10 things you should know about the real Hobbit village

With hopeful eyes now turned to the future, and to the possibility of traveling once again, an adventure to one of the series most famous filming locations might be just the thing to lure you out of your Hobbit Hole. Here are some fun facts you may not have known about Hobbiton.

Yes, it’s a real place


With lush pastures and rolling fields for miles around, they knew at once that this was their Hobbiton.

It’s been open since 2002


After most of the set was struck when filming concluded on the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, a few structures were left standing, and this formed the basis of the initial Hobbiton tours

A fellowship is required for this particular journey


Hobbiton has a “no admittance except on guided tour business” policy.

Second Breakfast is a very real thing in Hobbiton


It still gives you plenty of time to make sure you get in your other five square meals that day.

They brew their own ale


Drinks from Hobbiton’s very own Southfarthing Range are included with every tour, but for those who might like to sample more than one beverage, the Evening Banquet Tour gives you the opportunity to do just that.

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