Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

New Country House Hotel

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51°32'58"-03°12'45" show decimal

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New Country House Hotel
Thornhill, Cardiff, CF14 9UA, Wales

How to get here:

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Road: M4 - Exit the M4 at junction 32, and head south on the A470 into Cardiff. Turn left at the lights onto Pantmawr Road and then right at the end onto Rhiwbina Hill. Then bear left onto Wenallt Road and follow this out of Cardiff, crossing the M4, until you reach the A469; then turn right and follow it until you reach the hotel, which will be on the righthand side. (3.3 miles, 9m) +

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableForecourt

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Photograph taken: 12th October 2008 by Scott Frankton

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The Runaway Bride
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Filmed: 18 Jul 2006
The Santas walk up and take aim at the hotel.

The Runaway Bride
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Filmed: 18 Jul 2006
The Doctor attempts to track the signal.

 

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Photograph taken: 12th October 2008 by Scott Frankton

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The Runaway Bride
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Filmed: 18 Jul 2006
Donna's car is chosen as the transport of choice ...

 

Additional Notes:

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The Santas taking aim at the hotel is another filming illusion - the direction the Santas are actually pointing at is the open driveway away from the hotel!

Other nearby locations:

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Wenallt Woods (The Sound of Drums, Children of Earth: Day Five). Road (0.8 miles, 1m) : Turn left out of the hotel onto the A469, and then turn left onto Wenallt Road; follow it until you reach the large clearing on the left.

Routes to more distant locations:

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The District Miners Hospital (Blink, Reset, From Out Of The Rain). Road (2.1 miles, 5m) : Turn left out of the hotel onto the A469, and then turn left and continue along the A469 (Watford Road) until you reach the outskirts of Caerphilly; turn right onto Watford Road and then continue along until you reach the hospital.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Manor Parc Hotel (The God Complex): 0.50 miles.

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Watford Road (A469) (They Keep Killing Suzie): 1.09 miles.

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Forest Fawr Country Park (Day One, The Last Sontaran, The Bells of Saint John, Robot of Sherwood): 1.82 miles.

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Caerphilly Castle (The End of Time, The Eternity Trap, The Vampires of Venice, Lost In Time, The Rebel Flesh, The Almost People, The Power Of Three, The Bells of Saint John, Nightmare in Silver, Robot of Sherwood): 1.86 miles.

Other show-related mentions for the location:

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BBC Wales - Behind the scenes from Runaway Bride

Further links about the location:

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New Country House Hotel - official site

Related Stories

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The Runaway Bride [18 Jul 2006]: The wedding reception (exterior)

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