Fake Britain: A Map Of Fictional Locations In England, Scotland And Wales
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PlaceSourceMediumOther Details
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Hell Hall (estate)101 Dalmations by Dodi SmithBookHome of Cruella De Vil in Suffolk
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Airstrip One (island)1984 (book)BookAlternate name for Great Britain
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Camptounfoot (town or village)A Bridge in Time by Elisabeth McNeillBook
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Knype Hill (town)A Clergyman's Daughter by George OrwellBook
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Rothswell Castle (building or estate)A Darker Domain by Val McDermidBook
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Shallowford (building or estate)A Horseman Riding By by RF DelderfieldBook
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Longhampton (town or village)A Hundred Pieces of Me by Lucy DillonBook
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Helstonleigh (city)A Letter From Ledwardine by Phil RickmanBook
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Ledwardine (town)A Letter From Ledwardine by Phil RickmanBook
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Eastlee (town)A Mother's SonTV
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Denton (town)A Touch of Frost by RD WingfieldBook/TV
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Lowlands University (building or estate)A Very Perculiar PracticeTVBased on University of East Anglia
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Fulnaker Priory (building or estate)A View From a Hill by MR JamesBook
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Seaburgh (town)A Warning to the Curious by MR JamesBook
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Thrums (town or village)A Window in Thrums by JM BarrieBook
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Stoneybridge (town or village)AbsolutelyTV
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Ackley Bridge (town)Ackley BridgeTV
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Manchesterford (city)Acorn AntiquesTV
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Binton Hills (natural feature)Adam Bede by George EliotBook
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Hayslope (town)Adam Bede by George EliotBook
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Loamshire (district)Adam Bede by George EliotBook
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Snowfield (town)Adam Bede by George EliotBook
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Stonyshire (district)Adam Bede by George EliotBook
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Mangold Parva (town)
Adrian Mole: The Prostrate Years, by Sue Townsend
Book
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Carrickstowe (town)Adventure Island books by Helen MossBooksImmediately NW of Castle Key on the mainland
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Castle Key (island)Adventure Island books by Helen MossBooksSaid to be a few miles off Penzance.
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Carsely (town)Agatha RaisinTV
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Mirchester (town)Agatha RaisinTV
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Akenfield (town)Akenfield by Ronald BlytheBook
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Loxford (town)Albert Herring by Benjamin BrittenOperetta
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East Proctor (town)An American Werewolf in LondonFilm
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Soldier Island (island)And Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieBook
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Drambeg (island)Angus OgComic stripIsland somewhere in the Outer Hebrides
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Animal Farm (town)Animal Farm by George OrwellBook
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Tollington (town)Anita and Me by Meera SyalBook
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Dalmailing (town or village)Annals of the Parish by John GaltBook
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Barchester (city)Anthony Trollope NovelsBook
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Barsetshire (district)Anthony Trollope NovelsBook
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Greshambury (town)Anthony Trollope NovelsBook
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Silverbridge (town)Anthony Trollope NovelsBook
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Dyffryn Ddibwys (village)ArcherTV
(Literally translates as 'Unimportant Valley') - a tiny community flooded to create a reservoir - clearly an analogue of Capel Celyn near Bala, the controversial flooding of which led to the formation of the Free Wales Army
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Glengoolie Distillery (building)ArcherTVProbably based on Macallan distillery
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Llanflwnyddwndllwnmawr (town)ArcherTV
Clearly a piss-take on Llanfairpwllgwyngyll on Angelsey
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Bursley (town)Arnold Bennett's Five Town novelsBook
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Hanbridge (town)Arnold Bennett's Five Town novelsBook
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Knype (city)Arnold Bennett's Five Town novelsBook
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Longshaw (town)Arnold Bennett's Five Town novelsBook
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Turnhill (town)Arnold Bennett's Five Town novelsBook
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Turnbottom Round (town)Ask a PolicemanFilm
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Loch Androll (natural feature)Asterix and the PictsComic
Based on the map that character Macaroon carves, it fits the location and profile of Loch Inver.
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Learg (island)Atlantic Fury by Hammond Innesbook
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Shelmerston (town)Aubrey-Maturin series of Patrick O'BrianBook
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Home Ridge Farm (building)Badger Girl (Look and Read)TV
Cross Tor Church is in the same area, but will not fit on the map
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Balamory (town or village)BalamoryTV
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Peppering Eye (town)Bedknobs and BroomsticksFilm
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Frithdale (town or village)Best Railway Stories by LTC RoltBook
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Greyfriars School (building or estate) Billy BunterTV
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Everington (town or village)Billy ElliotFilm
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Stradhoughton (town)Billy Liar by Keith WaterhouseBook
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Dunny on the Wold (town)Blackadder IIIRotten borough
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Bleak House (town)Bleak House by Charles DickensBook
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Chesney Wold (town)Bleak House by Charles DickensBook
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Cleene Gorge (Natural feature)Blott on the Landscape by Tom SharpeBook
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Handyman Hall (building or estate)Blott on the Landscape by Tom SharpeBook
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Worfordshire (district)Blott on the Landscape by Tom SharpeBook
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Burton (district)Books of Rebecca GabléBook
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Thurnemouth (town)BoomersTV
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Glynmawe (village)Border Country by Raymond WilliamsBook
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Gwenton (village)Border Country by Raymond WilliamsBook
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Ormston (town)Born and BredTV
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Cold Bosworth (town)Bosworth Summit Pond by LTC RoltBook
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Bishops Tippings (town)BrassTV
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Utterley (town)BrassTV
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Castle DunBrochBraveFilm
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Kingdom of DunbrochBraveFilm
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Sea of Celts (natural feature)BraveFilm
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Brideshead (town) Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn WaughBook
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Ketchworth (town)Brief EncounterFilmTown near Milford Junction, somewhere in Kent.
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Milford (town)Brief EncounterFilm
Milford Junction railway station is a key location. It was filmed in Carnforth, Lancashire, but supposedly set in Kent.
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Brigadoon (town or village) (unmappable)BrigadoonFilm
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Broadchurch (town)Broadchurch TV
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Brookside (building or estate)BrooksideBook
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Skipley (town)Brother in the Land by Robert SwindellsBook
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Burnistoun (town or village)BurnistounTV
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Willsworld (town)Burtthebinman.co.ukWebsite
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Fitton Airport (town)Cabin PressureRadio
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Ferne Bay (town)Cakes and Ale by W Somerset MaughamBook
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Terkenbury (city)Cakes and Ale by W Somerset MaughamBook
Note: I can't find confirmation of this online. More info needed.
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Camberwick Green (town)Camberwick GreenTV
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Glen Carry Castle (building or estate)Captain ScarletTV
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Druid's Bottom (building or estate)Carrie's WarBook
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Lufford AbbeyCasting the Runes by MR JamesBook
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Aberwyvern Castle (building)Castle by David MacauleyBookSomewhere in north-west Wales
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Castle Dangerous (building or estate)Castle Dangerous by Sir Walter ScottBook
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Aberowen (town)Century Trilogy by Ken FollettBook
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Aonoch Mor Lighthouse (building)Chewin' the FatTV
A location isn’t specified beyond “island off the West Coast”, but my guess would be an island off the coast of Lochaber as the keepers are clearly Highlanders and the name makes me think of the real life Ardnamurchan Lighthouse.
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Dulldale (town)Chicken RunFilm
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Tweedy's Farm (building or estate)Chicken RunFilm
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Chigley (town)ChigleyTV
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