Where is Bridgerton season 2 filmed? Bath, London and Yorkshire filming locations of Netflix period drama
The first series of Bridgerton became an immediate success when it was released on Netflix on Christmas Day 202
and live on Freeview channel 276
The raunchy period romance series was watched by 82 million accounts for a total of 625 million hours - more than 70,000 years - in the first four weeks of its release.
Audiences were captivated by the show’s regency setting, where extravagant Georgian outfits are worn to even more extravagant parties in exceedingly elaborate settings.
Bridgerton remained the most viewed show in Netflix history until Squid Game blew it out of the water last year, achieving 1.65 billion hours watched in its first month.
A second season of Bridgerton is on the way in March, with some big cast changes, but viewers are expected to stream in their millions.
More fancy Georgian halls and great British landscapes are expected to make an appearance in the second season of the show.
Here is everything you need to know about where Bridgerton is filmed.
Where is Bridgerton filmed?
Bridgerton is set in London during the early 1800s, exploring the lives of the city’s well-to-do in the neighbourhood of Mayfair.
And whilst some filming did take place in the capital, most scenes were actually shot outside the city.
Bath is the show’s primary stand-in for London, and it makes sense. The historic, beautiful city looks more like an idealised romantic London than the Big Smoke does today.
No.1 Royal Crescent is a fantastically over the top Georgian home which is now a museum for all things from the period.
In Bridgerton, the building is the home of the Featheringtons, one of the main (though not well respected) families in the series.
Royal Crescent is no stranger to film crews, having featured in several period pieces including the 2008 romance The Duchess starring Keira Knightley.
Abbey Green, in the centre of Bath, is where the Modiste dress shop scenes are filmed.
It is at the dress shop where much of the gossip is wrung from, or more often spills out of, the mouths of Bridgerton’s chattier characters.
The extravagant parties and events that act as a social hub for the elite in Bridgerton, which happens to be most of the cast, were often filmed at Bath’s Assembly Rooms.
The venue, another Georgian triumph, is not only a tearoom and ballroom in real life, but the lower floor is also a fashion museum.
Several London stately homes were used in filming, including Ranger’s House.
The Georgian mansion, opposite Greenwich Park, served as the home for the titular Bridgerton family.
Additionally, Hampton Court Palace, the actual home of King Henry VIII, was used for exterior shots of Queen Charlotte’s home, while Lancaster House in Westminster, stands in for the interior scenes.
Bristol’s Leigh Court provides the setting for three lavish events in the series. Like the other stately homes used as shooting locations, the venue oozes luxury and helps submerge the characters, and viewers in the almost alien world of the extraordinarily wealthy.
The show producers didn’t completely shun the north of England, (although they mostly did) recognising that Yorkshire too has its fair share of beautiful buildings from the period.
Castle Howard in York was used for shots of the Duke of Hastings’ Clyvedon Castle in the series. You will also spot Castle Howard in the Stanley Kubrick historical epic, Barry Lyndon.
When will Bridgerton season 2 be released?
Season two of Bridgerton will be released on Netflix on 25 March.
There will be six episodes in the series and they will all be released at once.
Will there be a third season of Bridgerton?
Given the huge success of the first season, Netflix was keen to confirm further seasons of the show.
In April 2021, it was confirmed that a third and fourth season of Bridgerton would be made.
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