Sudeley Castle & Gardens welcomes all kinds of filming and professional photography, from feature films and magazine photoshoots to smaller guest features and local publications.

Our beautiful gardens, ruins, estate and castle rooms offer many different backdrops and eras to create with, whether its romance, gothic or Tudor splendour we have secret passageways, formal gardens, Victorian revival and 1,000 years of butter coloured architecture to chose from. Facilities on site including ample free parking, professional kitchens and cottages to rent.

Get in touch to request a recce and discover Sudeley's iconic locations and more secret corners. For all filming and photography, contact our team to arrange a visit.

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Location Fees

Location fees vary depending on the size and timescale of filming, and the PR value for the Castle. Each enquiry is considered on an individual basis to cater for the needs of your project.

Please email stating your company name and contact details, date/s required and a brief outline of the project for further details and a quote.

Engagement and Wedding photoshoots

All couples who hold their wedding ceremony or reception at Sudeley Castle are most welcome to use the Castle and Gardens for their photographs.

We also welcome couples who wish to use our beautiful gardens as a backdrop for their engagement moment or wedding photographs, who haven't held their ceremony or reception at the castle.

Please email our Events Manager on or call 01242 602308 for further details and a quote.

Drone Policy

The use of UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) or drones are permitted on or over Sudeley Castle & Gardens with prior approval only.

To gain permission to use a drone at Sudeley Castle, operators must hold the following:

  • A current and valid CAA ‘Permission for Aerial Work’ (PFAW);
  • Insurance cover;
  • A risk assessment for the proposed flight;
  • A method statement outlining what equipment will be used and a flight plan outlining where flying is proposed.

Please email our Events Manager on or call 01242 602308 for further details and a quote.

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