Top 10 film locations you can actually visit in London

London is one of those cities that has it all – beautiful buildings, compelling history, intriguing streets – no wonder it’s been the location of some of the best films ever made. But sometimes you can walk right past filming locations without even knowing it! Here’s my list of the top 10 best film locations you can actually visit during your stay in London:


1. Bridget Jones’ flat, Bridget Jones

The Globe Tavern, 8 Bedale St, London SE1 9AL


2. The site of Sherlock’s ‘death’, BBC’s Sherlock

West Smithfield, EC1A 7BE


3. Death Star, Star Wars VII

Canary Wharf Tube Station E14 5NY


(Photo via Londonist)


4. Platform 9 3/4, Harry Potter

Kings Cross Station


5. Portobello Road, Notting Hill


(Photo via Suitcase Mag)

And Hugh Grant’s book shop, but be warned: it’s now a shoe store!

Notting Hill, 142 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11


(Photo via About Travel)


6.Sherlock’s flat, BBC’s Sherlock

187 North Gower Street, NW1 2NJ


(photo via Radio Times)


7. MI6 HQ, Skyfall

85 Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London SE11 5AW


8. Paddington Station, Paddington

Paddington Bear Statue, Paddington Station, Praed St, London W2


9. The Globe Theatre, Shakespeare in Love

56 Park St, London SE1 9AR



10. Millennium Bridge, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Thames Embankment, London SE1 9JE




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