How your business can get involved

Set jetting is a growing trend, visitors are looking to immerse themselves in locations featured in their favourite shows and films, following in the footsteps of the characters, reliving the scenes.  Screen tourism can also help support the more hidden destinations and attract international interest and younger audiences.  

Northumberland has been seen on the big screen in Hollywood blockbusters Transformers, Indiana Jones, Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves, and TV favourites such as VERA, Downtown Abbey and The Red King, this market is worth over £100m to England as a whole. 

Visit Northumberland is working in partnership with North East Screen, and along with Northumberland County Council has signed the filming friendly charter, maximising on the county’s potential as a filming location. 

There are several ways for businesses to benefit from Screen Tourism / Jet Setting 

  • Register as a location to be included in the county’s directory, used by production companies to find the perfect filming locations
  • Register as a facility if you provide accommodation, catering, or other services required by production companies
  • Harness screen appeal by using past or current productions in your own marketing activity
  • Discover which major productions have been filmed in the county


Useful Contacts

North East Screen


Tel: 0191 823 8233