VisitScotland Highlands & Skye Movie Map

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Created by VisitScotland and The Highland Council, The Highlands & Skye Movie Map highlights around 50 filming locations and features everything from Hollywood blockbusters to low-budget horror flicks.

Divided into different genres, the easy-to-follow guide capitalises on the popularity of set-jetting, where film fans visit real-life movie locations.

Among numerous other locations, the map features Eilean Donan Castle (as seen in Highlander and The World is Not Enough); Glen Coe (Skyfall and Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps); and Glenfinnan Viaduct, which plays a starring role in the Harry Potter movies.

The guide also features a dedicated section on Skye, the island which, in addition to providing the opening airport scene for Flash Gordon in 1980, has been a major draw to film-makers in recent years.

Jenni Steele, Film & Creative Industries Marketing Manager at VisitScotland, said: “This fantastic map is an indispensable guide to movies shot in the Highlands and on Skye...And with set-jetting an ever more popular pastime, I’m sure even more people will be inspired to come to the Highlands after learning of its rich silver screen legacy.”

To read the full article click here or to download a copy of the movie map click on the image to the right.





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