26th, 2018
Published By: Jane

Suffragette Filming Locations: In History's Footsteps

You can find Suffragette filming locations across London, with some scenes surprisingly taking place around the notable landmarks where the real events took place – and others shot in substitute locations which are so convincing they have been mistaken for the real thing. Read more

Published: February 10th, 2018
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Published: December 9th, 2017
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Published: August 28th, 2017
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Published: June 26th, 2017
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Published: February 19th, 2017
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The Halcyon Filming Locations: Reimagining the Blitz on Real London Streets

The Halcyon filming locations are found close to their spiritual home and many are also easy to visit, taking in several East/Central London streets. Read more

Published: January 5th, 2017
Published By: Jane

Poldark's Cornwall: Coves, Shipwrecks and Mansions

Cornwall is as much a part of the Poldark story as Ross or Demelza - and for the current BBC adaptation, Cornwall was irreplaceable. Read more

Published: October 10th, 2016
Published By: Jane

Trailing the Great British Bake Off Tent - Series 1 to 9

Exploring the filming locations of the Great British Bake Off from scones at Scone Palace to lemon drizzles amongst the snowdrops in series 9 in 2018. Read more

Published: August 24th, 2016
Published By: Jane

Musketeers in Bohemia: The Musketeers Filming Locations

A look back at some of the stunning Musketeers filming locations that have brought Alexandre Dumas' Paris back to life Read more

Published: July 29th, 2016
Published By: Jane

The Living and the Dead: the BBC's Supernatural West Country Drama

Spoiler-free filming location guide to the BBC's eerie new drama The Living and the Dead Read more

Published: June 28th, 2016
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Dad's Army Rewound: 70s Norfolk Seen Today

We've picked out some of our favourite lesser-seen locations from the Dad's Army TV around Norfolk series to see how they look today Read more

Published: February 7th, 2016
Published By: Chris

Downton Abbey: Highclere Castle

Downton Abbey first graced our screens the instantly recognisable exterior of Highclere Castle has been attributed to all that is Downton. Read more

Published: September 11th, 2015
Published By: Chris

Spotlight: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Focusing on filming locations from the film based on the penultimate book in JK Rowling's Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince Read more

Published: July 31st, 2015
Published By: Chris

Spotlight: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, takes on a darker edge still with Dolores Umbridge, look out for some great London filming locations also! Read more

Published: June 27th, 2015
Published By: Chris

Days Out On Location: Thames Path Filming Location Trail - Southbank

The Thames Path along Southbank is a popular hotspot for film makers. We're looking along the path at some film highlights that can be seen along this route Read more

Published: June 7th, 2015
Published By: Chris

Alan Partridge Alpha Papa - On Location

We look into the filming locations of the Alan Partridge Alpha Papa movie Read more

Published: May 16th, 2015
Published By: Chris

VE Day - British Wartime Sitcoms

Following on from the weekend's VE Day celebrations, we've picked out some moments from David Croft classics Dad's Army and 'Allo 'Allo. Read more

Published: May 11th, 2015
Published By: Jane

Twenty Years of Father Ted

What’s your favourite Father Ted moment? It’s a hot topic with our team at the moment and here are a few on location moments from our shortlist. Read more

Published: April 27th, 2015
Published By: Jane

Days Out On Location: The Best London Market Locations

London markets are popular filming locations, and with an atmosphere all of their own they make great destinations for fun days out in the city. Read more

Published: March 24th, 2015
Published By: Jane

Spotlight on: Dad's Army - The Captain's Car

Dad's Army, The Captain's Car, sees the platoon obtain a staff car from a benefactor helping the war effort. Read more

Published: February 14th, 2015
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Spotlight on: Dad's Army - The Godiva Affair

Dad's Army, The Godiva Affair sees the platoon putting on performance (Morris Dancing) to raise money for the war effort. Read more

Published: February 7th, 2015
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Spotlight on: Dad's Army - Gorilla Warfare

Dad's Army - Gorilla Warfare centres around the platoon participating in an exercise to deliver a secret army agent to HQ. Read more

Published: January 31st, 2015
Published By: Chris