Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Strand

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51°49'03"-02°24'51" show decimal

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Strand
Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

How to get here:

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Road: A48 - Take the A48 to Westbury-upon-Severn. +

Parking Details

The best place to park is at Westbury-upon-Severn; there is a layby by the Westbury Gardens.

Where to walk

Walk past the church and turn left along Bell Lane. This takes you to a footpath which then leads to the house/field seen in the story. The lane is just through the gate by the house.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot Strand Lanedot

Photo

«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 5th September 2010 by Chuck Foster

"This photo is taken in the field adjacent to the road, as the view from the road itself was blocked by corn!"

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Planet of the Spiders (2)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 14-15 Mar 1974
Lupton makes his escape after landing.

 

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Photograph taken: 5th September 2010 by Chuck Foster

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Planet of the Spiders (2)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 14-15 Mar 1974
Lupton makes his escape after landing.

 

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Photograph taken: 5th September 2010 by Chuck Foster

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Planet of the Spiders (2)
Screen Shot
Screen Shot
Filmed: 14-15 Mar 1974
Lupton makes his escape after landing.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot Fielddot

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Planet of the Spiders (2)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 14-15 Mar 1974
The Doctor heads off across the fields.

 

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Planet of the Spiders (2)
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Screen Shot
Screen Shot
Filmed: 14-15 Mar 1974
A tramp is run over by the Doctor!

 

Filming locations still to be verified/photographed:

Planet of the Spiders (2)Screen Shot

Where to walk to next?

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River Severn (Planet of the Spiders, The End of Time). There is no direct access onto the shore/cliffs, you'll need to climb over the wall on Strand Lane and walk along the well-trodden path down to the shore. Note, you can only access during low tide, and it can be very muddy!

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Beechenhurst (The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe): 6.32 miles.

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Berkeley Street (The Next Doctor): 7.83 miles.

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College Green (The Next Doctor): 7.92 miles.

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Brian Cox Motor Engineering (The Christmas Invasion): 8.23 miles.

Related Stories

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Planet of the Spiders [14-15 Mar 1974]: The Doctor and Sarah track Lupton to the river / The Doctor takes a shortcut!

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