Drive-in Cinemas Near Me

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Ever wanted to watch a film on the big screen from the comfort of your car or camp out in front of it? Relaxing in the summer breeze, with the sun shining on you and the sound of the film echoing around you – sounds like bliss right? Well, now that the summer is here and the days are longer, film lovers can experience a cinema like no other – drive-in cinemas! So, if you’re searching for “drive-in cinemas near me”, you’ve reached the right page!

We’ve got it all laid out for you! The best drive-in cinema experiences are hosted by Luna Cinema and Summer Screens and here are their upcoming showings.

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Luna Cinema

Now, this is a magical experience to enjoy a classic cinema evening. With over 40 stunning locations across the UK, from London, Birmingham, and Yorkshire to Wales! Everyone has a drive-in cinema they can head to. Watching your favourite films, whether it’s Dirty Dancing, Hollywood blockbusters like No Time To Die or family films.

Or maybe you’re in the mood for a classic movie, Luna Cinema has it all.

With a gorgeous backdrop, giant screens and popcorn at the ready, you’re in for a cinematic experience like no other.

Psst… Luna Cinema also has a partnership with Little Moons mochi ice cream, so maybe they’ll be in attendance…

London

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Westminister Abbey, London

Head to the Wizarding World with Harry, Ron and Hermione in their first school year at the magical school of Hogwarts.

Or how about exploring the Labyrinth and munching on popcorn as Sarah delves deeper to try to rescue her brother Toby?

Experience the electrifying Bohemian Rhapsody or have a sing-a-long to Dirty Dancing!

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Westminster Abbey, 20 Deans Yd, London, SW1P 3PA

Opening Times

26th July - 31st July at 21:00

Pricing

From £19.50

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South East

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Guildford Cathedral, Guildford

What’s better than a cinematic experience at an architectural beauty? Set on the beautiful grounds of Guildford Cathedral, it’ll provide a stunning backdrop to the fabulous films that are on offer!

From West Side Story and Mamma Mia! to the fan favourite Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Families, friends and social groups will unite for a cosy experience in the summer night breeze. With snacks galore as they sit tight for a film experience like no other.

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Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, University Campus, Guildford, GU2 7UP

Opening Times

12th - 14th August 20:30

Pricing

From £17.50

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South West

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Lulworth Castle, Wareham

Fancy catching a drive-in movie on the grounds of a castle? Here at Lulworth Castle you most certainly can! With stunning views of the Jurassic coast, you’ll be able to experience a film in a place that has hosted French Kings, music festivals and so much more.

You can catch a fantastic Marvel blockbuster – Spider-Man: No Way Home, a timeless classic – Grease or a boogie-worthy West Side Story.

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Lulworth Castle, Wareham, East Lulworth, Wareham, BH20 5QS

Opening Times

9th - 11th August 20:45

Pricing

From £17.50

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East Midlands

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Chatsworth House, Bakewell

Situated in the rolling hills of the Derbyshire Peak District, you’ll be cosied up in a tranquil and serene environment as you settle down for the film. Giant screens, beautiful surroundings and your favourite snacks in the summer sun. How bliss.

You can catch the cult classic Moulin Rouge!, the latest Bond film No Time To Die, West Side Story or the first Harry Potter!

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Chatsworth House, Bakewell, DE45 1PP

Opening Times

18th - 21st August 20:30

Pricing

From £18.50

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West Midlands

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Warwick Castle, Warwickshire

Come to Shakespeare’s England as you settle down to watch a film in a beautiful 64-acre land. Have the family join you as you watch one of the latest Hollywood movies Spider-Man: No Way Home, the classic Dirty Dancing and West Side Story.

Fans of cinema will love the change in scenery, from the dimly lit confined rooms to the open-air space and environment.

