For film and TV lovers

Cobbled streets, rolling hills and Tudor mansions that we care for have been backdrops to countless film and TV shows. Featuring in costume dramas, fantasy worlds and fairy tales, you'll have seen stars performing dramatic scenes in many of our houses, castles and landscapes.

Lighting rigged up outside Montacute House, Somerset, during filming for the 2015 BBC adaptation of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall
Carefully excavating the prehistoric burials at Long Bredy, Dorset

Unearthing the past 

Catch up on the BBC 4 series ‘Digging for Britain’ to discover the mysteries of a rare prehistoric burial site that our archaeologists uncovered at Long Bredy, Dorset.

The cast of the Downton Abbey movie

Downton Abbey comes to Lacock 

The new Downton Abbey movie is in cinemas from 13th September 2019. Find out how the picturesque streets of Lacock in Wiltshire were transformed into a bustling film set, standing in for the village of Downton as it celebrates a royal visit.

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Behind the scenes of Jane Austen's Sanditon


Meet the cast of Sanditon, an ITV adaption of Jane Austen's final novel which saw Dyrham Park, Somerset play a starring role.

Stars of the small screen

Rhododendrons in bloom on the lake at Lyme, Cheshire

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.

Filming of The Mill at Quarry Bank

Filming enquiries 

Rugged coastlines, beautiful parks and graceful buildings. With thousands of years of history on our books, we can add character to whatever you're filming.

Discover more of our places on TV and in films

Browse all our articles on the role our places have played in countless film and TV productions over the years.

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BBC’s Worzel Gummidge filmed at Ashridge Estate

Ashridge Estate, Hertfordshire

If you’re hoping for some nostalgic festive T.V. this Christmas, then look no further than BBC One’s new two-part adaptation of Worzel Gummidge.

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Festive fun At Rowallane Garden

Rowallane Garden, County Down

Christmas is just around the corner. The days are getting colder and colder making it the perfect time to wrap up warm and explore Rowallane Garden. Come along and discover a range of festive activities we have to offer the whole family this season.

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Lights, camera, Lacock!

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, Wiltshire

Appropriate for the birthplace of photography, Lacock is no stranger to the screen. Both the abbey and village are instantly recognisable from a variety of film and television productions, including Harry Potter, Wolf Hall, Cranford, Downton Abbey and Pride and Prejudice.

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Festive Films at Rowallane Garden

Rowallane Garden, County Down

Halloween is over, half term is gone. The days have got shorter and the supermarkets have been well stocked with Christmas goodies for months. At Rowallane Garden the time has come to start getting into the festive spirit. After all, Christmas is just around the corner! There's nothing better than a good old Christmas film to get you feeling festive.

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Downton Abbey comes to Lacock

The new Downton Abbey movie is in cinemas from 13th September 2019. Find out how the picturesque streets of Lacock in Wiltshire were transformed into a bustling film set, standing in for the village of Downton as it celebrates a royal visit.

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Filming at Frensham Little Pond - September 2019

Frensham Little Pond, Surrey

This September, Frensham Little Pond will play host to an exciting filming project; film crews will be on site from Monday 9 September until Saturday 21 September. There will be access restrictions to the Long Beach area for this time.

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