Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Camber Sands

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50°56'00"00°47'06" show decimal

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Camber Sands
Camber, East Sussex

Camber Sands are a highly popular holiday location, being the only dune system in East Sussex, with a beach that stretches half a mile out to sea at low tide.

How to get here from Bodiam Castle:

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Road: Exit the castle and turn right. Head through Bodiam, bearing right on Bodiam Road. At the end of the road (Sandhurst), turn right onto the A268 to Rye, and continue onward until you eventually reach Rye. Once here, cross over the railway bridge and then bear left and left again onto the A259 heading east. When you reach East Guideford, turn right onto Camber Road and this will take you to the village. The beach car park will be on the right as you enter the village. Parking: car park (in season). (16.6 miles, 37m) +

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General Directions to get to this location.

Parking Details

Access to the beach is via a large public car park near to Rye Golf Club. However, the car park is closed out of season, but it is possible to park on the roadside nearby.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableBeach

Photo

Photograph taken: 12th March 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Ultimate Foe (13)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 23-24 Jun 1986
The Doctor appears on a deserted beach.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 12th March 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Ultimate Foe (14)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 23-24 Jun 1986
Glitz runs to save the Doctor.

The Ultimate Foe (14)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 23-24 Jun 1986
The Valeyard arrives to gloat.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 12th March 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Ultimate Foe (14)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 23-24 Jun 1986
The Doctor shows Glitz that everything is not as it seems ...

 

Additional Notes:

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A beach is a beach, of course!

Filming locations still to be verified/photographed:

The Chase (1)Screen Shot
Filmed: 9 Apr 1965
Beach

The Chase (1)Screen Shot
Filmed: 9 Apr 1965
Beach

The Chase (2)Screen Shot
Filmed: 9 Apr 1965
Beach

The Chase (2)Screen Shot
Filmed: 9 Apr 1965
Beach

Other nearby locations:

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Dengemarsh Road (The Claws of Axos). Road (7,2 miles, 19m) : Head east through the village of Camber, and then along Lydd Road. This becomes Jury's Gap Road as it heads towards Lydd. When you reach Lydd, bear left onto Tourney Road, and the follow this until you find Dengemarsh Road on the right. Turn into it and then continue along until you reach the bridge. Parking: roadside.

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Bodiam Castle (The King's Demons, Robot of Sherwood). Road (16.6 miles, 37m) : Turn left onto the Camber Road and then at the end, turn left onto the A259 towards Rye. When you reach the town, turn right and then bear right onto the A268. Follow this until you eventually reach Sandhurst, and then turn left onto Bodiam Road. This leads into Bodiam, and the castle is to the south of the village on the left. Parking: admission fee. Parking Castle car park (free to NT members)

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Rye Harbour Nature Reserve (The Trial of a Time Lord ("The Ultimate Foe")): 0.67 miles.

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Dungeness Power Station (The Enemy of the World, The Claws of Axos): 8.10 miles.

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Dungeness Road (The Claws of Axos): 8.40 miles.

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Dungeness Beach (The Claws of Axos): 8.61 miles.

Further links about the location:

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VillageNet - Information about Camber

Related Stories

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The Chase [9 Apr 1965]: Aridius.

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The Trial of a Time Lord ("The Ultimate Foe") [23-24 Jun 1986]: The Doctor finds himself on a "beach" in the Matrix.

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