Any fans of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit here? Then you'll probably know that you can visit 'real' hobbit houses in New Zealand as part of the Hobbiton Movie Set Tour. The place even has a name: Hobbiton.
The Hobbiton Movie Set Tour starts with a drive through a picturesque sheep farm with spectacular views across the Kaimai ranges. You can then visit the hobbit houses, the Green Dragon Inn, the mill, and the party tree.
the Shire Hobbiton, make sure to be on the lookout for Pickles. He's the calico cat that lives in and around the hobbit houses.
More info and pictures of Hobbiton and the Hobbiton Movie Set Tour are available at TripAdvisor.
If you want to stay a while, you can check into one of these nearby hotels or inns.
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