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Beyond Paradise Filmed at Our Bed and Breakfast in Looe, Cornwall

Back in 2023, we were so excited to welcome the star-studded cast of the BBC’s hit show, Beyond Paradise to The Watermark for the filming of series 2. Our cosy BnB was temporarily rebranded as the Copacabana, on theme with the preceding series, Death in Paradise, set on the tropical island of Guadeloupe in the Caribbean (known as St Honoré on the show).

This new series continues on from the cliff-hangers of the first and follows the relationship and romance of the two main characters, Humphrey and Martha, as they navigate Devonshire life and starting a family. As usual, each episode brings a new crime for the police team to solve and we’re sure it will have us on the edge of our seats.
Where is the show set and is Shipton Abbott a real place? Stars Kris Marshall, Sally Bretton, Zahra Ahmadi and Daniel Llewellyn, returned to our hometown of Looe, Cornwall, to shoot the second series of the show. Transforming our picturesque seaside town into Shipton Abbott, Devon, the fictional town in which the show is set.

The name of the town is pure fiction, but Looe is a very real place! Nestled along the Cornish coast, Looe is the epitome of a tranquil, British seaside town and the perfect getaway for a long weekend or staycation.Want to visit the set? Are you a big fan of the show? Come and see for yourself where the hit show was filmed and walk the same corridors as DI Humphrey Goodman. We’re right by East Looe beach - perfect for those who want to see all of the filming locations included in the show. Look out of your window and see our famous Banjo Pier or take a 10-minute stroll by the river to see Looe Bridge, all featured on the show.

If you’re travelling by train, we’re just an 18-minute walk from the station. We’re also a 40-minute drive from Plymouth and just under a 2-hour drive from Land’s End if you’re looking to turn your holiday into a road trip.

Many local guides are now offering bespoke tours of the Beyond Paradise filming locations. This is a must for any fan of the show! Or DIY it and take in everything Looe has to offer. You’re bound to come across countless locations from the show. From local, independent boutiques to delicious Cornish cuisine, it’s the perfect destination for families and couples alike.When is Beyond Paradise Series 2 on TV and what time? The new series began on BBC One on Friday the 22nd of March at 8pm and will air every Friday.

Let us know on our Facebook or Instagram pages if you’ll be following along and keeping your eye out for The Watermark!

Check availability and book here on our website or reach out to our friendly team on 01503 262123 to book your stay.

Take a look at the photos below to see the cast and crew set up both inside and outside of The Watermark, including our wonderful Cassbar.

Find out more & watch on BBC IPlayer