Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Headland Warren

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50°36'55"-03°52'05" show decimal

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Headland Warren
Postbridge, Dartmoor, Devon

(whereabouts of filming unconfirmed)

The seemingly desolate land at the Warren is actually holds the remains of a tin mining industry that was even larger than in Cornwall. It is a part of the Dartmoor National Park. The nearby Warren House Inn (PL20 6TA) is the highest pub in England.

How to get here:

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Road: A38 - Follow the A38 southwest from Exeter towards Plymouth. When you reach Heathfield, turn right onto the A382 towards Bovey Tracey and continue through onto Moretonhampstead. Turn left into Ford Street and then into New Street, and then follow the B3212 for around 4.5 miles to the Warren (near Lakeland). (~23.4 miles, 32m) +

Parking Details

car park

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableMoor 

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Photograph taken: 5th May 2009 by Scott Frankton

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The Sontaran Experiment (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 26 Sep 1974
The Doctor works on repairing the transmat.

The Sontaran Experiment (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 26 Sep 1974
Sarah looks for the Doctor back at the transmat.

The Sontaran Experiment (2)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 26 Sep 1974
The Doctor, Sarah and Harry say goodbye.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableGorge (area "D")

Photo

Photograph taken: 23rd April 2010 by Colin Francis

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The Sontaran Experiment (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 27 Sep 1974
Harry and Sarah walk through a gorge.

The Sontaran Experiment (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 27 Sep 1974
Sarah runs back to where Harry had fallen.

 

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Photograph taken: 23rd April 2010 by Colin Francis

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The Sontaran Experiment (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 27 Sep 1974
Harry falls down a ravine.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 23rd April 2010 by Colin Francis

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The Sontaran Experiment (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 27 Sep 1974
The Sontaran robot approaches the ravine.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableGorge (area "E")

Photo

Photograph taken: 23rd April 2010 by Colin Francis

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The Sontaran Experiment (1)
Screen Shot
Screen Shot
Filmed: 27 Sep 1974
The Gal-Sec crew assemble back at "base".

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableGorge (area "F")

Photo

Photograph taken: 23rd April 2010 by Colin Francis

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The Sontaran Experiment (1)
Screen Shot
Screen Shot
Filmed: 27 Sep 1974
Harry makes his way along a ravine.

The Sontaran Experiment (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 27 Sep 1974
The Doctor is dragged back to the Gal-Sec base.

 

Other nearby locations:

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Hound Tor (The Sontaran Experiment). Road (5.5 miles, 10m) : Turn right out of the car park, then head along the B3213 for about a mile and a half. Turn right and then follow the road until its end, then turn left and the car park for Hound Tor is just on the left. Parking car park

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Old Baal Clay Pit (Colony in Space): 43.67 miles.

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Atlantic College (The Vampires of Venice, Cold Blood, The Rebel Flesh, The Almost People): 56.35 miles.

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Aberthaw Beach (Last of the Time Lords, Doctor Who Series 8 Filming): 56.87 miles.

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Aberthaw Power Station (Last of the Time Lords, Sky): 57.07 miles.

Further links about the location:

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English Heritage - Report on Birch Tor and Headland Warren.

Related Stories

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The Sontaran Experiment [26-28 Sep 1974]

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