London is a capital filled with culture and fun making it the home to many movies and TV shows. Sherlock Holmes and Notting Hill are two classic movies which everyone recognises London for. The BBC adaptation “Sherlock” starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman features many famous scenes from London. Fans of Kiefer Sutherland will also recognise many London scenes in the latest series 24: Live Another Day, which is being shot entirely in London.
Many shots in these films and TV shows are within close distance to Flemings Mayfair. For example the famous Speedy’s Café is just three stops and a little walk from the hotel; somewhere all Sherlock fans should visit. Also many scenes from Notting Hill can be seen by taking the tube to Notting Hill Gate. Additionally the scene of Anna’s hotel was filmed in The Ritz, just a two minute walk from Flemings Mayfair.
Then a more recent phenomena that has taken the world by storm – yes you have guessed it – Harry Potter!
There are many sights around London that were used for the filming of Harry Potter including:
• Kings Cross Station – Home to platform 9 ¾
• London Zoo – Where Harry talks to the snake
• Great Scotland Yard – The location of the Ministry of Magic
• And many more!
Flemings Mayfair offers a variety of ways for you to explore the sights of Harry Potter around London including tickets to a Harry Potter Open Top Bus Tour or a Walking Harry Potter Tour!
We hope that you enjoy exploring the movie and TV scenes of London. These were just a few detailed ideas, and you may also want to look into:
- Only Fools And Horses
- James Bond
- Downton Abbey