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The Great Swallows and Amazons Summer

Swallows and Amazons

Swallows and Amazons is an exhilarating new adaptation of Arthur Ransome’s treasured classic. A heart-warming story of exploration and friendship as a group of children set off on an adventure of a life-time. Discover the locations where the film was shot and have your very own Swallows and Amazons adventure this summer in England’s great outdoors. The film will be in cinemas everywhere from August 19th. 

Swallows and Amazons

Plan a Swallows and Amazons adventure

Set up camp next to a castle, pair cycling with wildlife spotting and take to the open water on a sailing break this summer.

Filming Swallows and Amazons

Find out more about the film

Watch the trailer, book cinema tickets and get the low down on the brand new adaptation of Arthur Ransome's classic children’s story.

Swallows and Amazons

See where Swallows and Amazons was filmed

Discover the picture-perfect locations where Swallows and Amazons was filmed, from the timeless villages of Yorkshire to Cumbria's dreamy lakes.

Bobby McCulloch

Discover the cast's favourite holiday spots

Find out where the cast of Swallows and Amazons like to holiday and learn about their experiences of filming in the idyllic surroundings of Cumbria.

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Get top holiday tips from our partners

Learn Swallows and Amazons-style skills such as building a den and walk in the footsteps of the characters at one of many exciting events.

Boating in Cumbria

Plan your summer break in Cumbria

Explore a vast natural playground where wild ponies roam luscious fells and glistening lakes conceal secret islands.

High and Low Cottage

Win a National Trust cottage break

Win the chance to stay at a National Trust holiday cottage and create your very own Swallows & Amazons inspired break.

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