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The rise and rise of screen tourism

Feeling dramatic?

Forget binge-watching. "Set-jetting" is the newest trend to grip the nation, with more people than ever getting off the couch and exploring the sets of their favourite shows for themselves. Gallop bareback across the beach like Poldark, pose in period costume at Pemberley or take a flying lesson at Hogwarts -- the stage is yours.

The impact of TV tourism

Find out how being featured in a film or TV series can save a stately home from ruin, turn a small town in Yorkshire into a tourism hotspot and inspire local businesses to generate more trade with creative new products.

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Get the facts

We've spoken to the British Film Institute and tourist boards across the UK to bring together the latest data on the rising trend of screen tourism. Click to find out how your favourite films and series are boosting local economies across the UK.

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Time to buckle up

Don't know where to start? We've put together seven self-drive daytrips, with itineraries that combine the most iconic sets from your favourite films and TV shows. We've found famous filming locations right across the country, and featured productions include "Doc Martin", "Lewis", "Broadchurch", "Peaky Blinders" and "Outlander".

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Our favourite spots

Whether you're a Harry Potter fanatic or a period drama junkie, you're sure to get some great Instagram fodder at one of these iconic UK filming sites. We've narrowed down our top 10 favourite "set-jetting" destinations, with diverse locations ranging right the way from Cornwall to Country Antrim.

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