Last Alteration: Tuesday 10 September 2013

Chepstow Castle

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51°38'38"-02°40'28" show decimal

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Chepstow Castle
Chepstow, Monmouthshire

Chepstow Castle is the oldest surviving stone fortification in Britain, built during the Norman period. The castle served as a garrison and artillery base in the English Civil War, and in modern times is a popular tourist spot.

Admission: 3.60 adults, 3.20 concession

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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David Broome Event Centre (The Girl in the Fireplace): 4.06 miles.

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MOD Caerwent (Sleeper, Adrift, Fragments, The Last Sontaran, The Next Doctor, Children of Earth: Day Two, Children of Earth: Day Four, Children of Earth: Day Five, The Day of The Doctor, Doctor Who Series 8 Filming): 4.33 miles.

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Oldbury Power Station (The Hand of Fear): 4.52 miles.

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St. Regis Paper Company (42): 4.60 miles.

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Stokefield Close (The Hand of Fear): 6.74 miles.

Filming Reports:

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17 Apr 2013: Album - Filming for The Day of The Doctor.

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18 Apr 2013: She-goat: Blog - report on filming for The Day of The Doctor.

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18 Apr 2013: BBC Fangirl Blog - report on filming for The Day of The Doctor.

In the News:

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18 Apr 2013: Radio Times - "Doctor Who 50th anniversary: Matt Smith, David Tennant and a Zygon photographed on set"

Further links about the location:

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CADW - Chepstow Castle details

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Castle Wales - Chepstow Castle

Also seen in:

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1913: Ivanhoe: The Herbert Brenon silent film version of the story was filmed in the castle.

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1977: Jabberwocky: Terry Gilliam's film made use of the location.

Related Stories

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The Rebel Flesh [14 Dec 2010]: The Monastery

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The Day of The Doctor

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