Filming location in Pride and Prejudice

Filming Location
Elizabeth Meets Lady Catherine de Bourg

Elizabeth is introduced to the formidable Lady Catherine de Bourg during a visit to her grand estate. This moment of clashing personalities and unexpected reunions was beautifully captured near Peterborough in England. For those keen on experiencing this exquisite backdrop firsthand, the map pin icon in the navigation offers a gateway to the exact location.

“For music is my delight. In fact there are few people in England who have more true enjoyment of music than myself, or better natural taste. If I had ever learnt, I should have been a great proficient.”

Lady Catherine de Bourg

Where were Catherine de Bourg’s scenes filmed?

During Elizabeth’s memorable visit to Lady Catherine’s residence, where she not only faces the stern matriarch but also unexpectedly encounters Mr. Darcy, the scene unfolds inside Burghley House near Peterborough, United Kingdom. This historic location perfectly encapsulates the grandeur and opulence of Lady Catherine’s abode.

There are different scenes filmed in different rooms in Burghley House. The great room with amazing wall paintings, where Elizabeth first meets Lady Catherine de Bourg is called the Heaven Room. The Room where they dine is called the Bow Room.

More about Burghley House

Burghley House, one of the largest and grandest houses of the first Elizabethan Age, is a testament to architectural and historic brilliance. Designed by Sir William Cecil, the Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, this grand edifice stands as a symbol of affluence and magnificence from a bygone era.

Scenes filmed at Burghley House near Peterborough

Elizabeth’s Introduction to Lady Catherine
During Elizabeth’s (Keira Knightley) first visit to Lady Catherine’s residence, she encounters the formidable Lady Catherine (Judi Dench) and unexpectedly crosses paths with Mr. Darcy (Matthew Macfadyen).

A Tense Dinner with Lady Catherine
As they dine together, Lady Catherine subjects Elizabeth to a series of awkward and probing questions, setting a palpable tension in the room.

Elizabeth’s Piano Performance and Conversation with Mr. Darcy
Upon Lady Catherine’s insistence, Elizabeth plays the piano. This musical interlude leads to a deeper conversation between her and Mr. Darcy, further exploring the complexities of their relationship.

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