Enola Holmes arrived on Netflix on September 23rd but where is the movie filmed? Explore Netflix’s Enola Holmes filming locations.
Sherlock Holmes has been one of the world’s most famous and revered fictional detectives since Sir Arthur Conan Doyle first released A Study in Scarlet back in 1887.
And since the Sherlock Holmes property passed into the public domain, we’ve seen an almost endless stream of new adaptations featuring the Baker Street sleuth in recent years.
Netflix is the latest outlet to bring Sherlock Holmes to our screens but in their 2020 film, Enola Holmes, the focus is actually placed on Sherlock’s sister, the titular Enola.
Like many of the Sherlock Holmes tales to come before, Enola Holmes is set in Victorian London but just where was Enola Holmes filmed to create these stunning Victorian locations?
Enola Holmes on Netflix
Enola Holmes arrived on Netflix on September 23rd, 2020.
The two-hour film follows the titular Enola Holmes (Millie Bobby Brown) as she goes in search of her missing mother.
Watching over her shoulder are her two older brothers, the famous detective, Sherlock (Henry Cavill), and the mean, moody and magnificent Mycroft (Sam Claflin).
Where was Enola Holmes filmed?
- Filming for Enola Holmes took place in London and across England’s West Midlands.
In London, Greenwich’s Old Royal Naval College, Fournier Street and Chancery Lane in Farringdon Without all played host to Enola Holmes filming crews according to The Cinemaholic.
Meanwhile, locations in Shropshire and the West Midlands also feature, including Benthall Hall in Broseley as well as Arley Station on the Severn Valley Heritage Railway which starts in the nearby town of Kidderminster.
Where were past Sherlock Holmes adaptations filmed?
Over the years, there has been an almost endless stream of Sherlock Holmes adaptations, all of which have been filmed in a variety of locations.
In the 1984 series, starring Jeremy Brett, the filming was based at Granada Studios in Manchester and some location shoots took place in nearby Cheshire and Liverpool.
The 2009 film, starring Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law, had easily the most far-reaching filming schedule with locations across the UK from Manchester and Liverpool to London as well as Brooklyn in New York.
2015’s Mr Holmes, which starred Sir Ian McKellen as an ageing Sherlock Holmes, stayed closer to home and boasted filming locations which included London, the South Coast of England as well as the Historic Docks at Chatham in Kent.
And of course, there’s the world-famous BBC series, Sherlock, which actually used Cardiff as its base, which is also the home of Doctor Who’s production, while also filming some key scenes in London itself.
Enola Holmes, which was filmed in London and the West Midlands, is available to stream now on Netflix after releasing on September 23rd, 2020.
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