Sycamore Gap which featured in Robin Hood Prince of Thieves

Filming locations in Northumberland

See us on the big screen
Magical castles, barely-trodden beaches and staggering landscapes; no wonder Northumberland has a starring role in world-famous films and TV series. From broomstick lessons to murder mysteries, it has been the backdrop for all kinds of storylines.

No need for a green screen on Vera

ITV drama Vera takes full advantage of jaw-dropping countryside and coastal landscapes across the North East. Vera is the protagonist of a British crime drama and Northumberland is her staggering side-kick, including the cobbled village of Blanchland, fishing villages Alnmouth and Amble and on the rocky outcrops of The Farne Islands and Holy Island. Follow in the footsteps of the star studded television cast and of Vera herself, and plan your stay and visit some of the destinations showcased within the different series of Vera.

Hundreds of plastic daffodils

In Transformers: The Last Knight. Mark Wahlberg, Laura Haddock and Sir Anthony Hopkins stand before Alnwick Castle, where hundreds of plastic daffodils were planted to replicate the castle grounds’ annual, spring daffodils. Filming then moved to Bamburgh Beach, with a staggering view of Bamburgh Castle.
Mountain biking in purple heather
Family walk in Northumberland
Family walk in Northumberland
Hadrian's Wall
Surf Northumberland
Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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