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.

Rhossili Bay

From episode #401 "Miracle Day: The New World".

Source: IMDb

Cardiff Castle

Where John and Jack meet the rift, s2e13

Margam Castle

More wedding filming, s2e09

Hollywood Bowl

where Rhys and Gwen go bowling, s1e02

Dyffryn Gardens

Where the wedding party stays, s2e09

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.

Los Angeles City Hall

C.I.A. Archives

In Torchwood: Miracle Day, Esther uses the main entrance of Los Angeles City Hall dressed up as the C.I.A.

Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes

Boeshane Peninsula

where Jack and his dad play, s2e05

National Museum of Wales

Science and Natural History Museum, Aberystwyth

Gwen and Eugiene go in hopes of figuring more out, s1e09

Captain Scott Memorial Statue

Tosh and Tommy go on a walk, s2e03

Mermaid Quay

Torchwood Main Entrance

Flat Holm Lighthouse

Island where Gwen searches for Jonah, s2e11

Waterguard Pub

Jacks childhood House

Boeshane village, s2e05

Paget Rooms

Electro Theatre

ext. only, s2e10

Queen Street

chase at start of s1e03

Cardiff City Hall

Jack stands on the roof, s1e07

Cardiff Central Train Station

Gwen chases boy and sees the past, s1e03

MOD Caerwent

Building that blows up in s2e12

Thames House

ext/aerial only, children of earth

11 Windsor Esplanade

Tosh's House

ext. only

Glyntaff Cemetery

Eugiene's funeral, s1e09

Buffalo Bar

where Jack and Gwen get a drink, s1e01

Millicent Street Car Park

car park and alley for opening scene, s1e01

Taff Mead Embankment

where Owen sees the girl murdered s1e03

St. Matthews Church

St. Mary's Church

Where Jack gets the second glove, s2e07


Thames House

int. scenes

Minskys Showbar

Club where Cary and Alien merge, s1e02


Jack stands on the roof, s1e01

South Wales Caving Club

used as the town doing the harvest in s1e06

Penarth Pier

Tosh and Tommy kiss, s2e03

Cornwall Hotel

Gwen goes to the pub to break up a fight, s1e01