There has always been a sense of excitement when you picture yourself in the location of a famous blockbuster film or TV series. But it’s even more exciting when you find out that the place you see on TV exists, and you can visit where your favourite character or actor once stood.
Due to the recent stay-at-home guidelines put in place earlier this year, Netflix subscriptions skyrocketed and reached an all-time high, giving viewers the chance to binge watch as much as they want.
The cinema dept of OnBuy TV wanted to investigate some of the most popular Netflix shows and their onscreen locations for fans to visit.
They carefully put together 11 of the most successful and watched Netflix shows and found out the volume of people searching for the shows location.
Here are some of their findings:
➣ There have been more than 42,000 searches for the location of the acclaimed series Stranger Things
➣ Super fans of Sex Education now have the chance to stay in the famous red wooden house where Otis and his mother live, with more than 13,000 searches for the location!
➣ The location for smash-hit Spanish series Money Heist has surprisingly been searched for the least with just 740 average searches a month. Second to last is Orange is the New Black with 1,110 Google searches
1) Stranger Things
Location: Stone Mountain Cherokee Loop Trail, Georgia, USA
The location was used for a number of memorable scenes including when the boys are first seen walking the tracks with Eleven. Search “Stone Mountain Hiking Trail” on Instagram.
2) Top Boy
Location: Samuda Estate, Isle of Dogs, UK
The Summerhouse Estate changed from its original location at Heygate Estate to Samuda Estate when the series moved from Channel 4 to Netflix. Search “Samuda Estate” on Instagram.
3) Sex Education
Location: University of South Wales: Caerleon Campus, Newport, UK
The former campus site was used as the Moorland High School where all the characters attended.
Some exciting news for Sex Education fans is that the 100-year-old, Norwegian, wooden house where Otis and his mother Jean live, will soon be available to rent as a holiday accommodation! Search “thechaletsymondsya” on Instagram.
4) Money Heist
Loation: Spanish National Research Council, Madrid, ESP
The filmmakers were not allowed to film outside the Royal Mint of Spain for security reasons, so they used the Spanish National Research Council’s exterior instead. Search “CSIC” on Instagram.
5) Peaky Blinders
Location: Powis Street, Liverpool, UK
Although Peaky Blinders is primarily set in Birmingham, the series was filmed extensively in Birmingham, Bradford, Dudley, Leeds, Liverpool, and Port Sunlight.
Location: Lake Allatoona & Lake Lanier, Georgia, USA
Because of the lucrative tax breaks offered by the state of Georgia, most of the shootings took place in the Atlanta area at Lake Allatoona and Lake Lanier and not at the Lake of the Ozarks. After carefully studying Alhonna Resort property, the design team constructed a set in Georgia.
7) The Haunting of Hill House
Location: Bisham Manor, Georgia, USA
The Haunting of Hill House was filmed in and around Atlanta, Georgia. The exteriors of the Hill House were shot in a mansion in LaGrange (Troup County, Georgia). This is a real 1920 English Tudor-style mansion located within a large private estate surrounded by mystic gardens, bordering West Point Lake. Until recently it was used as a venue for weddings and functions, when it was briefly named Bisham Manor by the event operators.
Location: Logos Bookstore, New York, USA
‘You’ is based in two cities across two different seasons. While the first season takes place in New York, the second season is based in Los Angeles.
To film the exterior and front interior of Mooney’s, season one of “You” utilised Logos Bookstore, a specialty bookstore on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York.
9) After life
Location: 48 High Street, Hemel Hempstead, UK
The series is set in the UK s, you may quickly recognise a few of the locations. The tragi-comedy is based in the town of Tambury, however, was filmed in Hampstead, Hemel Hempstead, Beaconsfield, and Camber Sands in East Sussex.
10) Orange is the New Black
Location: Rockland Children’s Psychiatric Hospital, New York, USA
Set in a fictional minimum-security prison in Litchfield, New York, which is a real town in upstate New York, but it does not have a federal penitentiary. The filming began in the former Rockland Children’s Psychiatric Center in Rockland County, New York, on March 7, 2013.