Please note: The Japanese Garden at Capel Manor is currently closed for rejuvenation works by Rhino Rock.

Film Location

Capel Manor College, gardens and estate are often chosen as the perfect location for that all-important shoot – from Gardeners’ World to Harry Enfield and pop group ‘Dodgy’.

Latest location shoot at Capel Manor

Naturist experience at the Eden project
This picture was taken at Capel Manor by Red Letter days for the Naturist experience at the Eden project on 23rd June 2007
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With 30 acres of themed gardens including a 17th Century garden and an Italianate Maze (to name just two). plus woodlands, lakes a farmyard, a Manor House and modern day college buildings there’s a vast number of beautiful and interesting settings to suit your purpose.

With our location just off Junction 25 of the M25 we’re easily accessible and free parking on site makes life easier.

Here’s a more detailed outline of what you’ll find at Capel Manor

30 acres of richly planted themed and model gardens,
Six front gardens,
Victorian Walled Garden with original glass houses
Italianate Maze
17th Century style gardens
Flower gardens
Japanese Rock and Water Garden
Rustic Garden
Formal Gardens
Lawns and grassed areas
Grass amphitheatre
Lake and temple
Lake with rockery
Mature trees
Cherry Tree Avenue
Pleached Lime Walk

Capel House, Enfield, MiddlesexCapel House
Inside Capel House, Enfield, MiddlesexInside Capel House

Georgian Manor House and lawn:
Wooden panelled stair case
Wooden panelled rooms
Fire places

Victorian Stables:
Original stable fittings
Clock tower
Cobbled courtyard

Farmyard area:
Kune Kune pigs
Exotic reptiles
Clydesdale Heavy Horses

College buildings:
IT suite
Visitor reception area

Also Forty Hall Estate:

Farm buildings and barns – unused
Free range sheep & pigs

Electricity supply throughout main areas
Smoking area
Access for disabled visitors
Terrace Restaurant, Capel Manor CollegeTerrace Restaurant

Pop group – Dodgy
Harry Enfield
BBC – Gardeners’ World
CBBC – Gordon the Garden Gnome
Channel 4 – The City Gardener
BBC – Gardeners’ Question Time

So if you’re looking for the perfect location for a period drama, commercial or photo shoot then look no further.

For more information and a guided tour of the grounds contact Customer Services on 08456 122 122