With a happy combination of all-American values, will-they-won’t-they romance and back-to-nature scenery, Netflix’s Virgin River has proved such a hit that the show has returned to Netflix for a second season. In order to see this embed, you must give consent to Social Media cookies. In the books, Virgin River is specifically placed in northern California, among redwoods, waterfalls and good fishing. In fact, this is Hollywood North, the new filming centre that has sprung up around the Canadian city of Vancouver over the past two decades. Although variety is one of the area’s attractions for film-makers, one of the key locations in Virgin River may be familiar to viewers.