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Photoshoots & Filming

Hylands House, originally built in 1730, is an elegant Neo-Classical villa with opulent period interiors from both the Georgian & Victorian eras and surrounded by 574 acres of peaceful parkland. 

A stunning location for the film, television, fashion and advertising industries, we offer a professional and flexible approach to achieving your vision. 

Situated close to the heart of Chelmsford with excellent transport links to London and Stansted airport, Hylands Estate is the perfect location for large and small productions. For more details on the location please visit the Explore page.  

Hylands House is available to hire throughout the year with a wide range of rooms and backdrops on offer for exclusive use. Take a closer look at our venue via the virtual tour at the bottom of this page.

Our current fees start at £60 + VAT per hour, although the final figure depends on the individual request. Large scale feature filming and location work is charged at higher rates, which are quoted on a case-by-case basis. 

Recent filming includes: Netflix’s production, The Crown and BBC’s drama, Killing Eve. Hylands House has also featured as backdrop for several photoshoots for a number of magazines and advertising campaigns.   

Please note, for all filming and commercial photography enquires, Hylands Estate must be informed. Filming or commercial photography cannot be undertaken at Hylands House without a contract being in place which has been signed by both parties.

Please be aware, all companies filming or photographing at Hylands Estate must hold Public Liability Insurance to the sum of £5 million and present their insurance certification on booking.

View the virtual tour of Hylands House and the Grand Pavilion