'Lord of the Rings' Filming Locations In New Zealand You Should Visit

New Zealand's varied terrain, from the gentle slopes of Hobbiton to the fiery heights of Mount Doom, offered an ideal canvas for Peter Jackson's film adaptation of "The Lord of the Rings"

The movie set for the "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit." Photo: Peter Gudella / Shutterstock

British actor Bernard Hill, known for his roles in various films, including "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, recently passed away at 79, upsetting fans worldwide. Best known for portraying King Théoden of Rohan in the film series by Peter Jackson, Hill's performance was widely acclaimed, bringing depth and gravitas to the character as he led his people against the forces of darkness. In a tribute to this exceptional actor, let's revisit some of the filming locations of the iconic trilogy.