3. Rosslyn Chapel: founded in 1446 and even though it was already famous, after it featured in the Da Vinci Code it became even more a spot for tourists. This year they hosted an outside viewing of the film as it is ten years since the Da Vinci Code film was released on the world.
4. Big Ben: an iconic part of London’s skyline and I’m sure every tourist that visits the city takes a photo of it. It features in loads of films but probably the most famous ones are Peter Pan, Mary Poppins, and of course it was blown up in Mars Attacks and Independance Day.
5. The London Eye: as it sits on the Thames it is seen in a lot of the films that Big Ben is seen in but another one that it stars in is Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.
6. Waddesdon Manor: a National Trust property not far from London features in the movie Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows which stars Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law.
7. St Bartholomew The Great: London’s oldest surviving church and has been in use since the 1100’s and has featured in loads of films. The ones I was most interested in when we visited were; Four Weddings and a Funeral, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, and Sherlock Holmes.
8. Portobello Market, London: a great market to visit for the eclectic range of things available, but it is especially well known for it’s antiques and featured in the film Notting Hill, starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant.
9. Tower Bridge, London: another iconic view of London that is seen by so many people and that makes it even more recognisable when it features in a film. Just a few of the films that have featured this bridge are: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, James Bond – The World is Not Enough, Sherlock Holmes, and The Long Good Friday.
So there you have it, my top ten film locations that I’ve visited. Before you go, why don’t you pop over to Tamara’s blog and see what my fellow bloggers have come up with – click HERE to visit.
Until next time, be good, stay safe, and take care of you.
Pamela and Ken
8 thoughts on “Top Ten Thursday – Movie Locations”
I love that you actually visited those places! I have been to a few in London myself. Pierce Brosnan is Sean Connery's only acceptable successor!I looked up \”Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh\” it was also used for \”Entrapment\”, one of my favourite un-girly movies.
Thanks Tamara and see we're on the same wavelength yet again, as I agree about Pierce Brosnan – miss him as James Bond as he was perfect.
cool! I like visiting film locations too:)
I only heard of #4, 5 & 9. but the locations for the other places are quite wonderful, wouldn't might visiting them just to see them.great list. have a lovely day.
It's awesome that you've spent time visiting places from movies that you recognize. I guess now I have a whole list of reasons to visit London!
Thanks for stopping by and glad you enjoyed the post.
They're all fabulous and I just love picturing the movies being made there.
London is just one big movie scene, especially the Thames which has been used in so many scenes.