Cathedral Cave in the Langdales copyright John Morrison

Films in the Lake District

The beautiful scenery of the Lake District appears in countless films and TV series.


28 Days Later

Want to flee zombies? Then come to the Lake District! You can check out our 28 Days Later photo album (opens in new window)

Miss Potter

Stars Renée Zellwegger as Beatrix Potter.


Follows the lives of William Wordsworth, Samuel Coleridge and other Romantic poets. Stars John Hannah and Samantha Morton.

Snow White and The Huntsman

Starring Kristen Stewart and Chris Hemsworth. Keep an eye out for their passing through Cathedral Cave in Langdale.

New for 2014: You can now follow in the footsteps of Twilight and Thor stars on our free guided Family Walk to Cathedral Cave.

Withnail and I

Filmed near Shap where two down-at-heel actors "come on holiday by mistake" in the 1960s. To track down exact locations, check out Mardale Inn's Withnail and I web page (opens in new window).


The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Starring Toby Stephens and Tara Fitzgerald.

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