Five Iconic TV Filming Spots in the UK

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A number of well-known and often iconic television programmes have been filmed in and around the UK. Superfans of these programmes can even embark on tours of some of these famous locations. Read on to find out about some of the most visited TV filming locations within the United Kingdom!

Sex Education – Wye Valley  

This beloved Netflix Original series has been a hit amongst many since the release of the first season in 2019. It’s filmed in Wye Valley, a beautiful location situated in the mountainous region of Wales. A hotspot within this destination is Symonds Yat which is where Otis’ house is located. Additionally, the arcade that Eric and Rahim visit on their date is located in the Symonds Yat West Leisure Park. The caravan park that Maeve lives in is also in Wye Valley and is called the Strerrett’s Caravan Park.


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Bridgerton – Bath 

Bath is a stunning city, filled with Georgian architecture that was built out of local honey-hued Bath stone. Netflix’s regal romance Bridgerton was filmed all around the city – some of the most notable spots include the Royal Crescent, which is the location for the outside of the Featherington home. Other grandiose Bridgerton filming locations include Grosvenor Square in London and The Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich.  


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Skins – Bristol 

The groundbreaking teen drama was filmed predominantly in Bristol, where the programme is set. The sixth form that the characters from Skins are enrolled in was called Roundview College in the series, but it was actually filmed in the John Cabot Academy – located on Woodside Road. Additionally, Effy and Tony Stonem’s house is situated at number 13 Elvaston Road and West Country Water Park was the spot where Effy and Freddie shared their first kiss. 

The Crown – Hertfordshire

While this hit television series is filmed in a range of destinations around the United Kingdom, a notable location is Hatfield House in Hertfordshire, which is where you will find the iconic Rainbow Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I. Hertfordshire’s Brocket Hall, where scenes set in Kensington Palace were filmed, also features throughout the series. Other examples include Somerley House in the New Forest, which was used as King Charles’ countryside home, and Ragley Hall in Warwickshire, which doubled up as Althorp where Diana and Charles first met.  


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The Inbetweeners – North West London

This legendary British television series was filmed in a range of locations, including Thorpe Park, however the suburban London town where the group of friends lived was filmed in various locations around North West London. Rudge Park Comprehensive was the fictional school that the boys attended, but these scenes were filmed in Ruislip High School. Will’s family home is situated at 4 Whitley Close in Abbots Langley in Hertfordshire. Other recognisable areas in the series include Uxbridge, Watford, and Pinner.


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