Film and TV Locations in Cornwall

The film industry has used Cornwall as a location from the earliest days of cinema.

In the 21st century, Cornwall is as popular as ever for film and TV productions.

At the time of writing, the second series of the new adaptation of Poldark is being filmed at various locations throughout Cornwall. Details of the Poldark filming locations can be seen on our Poldark in Cornwall page.

Below is a list of films and TV programmes that have in part been filmed in Cornwall. The list is not exhaustive so please feel free to let us know of anymore that we should add.

28 Days Later... (2002) Carland Cross Wind Farm, Mitchell


♦ About Time (2013) Vault Beach (near Gorran Haven), St Michael Penkevil church (Tregothnan Estate, Truro), Portloe, Porthpean and Charlestown
♦ The Age of Stupid (2009) Delabole wind farm
♦ Alchemy Cornwall
♦ Alice in Wonderland (2010) Antony House near Torpoint, Charlestown Harbour and more locations in Cornwall
♦ All The Little Animals (1998) Wheal Coates Mine, St Agnes
♦ The Amazing Grace (2006) Fowey
♦ Anita (1992) Cornwall
♦ Another Horizon (2008) West Penwith Moors near Penzance
♦ Another Time, Another Place (1958) Polperro
♦ Apocalypto (2006) Carlyon Bay, St Austell and Charlestown
♦ Archipelago (2010) Tresco on the Isles of Scilly


♦ Back2Hell (2010) Cornwall
♦ Bad Education Movie (2015) Mevagissey
♦ Barbara Hepworth (1961) TV Series St Ives, Godrevy Island, West Penwith Moors 
♦ The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour (1967) Newquay, Towan Beach, Bodmin
♦ The Bed Sitting Room (1969) China clay pit near St Austell
♦ Behemoth, the Sea Monster (1959) Around Looe, Plaidy Beach (Looe), Polperro and Talland Bay (Polperro)
♦ Big Mouth Porthcothan
♦ Bitter Sweet City Centre, Truro, Falmouth, Penzance, St Ives Bay Holiday Park, St Ives
♦ Blight Cornwall
♦ Blood + Roses (2010) Merryfield Manor, Merrymeet, near Liskeard
♦ Blue Juice (1995) Newquay, St Ives, Quay Street in Mousehole, Chapel Porth (St Agnes), Godrevy (St Ives) St Erth just outside of Hayle, Newquay, St Ives, Mousehole, St Agnes, Godrevy
♦ Break in the Circle (1955) Polperro
♦ Breakdown Cornwall
♦ The Buccaneers - Conquest of New Providence (1956) Episode 25 TV Series St Mawes Castle, St Mawes and Falmouth
♦ Burial Cornwall


♦ The Calling Cornwall
♦ The Camomile Lawn (1991) Veryan, Portloe
♦ Circle of Danger (1951) Cornwall
♦ The City Under the Sea (1965) Around the Cornish coast
♦ Clash of the Titans Cornwall
♦ Cloud Cuckoo Land Cornwall
♦ Cold and Dark South West Film Studios, St Agnes and other parts of Cornwall
♦ Colditz - Name, Rank and Number (1972) Episode 3 TV Series Polperro
♦ Coming Home (1998) Lelant, Prideaux Place (Padstow), Marazion
♦ A Congregation of Ghosts Falmouth and at Pencarrow House, Wadebridge, Warleggan Church, Lease Cottage at St Breward and Altarnun village hall
♦ Conspiracy of Silence Cornwall
♦ Coves and Caves (1920) Porth beach, Allan Valley, Trevose Head, Prideaux Place, Padstow, Wadebridge, St Teath and Boscastle
♦ Count on Me Mullion
♦ Crooks in Cloisters (1963) St Mawes, Portloe
♦ Crucible of Terror (1971) Blue Hills and Jericho Valley near St Agnes
♦ Creation Charlestown
♦ Ctrl Alt Shift Falmouth


