Ian McKellen is feeling a little emotional now that his Hobbit journey is coming to an end and admits it was a unique experience.

Speaking about the final instalment of The Hobbit he said: "It's been a unique experience to be making these films – The Hobbit – knowing that there was millions of fans waiting for them. This is not always the case. 

"You feel out in New Zealand, far away from home that you are not alone knowing that there a millions of people who want to see the movie in the cinema.

"You feel part of a very big adventure."

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is in cinemas now.