Last Alteration: Tuesday 16 April 2013

Nant Ffrancon Pass

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53°07'24"-04°01'23" show decimal

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Nant Ffrancon Pass
Gwynedd, North Wales

Nant Ffrancon is a steep glacial gorge that drops from a summit near the Llyn Ogwen lake and the town of Bethesda on the A5.

How to get here:

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Road: A5 - Follow the A5, and the pass is off the road. +

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot The Passdot

Photo

Photograph taken: 22nd June 2008 by Richard Bignell

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The Abominable Snowmen (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 4-9 Sep 1967
The TARDIS materialises in Tibet.

The Abominable Snowmen (2)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 4-9 Sep 1967
Travers, Jamie and Victoria are chased down the mountain by Yeti.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableFilming

Photo

Photograph taken: 22nd June 2008 by Richard Bignell

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The Abominable Snowmen
Screen Shot
Filmed: 4-9 Sep 1967

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 22nd June 2008 by Richard Bignell

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The Abominable Snowmen
Screen Shot
Filmed: 4-9 Sep 1967

 

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The Abominable SnowmenScreen Shot
Filmed: 4-9 Sep 1967

The Abominable SnowmenScreen Shot
Filmed: 4-9 Sep 1967

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Cwt y Bugail Quarry (Rigcycle) (The Five Doctors): 10.61 miles.

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Plas Brondanw (The Five Doctors): 11.42 miles.

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Carreg Y Foel Gron (The Five Doctors): 12.66 miles.

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Portmeirion (The Masque of Mandragora): 14.86 miles.

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Cwm Bychan (The Five Doctors): 18.04 miles.

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Powis Castle (Warriors Gate): 48.91 miles.

Filming Reports:

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5 Sep 1967: Filming Photos - Photos taken on location for The Abominable Snowmen, courtesy of Jacquie Green.

Notable photos/media relating to the location:

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16 Apr 2013: Mirror - Behind-the-scenes photos from The Abominable Snowmen from the Mirror archive

Related Stories

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The Abominable Snowmen [4-9 Sep 1967]: The Himalayas

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