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Ardgowan has featured in a number of International and National feature films and television dramas cementing its hard earned reputation as one of Scotland's premier set locations for filming and photography.

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With over 10,000 acres of countryside at our disposal , we have unparalleled versatility as a film and stills location. Our diverse array of unique and evocative exterior and interior spaces range from ruined castles and rugged moorland to derelict attic space and lavishly decorated staterooms, making Ardgowan one of the most sought after film locations in Scotland.

To book a visit, or for further information, please contact the Estate Office on 01475 521 656  or email

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Glasgow is fast becoming the international film makers location of choice given the relative inexpense of filming there. Inverclyde, on the outskirts of Glasgow with its wild landscapes and industrial heritage is equal to, if not better than, the city centre in terms of what it has to offer.

Ardgowan is situated at the heart of Inverclyde and is only 45 minutes from Glasgow city centre and 90 minutes from Edinburgh city centre. It is 35 minutes from Glasgow Airport and 55 minutes from Prestwick Airport. 

Each booking comes with the guarantee of exclusivity which gives Ardgowan that rare combination of beauty, privacy and accessibility to help you get the job done quickly and efficiently. 


From pictursque river parkland and manicure gardens to wooded beaches and moorland lochs, the Estate has an extraordinary array of versatile exterior locations spread over 10,000 acres, all of which lend themselves well to filming and photography projects.

The unique character of the landscape is matched by the interiors of the 18th century, 76 room house, its stable block and cottages, all in various states of delapidation and rennovation meaning that only minimal dressing in necessary.

The combination of a diverse portfolio of locations, all in close proximity to one another and easily accessible, combined with a competitive price model make Ardgowan a popular choice with filmmakers.


We have the space to accommodate unit bases and a fleet of trucks on site as well as the facilities for overnight equipment storage and the amenities to provide for large numbers of staff, cast and crew at any one time. All parking on the Estate is complimentary for cast and crew. 

With ten years worth of filming projects under our belts, our experienced team will be on hand to help advising on road closures, property rights, organising location management, additional personnel transport or catering if necessary. 

Book a site visit and come and see Ardgowan's potential for yourself - our team will be on hand to assist with planning to ensure that every eventuality is covered.


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