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Whether its nail-biting car chases through Scotland’s hills and glens or martinis (shaken, not stirred) in some of England’s grandest stately homes, discussing art in London’s National Gallery to tactics at Thames House, the real MI6 building in London, or just a simple 18-hole round of golf with his nemesis in Buckinghamshire’s Stoke Park, you’ll be pointing a finger (gold or otherwise) at where to visit next as we reveal some of Britain’s best-loved 007 filming locations.

The best Bond filming locations

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Cairngorms National Park, Aviemore, Scotland

In No Time to Die, the car chase scene that features a fleet of Range Rovers and a helicopter chasing Bond’s old Toyota was shot at Loch Laggan in the beautiful Cairngorms National Park.

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Vauxhall Cross SIS Building, London, England

Also known as the MI6 Building, the real headquarters of the British Secret Intelligence Service overlooks the River Thames and features in GoldenEye, The World is Not Enough, Die Another Day, Skyfall and Spectre.

Glencoe, Highlands, Scotland

Glencoe, Highlands, Scotland

Scotland is a special place for James Bond. His family home, as seen in Skyfall, is located at Glencoe in the Highlands.

Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle, Highlands, Scotland

Eilean Donan Castle in the western Highlands of Scotland served as Castle Thane – the Scottish headquarters of MI6. Bond and M relocate to the castle in The World is Not Enough.

Eden Project

Eden Project, Cornwall, England

Cornwall’s Eden Project doubled as Gustav Graves’ ice palace in Pierce Brosnan’s final Bond film, Die Another Day. James Bond drives his Aston Martin through the side of one of the geometric domes during his rescue of Jinx Johnshon, played by Halle Berry.

The National Gallery in London

National Gallery, London, England

The National Gallery in Trafalgar Square is where Bond first meets Q in Skyfall as they discuss Turner’s The Fighting Temeraire painting. The painting of the old ship, tugged to her last berth to be broken up, can be found in room 34.

Gare Loch, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Gare Loch, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde, found on the eastern shore of the Gare open sea loch, is where Bond discovers that the theft of a British and a Soviet ballistic-missile submarine is part of Karl Stromberg’s plan to start a nuclear war and survive in an underwater civilisation in The Spy Who Loved Me.

James Bond filming locations in Oxfordshire

The English county of Oxfordshire, best known for the City of Dreaming Spires, Oxford, hides three secret Bond locations.
A row of military style aircraft on display at Brize Norton airfield in Oxfordshire

RAF Brize Norton

The Royal Air Force base in West Oxfordshire doubled as a Norwegian NATO airbase in No Time To Die.

Woman walking in Blenheim Palace gardens surrounded by greenery

Blenheim Palace

When James Bond infiltrates a Spectre meeting, he escapes through the grounds of Blenheim Palace - the birthplace of Winston Churchill in Woodstock, Oxfordshire.

Oxford University

Oxford University

In Tomorrow Never Dies, Pierce Brosnan’s Bond visits Professor Inga Bergstrom at Oxford University’s New College and parks his Aston Martin in the street outside.