♦ Dance for Eternity Cornwall
♦ Danger Man - The Gallows Tree (1961) Episode 23 TV Series Mousehole
♦ Dangerous Exile (1957) Caerhays Castle, Porthluney Cove and Falmouth Harbour
♦ Dark Shadows Cornwall
♦ The Devil's Foot (1988) Kynance Cove, Mount's Bay, Lanyon Quoit, West Penwith
♦ Die Another Day (2002) Holywell Bay Eden Project near St Austell
♦ Disciple of Death (1972) Around Boscastle
♦ Doc Martin (2004) Port Isaac
♦ Doctor Blood's Coffin Carn Galver Mine, Penwith, St Just and Zennor, Penzance
♦ Doctor Who (1975) St Austell Clay Pits, Nanjizal Beach
♦ Doomwatch (1970 - 1972) TV Series Polperro and Mevagissey
♦ Doomwatch (1972) Mevagissey, Polperro
♦ Doomwatch (1999) TV Movie Mevagissey, Polperro 
♦ Dracula (1979) Crinnis Beach, Carlyon Bay, St Austell; King Arthur's Castle Hotel, Tintagel; Marazion; Mevagissey ; Mount's Bay; Penwith, St Just; St Austell; St Just; St Michael's Mount, Marazion and Tintagel
♦ Dressing Granite Falmouth


♦ The Eagle Has Landed (1976) Charlestown Beach and Harbour, Pier House Hotel at Charlestown, RAF St Mawgan (now Newquay Cornwall Airport), near Newquay and the sand dunes at Rock - across the Camel Estuary from Padstow
♦ Echo Beach (2007) Looe and Watergate Bay, Newquay
♦ Eldorado Cornwall


♦ Fallen Eagle Cornwall
♦ Farewell Topsails (1937) Charlestown
♦ Field of Fish Mousehole
♦ Flicker Cornwall
♦ The Fold The Lizard area of Cornwall, including Church Cove, Gurnard's Head, Kynance Cove and St Winwaloe Church at Gunwalloe, inside Truro Cathedral

♦ Forever England (1935) Portloe
♦ The Foreman Went to France Cornwall
♦ Four or Five Photos Penzance
♦ Four Winds Island Isles of Scilly
♦ French Dressing Cornwall
♦ Frenchman's Creek (1998) Helford River
♦ From Hell (2001) Boscastle and Crackington Haven


♦ Get the Picture Cornwall
♦ The Ghost Train (1941) Liskeard Station
♦ Golden Brown Helford River and Prussia Cove
♦ Golden Burn Cornwall
♦ The Goodies - The Bunfight at the OK Tearooms (1975) Episode 45 TV Series St Just
♦ Guilt Is My Shadow (1950) Cornwall


♦ Half Light (2006) Watergate Bay
♦ Half Term (2005) Charlestown
♦ A Hard Day's Knight (2008) Whitsand Bay (Torpoint)
♦ Haunters of the Deep Cornwall
♦ Hinterland Cornwall
♦ Hornblower (2002) Falmouth, Charlestown, Pendennis Castle, St Mawes, Rame Head
♦ The Hour of Living Polperro


♦ In Fear Bodmin Moor
♦ The Initiation West Penwith Moors near Penzance
♦ The Island of Adventure (1982) Doyden Castle, Port Quin; Mullion Cove and Poldhu Cove near Mullion; Port Quin; The Mouls, Pentire Head, Wheal Coates, St Agnes
♦ Irish Jam (2004) Stithians, Portloe, St Agnes film studios


♦ Jamaica Inn (1982) Port Quin, Polzeath, Pentire Glaze
♦ Jamaica Inn Jamaica Inn, Bolventor, Bodmin Moor and other parts of Cornwall
♦ Jamaica Inn (1985) Pentireglaze, Polzeath and Port Quin
♦ James Bond - Die Another Day (2002) Holywell Bay, The Eden Project
♦ Johnny Frenchman (1945) Mevagissey
♦ Johnny English (2002) St Michael's Mount, Marazion


♦ Keeping Mum (2005) St Michael Penkivel, near Truro
♦ Knights of the Round Table (1953) Tintagel


♦ Ladies in Lavendar (2003) Cadgwith, Prussia Cove, Bessy's Cove, Helston and Penzance, part of the Porth-en-Alls estate. Cliff Cottage, Kenneggy Cove
♦ Lamb Camelot Castle Hotel, Tintagel.
♦ Many of the young extras were pupils of Bodmin Comprehensive School
♦ The Lark Cornwall
♦ The Libertine Cornwall
♦ Lighthouse Cornwall
♦ The Lobster Trap Padstow and Porthcothan
♦ Longitude (1999) Charlestown
♦ Love Story (1944) Minack Theatre, Porthcurno


