Austen followers could acknowledge this lake at Lyme Park Home, because it was right here that Colin Firth famously shot the scene the place Mr. Darcy takes a dip and emerges soaking moist within the 1995 BBC adaptation of Satisfaction & Prejudice. The stately mansion belonged to the Legh Household for hundreds of years, starting in 1388 till it was given to the Nationwide Belief in 1946.
Set within the English countryside of Somerset, Montacute Home served because the backdrop for a number of scenes in Emma Thomson’s acclaimed 1995 adaptation of Sense and Sensibility.
When Elizabeth, her aunt, and uncle Gardiner think about spending a while as vacationers within the Derbyshire space in Satisfaction & Prejudice, the characters are particularly excited to go to Chatsworth Home. Who would have thought that nearly 2 hundred years later, that very same mansion would go down in cinematic historical past as Mr. Darcy’s Pemberley within the Joe Wright–directed adaptation.
House to many generations of Dukes of Devonshire, the home boasts an enormous assortment of marble statues. And if in the future you’re lucky sufficient to enterprise into this historic residence, you’ll additionally discover a marble bust of Macfadyen, who performed Fitzwilliam Darcy.