Muttering ‘crusty jugglers’ along the way. Wells is beautiful isn’t it…….never twigged it was the location for Hot Fuzz, I’ve not been to Wells, but I have seen Hot Fuzz! At first life seems dull, but along with sidekick, PC Danny Butterman (Nick Frost), Angel soon discovers some sinister goings on. Will plan a visit now, thanks to your post . I need to chek out this place. This film, directed by local boy Edgar Wright, went on to international acclaim and has taken on cult status. I really must make it to that part of the world…especially with Glastonbury and Cheddar Gorge so near! It really does look like a really cute, sleepy town! As a result the beautiful location has served as many backdrops for several films and television programmes. 'Hot Fuzz' movie filming locations: The model village filmed at The grounds of Hatfield House. Thanks showing us around it and reenacting some of the scene. I love a historic town and the Hot Fuzz connection is just fab. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. You can now catch us on YouTube…what have we let ourselves in for! #justanotherlinky, Lovely pictures, it looks beautiful here. ( Log Out / Learn how your comment data is processed. I’d love visiting all the Hot Fuzz locations too though – I think it might tempt my husband for a visit! I have watched Hot Fuzz but didn’t know it had been filmed at Wells. #justanotherlinky, Wells is such beautiful location. The history of Wells goes right back to Roman times when historians know that there was a settlement, probably because of the springs that bubble up there. I quite liked the film so it would be quite a fun place to stay espically as its close to so many other tourist haunts! Welcome to my award-winning blog. The city of Wells is one of the major stars of the film Hot Fuzz. To book a guided tour contact Wells Walking Tours. Hot Fuzz Film Locations (pdf 732kb) In the summer of 2006 a star studded cast descended on Wells, and for a few weeks it was transformed into Sandford, the fictional village in the blockbuster, Hot Fuzz. Ha, my husband loves that film, he can watch it again and again , What a quaint little town, I would never had of linked it to the Hot Fuzz films before this post, I’ve seen the movie:) It was hilarious:) #citytripping, I used to live and work in Bristol as a reporter and part of my ‘patch’ was Somerset so I found myself in Wells a few times. Hope they watched out for swans… #citytripping. St Cuthbert St, Wells, , Somerset, UK. ( Log Out / Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. I love Hot Fuzz! FILMING LOCATION: The grounds of Hatfield House , Hatfield, Hertfordshire. My husband loves Hot Fuzz and tells me all the time we should visit Wells!!! x. Gosh, that looks beautiful! In fact during his time as a pupil at the local secondary school (The Blue School) he made a number of films, including his first cop film, Dead Right. Your photo’s are hilarious btw! A 15th century, Grade II listed coaching inn, in the heart of the historic City of Wells, Somerset; a stone’s throw from Wells Cathedral and Bishop’s Palace. The Crown pub was a major giveaway. Sounds like an awesome place to visit! The city of Wells continues to be used as a backdrop to many films including recently The Huntsman Winter War, 2015 Starring Charlize Theron. It remains remarkably unspoilt and has many other historic buildings including the moated Bishop’s Palace, Vicars’ Close, St Cuthbert’s Church and a good local museum. But my folks were here for another reason…*sorry historians*. #SharingtheBlogLove, I’ve been to Wells as a child and I definitely didn’t appreciate how stunning the cathedral is. haha this is so fun! Wells makes an ideal destination for a short break or long weekend and has much to see in it as well as providing an excellent base for exploring the surrounding area. I had no idea that they filmed it there! One of the biggest stars of Hot Fuzz is Wells itself. menu » Hot Fuzz (2007) The model village. I absolutely love Hot Fuzz. Movie Location: Haha! The cathedral city of Wells gets its name from three wells, once believed to have curative powers, later dedicated to Saint Andrew. Gorgoeus photos the cathedral looks stunning I’ve watched hot fuzz only once before. It’s written in my own fair hand at night mainly from my room. You could do it with so many different films! Market Square, Wells, , Somerset, UK, Copyright © 2005-2020 Pipedream Media | v2.0. At first life seems dull, but along with sidekick, PC Danny Butterman (Nick Frost), Angel soon discovers some sinister goings on. ( Log Out / Movie Location: Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. My daddy occasionally chips in as well. Nicholas Angel is the finest cop London has to offer, with an arrest record 400% higher than any other officer on the force. I’ve been to Wells and didn’t even know it was the location for Hot Fuzz (great film!) I love the look of the stunning catherdral and those archway windows at Bishops Place are beautiful. The Crown is an integral part of the story and features in many of the background shots. Glad you managed to do this! In 2006, for a few weeks, the city was transformed into Sandford, the fictional sleepy village in the British blockbuster film. The Official Tourist Information Site for Wells, Attractions > Sport, Art, Music and Culture. Wow! I love that you got a cornetto, you just have to don’t you! Ahhh I love that film so much. Movies Locations People Blog Articles Site Info Contact Donate. *yes you read that correctly* My mummy, Dawn, proofreads at night and keeps me in check! 10 years ago it played host to a major British cult film called Hot Fuzz. Hot Fuzz film locations (2007) image copyright @Fangirlquest . The Cathedral and the associated religious and architectural history have made Wells a tourist destination, which provides much of the employment in the city. Brilliant! Dear mummy, while touring Somerset on a long weekend break you stumbled on the smallest city in England called Wells and just had to share your visit. This was not the first film that Edgar Wright made in Wells. As soon as my folks reached the main square of Wells they instantly recognised it from the film. I love that film! Thanks so much for joining us again at #SharingtheBlogLove, I have never been to Wells but I did know Hot Fuzz was filmed there, such an amazing film, so funny x. Aww it looks amazing and that’s one of my favourite movies!! It's also where most of the finale scenes were filmed. Without doubt Wells is a beautiful city, not too dissimilar from Winchester in Hampshire, with so much history and lovely architecture it’s easy to get side tracked down the little lanes and end up in a cafe watching the world go by and taking in the atmosphere.
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