♦ Macbeth Oper von Rosa von Praunheim Minack Theatre, Porthcurno
♦ Mad About Men (1954) Fowey
♦ The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999) Watergate Bay, Bodmin Moor
♦ Magical Mystery Tour (1967) Atlantic Hotel in Newquay, Towan Beach (Newquay) and Bodmin
♦ Magpie Trebarwith Strand (near Tintagel), Tintagel, Mousehole and Penzance
♦ The Making of 'The Pirates of Penzance' Penzance
♦ Malachi's Cove (1974) Tintagel and Trebarwith Strand
♦ Man to Man Charlestown
♦ Mansfield Park (1999) Charlestown
♦ The Man Who Haunted Himself (1970) Charlestown
♦ The Manxman (1929) - North Cornwall and Polperro
♦ Mariah Mundi and the Midas Box (2013) Charlestown near St Austell and at St Michael's Mount
♦ The Master of Ballantrae Watergate Bay, Newquay
♦ The Midnight Drives (2007) Land's End, Marazion and Penzance
♦ Mike, Harry & Misha Cornwall
♦ Miranda (1948) Around Looe and Polperro, Carlyon Bay Beach, St Austell
♦ Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children East Portholland, near St Austell
♦ The Missionary (1983) Charlestown
♦ Moll Flanders (1996) Charlestown, Turnaware Point (Feock), Falmouth and on the River Fal
♦ Mr Turner Kingsand
♦ The Mystery of the Marie Celeste (1935) Falmouth
♦ Murder Ahoy (1964) St Mawes
♦ My Cousin Rachel (2016) Cornwall



♦ Naked as Nature Intended (1961) Tintagel, Bedruthan Steps, Newquay, Land's End and the Minack Theatre, Porthcurno
♦ New Boots Cornwall
♦ The New World Charlestown
♦ Next of Kin (1942) Mevagissey and St Austell
♦ Never Let Me Go Mullion, Mevagissey and Newquay
♦ Never Say Never Again West Cornwall and St Michael's Mount
♦ Night of the Eagle (1962) Cape Cornwall, St Just and Porthcurno Beach, Porthcurno


♦ Omen III: The Final Conflict (1981) Luxulyan Valley and Penrice near St Austell, Roche Rock near Roche, Prideaux Place, Padstow
♦ On the Third Day Cornwall
♦ On with the Furry Dance! (1925) Helston
♦ On the Water Falmouth
♦ The Onedin Line (1972 -79) 91 Episodes over 8 series. TV Series  Charlestown, Falmouth, Feock, Mousehole
♦ The Open Road (1924) Throughout Cornwall
♦ Oscar and Lucinda (1996) Boscastle, Port Isaac, Bossiney
♦ Prideaux Place at Padstow, Crackington Haven, Morwenstow, Trebarwith Strand
♦ Oss Tales Padstow 
♦ Overhill (2013) Pendeen



♦ Pandaemonium (2000) Charlestown
♦ Penmarric Cornwall
♦ The Pharmacist Cornwall
♦ Picture This... Cornwall
♦ Pigment Cornwall
♦ Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) St Ives
♦ Plunge: The Movie (2003) Fistral Beach and Watergate Bay, Newquay
♦ Poldark (1970s) throughout Cornwall
♦ Poldark (1996) Rinsey (between Penzance and Helston), Lansallos (near Looe), Penrose Estate (Helston)
♦ Priest of Love Porth Zennor Cove, Zennor (Land's End Peninsula)


♦ The Rabbit Cornwall
♦ Raise the Titanic (1980) St Ives Barnoon Cemetery and The Sloop Inn.
♦ The Rakes Progress (1946) Portreath
♦ Rebecca (1997) Charlestown
♦ Rebecca (1940) Gribben area (east end of St Austell Bay), Menabilly House, Fowey, Charlestown
♦ Resolve Falmouth
♦ A Respectable Trade (1997) Charlestown
♦ Revenge of Billy the Kid (1991) Mousehole
♦ Robin of Sherwood (1984) Rinsey, Mount's Bay


