Films using Puzzlewood

The Secret Garden (2020)

Produced by: STXfilms
Starring: Colin Firth and Julie Walters

Colin Firth and Julie Walters will star in the upcoming adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s beloved children’s classic, which will be hitting cinemas in the spring of 2020. Viewers will be able to spot the enchanted woodland of Puzzlewood, which features as one of the key secret garden locations for the film.

The Huntsman: Winter’s War (2016)

Produced by: Roth Films
Starring: Emily Blunt, Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Chastain, Rob Brydon, Charlize Theron

This fantasy action movie adaptation based on the German fairytale ‘Snow White’, The Huntsman is a prequel to the 2012 blockbuster movie, Snow White and The Huntsman.

Key scenes were filmed in Puzzlewood during the summer of 2015 and the attraction features prominently in the trailer of the highly-anticipated prequel.

Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)

Produced by: New Line Cinema
Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Ewan McGregor, Warwick Davis

Directed by major Hollywood director Bryan Singer, Jack the Giant Slayer stars British actor Nicholas Hoult as Jack who sets out to rescue Princess Isabelle from the giants who have stolen her away. If Jack can rescue her the conflict between giants and humans can be ended.

The film, based on the children’s story book ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’,  tells the story of Jack, a young farmhand who must rescue a princess from a race of giants after inadvertently opening a gateway to their world.

Created by Longcross Studios, the blockbuster film was set in amongst the magic of Puzzlewood. In the movie, Puzzlewood features as the forest of Gantua, the world in which the giants live at the top of the beanstalk, in which Jack, Roderick and Elmont travels into to find Isabelle the princess.



Film & TV

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TV Programmes at Puzzlewood

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