Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Red Cliff

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50°39'47"-01°07'40" show decimal

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Red Cliff
Sandown, Isle of Wight

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Road: From the Fishbourne ferry port, head along Fishbourne Lane and then turn left onto the A3054 towards Ryde. From there take the A3055 towards Brading. Passing through Brading, turn left onto the B3395, and then turn right onto Yaverland Road towards Sandown. Continue until you pass through Yaverland. The cliffs are on the left as you reach the coast. Parking: car park (charge may apply) (9.7 miles, 24m) +

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Road: From the East Cowes ferry port, head along the A3021 out of East Cowes. Follow the A3021 to Whippingham, then turn right onto the A3054 to Newport. Continue to follow signs to Sandown, which will be the A3056. When you reach Sandown, turn left onto Sandown Road (A3055) and continue along here as it becomes the Broadway. At the end turn right into Avenue Road (B3329), and then when you reach the coast turn left into Culver Parade and the cliffs are further along as you reach Yaverland. Parking: car park (charge may apply). (12.9 miles, 41m) +

 

Access: publicStatus: alteredClifftop

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Photograph taken: 23rd July 2002 by Chuck Foster

The Sea Devils (3)
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Filmed: 27 Oct 1971
The Doctor and Jo reach the cliff tops.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: alteredCliff

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Photograph taken: 23rd July 2002 by Chuck Foster

The Sea Devils (3)
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Filmed: 27 Oct 1971
The Doctor and Jo look over the cliff.

 

Other nearby locations:

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Whitecliff Bay (The Sea Devils). Road (3.0 miles, 10m) : Head east through Yaverland on the B3395 and continue along here until you reach a small sideroad on the right (signposted Whitecliff Bay). At the end of this road turn right onto Peacock Hill, and then follow the road to Whitecliff Bay Holiday Park. Parking: caravan park (charge may apply).

Routes to more distant locations:

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Norris Castle (The Sea Devils). Road (12.5 miles, 40m) : Head towards Sandown on Culver Parade, and then turn right into The Avenue (B3329). Follow this and then turn left onto the Broadway (A3055), and then continue on through town until you reach Newport Road (A3056) - turn right into it and then follow it through to Newport. Once there, head towards Whippingham (A3054), and once there turn left towards East Cowes (A3021). When you reach East Cowes, on York Avenue, turn right into New Barn Road, and the castle is at the end of the road. Note: the castle is private so you can only get to the gates! Parking: roadside.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Bembridge Harbour (The Sea Devils): 2.64 miles.

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Priory Bay (The Sea Devils): 3.35 miles.

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No Man's Land Sea Fort (The Sea Devils): 5.48 miles.

General Details:

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The main problem with these cliffs is erosion, so the actual "cliff" that the Doctor and Jo arrived at would have disappeared into the sea a long time ago!

Related Stories

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The Sea Devils [27 Oct 1971]

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