Some Unique and Unusual Locations for Your Next Shoot

The Location Guys present diverse, unique, and unusual locations for photo shoots and filming, catering to various creative visions. This selection spans the spectrum of aesthetics and functionalities from historic Victorian warehouses and secluded modernist properties to innovative spaces like lightships and renovated factories. Each location is chosen for its distinctive features and adaptability, ensuring photographers and filmmakers can find the perfect backdrop for their projects. Highlights include a characterful spice warehouse, a decommissioned lightship turned studio, a modernist house with panoramic views, and an eclectic estate in Canterbury.

Carousel SE13

Nestled at the crossroads of Deptford, Greenwich, and Blackheath, Carousel is a characterful spice warehouse turned studio. Its vast interior is a blank canvas that can be tailored to your vision, with eclectic props and wall coverings. The studio boasts a commercial kitchen, making it versatile for various shoots and an overgrown garden rooftop for city views.

Lightship E16

Step aboard a piece of maritime history with the Lightship, a former Trinity House vessel. Now moored in the London Docklands, this ship has become a unique photographic studio. Its blend of cosy and industrial spaces, including the riveted steel machine room and original crew cabins, offers diverse backdrops for film and photography.

The Pool House RH16

Architectural marvel meets modernist elegance at The Pool House. Located in Haywards Heath, this property features a dramatic entrance, floor-to-ceiling windows, and an indoor heated swimming pool with a rock garden backdrop. Its sprawling garden and panoramic views of the South Downs make it a serene shooting setting.

Peacock Farm CT3

Canterbury’s Peacock Farm is an estate featuring a traditional farmyard, a Steam Museum, and nearly 600 acres of countryside. With its Victorian carousel, secluded church, and large lakes, this location offers endless possibilities for historical and contemporary settings.

The Prince’s Palace W5

A fairy tale setting in the heart of London, The Prince’s Palace is a neo-classical marvel with opulent gold leaf interiors, marble accents, and intricate plasterwork. Its grandeur is unmatched, making it ideal for productions seeking royal elegance.

The Old Laundry E5

This Victorian warehouse turned residential property in London combines open-plan living with industrial charm. Its unique features, including a tiki bar, an industrial kitchen, and a wood-clad bedroom, offer various shooting opportunities within a single location.

Bosham PO18

Bosham’s Grand Designs home is a testament to modern architecture and sustainability. Its natural swimming pool, glass link over water, and landscaped gardens present a tranquil and innovative backdrop for environmentally conscious projects.

The Lakehouse OX15

Nestled within the Cotswolds countryside, The Lakehouse offers a serene lakeside setting. Its contemporary design and private lake create a peaceful haven, perfect for shoots that require natural beauty and seclusion.

Dixie TN31

Dixie is a static caravan in Camber Sands with an explosion of colour, pattern, and personality. Designed by an imaginative interior stylist duo, its bold decor provides a vibrant and whimsical backdrop.

Man Cave GU10

Hidden in a forest, the Man Cave is an industrial-themed hangout with vintage arcade games, a pool table, and a bar. Its secluded location and unique decor make it perfect for shoots with a rugged, masculine edge.

Harborne B17

In Birmingham’s suburb of Harborne, this period property marries Victorian details with industrial touches. Its crittal-style windows, exposed brick, and spacious garden offer a versatile setting for various themes.

Eclectic RG9

Behind the Georgian façade of this Henley-on-Thames home lies a quirky interior filled with mid-century design. Each room serves as a distinct backdrop, from its dramatic entrance hall to the contemporary kitchen extension.

The Hat Factory SE15

This converted Victorian Hat Factory near Peckham Rye Park retains its original industrial features, including tiled walls and wooden floors. Its spacious open-plan living area and outdoor terraces provide a unique urban setting.

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