We know that filming on location has so many things to consider that sometimes it can feel overwhelming. However, sorting out and booking accommodation for the cast and crew need not add to your stress. Our self-catering apartment and cottages at Plawsworth Hall have everything you could need to ensure your team is rested in their downtime between takes. Situated in the idyllic Plawsworth village, the accommodation is surrounded by beautiful Durham countryside while only a short trip into Durham City. Convenience is key which is why the grounds include a host of facilities that will benefit a busy film shoot. Take a look at a few more below.
The Outdoor Area Includes Ample Parking
Whether you have the time to enjoy the communal gardens and excellent walking trails around the 40-acre estate or want a group picnic onsite, there is space for everything, including ball games in the field near the farmhouse to blow off steam. Alongside that, there is ample onsite parking for every shape and size of vehicle you could possibly need (including trailers or caravans), so there will be no stress getting to and from your shooting location each day with all of your equipment. Plus, with Durham City close by, Plawsworth Hall is ideally situated to ensure your shoot accommodation is quick and easy to get to while being stress-free.
A Variety of Accommodation Options
Plawsworth Hall has a variety of self-catering cottages and apartments and premium accommodation, plus dog-friendly cottages to bring your four-legged friend along, whether they are the star of the show or simply an important family member.
Accommodation choices can be for single or double occupancy or cater to entire groups. With one- and two-bedroom apartments, three-bedroom cottages, or a premium one-bed or premium two-bed configuration available, there will be a way to fit your entire crew across the space. All accommodation is furnished and fully equipped with high chairs and cots available.
Each has a spacious kitchen and dining area with all the food prep appliances you will need, including a gas hob, electric oven, fridge and freezer, microwave, kettle, and toaster, cooking utensils and crockery. Additionally, there is a washer, dryer, and iron with an ironing board to ensure the crew is ready and looking sharp each day. For comfort, all accommodation is also fitted with central heating, a comfortable lounge, TV, and high-speed WIFI connection. Finally, a weekly housekeeping and linen service will keep your space clean and tidy, while the onsite office and reception assist with anything additional you may need.
Close to Durham Film Locations
In the surrounding area is a host of popular locations used for shooting, from stately homes, old churches, open countryside, and of course, the delights of Durham city. Plawsworth Hall is central to wherever you need.
We Look Forward to Your Visit
For more information about how we can support your shoot, visit the Plawsworth Hall website for accommodation information, or give us a call – we would be happy to assist you.