Where was King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Filmed?

The classic story of the Arthurian legends revisited from the particular point of view of director Guy Ritchie. In this occasion, Arthur grew up in the back streets of the city. Unaware of his real background, he pulls out Excalibur and adventure begins.

The cast contains some Hollywood celebrities, like Charlie Hunnam as King Arthur, Jude Law as Vortigern, Eric Bana as the father of Arthur, Aidan Gillen (aka Littlefinger from Game of Thrones) as Bill, or Djimon Hounsou as Bedivere.

King Arthur Legend of the Sword was filmed at various locations across England, Wales and Scotland. The film was shot in 2015, and has been since then waiting for the right time to be released. There are no spoilers ahead:

King Arthur Legend of the Sword Castle
You maybe wondering where is the castle of the Legend of the Sword... do not look any further: it was all done by CGI.
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King Arthur Legend of the Sword Filming Locations
The sets for the castle were built at Warner Bros Studios Leavesden. Also a long bridge (the one looking like an aqueduct), was constructed to film some action scenes. Image courtesy of Warner Bros




King Arthur Legend of the Sword set location
It's amazing how detailed was the full-scale set of Londinium, inspired in the remains of a Roman pre-London. The place where Arthur draws the sword from the stone was also recreated in the studios. Image courtesy of Warner Bros


King Arthur locations
The production filmed this scene using fake stones in Windsor Great Park.
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King Arthur Legend of the Sword filming location
Some scenes were shot in the Forest of Dean (near Seven Sisters), and in King Arthur's Cave (The Doward) in Wye Valley.
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King Arthur Legend of the Sword Wales
Also several locations for King Arthur can be found in Snowdonia National Park, in North West Wales. Pictured, a shot behind the scenes with Tryfan mountain in the background. Image courtesy of Warner Bros


Where was King Arthur Legend of the Sword shot
150 bowmen and the entire Pendragon moved to this area of the Ogwen Valley for filming.
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King Arthur Legend of the Sword film locations
Arthur throws Excalibur on the shores of the lake Llyn Gwynant, in the Nant Gwynant valley.
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Where was King Arthur Legend of the Sword set
The Mage is standing over a small old Roman bridge in Dyffryn Mymbyr, near Capel Curig.
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King Arthur Legend of the Sword drehort
The Vivian Quarry in Llanberis was used for this scene.
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King Arthur Legend of the Sword shooting locations
In Scotland, the movie was filmed at the Bealach na Ba pass on the Applecross, and at The Quiraing on the Isle of Skye.

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1 comment:

  1. The picture with Arthur in the river in a gorge is a place in Scotland called The Devil's Pulpit Finnich Glen

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