What was filmed at Sandbanks?

Sandbanks provides the ideal filming location for TV and movie production companies. It’s a unique and stunning location in Dorset on the South Coast of England. With such movies as Walking on the Moon, Morris: A Life with Bells On, Ammonite and Dunkirk and TV series such as The Sandman, Broadchurch and Wolf Hall.

Films and TV shows filmed at Sandbanks

  • The Sandman (2022 TV series)
    Upon escaping after decades of imprisonment by a mortal wizard, Dream, the personification of dreams, sets about to reclaim his lost equipment.
    Stars: Tom Sturridge, Boyd Holbrook, Patton Oswalt, Vivienne Acheampong
  • Walking on the Moon (1999 TV movie)
    Daniel Mitchell is a typical 13 year-old boy – mad about space,’The X Files’ and Pamela Anderson. Bright, capable of looking after himself, streetwise, he’s the last person you’d expect to become a victim of bullying.
    Stars: Elliott Tiney, Lucas Rush, Flora Newbigin, Kate Gartside
  • Morris: A Life with Bells On (2009 movie)
    This movie follows the fortunes of an avant garde Morris team in their struggle to evolve Morris Dancing.
  • Ammonite (2020 movie)
    1840s England, acclaimed but overlooked fossil hunter Mary Anning and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.
  • Dunkirk (2017 movie)
    Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Commonwealth and Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
    Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance
  • Broadchurch (2013 TV series)
    The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
    Stars: David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker
  • Wolf Hall (2015 TV series)
    After the downfall of Cardinal Wolsey, his secretary, Thomas Cromwell, finds himself amongst the treachery and intrigue of King Henry VIII’s court and soon becomes a close advisor to the King, a role fraught with danger.
    Stars: Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis, Claire Foy