Film and television locations in Rushmoor

Potential sites for filming in Aldershot and Farnborough.

Military locations

You can find more information about filming on military land on the Ministry of Defence website.

Woodland, heathland, open spaces and waterways

A wide range of woodland and open heathland used as military training grounds.

Rushmoor Arena

Home of the annual Aldershot Military Tattoo until 1939. The site includes a stock car racing track and plays host to events throughout the year.

Basingstoke Canal

Built in the late 18th century and restored and reopened in 1991, the canal is now used as a recreational facility for boating, walking, cycling and angling.

Ornamental parks and gardens

Aldershot and Farnborough have more than 450 acres of parks, recreation grounds and gardens.  For more information, visit our parks and outdoors pages.

Historic buildings

Aldershot and Farnborough have many historic buildings and parish churches. These include the following:

Aldershot Observatory

The Aldershot Observatory  is a listed dome shaped building. The nine-inch refractor telescope, built by Sir Howard Grubb of Dublin in 1891, is equatorial mounted. The observatory is open to the public by appointment.

St Michael's Abbey

Including a stunning late 19th century monastery building and abbey, St Michael's Abbey is situated on a hill surrounded by its own conservation area and mature woodland.

Farnborough Hill

The former home of the Empress Eugénie, Farnborough Hill is a mid-Victorian, Gothic inspired building commissioned by the publisher Thomas Longman that was completed in 1863. The building was bought by the Congregation of Christian Education in 1926 and is now run as a private school for girls.

Modern buildings

Refurbished in the 1980s, Farnborough College of Technology contains some award winning modern glass structures.

The IQ Farnborough business park houses several large 21st century office buildings as well as some listed, historic buildings that were formerly part of the Royal Aircraft Establishment.

Shopping centres

Aldershot's centre combines Victorian heritage with modern shopping buildings and an indoor shopping centre. Farnborough town centre contains various styles of architecture, including two indoor shopping centres and a pedestrianised shopping area.

Princes Hall

Built in the 1970s, the Princes Hall in Aldershot includes a large theatre (capacity 680), smaller conference rooms, changing facilities and a bar.

West End Centre

The West End Centre in Aldershot is a small arts centre with a theatre, gallery, dance studio and bar.

Aldershot Military Museum

Opened in 1984, the Aldershot Military Museum records the Victorian origins of the Military presence and the development of the Army Garrison since the 1860s. It also has an interesting mix of military vehicles in full working order.

Other potential film and TV locations

Farnborough Airport

Run by TAG Aviation exclusively for business use, TAG Farnborough Airport is also home of the biennial Farnborough International Airshow.

Aldershot Lido

The Aldershot Lido is the largest lido in the South of England with diving boards, shallow areas and water slides.

Aldershot Recreation Ground

First used for Southern League matches in 1927 and still home to Aldershot Town Football Club.

Information on these locations

The information we have provided on these locations was correct at time of publication and we cannot be held responsible for changes in availability or presentation.

We do not own or manage some of  the locations listed above and we can not guarantee their availability for location filming.

Please contact us for further details.

 
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