Symonds Yat East

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Sex Education (2019 – ongoing)

Produced by: Netflix
Starring: Gillian Anderson and Asa Butterfield
 

Sex Education is one of Netflix’s biggest hits, attracting rave reviews and achieving over 40 million views within its opening month. The show follows Otis (Asa Butterfield), a socially awkward high school student who lives with his mother Jean (Gillian Anderson), a sex therapist.

The Netflix show is filmed throughout the Wye Valley. The distinctive red and white Chalet that overlooks the river Wye at Symonds Yat is Otis’ home in the show and another character lives at a local caravan park near Ross-on-Wye.

Bigsweir House, Gloucestershire was used as the venue for a party and Fedw Wood near Devauden, Monmouthshire is where characters go for cycle rides. Brockweir Bridge across the River Wye features in some scenes, as well as the Wireworks Bridge at Tintern which they cross on their way to school. Businesses feature too including Browns Village Stores in Llandogo which the characters go into. With the shop’s original signage remaining in place for filming they have already reported people coming in having recognised the location from the series. There’s no mistaking that this is the Wye Valley in all its glory!



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Brockweir

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Llandogo - Llaneuddogwy

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Ross-on-Wye

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Symonds Yat

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Tintern

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