Torchwood Filming Locations

Captain Jack Harkness runs the small team at the Torchwood Institute in Cardiff which protects the world from extraterrestrial and supernatural threats.

Part of the Doctor Who Collection
Torchwood was filmed in London & Cardiff in United Kingdom and Los Angeles in United States of America.
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Buffalo Bar


Jack and Gwen get a drink in episode 1x01 "Everything Changes".



Jack stands on the roof in episode 1x01 "Everything Changes".


Cornwall Hotel


Gwen goes to the pub to break up a fight in episode 1x01 "Everything Changes".


Minskys Showbar


Cary and Alien merge in episode 1x02 "Day One".


Hollywood Bowl

Bowling Alley

Rhys and Gwen go bowling in episode 1x02 "Day One".


Cardiff Central Train Station

Gwen chases boy and sees the past. From episode 1x03 "Ghost Machine".


Queen Street


From episode 1x03 "Ghost Machine".


Taff Mead Embankment

Owen sees the girl murdered. From episode 1x03 "Ghost Machine".


Cardiff City Hall

Jack stands on the roof. From episode 1x07 "Greeks Bearing Gifts".


National Museum of Wales

Science and Natural History Museum, Aberystwyth

Gwen and Eugiene go in hopes of figuring more out in episode 1x09 "Random Shoes".


Glyntaff Cemetery

Eugiene's Funeral

From episode 1x09 "Random Shoes".


MOD St Athan


From episode 1x10 "Out of Time".


Merthyr Tydfil Old Town Hall

Dance Hall (exterior)

From episode 1x12 "Captain Jack Harkness".


Penarth Pier

Tosh and Tommy kiss. From episode 2x03 "To the Last Man".


Captain Scott Memorial Statue

Tosh and Tommy go on a walk in episode 2x03 "To the Last Man".


Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes

Boeshane Peninsula

Jack and his dad play. From episode 2x05 "Adam".


Waterguard Pub

Jack's Childhood House

From episode 2x05 "Adam".


St. Matthews Church

St. Mary's Church

Where Jack gets the second glove in episode 2x07 "Dead Man Walking".


Margam Castle


From episode 2x09 "Something Borrowed".


Paget Rooms

Electro Theatre

From episode 2x10 "From Out of the Rain".


Flat Holm Lighthouse

Island where Gwen searches for Jonah in episode 2x11 "Adrift".


MOD Caerwent

Building explodes in episode 2x12 "Fragments".


Cardiff Castle

John and Jack meet the rift in episode 2x13 "Exit Wounds".


The Majestic Halls

CIA Archives (interior)

From episode 4x01 "Miracle Day: The New World".


Los Angeles City Hall

CIA Archives (exterior)

Esther walks into the CIA archives and later jumps out of the window with Jack as the archives explode behind them in episode 4x01 "Miracle Day: The New World".

Washington D.C. City Hall

From episode 4x02 "Miracle Day: Rendition". From episode 4x03 "Miracle Day: Dead of Night". From episode 4x05 "Miracle Day: The Categories of Life".


Fort MacArthur (Angels Gate Park)

San Pedro Overflow Camp

Source: IMDb


Thames House

ext/aerial only, children of earth


Brangwyn Hall

Thames House (interior)


Mermaid Quay

Torchwood Main Entrance


11 Windsor Esplanade

Tosh's House (exterior)


Bunkers Hill Close

Rhys and Gwen's House

this is where we find Gwen and Rhys living at the start of Miracle Day. Torchwood being chased by Helicopter takes place in the beach in front.