Filming location

You are just moment’s away from choosing your Diggerland filming location.

Choose Diggerland for your next filming location. We have sites available in Kent, Devon, Durham and Yorkshire. We frequently work with ITV, Sky, BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5 assisting them with their filming requirements.

At Diggerland we provide a unique backdrop for construction based filming. Diggers include PC210 excavators, dumper trucks, skidsteers, telehandlers and dirt diggers. Should you require other machines, we are partnered with H. E. Services (Plant Hire) Ltd, who would be able to quote for plant hire accordingly based on your filming requirements.

In addition Diggerland has land available at some sites that could act as the perfect backdrop for a racing track or off-road filming.

Click here to view our promotional video to get an idea of how the Diggerland parks look, machinery available, view aerial shots and drone footage.

Please kindly note that some areas of Diggerland may be off limits due to booked in experiences or general visitor access.

Location fees

  • We charge a location fee starting from £500 + VAT for a day’s filming (maximum 6 hours per day). This is for dates when Diggerland is open to the general public.
  • On days when Diggerland is closed to the general public, the location fee starts from £750 + VAT for a day’s filming (maximum 6 hours per day).
  • Additional hours will be charged for accordingly.
  • Please kindly note our location fee is non-negotiable.
  • Additional extras will be looked at on a case by case basis and quoted for accordingly.

Stock Images & Video Content 

You can purchase Diggerland owned images and video content via our official H. E. Group Shutterstock – click here

Blippi – Filmed September 2022 at Diggerland Kent.

Sidemen – Filmed July 2022 at Diggerland Kent.

Ryan’s World – Filmed September 2019 at Diggerland Kent.

Toddler Fun Learning and Gecko & Friends –  Filmed July 2019 at Diggerland Yorkshire.

Diggerland Kent Filming Location

Our Diggerland Kent Park is a popular location due its excellent surrounding transport links.

If driving, Diggerland Kent is a one hour drive from Central London .

Trains run from from London St Pancras, London Bridge and London Charing Cross to Strood train station on a frequent basis (on average every 20 minutes). Strood train station is a short 10 minute taxi or Uber ride to the Diggerland Kent Park.

Gatwick, Heathrow and Stanstead airports are all an hour drive to the Diggerland Kent Park.

EVision Electric Car Hire offer a chauffeured or self-drive hire service – further information can be found here.

Diggerland Yorkshire Filming Location

Located in Castleford, West Yorkshire, our Diggerland Yorkshire park is a popular choice for filming. Just a small divert off the M62 and not far from Leeds Bradford Airport or main line train stations, Diggerland Yorkshire is an easily accessible filming location point.

Huge indoor spaces make ease for providing changing areas and for storing camera equipment.

Diggerland Durham Filming Location

Looking for a more compact filming location? Our Diggerland Durham site is the place for you. A variety of construction machinery, cars, Go-Karts and much more are all available for use, all in a more confined space compared to our other Diggerland locations. Land is still available for off-road filming.

Diggerland Devon Filming Location

Looking for a filming location near Exeter in the pictureque countryside? Our Diggerland Devon site is the place for you. It has a variety of construction machinery, rides, Go-Karts and much more are all available for use. Land is available for off-road filming. There are nearby fishing lakes and lots of green space on this site too. 

Environmentally Friendly Filming Location

Looking for an environmentally friendly filming location? Our sites in Kent, Devon, Durham and Yorkshire offer the following: 

  • Free electric vehicle charging points 
  • Solar-powered buildings 
  • Electric powered attractions 
  • Green heating via the use of bio-mass boilers 
  • Green travel – we work closely with supplier EVision Electric Vehicles who can provide electric vehicle hire solutions 
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