Frequent locations used in Doc Martin
Beautiful Port Isaac is a small fishing village in North Cornwall. The majority of Doc Martin exterior location shots are filmed in and around the village.
Neighbouring Port Gaverne (an adjoining cove to Port Isaac), is also used for exterior shots, most notably in 4.2 Uneasy Lies The Head.
Dinnabroad Farm, St Teath (renamed as ‘Dannabroad Farm’ in the show) is the location used for Aunty Joan’s farm. The farm has featured regularly across all five seasons.
Royal Cornwall Hospital
All hospital scenes have been filmed on location at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro (approximately 35 miles south of Port Isaac).
Other notable locations used in Doc Martin
Camelot Castle Hotel
The picturesque Camelot Castle Hotel in Tintagel was used as the backdrop for Martin’s meeting with the health board in 1.1 Going Bodmin and again as ‘The Castle Hotel’ searching for the missing James Henry in 5.8 Ever After.
John Slater (Aunt Joan’s old flame), moored his boat and was delivered some bad news in Padstow, Cornwall (a fishing port 16 miles south west of Port Isaac) in the season one episode
1.5 Of All the Harbours in all the Towns.
Mrs Wilson’s Hotel in episode 3.4 The Admirer was actually ‘The Headlands Hotel’, Port Gaverne. The hotel has been closed for over a year for refurbishment.
Martin and Louisa’s almost wedding was filmed at the parish church of Lanteglos-by-Camelford in the third season finale 3.7 Happily Ever After.
Aunt Joan’s funeral was filmed at St Winwaloe (located on Gunwalloe Church Cove) in the season five episode 5.2 Dry Your Tears. Gunwalloe is a very small fishing cove on the Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall.
The Old Inn
Interior shots of the sudden delivery of Martin and Louisa’s baby was filmed at ‘The Old Inn, St Breward’ (located between Bodmin and Camelford) in the fourth season finale 4.8 The Wrong Goodbye.
Bodmin Parkway Station
The featured railway station of Doc Martin (shown most notably in the episode which introduces Martin’s parents: 2.6 The Family Way) is ‘Bodmin Parkway’ station (BOD). Incidentally, when travelling from London by train, this station is the closest to Port Isaac.