Film Locations

The Essex Sunshine Coast - an entire parcel of film delights!

The Tendring District is a popular choice for location shooting. Please see below for contacts for programme makers, and a list including some of the productions that have been made in the area.

Current Tendring Press Releases!

If you have a specific media enquiry please contact:
Tendring District Council’s Communications & Public Relations Manager
Tel: 01255 686338

For filming or photography on our seafronts & beaches:
Tel: 01255 686664

For filming or photography on our green open spaces:
Tel: 01255 686701

Further information and to apply to film on Tendring District Council owned land can be found on the Tendring DIstrict Council web page.

For all other types of filming requests:

Please note that to film on Public Highways in the Tendring District you will need to contact Essex County Council Highways for permission. For filming on Parish or Town Council owned land, please contact the Town or Parish Council direct.

A supply of local images can be found on our Flickr page.


The Essex Sunshine Coast on film

See the list below for some of the projects filmed within the Tendring District:

  • Hall of Fame

  • Pet Shop Boys – Always on my mind

  • Inspector Linley Mysteries

  • Kinky Boots feature film

  • Antiques Roadshow

  • EastEnders

  • BBC1 Holiday Show

  • Channel 4 Travelog

  • Essex Boys

  • Sharpe

  • Recipe of Love Advert

  • ITV2 Bedrock

  • Disney Road Hog Show

  • BBC2 Out & About

  • The Hotel Inspector

Plus many more!

For more information on Essex film locations visit Scene on Screen or Film Link.