Film Friendly Location

The home of Hollywood in Lincolnshire

Lincoln Cathedral is a film friendly location, having featured in a number of productions for television and film.

We have experience in small TV productions up to large productions for a cast and crew of hundreds and work alongside partners to support location crews wishing to film in the area.  


Lincoln Cathedral has featured in a number of feature films, most recently Napoleon, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Joaquin Phoenix, which is due to be released in November 2023.

Previous filming has included Netflix production The King with Timothée Chalamet, Young Victoria written by Julian Fellowes with Emily Blunt in the lead role, and the Da Vinci Code with Tom Hanks.

TV productions have included:

  • The Grand Tour (Amazon Prime) with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May
  • Songs of Praise (BBC)
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC)
  • Heritage Rescue (Discovery Channel) with Nick Knowles
  • Britain’s Most Historic Towns (Channel 4) presented by Dr Alice Roberts
  • Susan Calman’s Grand Day Out (Channel 5)
If you are interested in using Lincoln Cathedral or its estate for filming or TV, please contact:

Samantha Mellows 

Director of Visitor Experience and Enterprise
01522 561617 |