Wilshamstead
in Bedford of England, United Kingdom

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
52.081 and -0.449 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 52° 4' 51" and W -0° 26' 56"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - GBP
Spoken languages:
English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:56 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:54 am and 9:19 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-43.750 and 173.083 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Le Bons Bay
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for United Kingdom in Northern Europe

Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to United Kingdom.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning United Kingdom. Last Update: 2020-07-10 07:22:48

Delve into Wilshamstead

Wilshamstead in Bedford (England) with it's 2,177 habitants is a town located in United Kingdom about 42 mi (or 67 km) north of London, the country's capital town.

Time in Wilshamstead is now 12:56 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 11 airports closer to Wilshamstead, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is London Luton Airport in a distance of 15 mi (or 24 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in United Kingdom is Blenheim Palace in a distance of 18 mi (or 30 km), South-West. Also, if you like the game of golf, there are some options within driving distance. We saw 1 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Elstow, Houghton Conquest, Cardington, Haynes and Maulden. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 17°C / 63 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 49 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 60%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 11th of July 2020

17°C (63 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Sunday, 12th of July 2020

19°C (67 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Scattered clouds, calm.

Monday, 13th of July 2020

21°C (69 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Bedford Swan

Address
3,8 mi
The Embankment
MK40 1RW Bedford
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Barns

Address
3,1 mi
Cardington Road
MK44 3SA Bedford
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hallmark Flitwick Manor

Address
6,2 mi
Church Road
MK45 1AE Flitwick,Bedford
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Old Piggery Guest Accommodation

Address
1,3 mi
West Park Farm
MK45 3QS Bedford
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Knife and Cleaver

Address
1,9 mi
The Grove
MK45 3LA Bedford
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Holiday Inn Express BEDFORD

Address
2,1 mi
Elstow Interchange A6/A421,Bedford Bypass Junction
MK42 9BF BEDFORD
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Park Inn By Radisson Bedford

Address
3,7 mi
St. Marys Street 2
MK42 0AR Bedford
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Tennyson House Hotel

Address
4,5 mi
36 Shakespeare Road
MK40 2ED Bedford
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


TRAVELODGE BEDFORD GOLDINGTON ROAD

Address
4,4 mi
403 GOLDINGTON ROAD
MK41 0DS BEDFORD
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


TRAVELODGE BEDFORD

Address
4,9 mi
BECKFORD HEIGHTS BRICKHILL DRIVE
MK41 7PH BEDFORD
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Pantograph strike at Bedford 05/03/14

Published: March 05, 2014
Length: 33:52 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Tim's Train Videos

Class 377518 and 377511 depart Bedford and pantograph strikes cause damage to the overhead line and the pantographs themselves. This was at 11:36am on 5th March 2014. I think the train was...


Tour of the lifts in Bedford Hospital

Published: March 31, 2010
Length: 04:13 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: benobve

Tour of the lifts in Bedford Hospital. Includes a mitsubishi and an old Express. http://benobve.110mb.com.


BCA Car Auctions London, Bedford, Nottingham. Fast Auctioneer

Published: December 19, 2013
Length: 34:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Adam Aziz

Provides auctions for various vehicle types including classic car, sports car and commercial vehicles. Also has buying and selling guidelines.We have 19 UK auction centres across the UK, from...


City Bedford UK

Published: February 19, 2008
Length: 01:29 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Rafał Masłowski

bedford River.


Express lifts in Bedford Collage

Published: March 31, 2010
Length: 45:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: benobve

Express lifts in Bedford Collage http://benobve.110mb.com.


X3m4s in Bodyflight Bedford

Published: November 01, 2007
Length: 06:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Yngve Bøe Haugom

X3m4s training in Bodyflight Bedford windtunnel.


Bad Driving around Bedford, UK

Published: March 20, 2015
Length: 02:47 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Rory Satchtest

Dash Cam Compilation.


Unibike Expedition 2014 in Bedford with GoPro Hero 3+

Published: March 23, 2014
Length: 51:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: DavvidGorny

Rower Unibike Expedition 2014, krótka jazda w Bedford UK. Video kręcone kamerką GoPro Hero 3+ Unibike Expedition 2014 Bike in Bedford, Video with GoPro Hero 3+.


The Promenade Embankment Bedford UK July 2014

Published: July 03, 2014
Length: 34:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: UK-Media


Elstow Village Fete 2009 - The Vikings

Published: May 10, 2009
Length: 55:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Conrad Longmore

A demonstration of Viking archery and fighting at Elstow Village Fete, Bedfordshire, UK in May 2009.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire is a ceremonial county of historic origin in the East of England region of the United Kingdom. It borders the non-metropolitan counties of Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Northamptonshire to the north, Buckinghamshire to the west, and Hertfordshire to the south-east. For statistical purposes the county forms part of Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire (code UKH2) at the level of NUTS 2. The highest elevation point is 243 metres on Dunstable Downs in the Chilterns.

