Film & TV locations in Surrey
Lights, camera, action! Surrey has a long and established connection with the silver screen and is home to the acclaimed Shepperton Studios, along with many local landmarks, woods and villages used as backdrops in many of our favourite movies.
From Hollywood A-listers to home grown heroes, Surrey has welcomed an enviable cast of established and up and coming talent to the county and is renowned amongst film makers for its fabulous settings, views and proximity to major studios and transport links.
From the iconic Guildford Cathedral used in the first Omen (1977) to the heath lands of Chobham Common as the backdrop in Lawrence of Arabia (1962). The ancient and unspoilt woodland of Bourne Wood has featured in blockbusters such as Gladiator (2000), Robin Hood (2010), The Golden Compass (2007) and Jack and the Giant Killer (2012), whilst Virginia Water has featured in a number of the Harry Potter films. Surrey's stately homes, such as Clandon House, featured in The Duchess (2008) with Keira Knightley and the chocolate box cottages of Shere gained attention in The Holiday (2006) with Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet.