Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015)
J.J.Abrams-directed Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens picks up thirty years after the story told in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983). The Force Awakens sees new heroes allied with familiar faces that include Han Solo, Chewbacca the Wookiee and Princess Leia.
The highly anticipated film used Puzzlewood in the Forest of Dean for one of its key locations when our heroes travel to a lush green forest world in their space odyssey and where Rey (Daisy Ridley) then encounters enemy Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) in a lightsaber battle.
Puzzlewood was described by Kathleen Kennedy, Star Wars Producer and President of LucasFilm, as ‘the most magical forest on the face of the earth!' and by location manager Martin Joy as 'like nowhere else, it's an otherworldly space'.
Watch Creative England's video 'I Love Filming In... England Featuring Star Wars: The Force Awakens' featuring Puzzlewood here: