Filming location in Pride and Prejudice

Filming Location
Grand Hall and Stairways at Pemberley

Upon her arrival at Pemberley with her relatives, Elizabeth steps into a grand room, accentuated by an imposing staircase that stands as a testament to the estate’s elegance. This iconic setting was captured in the UK, specifically near Bakewell, in the heart of Derbyshire.

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Where was Grand Hall and Stairways at Pemberley filmed?

As Elizabeth and her companions enter Pemberley, they are greeted by the grandeur of the Grand Hall called Painted Hall at Chatsworth House in Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK. This hall, with its signature staircase and painted hall ceiling, adds layers of depth and sophistication to the scene.

More about Chatsworth House’s Painted Hall

The Painted Hall is a key part of Chatsworth House. It was built when William Cavendish, the 1st Duke, made changes to the house starting in 1687. The hall has special wall paintings done by Louis Laguerre in 1694 showing scenes from Julius Caesar’s life. This room is the main entrance to other grand rooms called the State Apartments. Over time, some changes were made to these rooms, but they were updated in 2010 to look like they did in the past.

Scenes filmed at the Grand Hall at Chatsworth House

Elizabeth’s Entrance to Pemberley
Accompanied by her aunt and uncle, Elizabeth (Keira Knightley) first sets foot in Pemberley, immediately taken by the magnificence of the Grand Hall and its remarkable staircase, symbolizing the estate’s opulence.

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