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Hampshire Film & TV Locations

Hampshire has been the backdrop for many well known film and TV productions over the years.

With its rich array of historic attractions, impressive countryside and open coast, it's no surprise that the county continues to be a popular place for filming.

Film & TV Productions

From Brad Pitt to Tom Cruise, Hollywood has visited Hampshire many times.

In 2014 Benedict Cumberbatch, Dame Judy Dench, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Cruise, Kevin Costner and Kiefer Sutherland all visited Hampshire whilst filming.

A total of 11 feature films were shot in the county including Mission: Impossible 5, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, The Avengers: Age of Ultron and Criminal.

2014 also saw several high profile TV dramas shot in the county, including the BBC's Wolf Hall and The Hollow Crown: Wars of the Roses and Sky's 24: Live Another Day.

In 2013, the cast and crew of The Monuments Men came to film training scenes at Bramley Camp near Basingstoke.

The film was directed by (and starred) George Clooney.

In the same year, Tom Cruise shot scenes for his soon to be released film The Edge of Tomorrow at Barton Stacey in Test Valley.

BAFTA award winning racing film Rush was partly filmed at Blackbushe Airport in Yateley, while Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Winchester College were used for Hollywood epic Les Misérables.

Both locations featured in scenes starring Hugh Jackman.

James Bond has also been a regular visitor to Hampshire over the years.

A total of four James Bond films have been shot at various locations including Farnborough Airport and Aldershot Military Barracks.

In the 1980's popular TV series Howard's Way was filmed in the areas of Hamble, Old Bursledon and Swanwick.

Today visitors will be able to spot many familiar areas including the Jolly Sailor Pub and the Elephant Boatyard.

Who could forget the ongoing popular ITV drama Downton Abbey, shot at Hampshire's very own Highclere Castle.

The programme has been running since 2010, with the fifth series due to be released later this year.

Below is a list of just some of the most recent productions shot in the county.

A full version is available on the Film Hampshire website:

  • Mission: Impossible 5
  • The Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • The Riot Club
  • 24: Live Another Day
  • Wolf Hall
  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
  • The Hollow Crown: Wars of the Rose
  • The Monuments Men
  • Downton Abbey
  • Rush
  • Les Misérables
  • World War Z
  • The Da Vinci Code
  • Skyfall
  • War Horse
  • Inception

The county has also featured in many UK documentaries including the BBC's Escape to the Country, Homes Under the Hammer, Antique's Road Trip, Coast, Wartime Farm and Countryfile.

Hampshire Film Itineraries

We have put together an exciting collection of film itineraries, so you can follow in the footsteps of Hollywood royalty.

From the battle scenes of War Horse to archery scenes in Wolf Hall, follow one of our special trails today:

The Wolf Hall Trail

Les Misérables Film Locations

Jane Austen Film Locations

North Hampshire Country Estates

You can find a wider list of locations across the county with our Hampshire Film Map.

Film Hampshire

The Hampshire Film Office (Film Hampshire) sits within the Tourism section of Hampshire County Council.

Film Hampshire promotes and encourages filming within the county, supporting local film-makers, festivals and industry related events.

They also provide the following services:

  • Free location finding service for location managers, with 400 locations on their database
  • The opportunity to register your business as a film location
  • Excellent local knowledge
  • List of local film services

You can follow Film Hampshire on Twitter or sign up to their monthly e-newsletters for all the latest local film information. 

The Film Hampshire video is also available to view online.