Royal Pavilion Gardens

The Royal Pavilion Gardens are one of a few fully restored regency gardens in the country. The gardens were restored following John Nash’s 1820s plans and confirm as closely as possible to the original list of plants supplied to George IV. Today, they are maintained under organic guidelines, using natural planting techniques and organic compost, with then use of chemicals prohibited. This approach continues to encourage the return of wildlife to the centre of Brighton, with butterflies, bees and a sizeable bird population.

This is a great location for filming and photography year-round. Some of what you can expect to see each season, and what can make for a great backdrop, include:

  • Early spring – flowering almond trees, flowering gorse and red-flowered heath, quince, snowdrops, primroses, wild daffodils and winter hellebores
  • Full spring – hawthorn blossom, lilacs, laburnum trees, Spanish and purple broom, clumps of tulips, periwinkle, forget-me-nots, lilies and peonies
  • Summer – rock rose, yellow broom, rosemary, lavender, 15 varieties of rose, peonies, hollyhocks, foxgloves, sweet Williams, blue larkspurs, poppies, daisies
  • Early autumn – strawberry trees, hydrangeas, fuchsia, yellow late broom, tiger lilies, sunflowers, chrysanthemums, asters

This is a stunning location for your production!

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All filming and photoshoot enquiries are handled by Sussex Film Office.