While Seasons 2 and 3 were being filmed, there were individuals who stumbled across locations and took stealth photos, posting them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Scenes were also filmed in Clevedon, Brean, Weston Super Mare, Dyrham Park, and at The Bottle Yard Studios in Bristol. There were many local media sites that captured shots and reported on the filming. If you’re not aware of them, I encourage you to check out the links below as they contain some great behind-the-scenes shots of filming Sanditon Season 2 and 3.
This news article online dated October 29, 2021, shows some fantastic shots taken at Middle Hope Cove. Images were from photographer Nicholas Hayman. Shots are:
- Carriage traveling on the cliffs
- Film crew
- Alexander Colbourne (Ben Lloyd-Hughes) in a puffy white shirt and black waistcoat, sitting on a black horse, glanced to the left as if he’s looking or waiting for the carriage.
Dated November 19, 2021, there are shots of the actors and crews on Brean beach while filming. “Our exclusive new photos show the filming on Brean Beach over the past month, which has seen the unusual sight of bathing machines, horses and carts, and upturned boats featured on the beach.” There are multiple photographs posted including those with Charlotte, Alison, Georgiana, Lady Susan, and unrecognizable characters we’ve yet to meet. There’s also a good shot of a seagull getting in the way of the lens.
This article is about the series being filmed in parts of Cotswolds and large in the Bristol region.
There is a huge variety of behind-the-scenes photography that was posted on social media by the cast and crew, along with the common fan sleuths showing up at filming locations. Most of those shots can be found on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram if you search hard enough.
Below are some fun facts from one of the crew members that was posted on Twitter regarding the filming of seasons two and three.
250 contracted crew members
Over 230 hours in hair and makeup
Over 170 combined total days of filming
12 episodes total
6 months filming
3 seasons of weather
2 units running parallel