Hamlet

Dark and atmospheric, this Franco Zeffirelli adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s best-known plays stars Mel Gibson in the title role alongside Glenn Close. The 1990 film was shot at a variety of Britain’s fine castles – start with the Dunnottar castle, which was used as the setting for Elsinore castle and makes for a spectacular display of architectural perfection steeped in history. Explore Dover castle, which stands out in its medieval origin and long-spanning history. The rocky fortress will make for a spectacular sight where you can roam the underground hospital, the WWI fire command post and more. Give your inner Shakespeare something to remember!