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Where Is Bridgerton Filmed?

By: Catherine
Last Updated: 13/06/2024

In the hit Netflix series Bridgerton, Shonda Rhimes captivates audiences with her vibrant take on high-society life in London during the early 1800s. While the show’s costumes and sets dazzle, its real-life filming locations are just as striking.

In fact, with such lavish stately homes, vast estates and royal palaces, it’s no surprise you’re wondering where Bridgerton is filmed. Head to England, and you could visit many of the show’s top spots for yourself – 19th-century finery optional, of course.

Read on for a round-up of the 11 most recognisable backdrops from this Regency-era romance, following the fictional Bridgerton family.

Temple on the grounds of Castle Howard, Yorkshire, England
Temple of Four Winds at Castle Howard (aka Clyvedon Castle) in Yorkshire.


Bridgerton's London is a world of extravagant balls and garden parties where members of high society attempt to navigate the so-called “marriage mart”. While waiting to make their match, many eagerly devour the latest scandal circulated in Lady Whistledown’s gossip sheet.

Beyond visiting Bridgerton’s magnificent sets, there’s plenty more to see and do in the capital of the UK.

Why not take in a show at one of London’s famous theatres? Or make the most of being surrounded by a top-notch food scene. There are also world-class museums and galleries for you to explore, not to mention iconic royal palaces.

Tower Bridge, London, England, UK
Tower Bridge in London, the UK's capital city.

1. Rangers’s House

In the series, the Bridgerton family home is located on Grosvenor Square in London’s well-heeled Mayfair district. In reality, Ranger's House in Greenwich was used as the exterior of the Bridgerton home.

Draped in lilac blooms for the show, this beautiful Georgian villa was once a residence of King George III's sister, Princess Augusta.

Nowadays, you can browse a 700-piece art collection. It’s not just the art you’ll want to see – the building's decor is swoon-worthy in its own right.

2. Hampton Court Palace

For a sense of royal grandeur, head to Hampton Court Palace. A favourite of King Henry VIII, it was used for exterior scenes of Queen Charlotte’s St James Palace.

You might recognise the beautiful gardens from the scene where Queen Charlotte shows the Sharma sisters her zebras. Although you’re unlikely to spot zebras in the gardens today, they come alive with colour in summer. 

Hampton Court Palace, London, England
Hampton Court Palace (aka St James Palace).

3. Old Royal Naval College

Today a prestigious university building, the UNESCO-listed Old Royal Naval College features in a few scenes from season 2. The buildings’ impressive columns can be spotted in the background as members of high society – known as the “Ton” – go about their daily lives. 

The college is a popular spot for filming. You might have also seen it in the film Les Misérables, or The Crown TV series.

Old Royal Naval College, London, England
Aerial shot of London's Old Royal Naval College.

4. Wrotham Park

Bridgerton also ventures outside the hustle and bustle of the city to showcase sprawling estates and idyllic gardens. Wrotham Park, for instance, is a grand country house in Hertfordshire, just outside London.

In season 2, the exterior of this Palladian mansion stood in for Aubrey Hall, the Bridgerton family’s ancestral country home. It’s where the family play pall-mall – a predecessor to croquet – on the lawn. And it’s here that Anthony Bridgerton proposed to Edwina Sharma.

While Wrotham Park is only open for exclusive event hire, scroll on to discover country estates you can visit.

Roman Baths, Bath, England
Roman Baths dating back over 2,000 years in the English city of Bath.

2. Bath

While much of the story is set in London, the production team filmed Bridgerton at sites across England. And the city of Bath is home to some of the show’s most iconic filming locations.

Stroll Bath’s wide avenues lined with honey-hued townhouses and it doesn’t take much to imagine characters from the show sweeping past. The city is even UNESCO-protected for its Georgian architecture. No doubt one of the reasons Bath was used as a film set in the first place.

Its starring role in Bridgerton aside, the city is worth visiting to see top attractions like the Roman Baths, which date back to 60 CE. If you’re a fan of other period dramas, don’t miss the Jane Austen Centre – the renowned author lived here for a few years. 

5. Royal Crescent

Instantly recognisable, Royal Crescent’s row of 30 elegant townhouses was used for street-view shots of the Featherington family’s home in London.

Visit No.1 Royal Crescent today and you’ll find a carefully restored townhouse showcasing how the elite lived in Georgian times. 

You might also recognise the crescent from other period dramas such as Persuasion and Vanity Fair.

Royal Cresent, Bath, England
Royal Crescent in Bath was stands in for some scenes that take place on London's Grosvenor Square.

