Bridgerton’s England by Antonia Hicks

Bridgerton's England by Antonia Hicks

Experience the charm and allure of Georgian England through the enchanting filming locations of Bridgerton. This captivating series, released on Christmas Day 2020, has taken the world by storm, captivating audiences with its captivating tales of love in the Regency era. With a staggering 82 million households tuning in by the end of January, Bridgerton has become Netflix’s most popular original series.

One of the highlights of the show is undoubtedly its magnificent settings, which transport viewers to grand stately homes and picturesque classical landscapes. Producer Shonda Rhimes spared no effort in locating these stunning sites to bring Julia Quinn’s beloved novels to life on the screen.

In Bridgerton’s England, author Antonia Hicks serves as your trusty guide, unveiling each real-life location alongside its fictional counterpart in the series. For instance, the former gentleman’s retreat of Winston Churchill, The Reform Club, is transformed into the captivating ‘White’s Club,’ where Anthony Bridgerton and Simon Basset delve into discussions of infidelity while puffing on cigars.

Within the pages of this remarkable book, readers will discover the settings that brought the Bridgertons, Featheringtons, Lady Danbury, the Duke of Hastings, Queen Charlotte, and other beloved characters to life. From the iconic Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens to Somerset House, from Primrose Hill to the majestic Clyveden Castle, and even the charming 18th-century dress shop known as ‘Modiste,’ which has an unexpected real-life location in Bath’s Abbey Street – all are unveiled for your enjoyment.

Prepare to be bewitched by the breathtaking beauty of places like Stowe and Painshill Park, once admired by presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. And don’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in history at Hampton Court, the regal Castle Howard, Bath’s iconic Royal Crescent, the artistic marvel of the Holburne Art Museum, the majestic Wilton House, the esteemed Lancaster House, and even the world’s most prestigious Air Force officer’s mess!

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