Filming and Photography At Historic Royal Palaces

Filming and Photography At Historic Royal Palaces

Filming in Clock Court

11 March 2014

Historic Royal Palaces look after a huge amount of filming on site at our palaces, from historical documentaries to blockbuster films.

Introduction to Filming at Historic Royal Palaces

All filming requests at Historic Royal Palaces are dealt with by the Press Office, which is responsible for establishing every aspect of the filming being proposed, from commissioning to assessing the appropriateness of productions. We also deal with contracts and location fees. Our current filming facility fees start at £350 + VAT per hour, although the final figure depends on the individual request. Large scale feature filming and location work is charged at significantly higher rates which are quoted on a case-by-case basis.

If you would like to discuss filming at Historic Royal Palaces further please contact the Press Office on + 44 (0) 203 166 6166.

Below are some highlights of productions that were recently filmed at the palaces:

Tower of London

  • Muppets Most wanted
  • Doctor Who
  • Children in Need
  • Hestons great british food
  • Gangsta Granny
  • Jeremy Paxman; Britains Great War

Hampton Court Palace

  • Sherlock Holmes, game of shadows
  • Antiques Road Show
  • Great British Bake Off
  • Harlots, Housewives and Heroines
  • Jack the giant slayer
  • A little chaos

Kensington Palace

  • NBC Today Show
  • The One Show

Banqueting House

  • The One Show

Kew Palace

  • The art of regency
  • Great excevations
  • The Culture Show


Downloadable Resources

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    Filming (large scale) application form 2012/13
    (Microsoft Word document, 47KB)

    Filming (small scale) application form 2012/13
    (Microsoft Word document, 54KB)

    Guidelines for filming and photography 2012/13
    (Adobe PDF, 53KB)

    Photography application form 2012/13
    (Microsoft Word document, 49KB)