Film & TV Location Tours at the Old Royal Naval College

The site has nearly 100 years of filming history and this tour will not only take you outside around the iconic riverside grounds, but also inside to see the magnificent Painted Hall where so many famous scenes have been filmed and into the exquisite Chapel, the star of a fair few stunning wedding scenes. Currently starring in Netflix's Bridgerton and The Crown, the Old Royal Naval College makes regular appearances in film and TV productions.

Film Tour tickets include entry to the Painted Hall, the Chapel, the Victorian Skittle Alley* and multimedia guides along with other talks and tours.
Film tours last 60 minutes.
Tours are recommend for ages 5+.
Food and Drink
Important Information

From 21st March 2024 :Thursday and Sundays 12.30 & 14.30

Venue Location:

Location: The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, London SE10 9NN
Please check in at the Visitor Centre at least 10 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.

Your tour ticket includes entry to The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College.

Opening Hours: Daily 10:00am – 5:00pm (last entry 4:30pm)

Painted Hall will be closing on the following dates:

24 – 26 December – all day

Please note

*Skittle Alley entry is subject to opening, please check on arrival
Tours are recommended for ages 5+.
Once booked, the reservation is non-refundable.


Discover nearly 100 years of filming at the Old Royal Naval College and its riverside grounds with this fascinating guided tour. Uncover many behind-the-scenes secrets, tricks of the trade and memorable scenes from iconic films and TV shows.

You’ll be amazed to discover the incredible range of blockbusters that have utilised here – named one of the most popular filming location in the world. Including The Crown, Les Miserables, Thor: The Dark World, Cruella, Bridgerton and many more.

Did you know that the Old Royal Naval College starred as Buckingham Palace in Netflix’s The Crown or 19th century revolutionary Paris in Les Misérables?

Discover which famous couple waltzed the night away in the Painted Hall in a classic 1958 film. See where Meryl Streep portrayed the former British Prime Minister Lady Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady and the exact place Rowan Atkinson said, “Repeat after me, I do take thee, Lydia Jane Hibbott, to be my awful wedded wife,” in Four Weddings and a Funeral.

Film & TV Location Tours at the Old Royal Naval College
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