It’s no secret that Yorkshire has become like it’s little own Hollywood. But did you know that Peaky Blinders was filmed here, too?
Cillian Murphy and co donned their flat caps to film an array of crucial scenes for the series right here in God’s Own Country, and you can actually visit them, too. Here’s all of the Peaky Blinders filming locations in Yorkshire.
Crews piled into Yorkshire back in 2012 to film the first ever series of Peaky Blinders – and Bolton Abbey was one of the chosen locations for what would later become a smash hit.
While the Abbey itself doesn’t feature on screen, eagle eyed viewers may recognise the rural backdrop from the scene where Tommy and his met fight with a rival gang at the fair.
Salts Mill, Saltaire
A 19th-century mill that’s right at home in the post-war period that Peaky Blinders is set in, Salts Mill provided the backdrop to scenes in the series, which you may spot upon your impending re-watch.
Newby Hall, Ripon
Stunning Newby Hall was used during series one back in 2012, with the properties cellars, billiards room, Statue Gallery and gardens featuring in the show.
You may recognise it as one of the locations where Grace meets with Campbell.
Leeds Town Hall
Leeds Town Hall has featured numerous times in the show, once in series one as an art gallery, and additionally in series five when Tommy works on his political campaign.
City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds
City Varieties Music Hall was also used in series one – and it’s pretty easy to see why.
It’s stunning old wordly architecture and decor lended itself well as the backdrop to a rowdy party with the Shelby family early on in the show, providing the perfect 1920’s atmosphere.
Winter Garden, Ilkley
Another West Yorkshire location with bags of Victorian charm, the Winter Garden in Ilkley served as a picturesque backdrop later on in the series.
Bradford City Hall
Series five of Peaky Blinders used scenes filmed at Bradford City Hall, which doubled up as the Westminster offices for Cillian Murphy’s Tommy.
Peel Park, Bradford
Lovely Peel Park, in Bradford, was used in the first series as a filming location, providing yet another tranquil and unspoilt landscape for the post-war story.
Dalton Mills, Keighley
Dalton Mills provided the perfect industrial set for Peaky Blinders, and is frequently referred to as a timewarp to the Victorian era.
The scenes use the exterior of the building, and you may have spotted Tommy and gang ready for a fight there.
Peaky Blinders Yorkshire filming locations in full:
- Leeds City Varieties
- Bolton Abbey
- Undercliffe Cemetery Bradford
- Peel Park Bradford
- Leeds Town Hall
- Ilkley Winter Gardens
- Newby Hall & Gardens
- Salts Mill
- Brooke’s Mill, Huddersfield
- Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
- Braimes Pressings, Leeds
- North Light Film Studios
- Dalton Mill
- St.Chad’s Church, Skipton
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[Featured image: BBC]