Where was War Horse Filmed

Where was War Horse Filmed. Set in World War I, this is the story of Albert who joins the British army when his horse is sold to the cavalry. Together they journey beyond England to the middle of a full fledged war. War Horse is an adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s children novel. The movie was directed by Steven Spielberg.

War Horse Filming Locations

  • The cavalry barracks for the military was – Stratfield Saye, Hampshire
  • Ditsworthy Warren, nr Sheepstor, Devon is a hose that was used in the movie
  • Holwell Farm, Bonehill Rocks, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon
  •  Bourne Woods, Farnham, Surrey, England – This is famous movie location. Recent blockbuster include “Snow White and the Huntsman” and “Gladiator”. Visit  where was Snow White and the Huntsman filmed and where was Gladiator filmed for the precise filming locations.
  • Castle Combe, Wiltshire, England –  A great getaway destination for tourists who want quiet and calm with a royal country feel
  • Other locations where War Horse was filmed: Dartmoor, Devon and Luton Hoo Estate, Bedfordshire; both in England

About “War Horse” horses

A total of 14  horses were used as Joey, the main horse character. 8 were used as the adult Joey. 4 four horses played the other main character, Topthorn. Some scenes included over 100 horses at the same time and in total there were over 200 horses used.

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