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Blists Hill: Forest

Blists Hill: Forest

A path makes its way down from The Green into the forest. At its bottom there is a glade, and then then path heads back up the hill, eventually hooking back around to Incline Plane.

How to get here from Blists Hill: Incline Plane, Miner's Walk:

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Walk: Walk back past the mine shafts and the church, and then then school back to The Green. Continue along the road past the old Blast Furnaces and up the hill along Furnace Bank; the Harness Maker's is on the right. +

 

Access: admissionStatus: unknownForest Glade

Photo

Photograph taken: 5th March 2007 by Chuck Foster

"The path was extremely muddy and trees had also fallen across the route, making it very difficult to get down to the glade, so in the end I took this shot from the path where I couldn't get down any further!"

The Mark of the Rani (2)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 8 Nov 1984
The Rani lays her traps in Redfern Dell.

 

Where to walk to next?

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Blists Hill: Incline Plane, Miner's Walk (The Mark of the Rani). Walk up the forest path back to The Green, then turn right and walk past the school and then the church. This brings you to Incline Plane. The small shaft is on the right; continue along the path up the hill to find the mine entrance.

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Blists Hill: Furnace Bank (The Mark of the Rani). Walk up the forest path to The Green; continue along the road past the old Blast Furnaces and up the hill along Furnace Bank; the Harness Maker's is on the right.

Other show-related mentions for the location:

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DVD Release - The DVD release includes a "Now and Then" featurette contrasting the location between when it was filmed and the modern day.

Further links about the location:

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Ironbridge Gorge Museums - Blists Hill Victorian Town

Related Stories

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The Mark of the Rani [23-27,30-31 Oct, 1 Nov 1984]: The village of Killingworth.

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