From the regal life of Bridgerton to suave spy sensation James Bond, the magical world of Harry Potter or the gangs of the Peaky Blinders, Britain sets the scene for popular film, TV and period dramas. So rather than sitting at home pressing play on your favourites, why not immerse yourself in the places that are home to those iconic scenes?
A Great Britain on screen showcase
London’s iconic landmarks – Peter Pan & Wendy
Set in Edwardian London, Disney’s Peter Pan & Wendy (rated PG) - based on the beloved J.M. Barrie novel and the 1953 animated classic – is now streaming on Disney+ (subscription required). See the Darling children and Peter Pan fly above the nighttime London skyline to Never Land. If you’re feeling brave like Wendy, you can hike to the top of many of the city’s iconic landmarks and take in the view.
Game of Thrones Studio Tour
Calling all Game of Thrones fans! Explore the world of The Seven Kingdoms on this immersive studio tour. Discover the vast collection of original costumes, props, sets and weapons, and explore the remarkable creative process of adapting George R. R Martin’s novels for the TV screen.
Cambridge University – The Theory of Everything
In the Theory of Everything film, St John’s College doubled as Trinity Hall, where Professor Stephen Hawking studied. See where the May Ball scene was filmed on the lawn outside the New Court Building, in which staunch atheist Hawking falls in love with devout Christian Jane Wilde.
Glenfinnan Viaduct, Fort William
This towering bridge will take your breath away – and if you’re a Harry Potter fan, you’ll know it’s the route of the Hogwarts Express! Located between Fort William and Mallaig, the viaduct can be crossed in wizarding style, on a steam locomotive with West Coast Railways.
No. 1 Royal Crescent
Explore fashionable life in 18th century Georgian Bath at this magnificently restored town-house museum, which doubled as the home of the Featheringtons in Bridgerton. The museum has been decorated and furnished just as it would have looked during the period 1776-1796.
From food to shopping, this ‘living history’ museum recreates English life in the 1820s, 1900s, 1940s and 1950s.
Maybe you’ll try old-style fish and chips, meet a pit pony, or take a spin at the funfair? Beamish was also used as a filming location for Downton Abbey, and is set in 300-acres of countryside in County Durham.
This spine-tingling theatrical tour brings Dracula’s chilling backstory to life, featuring special effects, animations and actors.
Or, join paranormal investigators for a night of ghost hunting in Whitby – complete with mediums, séances and high-tech detection equipment. Spooky!
Why Britain's best for film and TV
Follow in the footsteps of snappy-dressed gangster, Tommy Shelby in England’s Midlands, or take to Scotland’s Cairngorms National Park for a exhilarating look back at the places where Bond hit the wheel in a dramatic car chase. In Bath, look no further than a regal tour for an insider perspective of the regency houses in Bridgerton, while in London discover the magical Leadenhall Market for a nostalgic journey into the place that inspired Diagon Alley. As a nation, we really pack the punch on places to explore if you’re a film buff or TV lover - so look no further than a trip across Britain to uncover a world filled with dramatic movie moments and iconic TV scenes.
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Get an insider look at Bridgerton
Behold, a tour filled with pageantry, regency and a dash of drama. A must-visit for Bridgerton lovers, embark on a two-hour exploration of all things lord, lady and important insider gossip. Listen to expert guides as you weave through Bath’s regal streets and see the places that set the backdrop for the hit show.Discover the world of Bridgerton
Find 007’s home in Scotland
Look to Scotland’s Highlands for a snippet of Bond in Britain. Glen Coe not only provides jaw-dropping views and incredible landscapes, but it’s also known as the family home of the agent in the movie Skyfall.Discover James Bond in the Highlands
The life of a Peaky
Step back in time to the tales and setting of the industrial revolution in the Midlands at the Black Country Living Museum. Located in Dudley, just outside of Birmingham, Peaky Blinder fans with a keen eye will spot Charlie Strong’s scrap metal yard, the Blacksmith’s building and more whilst exploring the museum.Discover the Black Country Living Museum
Grab yourself a Butterbeer to see in the winter season at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour
The Making of Harry Potter and discover the magical world of the hit book and film franchise. From the Triwizard Tournament, the Yule Ball and even the Fordbidden Forest there’s something for every Harry Potter fanatic here.Step into the magic of Harry Potter