How well do you know your period dramas? We asked TripAdvisor to select the best grand stately homes from well-known TV programmes and films and have put them in a quiz for you to test your knowledge.
Guess the famous stately homes in Britain and Ireland below...
Guess the British TV location
- Northanger Abbey
<strong>Did you know? </strong>Lismore Castle's 17th Century outer walls are believed to be the oldest in Ireland and within them are eight acres of gardens. </p>
- Which historical film was made here?
Knole House, a National Trust-owned house in Sevenoaks, Kent won a star role in when it featured as the home of the Boleyn family. Which film was it?</p>
- The Other Boleyn Girl
<strong>Did you know?</strong> Knole House is one of Britain's largest houses, with 365 rooms, 52 staircases, 12 entrances and seven courtyards. The English country house has a surrounding deer park and many of the state rooms that are open to the public contain 17th-century royal Stuart furniture. One TripAdvisor traveller said: 'Beautiful house, perfect parkland and a great place to picnic on a fine summer’s day.'</p>
- Which Austen novel was filmed here?
Basildon Park, a gorgeous 18th century house appeared as Netherfield House in one adaptation of an Austen novel, starring Keira Knightley. Recognise it?</p>
- Pride and Prejudice
<strong>Did you know?</strong> This Georgian building, which oozes neoclassical style and features opulent interiors, was rescued from ruin by Lord and Lady Iliffe in the mid-1950s and is now owned by the National Trust. </p>
- Here's an easy one! What is filmed here?
Highclere Castle, Berkshire, a 17th century property among 1,000 acres of beautiful parkland, this is the setting of Britain's best-loved period drama <em>du jour</em>. Recognise it? Of course you do!</p>
- Downton Abbey
<strong>Did you know?</strong> Highclere Castle belongs to the Carnarvon family who has lived here since 1679. Who'd have thought it would be oggled by of 11 million viewers every week...</p>
- Recognise this Tudor country house in Derbyshire?
Haddon Hall, a firm favourite with filmmakers, dates back to the 12th century and both the building and its grounds have appeared in three versions of a classic by Charlotte Bronte. Which one?</p>
- Jane Eyre
<strong>Did you know? </strong>Parts of Haddon Hall date from the 12th century. </p>
- What was filmed in this Gothic masterpiece?
Lismore Castle, a majestic gem in Ireland's county Waterford, appeared in a hit ITV dramatisation of one of Jane Austen's best-loved novels in 2007. Which one?</p>
Guess the British film location
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