Fantastic film locations in the UK

Platform 9 ¾ Little Red Shoes/Flickr

Platform 9 ¾ ©Little Red Shoes/Flickr

You probably know that the United Kingdom is abundant in locations which gave place to some of the world’s most popular and leading films. The Harry Potter series, Braveheart, Pride and Prejudice, The King’s Speech and The Da Vinci Code are just some of the best-known movies which have been entirely or partly rolled in some locations of the United Kingdom. In case you are a film-lover, willing to make a visit to the UK, or you’ve probably seen a hundred times some of the previously mentioned movies, I recommend you to read the following guide. Below I will present you some fantastic film locations in the UK.

The Harry Potter series

There are several locations of the UK which appeared in the world famous Harry Potter films. In case you are looking for the Platform 9 ¾ from which the fabulous Hogwart’s Express departs, go to London’s King’s Cross Station. The beautiful Glenfinnan Viaduct was the place where the flying Ford Anglia of Ron landed, while the entrance to the Leaky Cauldron can be found is the Victorian Leadenhall Market of London. Several castles also appear in the series.

Platform 9 ¾ Little Red Shoes/Flickr

Platform 9 ¾ ©Little Red Shoes/Flickr

Braveheart

The Scottish Highlands seemed to be the perfect location for the famous film Braveheart. There is no better place in the UK which suits to the story than this majestic region. in case you would like to experience Braveheart’s country, the best way to do it is by making a great hiking- or a mountain bike tour. Glencoe, Loch Leven and Glen Nevis are some of the Highland’s locations which appear in the film.

Glen Nevis landscape Bert Kaufmann/Flickr

Glen Nevis landscape ©Bert Kaufmann/Flickr

Pride and Prejudice

The amazing adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel, Pride and Prejudice is a very famous film. Places like Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and Kent are just three of the locations which appear in the movie. Chatsworth House in Derbyshire (the home of Mr. Darcy) is one place where you could see Keira Knightley during the movie. The beautiful Peak District is the home of Stamford or Meryton Village, as you know it from the movie.

The King’s Speech

This beautiful story of King George VI. presents us numerous locations of the UK, especially locations in London. For instance, Ely Cathedral stood in for the majestic Westminster Abbey. Actually, you see the exact replica of the Coronation Chair found in the abbey. If you would like to spot this cathedral presented in The King’s Speech, you will surely make yourself a memorable experience.

The Da Vinci Code

Another unforgettable story is presented by the The Da Vinci Code. In this movie you can follow Robert Langdon and Sophie Neveu through some of London’s excellent and best-known historical sights like the Westminster Abbey, the Temple Church and the Lincoln Cathedral.

Westminster Abbey edwin.11/Flickr

Westminster Abbey ©edwin.11/Flickr

 

 

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