Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Roath Park

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51°30'13"-03°10'29" show decimal

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Roath Park
Roath, Cardiff

The park was opened in 1894, transforming what was orginally marshland. The site is some 130 acres of parkland, featuring a lake and botanic gardens.

Admission: £1.10

How to get here from Lady Mary Allotments:

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Walk: Head down Lady Mary Road to the lake, turning left into Lake Road East. Cross over to Roath Park, and follow it through to the conservatory. (0.3 miles, 5m) +

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General Directions to get to this location.

 

Access: publicStatus: n/aConservatory Entrance

Photo

Photograph taken: 28th November 2008 by Scott Frankton

 

Filming locations still to be verified/photographed:

The Doctor's DaughterScreen Shot
Filmed: 18 Jan 2008

Where to walk to next?

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Lady Mary Allotments (Partners in Crime, Turn Left). Head east out of the park onto Lake Road East, then head north to the lake. Lady Mary Road is on the right, and the allotments are just as the road bears right. (0.3 miles, 5m)

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Windermere Avenue (Day of the Clown). Head west out of the park onto Lake Road West. Head north and Windermere Avenue will be on the left. (0.3 miles, 5m)

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Florentia Street (The Idiot's Lantern). Head east out of Roath Park, and turn left onto Lake Road East. Cross under Eastern Avenue and bear right on Fairoak Road, then bear left onto Shirley Road. At the end, turn right into Monthermer Road, and Florentia Street will be on the left. (0.7 miles, 10m)

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Crwys Medical Centre (The Forest of the Dead): 0.34 miles.

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Cathays Cemetery (Random Shoes, The Snowmen): 0.35 miles.

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Torrens Drive (The Mark of the Berserker): 0.45 miles.

Filming Reports:

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Album - Filming for Doctor Who Series Seven Part 2

Related Stories

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The Doctor's Daughter [18 Jan 2008] (Conservatory): The "source" room (pickup shots)

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Doctor Who Series Seven Part 2

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