Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

St. Martin's Plains Camp

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51°05'25"01°06'49" show decimal

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St. Martin's Plains Camp
Cheriton High Street, Shorncliffe, Kent

St. Martin's Plain Camp is an MOD site in Shorncliffe, close to the M20 on the outskirts of Folkstone.

How to get here:

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Road: M20 - Exit the M20 at Shorncliffe/Cheriton (J12), and then west on the A20 (Ashford Road). Head under the railway and then turn left into Newington Road. +

Parking Details

Newington Road.

Where to walk

Walk to the A20 and then walk under the railway. Cross the road and head up the bridlepath by the railway. Turn right and head down the hill, then left and along the path through the railway tunnel to its far side.

This location is private and has no or limited access only. The camp is private MOD land, but the Elham Valley Way runs across St. Martin's Plain and under the bridge seen in the story.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableRailway Tunnel

Photo

Photograph taken: 24th March 2008 by Chuck Foster

The Claws of Axos
Screen Shot
Filmed: 7 Jan 1971
An army lorry carries the TARDIS to the nuclear complex.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 24th March 2008 by Chuck Foster

The Claws of Axos
Screen Shot
Filmed: 7 Jan 1971
The Master jumps onto the lorry.

 

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Dover Castle (The Mind of Evil): 9.46 miles.

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Archer's Court Road (The Mind of Evil): 9.65 miles.

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Pineham Road (The Mind of Evil): 9.86 miles.

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RAF Swingate (The Mind of Evil): 10.20 miles.

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Dungeness Beach (The Claws of Axos): 13.19 miles.

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Dungeness Road (The Claws of Axos): 13.30 miles.

Further links about the location:

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Elham Valley - official website

Related Stories

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The Claws of Axos [7 Jan 1971]: The Doctor's TARDIS is transported to the Nuton complex.

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