Our places on TV and in films
Discover more about how the places we care for have provided a dramatic backdrop to countless films and TV shows.
From the silver screen to much-loved TV dramas, many of the special places we care for have been key filming locations. But did you know some of our holiday cottages have also made star appearances?
County Down is also known as Winterfell, the home of the Stark family. Although the fictional castle was burned down in series two, Castle Ward has been feeling the Game of Thrones effect ever since.
A wide range of architecture programmes, fashion shoots and period dramas have been shot at The Homewood over the last few years. Take a look at our list and see what you might recognise.
Lacock Abbey stars in 'The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses' alongside Benedict Cumberbatch and Dame Judi Dench.
In 2016 we celebrated the release of the Swallows and Amazons film, as our places provided a backdrop for many of the scenes.
Discover which of our special places were used as film locations in Julian Fellowes' production of 'Dr Thorne', adapted from the 1858 novel by Anthony Trollope.
Henrhyd falls in South Wales was used as the Batcave in the Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises.
Some well known features found in our gardens proved picture-perfect inspiration for Disney’s latest live-action film, Cinderella.
Ever wondered where the windswept cliff scenes in Poldark were filmed? Or whether you can visit the secret coves and mines of the hit BBC adaptation of Winston Graham's novels? Here's the inside knowledge on where to go and see the locations for yourself.
A host of iconic places we look after in Northern Ireland featured in Dracula Untold, one of the biggest films of 2014. Discover the locations used, including Giant’s Causeway, Mount Stewart and Divis and the Black Mountain.
Ham House in London hits the big screen in Anna Karenina, the latest adaptation of Leo Tolstoys classic tale of love and adultery set against the backdrop of Russian high society.
Come and explore the Enchanted Forest from Disney's latest movie, Maleficent. Our estate at Ashridge played host to Angelina Jolie's character in the film.
The Ashridge Estate served as a backdrop for several scenes in this 2012 blockbuster, including one which required a large amount of fake snow.
A pop-up 1950s cinema has opened at Greenway for December. The vintage-styled cinema in a cosy marquee in the garden, complete with red velvet seats and uniformed ushers, is screening classic Agatha Christie films chosen by her grandson Mathew Prichard.
Retrace the footsteps of the stars with our guide to the special places we care for that have appeared on the big screen.
Over 400 years after it took place, the legendary Gunpowder Plot still looms large every November. This year the BBC have adapted the story for TV, and some of our places had starring roles in the series. You can also find out more about our houses which were connected to the actual plot, all those centuries ago.
We invite you to step into the world of the Stark family at Castle Ward on Sunday 24 September 2017 for Northern Ireland’s very own Winterfell Festival.
Follow in the footsteps of Hollywood actors as we uncover which locations were used to film 2017’s blockbuster movie King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.