Follow in the footsteps of your favourite movie and TV characters with a tailor-made location tour of the UK & Ireland.
Burghley House stood in for Windsor Castle in The Crown
If you have enjoyed watching The Crown, the TV series about the life of Queen Elizabeth II, we have put together the perfect tour for you to discover Royal Britain. As well as including royal residences and key landmarks associated with the British Royal Family, our tailor-made tour also encompasses filming locations used in the drama.
Chatsworth House in Derbyshire has starred in many films and TV shows
In fact, dozens of English country houses have featured in the movies and we've put together a list of seven scene-stealing stately homes. Find out where your favourite movies and TV series were filmed!
Bridgerton, the sensational Netflix period drama, set in Regency era London, was largely filmed in the splendid Georgian city of Bath, with locations including Holburne Museum, which was Lady Danbury’s mansion.
Holburne Museum in Bath © VisitBritain
The popularity of the latest TV adaptation of All Creatures Great and Small, based on the experiences of a Yorkshire veterinary surgeon in the 1940s, has brought to life the beauty of the Yorkshire countryside for a whole new generation of viewers. Why not follow in the footsteps of James Herriot on one of our location tours?
The World of James Herriot © World of James Herriot
Fans of Game of Thrones have been flocking to Northern Ireland for some years now to see the filming locations for the hugely popular TV series – and more recently to experience the sensational Game of Thrones Studio Tour. But where was the exciting prequel House of the Dragon filmed? On a House of the Dragon Location Tour, we can show your clients the memorable locations used in the hit TV series. Season one was filmed in Cornwall and Derbyshire. Season two was filmed in North Wales.
House of the Dragon (photo by Ollie Upton/HBO)
Go behind the scenes of the Star Wars film series, with a tour of the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland. Both episodes VII and VIII of Star Wars include landmarks from along the west coast of Ireland, such as Skellig Michael in County Kerry, Malin Head in Donegal - Ireland's most northerly point - and many other coastal locations, which were chosen to represent the planet Ahch-to.
Star Wars was filmed on Skellig Michael © Tourism Ireland
One of the most successful movie series ever, Harry Potter was filmed at locations all over the UK and Ireland. In London, locations include Kings Cross Station (remember Platform 9¾?), and filming elsewhere in England took place at Durham Cathedral, Alnwick Castle and Malham Cove in Yorkshire, amongst many other places. The Glenfinnan Viaduct in Scotland is world famous because of the Harry Potter movies and fans of the series should not miss the Harry Potter Studio Tour!
Glenfinnan Viaduct and Jacobite Steam Train © VisitScotland / Jakub Iwanicki
We could dedicate a whole website to locations featured in the long-running James Bond movie franchise, but some of the most memorable sights are in London. See the real life HQ of MI6 which stars in both Golden Eye and The World Is Not Enough, as well as the London Eye and Camden Lock which featured in Spectre. For a thrilling, Bond-style ride, take a high-powered boat trip on the River Thames!
Poldark, the TV remake of one of the most popular romantic sagas in British literature, has brought the wild and rugged landscape of Cornwall to the attention of a whole new generation of visitors to Britain.
The Historic Dockyard Chatham, in Kent, is a popular location for TV and filming and has featured in a number of recent productions, most notably in the TV series Call the Midwife, but also in movies such as The Mercy and Victoria and Abdul.
Why not visit Highclere Castle, the filming location for Downton Abbey, and the picturesque Cotswold village of Bampton, where many of the outside scenes were set? Step back in time and explore the lives of the English aristocracy and their servants in an Edwardian country house with a tailor made ‘behind the scenes’ tour. Our tailor-made tours also take in many other recognisable locations from the series.
Highclere Castle, the filming location for Downton Abbey
Some of the many other productions filmed in the UK or Ireland, which you may be a fan of, include Kingsman, Bridget Jones, Paddington, The Queen, Wonka, Braveheart, Peaky Blinders, Grantchester, Victoria, Sherlock Holmes, The Favourite, Local Hero, Doc Martin, Mission Impossible and lots more!
Find out more about our favourite filming locations and if you would like us to create the perfect tailor-made 'behind the scenes' location tour for you and your group, please do contact us today.