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.
Netflix's hit series follows Daphne Bridgerton as she navigates Regency London’s competitive marriage market, complete with a lavish ball scene filmed outside the Temple of Venus at Stowe.
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The whole family will love this Channel 5 adaptation of James Herriot's memoirs of life as a Yorkshire Dales vet. Look out for Janet's Foss waterfall in episode two - part of the Malham Tarn Estate.
Browse all our articles on the role our places have played in countless film and TV productions over the years.
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.
In 2016 Julian Fellowes, best known as the creator of Downton Abbey, released his historical novel Belgravia. Settings in the novel were inspired by two of the places we look after: Montacute House in Somerset and Attingham in Shropshire. Now things have come full circle as other places in our care starred in ITV's 6-part TV adaptation, which aired in spring 2020.
Find out how the picturesque streets of Lacock in Wiltshire were transformed for the Downton Abbey movie, standing in for the village of Downton as it celebrates a royal visit.
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.
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? Discover where you can follow in the footsteps of the Starks and the Lannisters.
In a secluded valley, Woodchester Park offers visitors the unexpected. From an unfinished Victorian Mansion (not National Trust) to a chain of lakes, children's play trail, numerous walks and the chance to spot wildlife, Woodchester Park is well worth a day out.
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