Christmas Movie Destinations to Visit within the UK this Winter

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1. The Phoenix Garden, London – Last Christmas

Are you a fan of the movie Last Christmas, featuring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding? Dive into the story this winter season by visiting one of the most famous locations from the film! The Phoenix Garden is located in the borough of Camden, hidden away between Covent Garden and Soho. This location crops up multiple times throughout the film and is an excellent place to visit.


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2. Grosvenor Chapel, London – Love Actually

There are countless places to visit that were featured in the iconic Christmas film Love Actually. A few noteworthy examples include Heathrow Airport, Elliott School, Selfridges, and 10 Downing Street, however a particularly memorable scene from the movie is Juliet and Peter’s wedding which was filmed in Grosvenor Chapel in Mayfair! Amongst others, this location is definitely worth a visit for those who are a fan of this festive favourite. 


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3. Honeysuckle Cottage, in Holmbury St Mary – The Holiday

Another well-loved festive film is The Holiday, which was also filmed in a 
range of locations both in the south of England and California. However, some of the most prominent filming locations within the film are Iris’ hometown and cottage! The quaint countryside town featured throughout the film is the commuter town of Shere in Surrey, and her charming farm cottage is called Honeysuckle Cottage – located in Holmbury St Mary. 


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4. Coventry Cathedral, Coventry – Nativity

Nativity is another fantastic Christmas film adored by many. Differing from the others, Nativity is filmed primarily in Coventry with very few scenes being filmed in other areas of the Midlands. The location used to film the children’s iconic nativity performance is Coventry Cathedral and it’s a great place to visit if you’re a fan. Additionally, Mr Maddens’ house is located on Lower Ladyes Hill in Kenilworth, Warwickshire. 

5. Edinburgh Old Town – The Princess Switch 2: Switched Again 

Lastly, the Netflix Original film The Princess Switch 2: Switched Again is filmed in a variety of locations around Scotland, including areas of Edinburgh and Glasgow. Notable spots include Glasgow Cathedral and Edinburgh Waverley railway station, in addition to the latter’s Old Town and The Dom restaurant and bar, which was used as the Montenaro Concert Hall.


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