Photography and filming

Newstead Abbey is an ideal location and backdrop for film and photographic shoots offering unique interiors, diverse parkland and formal gardens to frame almost any situation or requirement.

For information about charges for photography permits please email:

Photography for personal use is welcome, however lighting equipment may not be used in Newstead Abbey. Flash photography may also be restricted.

We do not allow drone flying at any time over Newstead Abbey Grounds except by contractors commissioned by Nottingham City Council for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and are operating under controlled conditions.

Professional/Commercial photography is allowed by prior appointment and a permit is required.

Please note that wedding photography is exclusive to couples getting married at Newstead Abbey.

Visitors dressed in wedding attire will not be allowed access to the house or gardens unless they have prior consent.

We reserve the right to ask visitors taking part in wedding, engagement, portrait or commercial photography to leave the premises if they cannot produce a valid permit.

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