Far from the Madding Crowd

The landscape that inspired Thomas Hardy himself was used for filming the summer 2015 adaption starring Carey Mulligan as the protagonist Bathsheba and Matthias Schoenaerts as faithful and reliable Gabriel Oak. Stride across the cliffs of Dorset where he tended his sheep, take a swim off the Jurassic Coast where scenes were shot or wander round Claydon – the house that stood in for love rival William Boldwood's (played by Michael Sheen) house.

Jurassic Coast, Dorset