Over the years, we’ve had a large number of films, TV series and commercials filmed in the Borrowdale area. I can remember seeing on TV a Heinz soup commercial that was filmed at Ashness Bridge many years ago when I first began to work here. Since then I’ve seen filming for many Ken Russell films, Miss Potter, Inside the National Trust, Coronation Street, many more commercials and lots of mini-series.
Here are some pictures of Daisy on some of the Star Wars locations.
The most recent and largest is Star Wars which I am sure many of you will have seen by now. I spent some time with the locations manager for the film and, after discussion of what they needed, was able to suggest a few possibilities. His final choice of views in Borrowdale would be very recognizable if you know the area.
It’s easy to understand why so many film-makers would choose the Lake District and in particular Borrowdale. It is stunningly beautiful and very easy to access so many superb view-points. And, of course, there is lots of good accommodation available for the film crew.
Daisy here, I’ve been to Hosnian Prime