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Film & TV Locations

Glorious landscape looks fabulous through the lens and the camera definitely loves it, which is why so many film and TV production companies arrive with crew and kit throughout the year. The area has limitless options when it comes to outdoor or lakeshore locations and is not only the choice of many TV production companies, but also that of companies making corporate videos.

An exciting new book, An A-Z of Cumbria Films, is also now available which is the first ever guide to the history of films in Cumbria and the Lake District.

If you are interested in filming yourself, you are always welcome. To find your ideal location, please get in touch with the Locations and Production Services Department at Creative England.

Miss Potter (2006)

Yew Tree Farm at Coniston starred in the film as her home "Hill Top Farm". Yew Tree was owned by Beatrix Potter in the 1930s and is still home to many of her furnishings.

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Jamaica Inn (2014)

Filming took place in Kirkby Lonsdale Town Square.

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Swallows and Amazons (1974)

Filming took place in several locations around the Lake District with the main locations being Windermere, Derwentwater and Coniston.

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Levens Hall

The house, garden and parkland have provided the location for several productions and television shows.

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The Paradine Case (1947)

One of the filming locations was at the Langdale Chase Hotel, a magnificent country house hotel which commands magnificent views of Lake Windermere and surrounding mountains from the seclusion of its own wooded grounds.

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The French Lieutenant’s Woman (1981)

Some filming took place in the Lake District, the final scenes show the characters boating on Lake Windermere.

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Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)

Some filming took place at Cathedral Quarry in Little Langdale and Blea Tarn.

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Safe House (2015)

The majority of the 2015 ITV series ’Safe House’ was filmed around Coniston. Filming also took place at Honister Pass, Windermere, Buttermere and Keswick. A family home was turned into a film set for 60 cast and crew members.

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The A Word (2016)

Filmed at various Cumbrian locations including Ambleside, Broughton and Keswick.

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