Glenfinnan estate montage Photograph

Film Locations in Glenfinnan

Glenfinnan has been used as the location in many big films and TV programmes of recent years:

  • Harry Potter, Chamber of Secrets
  • Harry Potter, The Prisoner of Askaban
  • Harry Potter, Goblet of fire
  • Charlotte Grey
  • Taggart
  • Highlander 1
  • Monarch of the Glen
  • Billie Piper
  • Rockface
  • Various TV ads

Glenfinnan itself is an ideal base for film crews with 2 excellent hotels (Glenfinnan House Hotel and The Prince's House) and ample secure parking for film set vehicles.

The Estate itself has also been used for many photo shoots, the easy access to mountain scenery lending itself to background settings for a variety of location requirements:

  • Opel car brochure
  • Peugeot 309 TV commercial
  • Audi car brochure
  • VW Passat brochure
  • Elle magazine
  • Scottish Field
  • Mikihouse (Japan)
  • Tennents Caledonian Breweries
  • Balfour & Manson, Solicitors

The Estate has contacts for a wide range of filming facilities and interested companies should contact the Estate Manager Alistair Gibson for help and advice.

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Hogwarts Express
Hogwarts Express on the viaduct
© Jon Paul 2003
Filming Harry Potter
Filming in Progress
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Helicopter Filming
Helicopter facilities available on the Estate
© Jon Paul 2003