in Central Bedfordshire of England, United Kingdom

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
52.129 and -0.216 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 52° 7' 44" and W -0° 12' 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: 11:49 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:54 am and 9:18 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-43.750 and 173.083 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Le Bons Bay
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Current travel safety evaluation for United Kingdom in Northern Europe

Safety Score: 3,4 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: 2020-07-11 07:20:57

Discover Potton

Potton in Central Bedfordshire (England) with it's 4,870 citizens is a place in United Kingdom about 43 mi (or 69 km) north of London, the country's capital city.

Current time in Potton is now 11:49 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 10 airports near Potton, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Duxford Airport in a distance of 15 mi (or 24 km), East. 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 27 mi (or 43 km), South-West. Also, if you like playing golf, there are a few options in driving distance. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Sutton, Everton, Edworth, Sandy and Tempsford. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 16°C / 62 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 65%
Air Pressure 1026 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 28% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Sunday, 12th of July 2020

20°C (68 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Few clouds, calm.

Monday, 13th of July 2020

21°C (69 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 14th of July 2020

18°C (65 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The Waterfront Hotel Spa & Golf

5,9 mi
Great North Road
MK44 3AL Bedford
United Kingdom

Time Information

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

St. Neots (Colmworth Park)

6,3 mi
PE19 8YP St Neots
United Kingdom

Time Information

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

St. Neots (A1/Wyboston)

6,3 mi
United Kingdom

Time Information

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

Videos from this area

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GTA V Playthrough: Mission 1 - The Prologue

Published: September 21, 2013
Length: 23:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: QuardeGames

So I've managed to complete the game once through and I am now going to be recording through the second time I complete it. So it all starts here, episode one of many to come in my GTA V series....

Stoat predates a rabbit at RSPB The Lodge, Sandy - Dec 2014 *Warning, quite graphic*

Published: December 27, 2014
Length: 47:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Crafty Creatures

Although a frightfully cold day today we ventured up to RSPB Sandy to stretch our legs. Shortly after popping the walking boots on and checking the camera was ready we popped under the shelter...

Purley, Croydon, Huntingdon, St Neots, Sandy, Bedford St Johns, Bletchley & Tring (22-06-2013

Published: July 04, 2013
Length: 12:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tony Rispoli

After a brief stop at Purley, we head to East Croydon, where we see Electro Diesel 73107 on a light loco move. Moving northwards we briefly stop at Huntingdon, where 66517 passes. Next is...

Sandy revisited (6 years later) - HSTs at speed

Published: February 24, 2013
Length: 59:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BVEboxcars

A class 180 rushes through Sandy station at the beginning, then glorious HSTs, ending with a class 321 stopping at Sandy. Note the very brief glimpse of an HST at speed seen through the stopping...

66152 in new DB Colours

Published: February 03, 2009
Length: 20:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: railnet

66152 heads north through Sandy Station with the Biggleswade to Heck Empty Plasmor train.

Mountain Bording

Published: May 04, 2008
Length: 09:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tim Dawes

This is about as extreme as it gets in Sandy!!

My Reaction on Avengers Age of Ultron First Offcial Extended Trailer

Published: November 12, 2014
Length: 42:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Captain Awesome

I do not own Ultron, Avengers Age of Ultron, Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Universe, Disney or any of the characters involved in I do not own the pictures...

Biggleswade winter

Published: December 27, 2014
Length: 32:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: otakuman23

I was going through my photo folders on my laptop and found some pictures I took when my old hometown of Biggleswade was covered in snow. Many of the photo were taken from 2009 up to 2012,...

Duchess Steam Locomotive 033

Published: October 17, 2009
Length: 22:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: okaboo0

17 October 09. 11.00 at Arlesey.

Pokemon Fire Red Nuzlocke EP.1 New Begginings

Published: January 02, 2013
Length: 15:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: LW Ripper

A person asked me to do a Pokemon Fire Red Nuzlocke Challenge. I have played Pokemon Fire Red before but had never heard of Nuzlocke before so i did some res...

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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.

Potton United F.C

Potton United F.C. is an English football club based in Potton, Bedfordshire. The club are currently members of Division One of the United Counties League and play at the Hollow.

Located at 52.1232, -0.217164 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Association football clubs established in 1943, South Midlands League, United Counties Football League, Football clubs in Bedfordshire, 1943 establishments in England

Sandy Heath transmitting station

Sandy Heath transmitting station is a television broadcast station located between Sandy, Bedfordshire and Potton near the B1042. It is owned by Arqiva, formerly NTL Broadcast. It was built in 1966, originally broadcasting Anglia Television on VHF 405-lines, UHF with 625-line services of BBC2, BBC1 and Anglia Television being added by January 1971. It carried Channel 4 and Channel 5 from their launch days, Channel 5 at lower power than the other four services.

Located at 52.1301, -0.241389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Transmitter sites in England, Buildings and structures in Bedfordshire, Media in Bedfordshire

Church of St Mary, Potton

The Parish Church of St Mary is a Grade I listed church located in Potton, Central Bedfordshire, England.

Located at 52.1284, -0.20749 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Grade I listed buildings in Bedfordshire, Grade I listed churches, Church of England churches in Bedfordshire

Potton railway station

Potton was a railway station on the Varsity Line which served the small town of the same name in Bedfordshire. Opened in 1858 as part of Sir William Peel's Sandy and Potton Railway, the station was initially situated further south near the Biggleswade Road. Upon being taken over by the Bedford and Cambridge Railway in 1862 a new station was opened which remained in service for over one hundred years before closing in 1968. The station building has survived and is now a private house.

Located at 52.1281, -0.2207 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disused railway stations in Bedfordshire, Former London and North Western Railway stations, Railway stations opened in 1858, Railway stations closed in 1862, Railway stations opened in 1862, Railway stations closed in 1968

Gamlingay Meadows

Gamlingay Meadows is managed as a nature reserve by the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. It lies north-east of Potton and south-west of the village of Gamlingay in the county of Cambridgeshire in England. The Southern part of the meadow forms part of the boundary between Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire.

Located at 52.1442, -0.216354 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Nature reserves in Cambridgeshire, Geography of Cambridgeshire

Potton Sands

The Potton Sands is a geological formation in Bedfordshire, England whose strata date back to the Early Cretaceous. Dinosaur remains are among the fossils that have been recovered from the formation.

Located at 52.128, -0.215 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cretaceous paleontological sites of Europe, Formations with 3 dinosaur genera


BigglesFM is a local radio station based in Potton. It started broadcasting a full-time service on 22 April 2011. The station plays both modern and older songs. It broadcasts on 104.8 FM to Biggleswade, Potton, Sandy and surrounding villages in Mid Bedfordshire. It is also available through Wi-Fi radio and the internet.

Located at 52.126, -0.225 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Community radio stations in the United Kingdom, Radio stations in Bedfordshire

Church of All Saints, Sutton, Bedfordshire

Church of All Saints is a Grade I listed church in Sutton, Bedfordshire, England. It became a listed building on 31 October 1966.

Located at 52.1127, -0.2212 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Church of England churches in Bedfordshire, Grade I listed buildings in Bedfordshire, Grade I listed churches

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13 Jul

I DO LIKE MONDAYS! Free Networking Event In Biggleswade
Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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14 Jul

Property Tuesdays! Free Property Networking Event In Biggleswade
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18 Jul

PUB CRAWL SATURDAYS! Free Weekly Pub Crawl Event In Biggleswade
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