The Handmaid's Tale Filming Locations

The Handmaid's Tale was filmed in Toronto, Hamilton, Cambridge, & Oshawa in Canada and Washington D.C. in the United States of America.

105 Aberdeen Avenue

Waterford House

Offred meets Ofglen at the gate and they head out on a shopping trip. Later, after the ceremony, Offred runs outside and is spotted by Nick in episode 1x01 “Offred”. Offred is picked up by the birth van for Janine's birthing in episode 1x02 “Birth Day”. Nick drives Offred back to the house where the Eyes are waiting for her in episode 1x03 “Late”.

Appears in 6 additional episodes.
Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum

Offred is escorted out to the car so she can be driven to the doctor's office.


Serena asks Offred to come outside to help with gardening and she proposes an alternative means of conception.

A Woman's Place

Shortly after the revolution all of the trappings of the old life are cleared out of the homes.


Nick watches as the previous handmaid is taken away after killing herself with Mr. & Mrs. Waterford

The Bridge

The car pulls back into the driveway after a trip to Jezebels.


Offred is marched away by the Eyes.

Mill Race Park

River Path

Offred and Ofglen walk down the river path on their way home from shopping and come upon three bodies hanging from the wall in episode 1x01 “Offred”. Offred, Ofglen, Oferic, and Ofsamuel sit beside the water while a new body is raised up onto the wall in episode 1x02 “Birth Day”. The handmaids are made to clean the blood off the hanging wall in preparation for the diplomatic visit in episode 1x06 “A Woman's Place”.

Appears in 1 additional episode.
Also appears in “Other Women”.

25 Park Lane Circle

Putnam House

Offred and the other handmaids attend Janine's birthing at her commander's house in episode 1x02 “Birth Day”. Offred returns to the Janine's commander's house with Serena to see the newborn in episode 1x03 “Late”. The Handmaids wait outside as Janine goes through the ceremony to hand her baby over to Mr. & Mrs. Putnam in episode 1x09 “The Bridge”.

Fairmont Royal York


Offred is escorted into an illicit sex club by Commander Waterford where she spots Moira still among the living in episode 1x08 “Jezebels”. Nick escorts Offred and the commander to the club before retiring to the kitchen in an attempt to gather information for the Eyes in episode 1x09 “The Bridge”.


The handmaids attend a fancy dinner so they can be shown off to the Mexican ambassador in episode 1x06 “A Woman's Place”.

Main Street Bridge


Offred and Ofglen cross the bridge after the execution in episode 1x01 “Offred”. Moira and Offred attend a protest where the police open fire on the crowd in episode 1x03 “Late”.

Appears in 1 additional episode.
Also appears in “Smart Power”.

The Church of St. Aidan

The Red Center

June is brought into an old school where she, Moira, and many other woman are taught to be handmaids in episode 1x01 “Offred”. The handmaids-in-training are taught the details of the ceremony for the first time and then June & Moira execute a risky escape plan in episode 1x04 “Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum”.


Offred and Ofglen pass a school on their way to shopping and Offred thinks back to a time on the beach with her family in episode 1x01 “Offred”.

Coronation Park

Punishment Stage

The handmaids assemble at a stage where a man charged with raping a handmaiden is brought out for execution in episode 1x01 “Offred”. The handmaids are summoned to stone Janine to death for her crime against her baby but they all refuse in episode 1x10 “Night”.

14 Main Street

Dress Stop

Ofglen reminisces about the times before with Offred and how this used to be a ice cream shop in episode 1x01 “Offred”. Alma comes to Offred with an assignment to acquire a package for Mayday in episode 1x09 “The Bridge”.

Bay Street South (between Markland & Aberdeen)

Street near Waterford House

Offred walks down the street with the new Ofglen and passes several guards before stopping to let an Eye van drive past in episode 1x03 “Late”. Offred continues down the street as the last of the handmaids following her head off to their homes in episode 1x10 “Night”.

Grand Cafe


June, Moira, and one other protestor duck into a coffee shop to avoid the bullet and explosions in the street in episode 1x03 “Late”.

Bonjour Brioche

Bonjour Brioche

June and Moira stop at a bakery to grab some refreshments during their jog but June's credit card is denied and the cashier is a giant asshole in episode 1x03 “Late”.

Ontario Square


Offred talks to Ofsteven in the market who then steals a car and drives around for a bit before being captured by the Eyes in episode 1x05 “Faithful”.