Sandy
in Central Bedfordshire of England, United Kingdom

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
52.129 and -0.289 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 52° 7' 45" and W -0° 17' 21"
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: 01:22 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:52 am and 9:20 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-43.750 and 173.083 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Le Bons Bay
References
This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2020-07-09 07:21:54

Explore Sandy

Sandy in Central Bedfordshire (England) with it's 11,657 inhabitants is located in United Kingdom about 43 mi (or 70 km) north of London, the country's capital.

Local time in Sandy is now 01:22 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 10 airports in the wider vicinity of Sandy, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is London Luton Airport in a distance of 18 mi (or 29 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 25 mi (or 40 km), South-West. Also, if you like golfing, there are multiple options in driving distance. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Blunham, Tempsford, Everton, Roxton and Little Barford. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 67 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 82%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 10th of July 2020

17°C (62 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Saturday, 11th of July 2020

18°C (64 °F)
11°C (51 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Sunday, 12th of July 2020

20°C (69 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Broken clouds, calm.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The Waterfront Hotel Spa & Golf

Address
5,0 mi
Great North Road
MK44 3AL Bedford
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


TRAVELODGE BEDFORD WYBOSTON

Address
4,0 mi
A1 NORTH NEAR CHAWSTON, BLACK CAT ROUNDABOUT
MK44 3BE BEDFORD
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


St. Neots (A1/Wyboston)

Address
5,4 mi
GREAT NORTH ROAD EATON SOCON
PE19 8EN ST. NEOTS
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


St. Neots (Colmworth Park)

Address
5,5 mi
MARLBOROUGH ROAD COLMWORTH BUSINESS PARK, EATON SOCON
PE19 8YP St Neots
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

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....


Sandy Town Carnival 2013

Published: June 15, 2013
Length: 09:40 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Steve Liddle

The town carnival starting off in western way.


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...


ECML @ Sandy 22 10 12 feat 5L21 & RHTT

Published: October 23, 2012
Length: 23:54 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: MrDeltic15

A short lunchtime visit to the footbridge next to Sunderland Road Industrial Estate(Beamish Close), Sandy to get the GBRf 66's on the southern ECML water cannons and 321447 freshly overhauled...


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...


Indian cooking in Moharaja off Sandy

Published: January 22, 2015
Length: 29:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Abdul Mutlib82

Watch the chefs of Moharaja in Bedfordshire as they cook various delicious dishes. Like comment and subscribe for more videos like this one.


Sandy: Sunderland Road Industrial Estate

Published: September 01, 2007
Length: 58:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tony Rispoli

A footbridge situated near to the Industrial Estate in Sandy, which crosses over the East Coast Main Line.


Sandy hills

Published: December 28, 2014
Length: 48:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: otakuman23

I went through some of my old photo folders on my laptop and found some pictures i took from sandy hills not far from my home. please be sure to like and sub...


sandy upper 2012 final day GOULD

Published: August 30, 2012
Length: 40:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: blackstarJaco

the graphics lot with some other just messing around on the final day of sandy upper.


91007 'Skyfall' ECML Debut Run HD

Published: February 16, 2013
Length: 41:03 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: MrDeltic15

91007 'Skyfall' makes its debut run on 1Z07 Kings Cross to Edinburgh seen just north of Sandy at speed with matching rake of '007' gun logo Mk4's and DVT 82231 on the rear in matching James...


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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.

River Ivel

The River Ivel is a river in the east of England. It is a tributary of the River Great Ouse.

Located at 52.1035, -0.27004 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Bedfordshire, Rivers of Hertfordshire, Tributaries of the River Great Ouse

Sandy railway station

Sandy Railway Station serves the town of Sandy in Bedfordshire, England. The station is 44 miles north of London Kings Cross on the East Coast Main Line. Sandy is managed and served by First Capital Connect. Sandy station was originally built in 1850 for the Great Northern Railway; the London and North Western Railway opened an adjacent station in 1862. The stations were later merged into one, which has since undergone many changes.

Located at 52.125, -0.281 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Bedfordshire, Former Great Northern Railway stations, Railway stations opened in 1850, Railway stations served by First Capital Connect, DfT Category E stations, Former London and North Western Railway stations, Railway stations opened in 1862, Railway stations closed in 1968

The Lodge RSPB reserve

RSPB The Lodge is a nature reserve run by the RSPB, named after the building there, The Lodge, which is their headquarters. It is located south-east of the town of Sandy, Bedfordshire, in England.

Located at 52.1162, -0.265382 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds reserves in England, Nature reserves in Bedfordshire, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Bedfordshire, Environment of Bedfordshire, Geography of Bedfordshire

The Riddy

The Riddy is a nature reserve owned by Sandy Town Council and managed by the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. and Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity. It is situated on the banks of the River Ivel to the south of the town of Sandy in Bedfordshire.

Located at 52.124, -0.298 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Nature reserves in Bedfordshire, Environment of Bedfordshire, Geography of Bedfordshire

Warren Villas

Warren Villas is a nature reserve managed by the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. It is situated by the River Ivel to the south of the town of Sandy in the county of Bedfordshire.

Located at 52.11, -0.274673 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Nature reserves in Bedfordshire, Environment of Bedfordshire, Geography of Bedfordshire

Girtford Halt railway station

Girtford Halt was a railway station on the Varsity Line which served the hamlet of Girtford near Sandy in Bedfordshire, England. A short-lived railway halt, it was opened by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway in 1938, only to close to passenger traffic two years later in 1940. The line itself closed in 1968 and the site of the station has been obliterated by a roundabout.

Located at 52.1392, -0.2998 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disused railway stations in Bedfordshire, Former London Midland and Scottish Railway stations, Railway stations opened in 1938, Railway stations closed in 1940

Blunham railway station

Blunham was a railway station on the Varsity Line which served the small village of the same name in Bedfordshire. Opened in 1862, the station was located in a rural area and saw little passenger traffic; it closed together with the line in 1968.

Located at 52.1413, -0.322346 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disused railway stations in Bedfordshire, Former London and North Western Railway stations, Railway stations opened in 1862, Railway stations closed in 1968

Sandy Upper School

Sandy Upper School and Community Sports College is an upper school located in Sandy, Bedfordshire, England. The school educates 13 - 16 year olds, mainly from the town of Sandy, Great Barford, Potton and the surrounding villages. In addition, the school offers further education for 16 - 18 year olds through its Sixth form department. Sandy Upper School was designated as a specialist Sports College in 2003.

Located at 52.137, -0.29 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Upper schools in Central Bedfordshire, Sports Colleges in England, Comprehensive schools in Central Bedfordshire

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
سندی، بدفوردشر, Sandy i Bedfordshire