'Shropshire Double Bill'
If you enjoyed the BBC hit series 'Victorian Farm' or 'Victorian Farm Christmas' and long to see the places where they were filmed, we've teamed up with P and P Tours to make it possible.
Well established in arranging exclusive visits of well known production locations, P and P Tours has put together ‘A SHROPSHIRE DOUBLE BILL’. Join a private tour led by Rupert Acton of the authentic film locations used in Victorian Farm at Acton Scott. While at nearby Stokesay Court, the primary location for Oscar winning film ‘Atonement’, starring Keira Knightley and James McAvoy, Caroline Magnus is your host.
Deep in the beautiful Shropshire countryside the guided tour uncovers the hidden property gems used in filming. On the two day visit, you will:
See the actual film sites and hear production anecdotes
Learn the historical importance of the two venues
Meet the fascinating owners of the production locations
Highlights at Acton Scott include visits to the Glebe Farm, Acton Scott Church and the forge restored by Alex and Peter, plus a tour inside the authentic Victorian cottage, reinstated during the production. There is also the opportunity to visit the Historic Working Farm attraction, located in the estate's 18th century Home Farm buildings, as featured in the series.
At Stokesay Court, Caroline Magnus tells her personal story of inheriting Stokesay by surprise, and hosting the celebrated cast and film crew of Atonement. With its interior décor unchanged from that production and a chance to see memorabilia preserved from filming, the full guided tour of includes home-made tea and cakes.
Helen Wilkinson & Maddy Hall set up P and P Tours to share their love of period filming locations with the world. Helen is well qualified in the literary and historical background to the tours while Maddy is an expert on the BBC and film productions, with invaluable inside information.
For more details, monthly tour dates or to book visit www.pandptours.co.uk