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Dyffryn Gardens

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51°26'34"-03°18'10" show decimal

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Dyffryn Gardens
St. Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan, CF5 6SU

The Dyffryn Estate is owned by the Cory family, and was leased to Glamorgan County Council in 1939 for 999 years. In 1996 the council bought the Freehold and the grounds were restored to its original design. It is now an arrangement of several formal gardens, having re-opened in 2007.

Admission: £6.00 for adults (summer)

How to get here:

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Road: M4 - Exit the M4 at junction 33, and head south on the A4232 towards Barry/Penarth. Continue along the A4232 until you reach the Culvercross roundabout, then follow the A48 towards Cowbridge. At St. Nicholas, turn left - signposted Dyffryn Gardens - and the the gardens will be on the right after 1.5 miles.

Parking Details

gardens car park

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisableHouse Front

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Photograph taken: 25th April 2009 by Scott Frankton

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The Forest of the Dead
Screen Shot
Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Donna and Doctor Moon outside the hospital.

The Forest of the Dead
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Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Cal and Doctor Moon welcome River Song.

The Etenity Trap (1)
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Filmed: 8,15 Jun 2009
Sarah, Clyde and Rani arrive at Ashen Hill Manor

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 25th April 2009 by Scott Frankton

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The Forest of the Dead
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Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Patients at the hospital.

The Forest of the Dead
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Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
River Song's party come to meet her.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 25th April 2009 by Scott Frankton

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The Forest of the Dead
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Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
River Song and her friends are reunited.

 

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisableHouse Back

Photo

Photograph taken: 25th April 2009 by Scott Frankton

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Something Borrowed
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Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Gwen arrives at the hotel.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 25th April 2009 by Scott Frankton

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Something Borrowed
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Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Gwen and Rhys run away from the Nostrovite.

 

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisableLawn

Photo

Photograph taken: 25th April 2009 by Scott Frankton

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Something Borrowed
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Screen Shot
Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
People at the wedding.
Note: the film was reversed for some reason!

Something Borrowed
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Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Jack arrives at the gardens, hunting the Nostovite.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 25th April 2009 by Scott Frankton

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Something Borrowed
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Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Looking back at the house.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 25th April 2009 by Scott Frankton

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Something Borrowed
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Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Jack scans the gardens.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 25th April 2009 by Scott Frankton

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Something Borrowed
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Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
The wedding hotel.

 

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 25th April 2009 by Scott Frankton

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The Girl in the Fireplace
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Filmed: 20,24 Oct 2005
The Palace of Versailles.

 

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisabledot Stone Wall (end of lawns)dot

Photo

Photograph taken: 24th August 2007 by Anthony Ward

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The Girl in the Fireplace
Screen Shot
Filmed: 20,24 Oct 2005
The Doctor arrives in 16th Century France

The Girl in the Fireplace
Screen Shot
Filmed: 20,24 Oct 2005
The Doctor watches Reinette.

 

Photo

«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 25th April 2009 by Scott Frankton

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The Girl in the Fireplace
Screen Shot
Filmed: 20,24 Oct 2005

 

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisabledot Back Gardendot

Photo

Photograph taken: 25th April 2009 by Scott Frankton

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Something Borrowed
Screen Shot
Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Gwen and Rhys run away from the Nostrovite.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 25th April 2009 by Scott Frankton

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Something Borrowed
Screen Shot
Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Gwen and Rhys run away from the Nostrovite.

 

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisabledot Fountaindot

Photo

Photograph taken: 25th April 2009 by Scott Frankton

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Something Borrowed
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Screen Shot
Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Torchwood run in to confront the Nostrovite.

Something Borrowed
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Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Tosh shoots at the Nostrovite.

 

Photo

«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 25th April 2009 by Scott Frankton

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Something Borrowed
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Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Torchwood run after the Nostrovite.

The Etenity Trap (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 8,15 Jun 2009
Clyde and Rani investigate a room.

 

Areas outside the house not photographed

The Forest of the DeadScreen Shot
Filmed: 22 Jan 2008
House Front

Something BorrowedScreen Shot
Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Back of House

Something BorrowedScreen Shot
Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Back of House

Something BorrowedScreen Shot
Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Back of House

Something BorrowedScreen Shot
Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Side Path

Something BorrowedScreen Shot
Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Side Path

Something BorrowedScreen Shot
Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Lawn West

Something BorrowedScreen Shot
Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Not Sure?

Something BorrowedScreen Shot
Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Fountain Area

Something BorrowedScreen Shot
Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Fountain Area

Something BorrowedScreen Shot
Filmed: Oct/Nov 2007
Fountain Area

Where to travel to next?

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For detailed information where you can travel to next, see the full Locations Guide entry.

Additional Torchwood locations as the crow flies:

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Coedarhydyglyn (Children of Earth: Day One, Children of Earth: Day Two, Children of Earth: Day Three, Children of Earth: Day Four, Children of Earth: Day Five): 1.86 miles.

Further links about the location:

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Dyffryn Gardens

Related Stories

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Something Borrowed [29 Oct, 2 Nov 2007]: Gwen and Rhys's wedding venue.

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