The Witches Filming Locations (1990)
The Witches Filming Locations (1990)

The Witches Filming Locations: The Witches 1990 American fantasy comedy horror film which is directed by Nicolas Roeg from a screenplay by Allan Scott.

It is based on the 1983 novel of the same name which was by Roald Dahl, who is a British author, and stars Anjelica Huston and Mai Zetterling in the leading cast.

It is produced by Mark Shivas with executive producer Jim Henson.

Name The Witches
Genre Fantasy Comedy Horror
Filming Location England, UK
Filming Dates Apr 11, 1988
Release Date August 24, 1990 (United States)
The Witches Filming Locations

When and where 1990’s The Witches Filmed?

Seemingly, the filming started on Apr 11, 1988, in Europe. The filming took place at various places in England in the UK. The cast and crew also traveled to Norway, a country in Europe to shoot the scenes for the film.

The Witches Filming Locations

Are you one of those people who note down the filming locations of various movies and series? So the filming locations of multiple movies and series are shared through our post. In the below article, we will see the different places where the film was shot.

Europe

The Witches Filming Locations, Europe
The Witches Filming Locations, Europe Credit: Leverage Edu

The entire film, The Witches was shot at different places in Europe. Now without wasting any time let’s read and see the locations in Europe where the filming unit used the facilities to film, The Witches.

England, UK

The Witches Filming Locations, England, UK
The Witches Filming Locations, England, UK Credit: World Travel Guide

The filming unit traveled to England, UK to film the key scenes of The Witches. The production team went to several places in England to shoot the scenes. Now, let’s know where the shooting took place in England.

Headland Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall, England, UK

The Witches Filming Locations, Headland Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall
The Witches Filming Locations, Headland Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall Credit: KAYAK

Several hotels were utilized in England, and Headland Hotel which is located at Newquay in Cornwall was the main location and hotel for the film, the place where Luke Runs into the Witches and this is also the place where Luke and his grandmother go to the conference.

Some scenes were also filmed in the rooms of the Headland Hotel, Rooms numbers 223, 227, and 205 were the rooms where the filming took place.

Scenes of a child in a pram pushed downhill were shot at the South West Coast Path behind the Hotel. This is also the place where the witches meet, and Luke discovers their intentions.

The filming was also kept on hold while filming in this location due to bad weather conditions, which filmmaker Nicolas Roeg took advantage of and gave the film a more terrifying look.

Berkshire, England, UK

The Witches Filming Locations, Berkshire, England
The Witches Filming Locations, Berkshire, England Credit: Britannica

Berkshire is a Non-metropolitan county and ceremonial county which is located in southeast England. This county Berkshire, was also chosen by the director for the filming of the horror film.

Cookham Dean Primary School on Bigfrith Lane in Cookham was used to capture Helga’s English house scene, in addition to the school the village of Cookham was also used for exterior scenes.

The Witches Filming Locations, Bray Studios, Berkshire, England
The Witches Filming Locations, Bray Studios, Berkshire, England Credit: Wikipedia

The makers also utilized the Bray Studios which is a movie studio, located in Windsor SL4 5UJ in England. This studio was used by the cast and crew as a production facility.

You will see a scene where a Lady in Black comes to Luke, these scenes were captured in Charnwold, Hills Lane. Helga’s house in the film was at Dean Manor in Hills Lane. Scenes of children walking to school were captured from the Bigfrith Lane of Cookham.

Norway

The Witches Filming Locations, Norway
The Witches Filming Locations, Norway Credit: CNN

Norway serves as the main location for the horror film. The production team and cast embarked on an exciting journey through each location, capturing breathtaking visuals from the film.

The cast and crew also filmed in and around some well-known landmarks in Norway. Bergen is a wonderful city that has a mind-blowing exterior and interiors.

The Witches Filming Locations, Old Bergen Museum, Norway
The Witches Filming Locations, Old Bergen Museum, Norway Credit: Visit Bergen

Old Bergen Museum at Elsesro, Nyhavnsveien 4, 5042 Bergen was used for the opening scenes, additional opening scenes were taken from Hardangerjøkulen glacier in Finse with sliding on the snowy mountain peaks.

People also ask:

What is the filming location of The Witches?

The filming location of The Witches is Norway and Berkshire, Headland Hotel, Newquay.

Where was The Witches filmed?

The Witches was filmed in different places in Norway, Berkshire, Headland Hotel, and Newquay in England.

When did The Witches start filming?

The Witches started filming on Apr 11, 1988.

When was The Witches released?

The Witches was released on August 24, 1990.

The Witches Overview

The film is focused on a young boy who gets trapped at a witch convention and stops them even after he is turned into a rat.

The Witches Trailer

You can watch the trailer below:

The Witches Filming Locations

The Witches came out in the United States theaters on August 24, 1990, by Warner Bros. (External Link: IMDB)

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