The Green Dragon Inn – Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

“Oh, you can search far and wide, You can drink the whole town dry, But you’ll never find a beer so brown, As the one we drink in our hometown …” so goes a song written by the film writers of The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

The Green Dragon Inn from afar

The Green Dragon Inn from afar

Take a seat outside The Green Dragon Inn on a summers day

Take a seat outside The Green Dragon Inn on a summers day

If you like dark beer the Oakbarton brew may be your choice of complimentary beverage at The Green Dragon Inn. You visit The Green Dragon for about 20* minutes as part of a Hobbiton Movie Read the rest

Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to”, so wrote J.R.R. Tolkien in The Lord of the Rings.

Our favourite Hobbiton photo

Our favourite Hobbiton photo

After visiting the Hobbiton Movie Set I can see why the hobbits were content with life in The Shire, but I’m glad we ventured out our door and onto the road to Matamata.

Hobbiton themed Matamata i-SITE

Hobbiton themed Matamata i-SITE

Lots of people start their tour from Matamata i-SITE, however there is plenty of parking at Hobbiton and … Read the rest