Location Doubles

Location doubles in the New Forest offers many opportunities for productions looking to source a UK based alternative to shooting overseas.

Our varied locations have successfully doubled for other areas, for example ‘The Shambles’ in York, continental Europe, a disused power station as a spy base, and even the Miami River.

View our suggestions here but if you have somewhere specific in mind, please contact us and we can use our local knowledge to help you find your perfect location double.

Location doubles in the New Forest

Read about productions that have used New Forest locations to double for USA and Scotland.

Lepe beach - catastrophe

Lepe doubles for USA

Lepe lighthouse and Lepe Estate beach (which is privately owned) was used to double as a USA beach. Fans of the Channel 4 comedy Catastrophe starting Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan might be surprised to know that the final scenes in which Rob and Sharon sit on a beach before taking a dip in the…

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Balmoral in the New Forest

The Balmoral scenes from the smash-hit Netflix drama The Crown (season 3) were filmed in and around Brockenhurst back in September 2018. Rhinefield House Hotel was contacted out of the blue in early 2018 by a member of The Crown’s production team, who had spotted the hotel had an outdoor pool on its website. Four meetings later with…

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Beaulieu river as miami

Beaulieu River doubles as Miami

Beaulieu River doubled as Miami back in 2016 when the film The Infiltrator was released. Staring Bryan Cranston as Robert Mazur – a U.S. Customs official who uncovers a money laundering scheme involving Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. Get in touch with Film:New Forest to discuss your filming requirements

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