The South of Scotland - the perfect filming destination

The South of Scotland has a diverse range of stunning locations and a team committed to fully support bringing and hosting filming in the region.  The region truly is the perfect filming destination.

The region has hosted many high-profile productions including the Avengers, Outlander, and most recently - Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny where one of our key landmarks, the Leaderfoot Viaduct, features in the movie.

Hear from Location Manager Chris Cameron below at the Leaderfoot Viaduct in the Scottish Borders where a scene from the latest Indiana Jones movie was filmed.

Why film in the South of Scotland?

  • The South of Scotland has a wide range of stunning and diverse locations and a fantastic reputation for hosting productions.
  • All key partners are fully committed to working collectively as 'Team South of Scotland' to support bringing screen, and other investment to the South of Scotland. 
  • The region is perfectly positioned to play an important role in future environmental sustainability in the Screen sector and lead the way by example. 
  • At the centre of the UK, the South of Scotland is accessible to the centre of production, including the Scottish broadcasting hubs of the BBC and Channel 4. 
  • Our region also has good transport links to other key centres of production activity such as Belfast in Northern Ireland, cities in the North East of England, and good road and rail access to the well-established screen hubs of Manchester and Salford Quays. 
  • We are a region uniquely placed to negotiate partnerships across borders, develop our own local infrastructure and skills base and take advantage of all opportunities to provide support for developing our workforce, infrastructure, and business development. 

If you are interested in finding out more about screen opportunities in the South of Scotland, get in touch with us and select Mark Geddes from the drop down menu.

Looking to Invest in South of Scotland? 

The South of Scotland has the space, the people, the natural capital assets, the people and the expertise to support your vision. Something exciting is happening in the South of Scotland, so what are you waiting for?  Come to the South of Scotland! 

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