Our Sponsor Sideshow Collectibles Send us News
Lord of the Rings Tolkien
Search Tolkien
Lord of The RingsTheOneRing.net - Forged By And For Fans Of JRR Tolkien
Lord of The Rings Serving Middle-Earth Since The First Age

Lord of the Rings Movie News - J.R.R. Tolkien
Do you enjoy the 100% volunteer, not for profit services of TheOneRing.net?
Consider a donation!

  Main Index   Search Posts   Who's Online   Log in
The One Ring Forums: Tolkien Topics: Main:
Hobbiton reopens!

Ataahua
Superuser / Moderator


May 30, 9:49pm

Post #1 of 2 (300 views)
Shortcut
Hobbiton reopens! Can't Post

We've been at alert level 2 for a little over a week but they delayed reopening until yesterday to make sure they had safety measures in places and to give the place a spruce-up.

From TV3 (hopefully the video plays outside NZ): https://www.newshub.co.nz/...-after-lockdown.html

From Stuff - 'The first group of visitors to tour the Hobbiton Movie Set in Matamata after the Covid-19 shutdown get a warning from guide Luke Edwards before they set off. "If I do cry, ignore me. It's a big deal."'
https://www.stuff.co.nz/...e-doors-to-the-shire

Celebrimbor: "Pretty rings..."
Dwarves: "Pretty rings..."
Men: "Pretty rings..."
Sauron: "Mine's better."

"Ah, how ironic, the addictive qualities of Sauron’s master weapon led to its own destruction. Which just goes to show, kids - if you want two small and noble souls to succeed on a mission of dire importance... send an evil-minded beggar with them too." - Gandalf's Diaries, final par, by Ufthak.


Fantasy novel - The Arcanist's Tattoo

My LOTR fan-fiction


grammaboodawg
Immortal


May 31, 1:12pm

Post #2 of 2 (267 views)
Shortcut
*squeeeeeeee!!!!* :D [In reply to] Can't Post

A sign that the world is coming to order! This is such great news! I'm so happy that people will be able to visit Hobbiton, although there obviously won't be international visitors...YET! It will be easier to protect against exposure since 99% of the tour is outside. The bus ride and the Green Dragon would be the challenges, but common sense will fix that :)


Thank you for this. I'd love to come there again someday! *sigh*



sample

We have been there and back again.



“Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don't have the strength." – Theodore Roosevelt

TIME Google Calendar

 
 

Search for (options) Powered by Gossamer Forum v.1.2.3

home | advertising | contact us | back to top | search news | join list | Content Rating

This site is maintained and updated by fans of The Lord of the Rings, and is in no way affiliated with Tolkien Enterprises or the Tolkien Estate. We in no way claim the artwork displayed to be our own. Copyrights and trademarks for the books, films, articles, and other promotional materials are held by their respective owners and their use is allowed under the fair use clause of the Copyright Law. Design and original photography however are copyright © 1999-2012 TheOneRing.net. Binary hosting provided by Nexcess.net

Do not follow this link, or your host will be blocked from this site. This is a spider trap.