Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Egerton Grey Country House Hotel

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51°23'40"-03°19'22" show decimal

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Egerton Grey Country House Hotel
Porthkerry, Vale of Glamorgan, CF62 3BZ

The hotel dates from the 17th Century, and was a rectory during Victorian times. The building has been preserved and includes many Edwardian features.

28 Jul 2010: The hotel appears to have closed, with all booking sites no longer allowing reservations, and their own website no longer available!

How to get here:

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Road: A48 - Take the A48 to the junction with the A4226, near Bonviston, then follow it to Barry Island. At the roundabout, continue along the A4226 and then turn left onto Port Road towards Porthkerry. At the roundabout continue onto Porthkerry Road, and then the next left leads to the hotel. (~6.7 miles, ~11m) +

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableView from road 

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Photograph taken: 15th June 2010 by Andrea Reusch

 

Additional Notes:

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Public view of the hotel from the roadside.

Outside views

Eye of the Gorgon (1)Screen Shot
Filmed: 2007

Eye of the Gorgon (1)Screen Shot
Filmed: 2007

Eye of the Gorgon (1)Screen Shot
Filmed: 2007

Eye of the Gorgon (2)Screen Shot
Filmed: 2007

Eye of the Gorgon (2)Screen Shot
Filmed: 2007

Eye of the Gorgon (2)Screen Shot
Filmed: 2007

Turn LeftScreen Shot
Filmed: 2007

Turn LeftScreen Shot
Filmed: 2007

Turn LeftScreen Shot
Filmed: 2007

Turn LeftScreen Shot
Filmed: 2007

Where to walk to next?

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Porthkerry Viaduct (Turn Left). The viaduct is visible from the hotel!

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Cardiff International Airport (Miracle Day): 0.76 miles.

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Holy Trinity Presbyterian Church (The Crimson Horror): 1.91 miles.

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Barry Pump House (Doctor Who Series Seven Part 2): 1.96 miles.

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Fortes (Greeks Bearing Gifts, The Sound of Drums, Adrift, The Nightmare Man): 2.03 miles.

Filming Reports:

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20 Apr 2007: Photo Album - Filming for Eye of the Gorgon, reported by Scott Frankton

In the News:

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9 May 2009: Western Mail - "Would you let Cybermen smash up your windows?" (An article on filming at residences, including the use of the hotel in Doctor Who and other films)

Further links about the location:

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Egerton Grey Country House Hotel - Official site

Related Stories

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Eye of the Gorgon [20,24 Apr 2007]: Lavender Lawns rest home.

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Turn Left [3 Dec 2007]: Donna and family check into Firbourne House

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