Location hire for impressive photographs in Cologne


Schloss Arff is a unique backdrop in the Cologne region and is thus perfect as a location for photo shoots and filming. Both the architecture of the beautiful castle and its outbuildings, as well as the surrounding countryside with private gardens of over 1,000 sqm make impressive subjects. At Schloss Arff you can work in peace in a private atmosphere – and all just a few minutes away from the city centre hustle and bustle of Dusseldorf and Cologne. Transform the castle’s romantic rooms, steeped in history, and the recently renovated event barn into the setting for your story. Immerse yourself in another world and be enchanted by this special indoor and outdoor location.

Photography, filming, TV recording and TV location

Available locations include:

  • 4 ballrooms on the ground floor of the castle
  • 1 small chapel
  • 4 prestigious rooms on the first floor of the castle
  • modern, extended event barn
  • over 1,000 sqm of gardens
  • a 1,200m long racetrack and numerous stables
  • over 20,000 sqm of meadows and pastures
  • over 4,000 sqm of woodland

Indoor film and photo location

It is not only the castle’s facade and the beautiful gardens which are unique in the urban area of Cologne. The castle’s various rooms are also an incomparable film location and a fantastic film and photo subject, with the lavishly decorated ballrooms, small chapel and many other charming details.

Discover it for yourself and use the castle’s backdrop and rooms as your outdoor and indoor film locations.

Services and infrastructure

Schloss Arff as a filming and photo location

  • unique backdrop and rooms
  • beautiful gardens and nature – geographical location between the city centres of Cologne and Dusseldorf offers good transport links.
  • three-phase power supply
  • lounges and sanitary facilities for crew members
  • catering for crew members
  • overnight accommodation in the immediate vicinity, and much more.

We are service- and solution oriented and very happy to help you carry out your ideas. Just get in touch. Our experienced team is happy to assist you, including on-site.

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We would be happy to discuss your wishes and put together an individual quotation for you. We look forward to your questions and suggestions by phone, email or through our contact form.