♦ Sailcloth Falmouth Wharf and St Mawes
♦ San Antonio (2003) Widemouth Bay, near Bude
♦ Saving Grace (2000) Port Isaac, Boscastle, Trebarwith
♦ The Saving of Bill Blewitt. in and around Mousehole
♦ Scenes in the Cornish Riviera (1904) Royal Albert Bridge at Saltash, Looe, Polperro, Newquay, Truro, Falmouth, Penzance, St Michael's Mount, Land's End and St Ives
♦ Scott of the Antarctic Falmouth Docks and in Falmouth
♦ A Seaside Parish Boscastle
♦ Sense and Sensibility Cornwall
♦ Shaken and Stirred on Ice The Eden Project, St Austell
♦ The Shell Seekers (1998) Land's End, Lamorna Cove, Marazion
♦ Sherlock Holmes - The Devil's Foot (1988) Kynance Cove, Mount's Bay, West Penwith
♦ Solarmax Cornwall
♦ Stolen Hours Fowey
♦ Storm Cape Cornwall, St Just; Nanjizal Cove, Land's End and Rinsey Head, Rinsey
♦ Straw Dogs (1971) St Buryan, Lamorna Cove, Tor Noon Farm at Morvah,
♦ Street of Abandoned Children (1929) St Ives and Mevagissey
♦ Summer in February (2012) Porthcurno, Holywell Bay, Mousehole, Lamorna Cove, Trereife House in Penzance (as Boskenna Manor House) and Prussia Cove
♦ Swept from the Sea Blisland, Bodmin, Crackington Haven, Charlestown, Michaelstow, Pencarrow Head (near Fowey), Pentire Head (Newquay), Port Isaac, Port Quin and St Breward
♦ Sylvia Cornwall


♦ The Thief of Baghdad (1940) Gunwalloe, Kynance Cove (Lizard Peninsula) and Sennen Cove (Land's End Peninsula)
♦ The Three Musketeers (1993) Boconnoc near Lostwithiel, Charlestown, Lanhydrock House near Bodmin, Pelyn (near Lostwithiel), Golitha Falls near St Cleer , Pentire (near Newquay) and Rumps Point at Polzeath
♦ Thunderbirds (2004) Cornish coastline
♦ Tin Wheal Coates, St Agnes; West Penwith; Hayle; East Pool Mine, Camborne; Redruth
♦ To the Lighthouse Bosigran Head, Morvah; Carbis Bay, St Ives, Godrevy Lighthouse, Godrevy, St Ives; Hayle; Lelant and St Erth Station, St Erth
♦ The Toilers (1919) Around the Cornish Coast
♦ This Green and Pleasant Land Cornwall
♦ Tomorrow's Forecast Cornwall
♦ Top Secret (1984) Holywell Bay near Newquay and Godrevy near St Ives
♦ Treasure Island (1950) River Fal and Helford River, Carrick Roads, Falmouth, Portloe
♦ Twelfth Night Cotehele House at St Dominick, Lanhydrock House near Bodmin, Mount Edgcumbe House, Prideaux Place in Padstow, St Michael's Mount, Trebarwith Strand
♦ Two Men Went to War Charlestown, Pentewan Sands, near St Austell
♦ Treasure Island Kids: The Battle of Treasure Island Charlestown near St Austell
♦ Treasure Island Kids: The Monster of Treasure Island Charlestown near St Austell


♦ The Uncatchable Killer Cornwall
♦ The Uninvited (1944) Cornwall


♦ Watching Millie Cornwall
♦ Welcome To Curiosity (2014) Mimi's Vintage Diner at Bugle (near St Austell), the Plaza Cinema in Truro and the County Arms public house in Truro
♦ Whale! Charlestown and St Austell
♦ What You Will Truro
♦ The Wheelhouse Cawsand near Torpoint
♦ When the Whales came (1989) Bryher, Samson and St Martins in the Isles of Scilly
♦ While I Live (1947) Cornwall
♦ White Fire Tintagel
♦ Wild West (2002-3) Portloe, Pendennis Castle, Coverack, Port Kerris
♦ Wind in the Willows (1995) Camel Estuary between Wadebridge and Padstow
♦ Windbag the Sailor (1936) Falmouth
♦ The Witches (1990) The Headland Hotel, Newquay (Rooms 223, 227 and 205 were used for some of the bedroom scenes)
♦ World War Z (2013) Falmouth
♦ Wreck of the 'S.S. Paris' (1899) The Manacle Rocks near the Lizard
♦ The Wrecking Season North coast of Cornwall
♦ Wycliffe Cornwall


♦ Yellow Sands (1938) Sennen Cove


♦ Zina (1986) Church Cove at Gunwalloe

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