Heartbeat is set in the fictional village of Aidensfield and the fictional market town of Ashfordly; both in North Yorkshire. Other fictional places such as Elsinby are visited sometimes as well, as it is the setting for The Royal - Heartbeat's spin-off show. The real-life seaside town of Whitby is also often featured from time to time and other real life towns and cities are mentioned.

Locations Within the UKEdit


  • Leeds
  • Huddersfield
  • Manchester
  • Liverpool
  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar
  • Darlington

Locations Outside of the UKEdit