Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Binnegar Heath Sand Pit

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50°41'19"-02°09'36" show decimal

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Binnegar Heath Sand Pit
Puddletown Road, Wareham, Dorset

How to get here from Lulworth Cove:

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Road: Head out of West Lulworth, following the B3070 until you reach its end junction with the A352. Turn right and head towards Wareham, then turn left onto Tolpuddle Road. The quarry is on the right hand side just as the speed limit changes from 50mph to the national speed limit. Parking: roadside. +

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General Directions to get to this location.

 

Access: privateStatus: unknownSand Pit

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 2nd May 2008 by Colin Francis

"A slightly better view of the quarry - taken after an opportune 'loo break' at the site!"

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Destiny of the Daleks (1)
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Filmed: 12-13 Jun 1979
The Movellan spaceship on the surface.

Destiny of the Daleks (4)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 12-13 Jun 1979
The Daleks are on their way to destroy the Movellan spaceship.

 

Other nearby locations:

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Masters Pit (The Caves of Androzani). Road: Follow Puddletown Road northwest until you reach the Masters Pit quarry on the right-hand side of the road in Stokeford Heath. Parking: unknown.

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Lulworth Cove (The Curse of Fenric). Road: Head southeast along Tollpuddle Road towards Wareham. When you reach the A352, turn right (towards Weymouth) and then turn left onto the B3070. Follow this along until you reach Lulworth. Parking: car park (minimum 2.50 for two hours).

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Winspit Quarry (Destiny of the Daleks, The Underwater Menace). Road: Head southeast along Tolpuddle Road until you join the A352. Turn left and head towards Wareham, then at the main roundabout head towards Swanage on the A351. After Corfe Castle, the B3069 is signposted to Worth Matravers and follow this until you reach a junction with a road leading to the vilage itself. Parking: 1.00 at the car park. Parking There is a public car park as you enter the village. 1.00 for the day.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Hanson's Aggregates (Binnegar Plain quarry) (Death to the Daleks): 0.55 miles.

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Warmwell Quarry (The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, Survival): 8.09 miles.

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Athelhampton House (The Seeds of Doom): 8.37 miles.

Also seen in:

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Blake's 7: Shadow: The surface of Zondar.

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Blake's 7: Traitor: The surface of Helotrix.

Related Stories

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Destiny of the Daleks [12-13 Jun 1979]

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