PLACES THAT ARE REAL BUT PROBABLY ACTUALLY MIDDLE EARTH

Excluding New Zealand
  1. Rohan, or Norway
  2. the beacons are lit! GONDOR CALLS FOR AID (mauna kea)
  3. Mirkwood (scottish highlands)
  4. Definitely Mordor (mauna loa)
  5. The Shire (english moors)
  6. Minas Tirith (Mont Saint Michel)
    Survived a massive siege during the Hundred Years War. Walled city. All roads lead up. My dad got stuck in a very narrow street here.
  7. That place where Aragorn finds the ghost army (Pingvellir, Iceland)
  8. Jake rake lake district
    Stairs to Mordor shalobs lair
    Suggested by   @Waddy