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Chislehurst Caves

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51°24'26"00°03'24" show decimal

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Chislehurst Caves
Old Hill, Chisleshurst, Kent, BR7 5NB

The cave network underneath Chislehurst goes back some 8000 years and make up old chalk and flint mines. The caves are now a popular tourist attraction and used in many film and television shows.

How to get here:

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Rail: Chislehurst - Exit the station and follow the sign to the caves centre. +

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Bus: Chislehurst Station Bus Map - Routes 162,269; from the station stops (A/B), head along Station Approach and then right into Old Hill and Caves Close to the cave centre. +

 

Access: visitorStatus: recognisableAlcoves

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 11th October 2009 by Richard Bignell

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The Mutants (3)
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Filmed: 10-12 Feb 1972
The Doctor, Jo and Ky are lost in the caves.

 

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 11th October 2009 by Richard Bignell

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The Mutants (3)
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Filmed: 10-12 Feb 1972
They spot a hatch, and then an arm indicating they should head that way.

 

 

Access: visitorStatus: recognisableThe Cavalier's Pit

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Photograph taken: 11th October 2009 by Richard Bignell

"The wood at the top of the shaft is from other filming at the caves"

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The Mutants (3)
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Filmed: 10-12 Feb 1972
Looking for a way out of the caves.

 

 

Access: visitorStatus: recognisable"Crevice"

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Photograph taken: 11th October 2009 by Richard Bignell

"The crevice isn't actually by the Cavalier's Pit as it appears on screen, but is in reality down another passage"

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The Mutants (3)
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Filmed: 10-12 Feb 1972
Cotton starts to make his way upwards.

 

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Rivoli Ballroom (An Adventure in Space and Time): 5.23 miles.

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National Maritime Museum (Dimensions in Time): 5.74 miles.

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Old Royal Naval College (Dimensions in Time): 5.93 miles.

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Cutty Sark (Dimensions in Time): 5.96 miles.

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Thames Barrier (The Runaway Bride, Turn Left): 6.28 miles.

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Greenwich Peninsula (Silver Nemesis): 6.64 miles.

Further links about the location:

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Chislehurst Caves - Official website

Related Stories

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The Mutants [10-12 Feb 1972]: The Caves

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