People, stories and places to visit

This is an interesting topic. If you travel in the UK, these places may be on your list.

Film Braveheart directed by Mel Gibson in 1995 – Edinburgh: Edinburgh Castle; Fort William; Highland: Glen Coe (more Filming locations)

“The Beatles” (Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), world well-known band – Liverpool: The Beatles story

Novel Pride and Prejudice written by Jane Austen in 1813
* Bath: the Jane Austen centre
* Alton, Chawton: Jane Austen’s House Museum

Movie Pride and Prejudice directed by Joe Wright in 2005 – Chatsworth House in Dutchess, Peak District (more Filming locations)

Novel Wuthering Heights written by Emily Brontë in 1847
Novel Agnes Grey written by Anne Brontë in 1847
Novel Jane Eyre written by Charlotte Brontë in 1847
– Haworth: Brontë Parsonage Museum, Haworth Parish Church, Brontë Fall and Brontë Bridge, Top Withens

Film Wuthering Heights directed by Peter Kosminsky in 1992 – North Yorkshire: Aysgarth Falls, Aysgarth, Wensleydale; Grassington; Yorkshire Moors; Malham

Film Jane Eyre directed by Susanna White in 2006 – Belton: Belton House; Dovedale; Sudbury: Sudbury Hall

Novel Tess of the d’Urbervilles written by Thomas Hardy in 1981 – Dorset: Hardy’s Cottage, Max Gate, Dorset Museum

Robin Hood, a heroic outlaw in English folklore – Nottingham: The 12 part trail begins at Nottingham Castle and ends up at St Mary’s Church – two Nottingham landmarks steeped in Robin Hood legend
Movie Robin Hood directed by in Ridley Scott in 2010 – Surrey: Bourne Woods

Novels Sons and Lovers(1913), Women in Love(1920) and Lady Chatterley’s Lover(1928) written by David Herbert Lawrence – Nottingham, Eastwood: Durban House Heritage Centre, the D. H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum

Princess Diana – lthorp House and Park

William Shakespeare, English poet and playwright – Stratford-upon-Avon: Shakespeare’s Birthplace, The River Avon, Nash’s House, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage at Shottery

Film Harry Potter
* Main Hall of Hogwarts – Oxford: Christ church college, Dinning Hall
* Hogwarts School, library scenes – Oxford: Duke Humfrey’s Library, Bodleian Library
* Hogwarts School, sanatorium scenes – Oxford: Divinity School, Bodleian Library
* Platform 9¾: London: kingcross station
* Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Quidditch games – Alnwick: Alnwick Castle
* Hogwarts School, Classroom – Durham: Durham Cathedral
*(more filming locations)

Peom Saying Good-bye to Cambridge Again written by Xu Zhimo – Cambridge: Cambridge University, King’s College

Weng Meiling, Hongkong film star – Cambridge: central cemetery (New market road)

Novel Alice’s Adventures Under Ground written by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) in 1865, a lecturer in Christ church college
* Oxford: Oxford Alice’s shop, Oxford University, Christ church college
* Llandudno, Wales: The Alice in Wonderland Centre

Film Alice’s Advantures in Wonderland directed by William Sterling in 1972 – Surrey: Shepperton, Shepperton Studios
Film Alice in Wonderland directed by Tim Burton in 2010 – Cornwall: Antony House (Filming locations)

Stories Winnie-the-Pooh – Sussex: Ashdown Forest

Film King’s speech directed by Tom Hooper in 2010 – London: Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Regent’s Park (more Filming locations)


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