TV Locations Near Club Sites
Take a look below and see if you can pick out some of your preferred armchair viewing - from recent productions such as Broadchurch and Downton Abbey to old favourites such as Dad’s Army and Heartbeat.
So, if you fancy getting yourself in the heart of the programmes location, then you will find the nearest Club Sites for you to book your pitch at.
A whodunit murder mystery story, trying to find the killer of a young boy - Danny. The local community are devastated that such a misdemeanour could take place in their neighbourhood and suspicion falls on the local people.
The crime drama has David Tennant and Olivia Colman playing the parts of DI Alec Hardy and DS Ellie Miller. Filmed in the pretty seaside town of Broadchurch, otherwise known as West Bay just outside of Bridport in Dorset. The first series was so popular that ITV have commissioned a second series.
Nearest Club Site: Charmouth
A comedy drama telling the tales of a high flying London surgeon who changes his career to become a local GP because of his fear of blood. Martin Clunes plays the part of the grumpy tactless doctor who regular gives out insults to his patients rather than tea and sympathy. The show is set in the fictional seaside village of Portwenn and filmed on location in the village of Port Isaac, Cornwall.
Nearest Club Site: Bude or Tregurrian
A historical period comedy played by Rowan Atkinson as Edmund Blackadder was first brought to life at Alnwick Castle, Northumberland.
Nearest Club Site: Dunstan Hill
The 1960 cult series starring Patrick McGoohan, a British former secret agent Number Six, who resigns from his post and is held prisoner in a mysterious coastal village resort (Portmeiron), where his captors try to find out why.
Nearest Club Site: Llanystumdwy
Other top film locations near Club Sites
Dani’s Castle is a popular children’s series aired on CBBC. Dani inherits a castle in Northern Ireland and gets more than she realises. She meets the two occupants, a mysterious cousin and two people that have died 250 years ago. The series was filmed entirely on location at Killyleagh Castle in County Down, Northern Ireland.
Nearest Club Site: Delamont Country Park
All Creatures Great and Small – this popular and amusing programme about James Herriot - a country vet in North Yorkshire during the 1930’s. Mostly filmed in the village of Askrigg (known as Darrowby in the series), The Drover’s Arms is The Kings Arms Hotel and Hawes plays the part of Darrowby Cattle Market. Nearest Club Site: Slingsby
Brideshead Revisited – Filmed at the beautiful stately home of Castle Howard in Yorkshire and the fictional Flyte family residence. An illicit love story set in England prior to the Second World War. Nearest Club Site: Slingsby
Cornwall – A popular programme where Caroline Quentin showcases all that Cornwall has to offer to locals and visitors alike. Nearest Club Sites: Bude, Sennen Cove, Tregurrian or Veryan
Cranford – Set in the early 1840’s in the fictional village of Cranford. This costume drama follows the trials and tribulations of the females in Cranford. A large portion of filming was done at Lacock in Wiltshire (a location used for many films, including Pride and Prejudice and Emma for the BBC in 1995 and 1996, respectively, The Other Boleyn Girl, The Wolfman and also for the Harry Potter films in 2000, 2001 and 2008). Nearest Club Site: Devizes.
Dad’s Army – A popular sitcom in the 1970’s about the Home Guard during the Second World War. The outside scenes were filmed around the town of Thetford, where today you can have your photograph taken next to a statue of Captain George Mainwaring. Nearest Club Site: Thetford Forest
Darling Buds of May – This comedy series first hit our T.V. screens in 1991, telling us about the Larkin family – farmers in Kent. In The Street at Pluckley you will find the Hare and Hounds pub (the Black Horse in real life), St Nicholas Church were Charley and Mariette’s wedding took place, the primary school as the village hall and Edith Pichester’s House. Nearest Club Sites: Canterbury and Folkestone
Distant Shores – a drama comedy starring Peter Davidson and Samantha Bond was set in and around Craster habour. Nearest Club Site: Beadnell Bay or Dunstan Hill
Doctor Finlay’ Casebook – A drama series set in the late 1920’s about a country doctor’s life in the small Scottish town of Tannochbrae (in reality the Perthshire village of Callander).
Nearest Club Site: Scone
Downton Abbey - This popular period drama follows the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and the servants during the reign of King George V. Filmed at Highclere Castle in Newbury, Berkshire and outdoor scenes in Bampton in Oxfordshire.
