Star Wars: The Force Awakens Filming Locations

The triumphant return of the Star Wars franchise. Luke Skywalker is missing, and a new group of heroes must band together to deliver important information to the Resistance while escaping the sinister First Order.

Part of the Star Wars saga
Star Wars: The Force Awakens was filmed in Ireland, United Arab Emirates, and United Kingdom.

واحة ليوا‎ (Liwa Oasis)

Niima Outpost

Rey drops off her scavenged supplies at the outpost. Later, Rey spots Finn after being attacked and then runs with him when The First Order attacks. Exact filming location is unknown.

Rey's AT-AT House

Rey is eating dinner at her home inside an abandoned AT-AT when she hears BB-8 beeping in distress.

Tie Fighter Crash

Finn wakes up after his Tie Fighter crashes into the desert and he heads out across the desert.


Derwent Water

Lake on Takodana

The Millennium Falcon flies down to the planet. Establishing shots only


Pinewood Studios

Maz Kanata's Castle

Han brings Rey and Finn to the castle of Maz Kanata to get them a ship to the Resistance base. The castle is completely destroyed soon after by the First Order. The set was constructed on one of the backlot spaces of Pinewood, with a bunch of the trees surrounding the studio visible.



Forest on Takodana

Rey runs through the woods after leaving Maz Kanata's place. She is eventually captured by Kylo Ren.

Source: IMDb


RAF Greenham Common

Resistance Base on D'Qar

The Millennium Falcon finally arrives at the rebel base and Finn finds out that Poe survived.

Source: Wikipedia


Skellig Michael

Ahch-To Island

The Millennium Falcon lands on the planet at the end of the map and Rey walks up the stairs to find Luke.

Source: Wikipedia