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Sherlock Filming Locations In England And Wales

Sherlock filming location: St Barts Hospital, London

Sherlock / Lontoo, Iso-Britannia

We’ve visited tons of Sherlock filming locations during our adventures around the UK. We’ve been to fake Baker Street (aka North Gower St in London), fake London (aka Cardiff, Wales) and we’ve stood and stared at the empty spot where Sherlock’s gravestone once stood.

We’ve also spent days and days watching the show being filmed and met the stars a couple of times.

For your information: Benedict Cumberbatch is as kind and humble (even in the Wales rain) as you think he is. He was worried we were cold and spent a good while chatting to us, even after a long day of filming some season 3 scenes.

Sherlock filming locations: St Barts Hospital, London

Sherlock filming location: St Barts Hospital, London

We’ve stumbled through the tiny gates of the church where John and Mary got married and the other church in St Hilary, where Sherlock implies John being his only friend. We’ve imagined hearing strange noises at the misty, scary caves where the hound of Baskerville circled our heroes, and looked up on the rooftop where Sherlock said his goodbyes to John.

It’s been an amazing, emotional journey and along the way we’ve collected quite a few sceneframing photos. Since we’re such jolly good fellows and good-hearted gals, we’ve collected them all here for your viewing pleasure and convenience, along with a detailed map of all of them!

New: Sherlock filming locations in Cardiff

We’ve finally finished a comprehensive guide of all our favorite Cardiff filming locations, so if you’ve decided to visit the capital of Wales, you should definitely check it out here.

Sherlock locations in London

221B Baker Street

187 N Gower St, Kings Cross, London NW1 2NJ, UK
Want to see more Setlock photos? Head on over here.

Sherlock: Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch filming in London

Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch filming Sherlock in London, UK.

St Bartholomew’s Hospital

W Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE, UK

Sherlock filming location: St Barts Hospital, London

Sherlock filming locations: St Barts Hospital, London

Sherlock locations in Cardiff, Wales

All locations are open to public and easy to find, except for the room inside Cardiff Castle (the scene featuring Moriarty’s crown jewels shenanigans) which is a room reserved for private events.

Cardiff Castle

Castle St, Cardiff CF10 3RB, UK

Kitty Flynn’s

51 St Mary St, Cardiff CF10 1AD, UK.
Please note: permanently closed.

National Museum Cardiff

Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP, UK

Sherlock filming locations: Cardiff Museum

Sherlock and John at the National Museum Cardiff, Wales.

Cardiff Bay

The Packet: 95 Bute Street, Cardiff CF10 5AB, United Kingdom
The parking lot / “drug den”: 5 Bute Street, Cardiff Bay
The street corner: Bute St & James St, Cardiff Bay

 Other locations in Wales and England

Bush Inn is a lovely restaurant for lunches and pints, and the church of St. Hilary is right next to it so you can visit both at the same time. Three Bears Cave is near Cardiff, but a bit tricky to find so we recommend going during daylight. Sherlock’s gravestone isn’t actually there, but if you look through the scene carefully, you will find the right spot quite easily once you reach the graveyard.

Three Bears Cave

Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7JS, United Kingdom

St. Hilary, Wales

Cross Keys / The Bush Inn: Cowbridge CF71 7DQ, United Kingdom
The church of St Hilary is right next to the Bush Inn

Saint Woollos Cemetery, Newport

48 Bassaleg Rd, Newport NP20 3PY, UK

John standing over Sherlock's grave, filmed in Newport, Wales.

John standing over Sherlock’s grave, filmed in Newport, Wales.

St. Mary Magdalene Church, Bristol

Mariners Dr, Bristol BS9 1QJ, UK

Queen Street, Bath

Queen St, Bath BA1 1HE, UK

Here are the original Tumblr posts with sceneframes:

All the Sherlock filming locations on Google Maps:

For more locations and information we warmly recommend visiting Sherlockology!

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18 Comments

    • Tiia O says:

      It really is, even if we say so ourselves! We had no idea our simple roadtrip & the original 10 photos we posted 18 months ago would lead to all this :)

  1. Suzanne says:

    Bless you for doing this. We went to Speedy’s but never got to St. Bart’s.

  2. Moira says:

    I love this! My nerdy Sherlockian troop is heading up there this July, hoping to see all of those places! :D We’re all Whovians, too…but Sherlock is way better, personally. Johnlock, anyone? :)

  3. Emily says:

    Wow now this is the way to visit filming locations! Great collection! Love it! It’s so perfect! :)

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