Nearest Club Sites: Oxford, Devizes or Salisbury.
Emmerdale – a long-running soap opera set in Emmerdale, a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales. The exterior scenes have been filmed in the village of Esholt for many years and even the local pub has adopted the name of The Woolpack Inn. Nearest Club Site: Boroughbridge or Clitheroe
Foyle’s War – A detective series during and after the Second World War were Chief Superintendent Foyle tries to catch criminals who are taking advantage of the mayhem the war has caused. Filmed in Hastings, East Sussex. Nearest Club Site: Norman’s Bay
Gavin and Stacy – A comedy about a boy from Billericay in Essex and a Welsh girl from Barry who fall in love. The show follows their romantic up and downs. The hotspots to see are the house in Trinity Street, the pub - Colcot Arms and Barry Island where Nessa works. Nearest Club Site: Hereford or Rhandirmwyn
Heartbeat – A police drama series set in 1960s Yorkshire. The North York Moors landscape provides the backdrop to many of the episodes. The village of Aidensfield's is really Goathland on the map today; were you will find the Aidensfield Arms and Post Office and Scipps garage. The towns of Whitby and Otley are also used and occasionally Scarborough. Nearest Club Site: Scarborough
Inspector Morse – Morse (played by John Thaw) is a senior CID officer with the Thames Valley Police in Oxford. He’s role is to solve the numerous crimes in and around Oxford whilst driving his Jaguar car. Nearest Club Site: Oxford
Lark Rise to Candleford – a popular costume drama set in the 19th Century telling the story of land owners and farm workers. Based on Flora Thompson's memoir of her childhood. The BBC produced the setting on farms in Box and Neston Park, near Corsham in Wiltshire. Nearest Club Site: Devizes
Last of the Summer Wine – is the longest-running comedy programme with 31 series. The programme focuses on three pensioners – Compo, Clegg and Foggy who never seem to grow up and develop a unique and mischievous view of the equally eccentric local people by playing tricks on them. Filmed in and around Holmfirth, West Yorkshire.
Nearest Club Site: Crowden
Midsomer Murders – A detective series first aired in 1997 and still regularly appears on our screens today, is based in the fictional town and county of Causton, Midsomer (Wallingford, Oxfordshire) The main character DCI John Barnaby formerly played by John Nettles and now Neil Dudgeon tries to solve the many murders that take place in the quaint English countryside. Many towns and villages in Chilterns and South Oxfordshire have been used as film locations whilst Twyford railway station is used for filming Causton railway station and The Six Bells, a pub in Warborough, Oxfordshire, is used as the Black Swan in the Midsomer village of Badger's Drift.
Nearest Club Sites: Oxford or Theobalds Park
Monarch of the Glen – Set in the breathtaking scenery of the Scottish Highlands. The drama tells of the adventures of Archie MacDonald and his family in his childhood home of Glenbogle during the 1930s and 1940s. Much of the filming took place in the village of Laggan and the surrounding area of Badenoch, Loch Laggan, Newtonmore and Strathspey. Glenbogle Castle is the privately-owned Adrverikie House, also used for the film Mrs Brown. Nearest Club Site: Speyside by Craigellachie.
Peak Practice – filmed between 1993 and 2002. Peak Practice was a drama series about the doctors who worked at a GP’s surgery in Cardale otherwise known as Crich in the Derbyshire Peak District. Nearest Club Site: Ashbourne
Take The High Road - A daytime Scottish soap opera set in the fictional village of Glendarroch (in real life it is the village Luss on the banks of Loch Lomond). Nearest Club Site: Luss or Milarrochy Bay
The Village – this new drama series charts the life and turbulent times of one English village in Derbyshire through the eyes of Bert Middleton over the last 100 years. Nearest Club Site: Hayfield
Turn Back Time – a documentary filmed in Morecambe following the lives of four modern families through a period of 100 years of history. Nearest Club Sites: Kendal or Clitheroe
Vicar of Dibley – is filmed at Turville in Buckinghamshire. Dawn French plays the part of the lively and jovial Vicar in a rural conservative parish.
Nearest Club Site: Oxford
Wycliffe – Each episode deals with a murder investigation by Superintendent Charles Wycliffe and shows the picturesque landscapes and the local way of life in Central and West Cornwall. Nearest Club Sites: Sennen Cove or Veryan