Blockbuster films you might not know were filmed in Derbyshire - as county named one of the most stunning film locations in the world
With film and TV tourism on the rise around the globe and 96% of people admitting to visiting places associated with their favourite movies or television shows, experts have researched the most beautiful filming locations in the world.
It’s beauty is featured throughout Pride and Prejudice. From the rugged gritstone edge where Elizabeth Bennet daydreamed of My Darcy to the panoramic views of valleys and rivers showcasing the beauty of the British countryside. The 2005 movie adaption also used the magnificent Chatsworth House, a stately home that was used for many of its exterior and interior scenes, and it is arguably amongst the most beautiful country houses in Britain. The stunning home is referred to as the ‘jewel in the Peak District’s crown’ and is available to guests to tour.
John Charnock, CEO of StressFreeCarRental.com said: “Movies and television programmes can be extremely powerful in attracting tourists to new destinations.
“It is estimated that the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings films contribute approximately $428 million to the New Zealand economy every year
“With more holidaymakers jetting off to locations where their favourite movies and shows were filmed, we have researched popular movies known for their extraordinary locations.
“Film and TV buffs can visit the dramatic scenery which plays a huge part in so many popular movies and series and enjoy their own immersive experience.
“From charming towns nestled in the easternmost area of Germany to the Southern Alps that run the South Island, there are many locations around the world that will be recognised by cinema lovers for their enchanting and unique beauty.
“These cinematic masterpieces will inspire moviegoers to swap their Tango ice blast for their passport and explore some of the most beautiful corners of the globe.”
Here we look at some of the other big name stars and blockbuster films to hit the big screen that have used Derbyshire as the backdrop for their scenes...
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