Famous Gardens Starring in Movies

Despite the fact that most popular movies were filmed indoors, in a studio, using visual effects and motion graphics, some of their most famous scenes have been shot outdoors. Most of you should remember the romantic scene from Notebook shot in a boat in the middle of a lake, or the exotic garden of the luxury house where Tony Montana from the movie Scarface used to live. But where are all these beautiful places? Find out some of the most famous gardens shown in all-time-classic movies below.

  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

    Back before Harry Potter was as famous as it is now, do you remember the site of Madame Hooch’s flying lesson in the first Harry Potter film? Well that was at the Alnwick Castle - one of the most spectacular gardens in Britain.
    Harry Potter film location Alnwick Castle Gardens

  • Tim Burton’s Alice in wonderland.

    It may not be a real garden, as all scenes of the film are a part of Burton’s fantastical world,  but is one of the most famous and outstanding gardens.
    Outstanding Garden in Tim Burton 's Alice in Wonderland film

  • Midnight in Paris

    One of the latest Woody Allen’s films was shot at Claude Monet’s water garden in Giverny. A very romantic scene on the famous Japanese bridge.
    Monet's water Garden is shown in the film Midnight in Paris

  • Notebook

    The garden of Noah’s (Ryan Gosling) big white house with the blue shutters is full of green grass and some old oak trees.
    the garden of Noah's house from Notebook

  • Notting Hill

    Anna Scott (Julia Roberts) accepts the proposal and the wedding takes place in the Zen Garden, designed by Anouska Hempel. The famous garden stands opposite the entrance of the Hempel hotel in Bayswater,London.
    Wedding scene garden from Notting Hill

  • It’s Complicated

    Every gardener must have been jealous of Meryl Streep’s garden as it appears in the movie “It’s complicated”. The house is a Mediterranean style house located in Thousand Oaks, California and it has a dream vegetable garden in the backyard.
    Meryl Streep's garden from the film It's Complicated

  • Pride and Prejudice

    Darcy’s (Matthew Macfadyen) first proposal to Elizabeth (Keira Knightley) takes place in the Apollo Temple in the well-known Stourhead Garden, England.
    Stourhead Gardens shown in Pride & Prejudice

  • Scarface

    The luxury house where Tony Montana (Al Pacino) and his wife Elvira (Michelle Pfeiffer) lived is located in Santa Barbara, California. Big swimming pools and high palm trees made everyone who has watched the movie jealous of this garden.
    Luxury garden from the movie Scarface

  • Forrest Gump

    Forrest Gump, played by Tom Hanks, tells his life story while sitting on a bench in the garden of Savannah History Museum.
    Most famousbench in Savannah from Forest Gump movie

  • Memoirs of a Geisha

    Hakone Gardens in Saratoga, California was one of the filming locations of the movie “Memoirs of a Geisha”. It’s a traditional Japanese garden with a handsome redwood and bamboo gate in the entrance.
    Memoirs of a Geisha film location , Hakone Bridge

    Can you recall any of these scenes?

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