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.

Shooting Poldark on the North Cornish coast
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Poldark's filming locations

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.

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Our places on the silver screen

Retrace the footsteps of the stars with our guide to the special places we care for that have appeared on the big screen.

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Game of Thrones filming locations

HBO's Game of Thrones® is known for its warring families, dragons and dramatic landscapes - but did you know that many of the places that we care for in Northern Ireland were used as locations for the show? Take a peek to find out where you can follow in the footsteps of the Starks and the Lannisters.

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Go behind the scenes at award-nominated film and TV locations

Celebrate red carpet season by exploring the show-stopping places that have featured in award-winning or nominated film and TV.

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Our film locations in Swallows and Amazons

In 2016 we celebrated the release of the Swallows and Amazons film, as our places provided a backdrop for many of the scenes.

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Model making with Aardman

Montacute House, Somerset

Be inspired by the world of Wallace & Gromit; join one of the expert model makers from Aardman and make your very own Gromit or Shaun the Sheep.

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Hunt for the Were-Rabbit at Montacute House

Montacute House, Somerset

Help Gromit to find Wallace before the full moon rises again!

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Summer nights film festival

Belton House, Lincolnshire

The popular summer nights film festival returns this August, so grab a rug and get stuck into the British version of an American drive-in cinema screening against the stunning backdrop of Belton House.

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Top holiday cottages for a Swallows and Amazons experience

To celebrate the release of Swallows and Amazons, in cinemas 19 August, we’ve hand-picked some of our favourite holiday cottages right on the water. With the sound of lapping water and boat hire nearby these cottages offer some of the best chances to mess about in boats.

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Join us for an evening of classic film under the stars

Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire

Enjoy an evening of classic film against the backdrop of the moated manor house.

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Lacock on screen

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, Wiltshire

Lacock is a famous filming location and its appearances include Harry Potter, Wolf Hall and Pride and Prejudice. Look out for the Abbey in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

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Summer outdoor theatre and cinema at Morden Hall Park

Morden Hall Park, London

A summer of outdoor theatre and cinema beckons at Morden Hall Park. Book your tickets and join in the fun.

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Top 14 places for a Swallows and Amazons adventure

Many of our places in the Lake District appear in the new big screen adaptation of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons. We’ve picked some of our favourite places for a Swallows and Amazons adventure, perfect for family wild time, and great for experiencing some of our 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

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Bringing Jane Austen to life

Over the years, some of the places we look after have played starring roles in TV and film adaptations of Jane Austen's novels. From Rosings to Pemberley, there are plenty to discover.

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BBC's Home Ground to broadcast live from Mount Stewart

Mount Stewart, County Down

Come along on 6,8 and 10 May for exclusive behind-the-scenes access to Home Ground Live at Mount Stewart featuring a host of great stories from the estate and the wider Strangford Lough

Published : 17 Apr 2019

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Discover Lavenham's Hidden Secrets

Lavenham Guildhall, Suffolk

Ready for a new discovery? Lavenham has had a turbulent five hundred years of history; this quintessential Suffolk gem has seen it all, from extreme hardship and poverty to fabulous wealth and even Hollywood glamour.

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The Edge of Things Trust New Art at Blickling Estate

Blickling Estate, Norfolk

Discover what we've got planned for this year's Trust New Art project with artists Neville Gabie and Joan Gabie. From lost language to space and science, they'll be exploring seventeenth century books through a contemporary eye.

Published : 16 Jan 2019

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Outdoor spots for theatre, music and film

From Shakespeare on stage to jazz on the lawn and Oscar-winning movies on the silver screen, join the outdoor theatre, music and film events at some of the most spectacular places we look after.