One of New Zealand’s greatest advertisements is undoubtedly the Lord of the Ringsfilm franchise. We were given a glimpse of some of New Zealand’s most beautiful sights shown through an adaptation of one of the greatest stories ever written.
Tolkien’s world comes to life with New Zealand’s magnificent landscapes, but for fans of the fantasy novel and film, a chance to experience life as a Hobbit is also an experience worth travelling for. They can do just that at Hobbiton, the movie set featured in The Lord of the Ringsand The Hobbitfilms. The set can be visited through a guided tour that includes a drive through the rolling hills of the farm surrounding the set, a look at Bag End, Green Dragon Inn, and the famous Hobbit Holes.