6. Holbourne Museum

Walk just 20 minutes from Royal Cresent, and you’ll come to Holburne Museum. This grade-1 listed building stands in for Lady Danbury’s London estate throughout the series.

Its impressive facade houses a large collection of 18th-century paintings and decorative arts. There are also beautiful gardens to wander in.

Holbourne Museum, Bath, England
Holbourne Museum (aka Lady Danbury's London home) in Bath .

7. Abbey Deli (aka The Modiste)

The Ton’s go-to dress shop – known as “The Modiste” – doesn’t exist in real life. That said, the charming Abbey Deli was transformed into the shopfront of Madame Delacroix’s boutique for the show.

Surely enjoying a scrumptious cream tea, or one of the deli’s mouth-watering savoury pies, is better than getting fitted for a restrictive ballgown anyway?

Scones and tea outdoors, England

3. Grand estates of the English countryside

Of course, no portrayal of the British aristocracy would be complete without a showcase of England's most impressive stately homes.

8. Castle Howard, Yorkshire

Castle Howard, in the heart of Yorkshire, is one of these grand estates. This magnificent Baroque mansion stands in for Clyvedon Castle, the Duke of Hastings’ home in Bridgerton season 1.

See the castle’s opulent interior for yourself on a guided tour. Or explore the beautiful grounds where you’ll find a walled garden, rambling woodlands, and tucked-away temples. You could also take a boat trip on the estate’s Great Lake.

Plus, with multiple places to eat on the grounds, you’ll be spoiled for choice when tea time arrives.

Top tip: For a refined picnic experience, add an afternoon tea box to your visitors' ticket. This way, you can enjoy home-baked scones, decadent cakes and dainty sandwiches anywhere on the grounds.

Castle Howard, Yorkshire, England
Castle Howard (aka Clyvedon Castle) in Yorkshire.

9. Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire

As a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is well worth your time. Indeed, this sprawling 18th-century palace is one of the largest in England.

The palace is used for several scenes in Bridgerton season 3, along with the series prequel. You might also recognise Blenheim from appearances in James Bond, Harry Potter and Mission Impossible films.

Visit for yourself to admire the architecture, tapestry-draped interiors, and landscaped gardens. The palace is just a 40-minute drive from Oxford.

10. Windsor Great Park, Windsor

Around a 75-minute drive from central London, you’ll find Windsor Great Park. The estate’s 4,800 acres (19.5 square kilometres) were once a royal hunting ground for nearby Windsor Castle.

Nowadays, they are open to the public. So, you too can explore its woodlands, gardens and Long Walk, a tree-lined avenue stretching for over 2 miles (3 kilometres).

With so many idyllic spots to uncover, it’s no wonder the show’s production team chose this destination as a picturesque backdrop.

Several key season 2 scenes were filmed in Windsor Great Park, including the hunt at Aubrey Hall, and the moment Kate Sharma falls off her horse.

Misty morning in Windsor Great Park, England
Windsor Great Park looking moody in the morning mist.

11. Wilton House, Wiltshire

Finally, Wilton House, with its grand staterooms and landscaped gardens, was used for several interior shots throughout the series.

The Double Cube room, which stands in for Queen Charlotte’s throne room is one of the most recognisable. This is where the debutantes are presented to the queen at the start of each season. The room also features in the episode of The Crown where Princess Diana dances by herself in a tutu.

Most of the house is open to the public. Head here to see backdrops from several fictional locations in the show, such as Lady Danbury’s house, or the Duke of Hastings’ residence.

Wilton House, Wiltshire, England
Wilton House in Wiltshire.

Experience real-life Bridgerton locations

Bring your Regency-era fantasies to life on a trip to England with Nordic Visitor.

Discover must-see cities like London, Bath and Oxford. Not to mention stunning national parks and fascinating historical sites dating back over 5,000 years. You can also check out filming locations from other on-screen favourites such as Harry Potter, The Crown and Game of Thrones

These UK tours will take you beyond England to explore the highlights of Scotland and Wales as well. For the freedom to make spontaneous stops and go at your own pace, choose a self-drive trip. Or explore with a local guide on a small group tour of the UK.

No matter how you travel, a UK-based consultant will arrange your accommodation, local transport and optional activities. Plus, you’ll have access to our 24/7 helpline if you need support during your trip.

Contact us to start planning your escape to England. Get ready to fall for the UK’s grand estates and picture-perfect countryside.

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Post by: Catherine

Born and raised in Scotland, Catherine has a background in trip organisation and design. When not travelling, or writing about travels, you can find her rock climbing and exploring remote corners of Scotland. Her top travel experiences include cycling along India’s Brahmaputra River, wandering the souks of Marrakech, and mountaineering in the Alps.

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