Tag: national

Torchwood – UK – The Old Rectory

Gwen Cooper, from the top secret agency Torchwood, moves out of Cardiff for season four in the TV-series with the same name. She and her husband (Rhys) and child hide on a lonely cottage on the beach supposedly near Swansea. The cottage is “The Old Rectory“, owned by Brittish National Trust and is available for rent. […]

Game of Thrones – Iceland – Thingvellir

For “Game of Thrones”they did not only go North of the Wall, but also to the North of Europe. In Iceland they found the beautifull national park Thingvellir, where the exterior sceres “North of the Wall” were shot (as well as a bloody battle!).

Game of Thrones – Spain (Desert)

The Bardenas Reales National Park has been used for filming some desert scenes for “Game of Thrones”. Stunning rock formations prove to be a beautiful backdrop for dragon scenes….

Raiders of the Lost Ark – Anahola Mountain

The Paramount Mountain used in the opening scene of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” can be found on Kauai. It is Anahola Mountain.  

Raider of the Lost Ark – Huleia National Park

In the opening scenes of “Raiders of the Lost Ark”, Indiana Jones is looking for the lost Idol in Peru… the crew went to a more tropical location, the Island of Kauai. Spielberg would return here for his blockbuster “Jurassic Park“. For Indy, the boulder scenes were also filmed at the wildlife refuge. Kipu Falls […]

Doctor Who – National Museum of Wales

  The National Museum of Wales is a popular location for the Doctor Who team for filming. It has been used for such episodes as “Dalek” (2004) , “Planet of the Dead” (2009), “Vincent and the Doctor” (2009), “The Big Bang” (2010)  and “The Lazarus Experiment”. This means that so far the Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Doctor […]