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Top film and TV locations

Discover Glasgow's cinematic charm and visit some iconic filming locations around the city.

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An image of Pollok House and the mini maze garden, it's a beautiful sunny day.

Pollok Country Park

Outlander stars Sam Heughan and Caitríona Balfe were spotted filming scenes in Pollok Country Park for the seventh series of the hit TV show. First appearing in Season 1, the park is used as the surrounding grounds of the fictional Castle Leoch. In Season 2, the location doubles as the French countryside where the characters travel between Le Havre and Paris. Explore Glasgow's largest green space at

In the heart of the park is the award-winning Burrell Collection. Make sure to visit one of the greatest art collections gathered by one person - Sir William Burrell. And the café is a great spot to recharge. To find out more, visit The Burrell Collection's website.

Cochrane Street

Period drama The Buccaneers turned Glasgow’s Cochrane Street into 1890s New York City. Dozens of actresses in Victorian dresses were spotted filming for the Apple+ TV Show, based on Edith Wharton’s final novel.

Benedict Cumberbatch was seen running down many Glasgow city centre streets, including Cochrane Street, for Sky Atlantic’s 2018 drama miniseries Patrick Melrose.

Glasgow Necropolis

The Necropolis is a victorian cemetery that doubled as Gotham City for superhero blockbuster The Batman (2021). It is featured when Batman is speeding through Gotham’s cemetery on his motorbike as well as the final scenes of the caped crusader and Catwoman. Find out more about this ancient cathedral precinct at

A landscape image of the River Clyde with Glasgow's cityscape beyond.

River Clyde

The River Clyde is Scotland's most well-known river spanning around 106 miles in length. Walk along the river for a chance to admire many of the city's landmarks from the Armadillo to The Clyde Arc.

The Govan Graving Docks on the River Clyde was a filming location in war/action film 1917, released in 2020. The scene where protagonist Will Schofield had to cross a broken bridge was filmed here. Learn more about the Govan Graving Docks by visiting Clyde Waterfront's website.

While you are there, pay a visit to the Glasgow Science Centre and Clydeside Distillery which are close by. Visit the Science Centre's website to see what's on and book a tour at Clydeside Distillery at

Glasgow Cathedral

Close to the Necropolis, Glasgow Cathedral is Scotland's most iconic medieval building. A popular scene in The Princess Switch: Switched Again (2020), saw the interiors of the cathedral decorated with thousands of fairy lights for the coronation ceremony.

Glasgow Cathedral and Glasgow Necropolis are part of the Cathedral Precinct - a group of historical attractions in the east end. The area also features Provand's Lordship, St Mungo Museum of Religious Art and Glasgow Royal Infirmary Museum. Find out more at

University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow's gothic revival style building, makes it a popular film location. In the 2018 historical epic Outlaw King, the Cloisters can be identified in the feast scene, where they are celebrating the campaign against the Scottish rebels. Later on, the courtyard of the university was used when King Edward was practising archery. Visit the University of Glasgow's website to book a tour.

Park Circus

Glasgow’s historic Park District is located on Woodlands Hill, above Kelvingrove Park. Created in the 1850’s, the area is filled with 19th-century townhouses. Spot scenes from Outlander, Blood of My Blood and Martin Compston's psychological drama, Fear, both filmed here.

There are lots of nice bars and restaurants nearby such as Eusebis, The Drake and Stravaigin. To see their menus, visit, visit and visit

Popular Glasgow streets used for filming

Batman on the Bat Bike drives between monuments in a graveyard.

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People sightseeing within the grand hall of Glasgow Cathedral, which has large archways and stained glass windows
A white church is lit up against the evening sky. It sits at the centre of a cobbled pedestrianised street with well-kept buildings on either side.

Hutchesons' Hall

Found within the Merchant City area, Hutchesons' Hall was built in the 1800s. Over the years, it has been a hospital, school, public library, bank and now it's a cocktail bar and restaurant. It was used as a filming location for The Wife, starring Jonathan Price, Christian Slater and Glenn Close. To book a table, visit Hutcheson's Halls website.

St Vincent Street

Glasgow city centre was transformed into 1960s New York for The Dial of Destiny, the final instalment in the Indiana Jones series. US flags were hung across St. Vincent Street and Cochrane Street for the fifth film of the franchise.

Glasgow was the setting and principal filming location for TV series Six Four. The crime thriller follows a detective, played by Kevin McKidd, whose daughter is missing. The West End Police Station was filmed in St Vincent Street Lane and the coffee shop scene in Hope Street.

While you're on St Vincent Street, pay a visit to King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, one of the most celebrated music venues in the world. The venue has supported some of the biggest names in music at the start of their careers, from Oasis to Lewis Capaldi. To see upcoming events, visit

A view of George Square in a sunny day. The The Walter Scott Memorial Column is to the right.

George Square

Superhero Batman was in the city again, this time for DC Studios’ The Flash. Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton reprised their roles as Batman in the time-travelling story. In the TV series Succession, Glasgow doubled as London and Dundee in the acclaimed HBO comedy-drama. Scenes were filmed across the city in George Square and Cochrane Street.

The Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) and the Duke of Wellington statue are a stone’s throw away from George Square and worth a visit. Find out more about the GoMA at

Relax at one of many coffee shops and restaurants nearby, such as La Vita, The Anchor Line and Kaffateria. Visit Lavita Pizzeria's website, visit The Anchor Line's website, and follow Kaffateria's Instagram page for the latest updates.

Article last updated: May 2024

A drone image of Park Circus. It is a sunny day, we can see lots of greenery surrounding the area and the cityscape in the distance.

The Lauriston Bar

Located in Bridge Street, the Lauriston Bar has a distinctive layout and interiors that are decades old. Many TV and film shows have used this pub over the years, including Young Adam, Deadshot and Succession. For the latest updates, follow The Lauriston's Bar Facebook page.

The Grand Ole Opry

One of Glasgow's most popular venues, The Grand Ole Opry is a country club that has a seating capacity of 450 over 3 levels. The club can be identified on many film and TV shows from Bon Voyage to Wild Rose. To see what's on, visit

The BrewHaus

Often known better as the 'pub from Trainspotting', The BrewHaus can be found within the west end. They serve delicious food, cocktails and a selection of worldwide beers. To find out more, visit BrewHaus' website.

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