Last Alteration: Monday 16 June 2014

Barry Island Heritage Railway

GPS Coordinates

51°23'35"-03°16'15" show decimal

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Barry Island Heritage Railway
Plymouth Road, Barry Island, CF62 5TH, Wales

How to get here:

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Road: A48 - Take the A48 to the junction with the A4226, near Bonviston. This then becomes the B4266 heading into Barry. When you reach the roundabout, follow the A4050 and then at the next roundabout take the exit onto Harbour Road. At the end turn left and continue along Harbour Road into Barry Island. (~6 miles, ~15m) +

Parking Details

Street outside station (2 hours parking)

Where to walk

The station is to the north of the Pleasure Park.

This location is private and has no or limited access only. The station is private, but you can see the area from the public footbridge across the railway.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableBridge

Photo

«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 9th September 2009 by Chuck Foster

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The Empty Child
Screen Shot
Filmed: 21,23-27 Jan 2005
The railway yard.

The Doctor Dances
Screen Shot
Filmed: 21,23-27 Jan 2005
Jack captures the bomb before it can hit the ground.

 

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 9th September 2009 by Chuck Foster

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The Empty Child
Screen Shot
Filmed: 21,23-27 Jan 2005
The Doctor and Nancy observe the yard.

The Empty Child
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Screen Shot
Filmed: 21,23-27 Jan 2005
The Child watches the Doctor leave.

 

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Photograph taken: 9th September 2009 by Chuck Foster

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The Empty Child
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Filmed: 21,23-27 Jan 2005
The Doctor discusses the activity with Nancy.

 

 

Access: privateStatus: recognisableStation

Photo

Photograph taken: 9th September 2009 by Chuck Foster

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The Empty Child
Screen Shot
Filmed: 21,23-27 Jan 2005
The soldiers guard the spaceraft

The Doctor Dances
Screen Shot
Filmed: 21,23-27 Jan 2005
Nancy tries to sneak past the soldiers on guard.

 

Where to walk to next?

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Barry Island Railway Station (The Mad Woman in the Attic). No route recorded to this location.

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Fortes (Greeks Bearing Gifts, The Sound of Drums, Adrift, The Nightmare Man). No route recorded to this location.

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Nells Point (Delta and the Bannermen). No route recorded to this location.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Barry Shooting Range (Ghost Machine, The Doctor's Daughter, Doctor Who Series 8 Filming): 0.13 miles.

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Barry Island Pleasure Park (The Mad Woman in the Attic): 0.16 miles.

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Friars Road (The Mad Woman in the Attic): 0.18 miles.

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Barry Island Promenade (The Mad Woman in the Attic): 0.20 miles.

Filming Reports:

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13 Jun 2014: Album - Filming for Doctor Who Series 8 Filming

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13 Jun 2014: Mad Girl with a Ka blog - Filming for Doctor Who Series 8 Filming

In the News:

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16 Jun 2014: Wales Online - "Doctor Who, Barry Island and the incredible shrinking Tardis"

Further links about the location:

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GWR - Barry Island Railway

Also seen in:

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1 Aug 2010: Sherlock 1.2: The Blind Banker - The location featured as where John finds clues about the cipher

Related Stories

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The Doctor Dances [21,23-27 Jan 2005]: Nancy's "home"

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The Empty Child [21,23-27 Jan 2005]: Nancy's "home"

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Doctor Who Series 8 Filming

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