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Where is Beyond Paradise filmed? See inside its Cornwall home

The BBC crime show starring Kris Marshall is set in Devon, but primarily filmed in Cornwall

Sally Bretton and Kris Marshall for Beyond Paradise
Megan Bull
TV Writer
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Kris Marshall returned to our screens as DI Humphrey Goodman last year, swapping the sunny shores of Guadeloupe for the British coast. Beyond Paradise, the successful spinoff to BBC One's beloved Death in Paradise followed the detective as he and his fiancée Martha (Sally Breton) adjusted to life in the fictional town of Shipton Abbott in Devon. 

Joined by Dylan Llewellyn, Zahra Ahmadi, Felicity Montagu and more, the first season of the quirky mystery drama was hugely successful, which is why it's been renewed for a second season which premieres on Friday 22 March. Click the video below for a first look...

Beyond Paradise season two – trailer

Where is Beyond Paradise filmed?

While Beyond Paradise is technically set in Devon, the show was mainly filmed in the neighbouring county of Cornwall. Back in 2022, Kris Marshall was spotted shooting scenes near a bridge in Looe town centre, before moving to the fire station. A picturesque fishing harbour famed for its beautiful beachfront, it's hardly surprising that this seaside town became a primary filming location. 

Houses perched on a seafront cliffside and near the water, boats moored in the water in the foreground© Getty Images
Beyond Paradise was primarily filmed in Looe, Cornwall

The market town of Launceston, Cornwall also made an appearance in season one of the show, as did country estates Port Elliot House and Pentille Castle, Countryfile magazine reports. Speaking exclusively to HELLO! about the show's beautiful locations, actors Felicity Montagu and Dylan Llewellyn revealed what they got up to in between filming. 

While the Derry Girls alum recalled that he and Zahra Ahmadi would kick back at the cinema, Felicity opened up about exploring the Cornish coastline. "I swam around some bays in Fowey and I did some walking," she said. "The countryside's just beautiful and the sea. The sea was so warm at the beginning of the job and then it got colder and colder!"

Beyond Paradise promotional poster featuring all the main cast and Looe in the background© BBC / Red Planet Pictures / Todd Anthony
Stars Felicity Montagu and Dylan Llewellyn revealed to HELLO! that they felt "blessed" to film in Cornwall

Reflecting on their time in Cornwall, she added, "We felt very blessed, didn't we Dylan?" to which he replied: "Definitely, it was lovely." 

Overall most scenes were filmed in Cornwall,  locals also spotted the cast in some regions of Devon, including Tamar Valley, Bere Ferrers and Weir Quay

Where was Beyond Paradise season two filmed?

The second series of Beyond Paradise has been filmed in many of the same locations as season one. Therefore, we can expect the seafront and harbour of Looe to be making more appearances going forward.

MORE: Death in Paradise series 13 finale spoiler photos tease tense Neville and Florence moment

READ: Where is Death in Paradise filmed? The beautiful Caribbean island behind the show

The detective crew in the Shipton Abbott office for a promotional photo© BBC / Red Planet Pictures / Craig Hardie
The team from Shipton Abbott will be returning for another season

Beyond Paradise season two's synopsis teases lots in store for DI Goodman, as "Shipton Abbott’s new detective inspector will be tasked with solving a shocking crime on a steam train, an arson attack predicted by a medium and the baffling disappearance of the local fishing legend."

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