Filming in Winchester

The City Council welcomes interest in filming in Winchester and will provide help and assistance where possible.

To request permission to film in locations owned or managed by the Council contact the Communications team:  

Please provide details of the proposed date and time of filming, number of crew members, desired locations and contact details.


Winchester has featured as a location for many television programmes including:

  • Wolf Hall
  • Flog It
  • Goodbye Mr Chips - Starring Martin Clunes
  • Location, Location, Location
  • How to Look Good Naked
  • BBC politics Show - in the Westgate Museum


Winchester has been used as a film location for a number of feature films including:

  • Les Miserables
  • The Golden Age - sequel to Elizabeth starring Cate Blanchett and Clive Owen
  • The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown's best selling novel
  • Pride and Prejudice - Starring Keira Knightley
  • Van Wilder Deux - Rise of Taj - British Comedy starring Kal Penn
  • Children of Men - A PD James thriller starring Clive Owen and Julianne Moore 

The tourism website for Winchester and district is ideal to view venues, historic sites and landscapes plus where to stay and things to do.