"It's been rebuilt for The Hobbit, but with sustainable materials - with real wood - so it'll always be there. So from now on you'll actually get to see Hobbiton and visit it as a real place. You can't stay there but they are turning the Green Dragon pub into a visitor centre." Actor Elijah Wood reveals movie bosses built the New Zealand set of the upcoming Lord Of The Rings prequel The Hobbit with green materials to ensure the iconic landmarks could become a tourist hotspot.