Braveheart is an epic war drama movie directed and co-produced by Mel Gibson, written by Randall Wallace. The film is fictionally based on the life of William Wallace, a late-13th-century Scottish warrior. It is inspired by Blind Harry's epic poem "The Actes and Deidis of the Illustre and Vallyeant Campioun Schir William Wallace". Starring Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, James Robinson, Sean McGinley, Sean Lawlor, Brian Cox, Peter Hanly, and Stephen Billington, the film was released on May 24, 1995 (United States), grossed $210.4 million worldwide, and won 5 Oscars including "Best Picture" and "Best Director". Braveheart was filmed in Scotland and Ireland. Additional filming took place at Ardmore Studios in County Wicklow, Ireland. The opening sequence was shot in Aonach Eagach, Highland, Scotland, UK.
Bective Abbey. Photo by Jonathan Bowers on Unsplash.
Where was Braveheart Filmed?
Braveheart was filmed in Aonach Eagach, Ardmore Studios, Ballymore Eustace, Bective Abbey, Coronation Plantation, Curragh Plains, Dunsany Castle, Dunsoghly Castle, Glen Nevis, Glencoe, Kippure Estate, Loch Leven, Sally Gap, The Curragh, Trim and Trim Castle.
The complete list of the locations with latitude and longitude coordinates are listed below in the table.
Braveheart Locations Map
Braveheart Locations Table