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’.

For film and photography enquiries please contact John.Harris@capel.ac.uk

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

Gardens:
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
Woodland
Mature trees
Cherry Tree Avenue
Pleached Lime Walk
Polytunnels
Paths
Topiary

Capel House
Inside 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
Paddock
Barns

Farmyard area:
Kune Kune pigs
Exotic reptiles
Clydesdale Heavy Horses
Poultry
Goats
Rabbits

College buildings:
Classrooms
IT suite
Library
Visitor reception area

Also Forty Hall Estate:

Farm buildings and barns – unused
Farmland
Fields
Free range sheep & pigs

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

Hosted
Pop group – Dodgy
Harry Enfield
BBC – Gardeners’ World
ITV – Love Your Garden
BBC – Live Weather updates
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 please contact John.Harris@capel.ac.uk