Filming in Herts

With a hub of film studios, Hertfordshire is one of the UK’s leading filming locations, delivering internationally acclaimed film and TV productions such as Harry Potter and The Crown - Hertfordshire... The UK's answer to Hollywood.

Located in the south of England, Hertfordshire offers a cluster of film studios including Leavesden, Elstree, Sky, and the recently confirmed largest studio in the UK, Hollywood’s Sunset Studios Waltham Cross. What’s more, with a wealth of local knowledge and skills, and an ever-growing local supply chain, Hertfordshire’s businesses are on hand to provide you with all the behind-the-camera expertise and assistance you need.

Filled with a range of locations suitable for all production types, small or large, budget or blockbuster, our network of film friendly location partners can provide the perfect backdrop to your next production, be it rural villages, historic houses, Regency ballrooms, open spaces or ancient woodlands.

Search Creative England’s Location Database here

Elstree Studios

We know how important it is to have your team nearby with access to a range of facilities to meet everyone’s needs. With a variety of film-friendly accommodation, from large chain hotels to luxury boutiques, Hertfordshire is on hand to welcome and support your cast and crew.

Logistics planning for filming can be complex. The Filming in Herts Film Makers Planning Map aims to streamline the process by presenting a variety of film-friendly accommodation, key film locations and their proximity to the filming studios in and around Hertfordshire.

Film Makers Planning Map is available here!

Our Film-Friendly Accommodation Directory can be downloaded here 

Sopwell House

From catering and equipment hire, to animation services and set design, Hertfordshire’s ever growing local skills and supply chain can provide you with the behind-the-camera talent and support services for your production needs.

Search Creative England’s Crew & Facility Database here


With a hub of leading film studios, Hertfordshire is a national centre for film-making. It hosts some of the biggest and best names in Hollywood. Whether you are just starting your career within the industry or looking to further develop your skillset, there is a range of resources available to support you. 

Click here to find more information about local skills development

Creative England is the first port of call for filming in Hertfordshire and work with a helpful network of film friendly Local Authorities who are on hand to support you with information and requests to film around the county.

Click here to connect with local contacts 

Rickmansworth Aquadrome