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Chatsworth House, Bakewell, DE45 1PP

Opening Times

18th - 21st August 19:30

Pricing

From £18.50

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North West

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Bolton Abbey, Skipton

Fans of open-air cinemas? Then you’ll love the wide and spacious Bolton Abbey as you nestle down on a picnic blanket. As you watch either of these two latest hits – No Time To Die or West Side Story! It’ll be a movie night on another level!
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Bolton Abbey, Skipton, BD23 6AL

Opening Times

23rd - 24th August 20:30

Pricing

From £17.50

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North East

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Alnwick Castle, Northumberland

A drive-in cinema experience like no other, at the legendary castle of Alnwick Castle! Outdoor cinemas are all the rage nowadays and it’s obvious why!

Catch Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire or No Time To Die! Immerse yourself with giant cinematic screens and class audio. Grab your popcorn and refreshments and you’re good to go!

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Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, NE66 1NQ

Opening Times

2nd - 3rd September 20:00

Pricing

From £17.50

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Wales

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Cardiff Castle, Cardiff

In the heart of the capital, Cardiff Castle is hosting fabulous drive-in and open-air cinemas! With a historically rich backdrop and a buzzing atmosphere, you’ll be treated to three fantastic films. Either West Side Story, Grease or Rocketman as your film of the night!
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Cardiff Castle, Castle St, Cardiff, CF10 3RB

Opening Times

2nd - 4th September 20:00

Pricing

From £18.50

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Summer Screens

Did you know Summer Screens has been the leading company for drive-in cinemas since 2011?! With spectacular venues, yummy food and drinks and a summer experience that is truly unique.

Summer Screens haven’t revealed what films they’re showing yet or when, so keep an eye out on their website! But they also host a number of drive-in cinemas all across the UK.

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Harrow School, Harrow

It’s not just a school…it’s also a place to watch films on the big screen! A stunning venue that holds fantastic drive-in cinema nights. Equipped with a bar and ample space for a picnic under the setting sun, you’ll be well looked after here.

You can grab your favourite cinema snacks and be fully immersed in a classic film with fantastic audio and 2K digital projection!

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Harrow School, 5 High St, Harrow, HA1 3HP

Pricing

Adult £15.50, Unders 18s £10.50

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Come along to one of Birmingham’s beautiful gardens as you watch a fan favourite film under the setting sun, with the summer breeze. Explore the gardens and then end with a film, with some popcorn and the hush of the crowd.
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Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd, Birmingham, B15 3TR

Pricing

Adult £15.50, Unders 18s £10.50

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Abbey Ruins, Reading

In a small but quaint area of Reading, you’ll be able to catch a film in the setting sun. Set up early and you can grab a bite to eat and some refreshing drinks. And settle down for a fab night. It’s time for popcorn and some blankets!
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Reading Abbey Ruins, Reading, RG1 3HW

Pricing

Adult £15.50, Unders 18s £10.50

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Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire

Grab your deckchairs and beanbags and watch a fantastic film in the beautiful ornamental gardens, orchards and pretty gardens. An atmospheric cinema experience for film fans!
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Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry, Oxford, OX33 1LA

Pricing

Adult £15.50, Unders 18s £10.50

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Adventure Cinema

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Dalkeith Country Park, Scotland

Come along to the best country park in Edinburgh as you park up in a huge historic green space to watch a host of films! With 1,000 acres, summer nights and the feeling of being outdoors, you’ll be in a cinema experience like no other.

You can watch The Greatest Showman or West Side Story, bring the family, snacks and wind down.

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Dalkeith Country Park, Via King's Gate, Dalkeith, Edinburgh, EH22 1ST

Opening Times

12th - 14th August 21:30

Pricing

From £14.50

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With all these different options for your drive-in cinema experience, your summer nights will be occupied watching some of the best movies around. Whether you go with your family, friends or on your own, it’ll be an enjoyable evening of cinema!

Looking for more things to do this summer? Check out what’s on during the summer school holidays, travel to some refreshing lakes near you or travel to the beach!

Sun, sea and sand – ahh summer. 

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