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Film, TV and Books On Location

Some of the tour’s sights.

Hampstead Heath

BBC Shepherds Bush

Cambridge Film Festival

mentmore towers

Broughton Castle

cotswolds

Royal Crescent

Over the years we have created several tours that have been of interest to those interested in the incredible British locations that have been chosen by worldwide film directors. With each new blockbuster we create new bespoke itineraries. Recent successes include locations to do with the life and various film and TV adaptations of the works of classic writers such as Jane Austen, William Shakespeare, The Bronte Family, Agatha Christie and Charles Dickens.The itinerary below is, like all of the itineraries on this website just a sample of what we have operated and is intended to show the breadth of what is possible.

 

 

 

Day 1 – London

Arrive in London and meet with your specialist tour guide at the airport before enjoying a panoramic coach tour of the iconic sights of London, many recognisable from featuring in various films, on the way to the hotel and check-in. Relax and join fellow tour guests this evening for an informal "get to know you" cheese and wine reception. Overnight London

 

Day 2 – London

Spoilt for choice of film and TV show locations, spend the morning in London visiting one of the favourites. Batman (1989) was partly filmed in Acton and in Greenwich, Four Weddings and a Funeral and Sense and Sensibility were filmed.  Alternatively visit Hampstead Heath the setting for The Omen (1976) and Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975). In the afternoon travel to West London and visit the home of the BBC, Shepherds Bush, for an exciting and informative 2 hour tour. End the day with dinner in Fleet Street. Overnight London

 

Days 3 & 4 – Cambridge

Leave London today for Cambridge which is home to the famous Footlights Review that has given us comedy giants like Peter Cook, Stephen Fry, David Mitchell and the Monty Python team. Join at leisure in the celebrations of the Cambridge Film Festival and enjoy a series of exciting and innovative outdoor screenings that take place all over the city, including along the banks of the River Cam. Whilst in Cambridge visit the University of Cambridge (made up of 31 colleges), Kings College is always a favourite and many will know Trinity College as the setting of Chariots of Fire. Overnight Cambridge

 

Day 5 – Oxford & Banbury

Cross country today and drive past Mentmore Towers near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, the home of Batman in Batman Begins. Stop in Oxford to see the locations used in the filming of Inspector Morse before continuing to Banbury for a visit to Broughton Castle, the home of Lord and Lady Saye and Sele. Broughton Castle has been featured in many films including the Madness of King George, Lady Jane, Three men and a Lady and Shakespeare in Love - take a walk around Viola's formal garden. Overnight Banbury

 

Day 6 – Stratford to Bath

This morning we visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and Anne Hathaway's Cottage in beautiful Stratford-upon-Avon. Take some time out to discover Stratford at leisure and visit the shops before heading through the scenic Cotswolds into Wiltshire and onto Bath. Overnight Bath

 

Day 7 – Wiltshire

Wiltshire has some wonderful locations used in TV, Hollywood and even Bollywood productions. Visit the town of Corsham featured in The Mayor of Casterbridge, the BBC production of Wives and Daughters and see Corsham Court where The Remains of the Day was filmed. The nearby historic National Trust-owned village of Lacock which dates from the 13th century, has many limewashed and half-timbered and stone houses and acts as location for period dramas such as Pride and Prejudice, Moll Flanders and Emma. Lacock and its Abbey is a must for Harry Potter fans where many scenes from The Philosophers Stone and Chambers of Secrets were filmed. Overnight Bath

 

Day 8 – Bath

Bath provides a chance to see locations like the Royal Crescent, featured in Vanity Fair, The Duchess, and Persuasion (14 Bath venues in the ITV adaptation). Continue to explore Bath at leisure today and visit the Roman Baths (recently featured in an episode of TV's Bonekickers) and Pump Room. Relax in the natural thermal spa and steam rooms at The Thermae Bath Spa. Overnight Bath

 

Day 9 – London

On the way back to London stop off for a visit to mystical Stonehenge, one of the wonders of the world. The substantial remnants of the last in a sequence of such monuments erected between circa 3000BC and 1600BC, Stonehenge has been the feature of many film documentaries investigating the "mystery of the stone circles". Arrive in London in time to do some last minute shopping in London's West End. Tonight attend the Medieval Banquet by the Tower of London.

Overnight London

 

Day 10 – Depart

Travel by coach with accompanying guide to the airport for departure.

SAMPLE DAILY ITINERARY

This is a sample itinerary

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