Located at 52.0833, -0.416667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bedfordshire, Ceremonial counties, Former non-metropolitan counties

James Hanratty

James Francis Hanratty (4 October 1936 – 4 April 1962) was one of the last people in the UK to be sentenced to death for murder. He was hanged at Bedford Gaol on 4th April 1962, after being convicted of the murder of scientist Michael Gregsten, who was shot dead in his car near Clophill, Bedfordshire in August 1961. Gregsten's mistress Valerie Storie, was raped, shot and left paralysed in the same incident.

Located at 52.0389, -0.434444 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1936 births, 1962 deaths, 20th-century criminals, 20th-century executions by the United Kingdom, British kidnappers, Crime in Bedfordshire, Crime in Buckinghamshire, English people convicted of murder, English rapists, People from Kent executed by hanging, History of Bedfordshire, Murder in 1961, People convicted of murder by England and Wales, People executed by England and Wales by hanging, People executed for murder, People from Bromley, People from Central Bedfordshire (district), People with antisocial personality disorder

Elstow Abbey

Elstow Abbey was a monastery for Benedictine nuns in Elstow, Bedfordshire, England. It was founded c.1075 by Judith, Countess of Huntingdon, a niece of William the Conqueror, and therefore is classed as a royal foundation.

Located at 52.1149, -0.46935 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Monasteries in Bedfordshire, Benedictine nunneries in England, Grade I listed buildings in Bedfordshire, Grade I listed churches, Grade I listed monasteries, Religious organizations established in the 1070s, Church of England churches in Bedfordshire, Christian monasteries established in the 11th century, 1070s establishments in England, 1539 disestablishments in England

Harrowden Middle School

Harrowden Middle School is a Middle school in the Kingsbrook area of Bedford, Bedfordshire. The School normally admits pupils from Stephenson Lower School; most graduating students go on to attend Bedford Academy. Bedford Borough Council has decided to implement a two-tier education system in the south of Bedford, meaning that Harrowden Middle School will close in July 2014.

Located at 52.1224, -0.45177 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Middle schools in Bedford (borough)

RAF Cardington

RAF Cardington started life as a private venture when Short Brothers bought land there to build airships for the Admiralty. They constructed a 700-foot-long Airship hangar (the No. 1 Shed) in 1915 to enable them to build two rigid airships, the R-31 and the R-32. Shorts also built a housing estate, opposite the site, which they named Shortstown. Most of the former RAF station is actually in the parish of Eastcotts, as is the settlement of Shortstown.

Located at 52.1089, -0.422499 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Royal Air Force stations in Bedfordshire, Military history of Bedfordshire, Royal Aircraft Establishment stations, Military units and formations of the Royal Air Force in World War II, Military units and formations established in 1936, Aircraft hangars, Airship technology

Maulden Wood

Maulden Wood is a woodland situated in Bedfordshire, England, near the village of Maulden, on the greensand ridge that stretches from Woburn to Sandy.

Located at 52.0386, -0.443889 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forests and woodlands of Bedfordshire

172 High Street, Elstow

172 High Street is a thatched house and Grade I listed building in Elstow, Bedfordshire, England. It became a listed building on 13 July, 1964.

Located at 52.1172, -0.4689 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Grade I listed buildings in Bedfordshire, Houses in Bedfordshire

Church of All Saints, Houghton Conquest

Church of All Saints is a Grade I listed church in Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire, England. It became a listed building on 23 January 1961. The parish church, dedicated to All Saints, was built during the 14th century. There are also several monuments. Houghton Conquest's rectory was united with that of Houghton-Gildable in 1637, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln. It was under the patronage of the Master and Fellows of St. John's College, Cambridge.

Located at 52.0614, -0.4792 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Church of England churches in Bedfordshire, Grade I listed buildings in Bedfordshire, Grade I listed churches, St John's College, Cambridge

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11 Jul
2020

Curates And Readers Conference (MDT) (11/07/2020)
Starting at: 10:30 am (10:30).
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17 Jul
2020

LUTON 5:2 FAST DIET -Support Group - NO TICKET REQUIRED -JUST TURN UP!
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20 Jul
2020

Monday 20th July Monster Themed Day
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21 Jul
2020

Tuesday 21st July Science Academy
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22 Jul
2020

Wednesday 22nd July Activity Day
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23 Jul
2020

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24 Jul
2020

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27 Jul
2020

Monday 27th July Secret Agent Day
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28 Jul
2020

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29 Jul
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30 Jul
2020

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31 Jul
2020

Friday 31st July Pirate Themed Day
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Cafe Mambo Ibiza In The Park
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01 Aug
2020

Paul Weller Bedford
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02 Aug
2020

Bedford Park Proms
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Wilhamstead, Willshamstead, Wilstead