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Top Locations

Keighley and Worth Valley Railway
The Railway Children - used trains and locations in the area

North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Harry Potter and the Philospher's Stone - Goathland Station was transformed into "Hogsmeade" for the film

Malham Cove
Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows - Harry and Hermione set up camp in a tent on the Limestone Pavement at the top of Malham Cove.

Castle Howard
Brideshead Revisited - Castle Howard was the setting for the film and TV production

Newby Hall
Mansfield Park - used extensively during ITV's adaptation of this TV drama

Holmfirth
Last of the Summer Wine - used to film the worlds longest running comedy

Thirsk, Malton & Pickering
All Creatures Great and Small - all three locations were used when filming this classic vet series

Goathland
Heartbeat - the village of Goathland is in the North York Moors National Park and features as the village of Aidensfield in this 1960s police series

Esholt - near Shipley
Emmerdale - provides the location for the original Emmerdale village

Halton Gill, Littondale
Woman in Black - starring Daniel Radcliffe. This 2012 horror film set their Crythin Gifford village scenes at Halton Gill.

Kettlewell and The Yorkshire Dales
Calendar Girls - filmed in the very heart of the Yorkshire Dales, Kettlewell was one of several key filming locations alongside: Settle, Skipton and Ilkley

Other TV/Films

  • Private Function - Ben Rhydding, Ilkley
  • A Chorus of Disapproval - Scarborough
  • A Sense of the Past - Hyde Park Cinema, Leeds
  • A Woman of Substance - Brimham Rocks/Richmond
  • A Great Day Out (Alan Bennett) - Halifax
  • Agatha - Harrogate, Old Swan Hotel
  • Ain't Misbehavin' - BBC, Harrogate
  • All Creatures Great and Small - Locations in Wensleydale, Swaledale, Arkengarthdale
  • A Passionate Woman - Set in Leeds and starring Billie Piper in 1950's Britain
  • Band of Gold - Bradford
  • Billy Liar - Bradford and Baildon
  • Body and Soul - Bradford
  • Brideshead Revisited - Castle Howard, near York
  • Carrington - Robin Hoods Bay, North Yorkshire Moors Railway and the Dales
  • Calendar Girls - Kettlewell, Upper Wharfedale
  • Chariots of Fire - Crown Place, Crescent Gardens, Harrogate
  • Crinkley House - Askrigg
  • Darling Buds of May - Interior scenes were filmed in Yorkshire
  • David Copperfield - Robin Hoods Bay
  • DCI Banks: Aftermath - Filmed on location in Yorkshire, this ITV Detective Drama was based on the novel by Peter Robinson, who was born in Leeds.
  • Dracula - Temple Newsam House, Leeds, also Whitby
  • Emmerdale - Arncliffe, Esholt, Otley, Harewood
  • Escape from the Dark - Ripley Castle, Harrogate
  • Five Days - Filmed in Leeds, Wakefield and Dewsbury in summer 2009
  • Foxy Lady - Hebden Bridge
  • Four Lions - A 2010 dark comedy about Jihadi suicide bombers, with scenes filmed in Sheffield and Doncaster Robin Hood Airport.
  • Harry's Game - Various city centre locations - Leeds
  • Heartbeat - Goathland, North Yorkshire
  • How We Used to Live - Armley Mills Industrial Museum, Leeds
  • In Loving Memory - Luddenden, Halifax and surrounding area
  • Jane Eyre - Keighley, Ripley Castle and Blubberhouses Moor
  • Jimmy's (YTV documentary programme) - St James' University Hospital, Leeds
  • Juliet Bravo - Todmorden, Widdop Moor
  • Kes - Barnsley
  • Lad: A Yorkshire Story - Settle and the Yorkshire Dales provides the back drop for this award winning film
  • Last of the Summer Wine - Holmfirth, Colne and Holme Valleys
  • Life of Charles Dickens - Armley Mills
  • Life and Times of Henry Pratt - Todmorden
  • Married Single Other - An ITV romantic comedy filmed in leeds
  • Mr Wroe's Virgins - Heptonstall
  • My Brother Jonathan - Hyde Park Cinema, Leeds
  • Oh no it's Selwyn Froggitt - Skelmanthorpe, Clavton West
  • Only Fools and Horses (To Hull & Back) - City Varieties, Leeds
  • Open All Hours - Balby, Doncaster
  • PC Penrose (Rosie) - Rossington, Doncaster and Scarborough
  • Pulse - Medical horror filmed at various West Yorkshire locations
  • Raffles - Bramham Park near Wetherby
  • Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves - Aysgarth Falls, Hardraw Force
  • Room at the Top - Calderdale
  • Seaforth - Beeston, Hebden Bridge, Killingbeck, Harewood House, Saltburn, Bradford, Harrogate and Leeds
  • Secret Garden - Fountains Hall and Allerton Park, Harrogate
  • See you at Wembley (Frankie Walsh) - Hull and Burton Agnes
  • Sharpe - Hardcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge and East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley
  • Sherlock Holmes - Lotherton Hall, Leeds, and Allerton Park
  • Song of Experience - Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, Hyde Park Picture House
  • Spanish Flu - The Forgotten Fallen - BBC Four drama filmed in Saltaire Village near Bradford, Armley Mills Museum in Leeds and Dewsbury Town Hall
  • Stay Lucky - Sowerby Bridge and around Leeds/Liverpool canal basin in Leeds
  • Sunday, Bloody Sunday - The Dons RL Football Ground, Tattersfield, Doncaster
  • The Beiderbecke Affair - In and around Leeds and Wakefield
  • The Citadel - Hebden Bridge
  • The Full Monty - This BBC Three comedy was filmed in Hebden Bridge and Heptonstall
  • The Gemma Factor - Sheffield
  • The Good Old Days - City Varieties, Leeds
  • The King's Speech - Elland Road in Leeds and Odsal Stadium in Bradford feature at the beginning of the film
  • The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister - A BBC Two drama filmed on locaton in North and West Yorkshire
  • This is England '86 - Channel 4's serial was filmed in Sheffield
  • The Trip - Steve Coogan and Rob Bryden star in this BBC 2 comedy series filmed in the Craven District and Yorkshire Dales.
  • The Waterbabies - Denton Hall, Ilkley and countryside around
  • The Railway Children (1970) - Keighley and Worth Valley Railway
  • The Royal - North York Moors and coast, sharing Heartbeat's location
  • The Sporting Life - Wakefield
  • The Final Conflict - Fountains Abbey
  • The Dresser - Alhambra Theatre, Bradford and Halifax
  • Touch of Frost - Leeds city centre and suburbs, Dewsbury, Thackley near Bradford
  • Wuthering Heights (1939,1993) - Keighley, Grassington, Hubberholme and Arncliffe
  • Yanks - Keighley
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