Downe
in Greater London of England, United Kingdom

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.336 and 0.054 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 20' 9" and E 0° 3' 14"
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: 07:21 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:17 am and 4:11 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-43.954 and -176.560 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Waitangi
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

Discover Downe

Downe in Greater London (England) with it's 327 citizens is a town in United Kingdom about 14 mi (or 23 km) south-east of London, the country's capital city.

Current time in Downe is now 07:21 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 9 airports near Downe, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is London Biggin Hill Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), West. 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 Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km), North. Also, if you like playing golf, there are a few options in driving distance. We discovered 3 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bromley, Catford, Bexleyheath, Woolwich and Croydon. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 8°C / 46 °F

Morning Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Evening Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Night Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 69%
Air Pressure 1004 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 16th of November 2019

8°C (47 °F)
5°C (42 °F)
Broken clouds, calm.

Sunday, 17th of November 2019

8°C (47 °F)
6°C (44 °F)
Light rain, setting, scattered clouds.

Monday, 18th of November 2019

8°C (47 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Clay Farm Guest House

Address
2,8 mi
126 Jackson Road
BR2 8NX Bromley
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 17:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


TRAVELODGE CROYDON CENTRAL

Address
3,3 mi
NORFOLK HOUSE WELLESLEY ROAD
CR0 1LH CROYDON
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


Days Inn Sevenoaks

Address
4,5 mi
Roadchef Motorway Service Area M25 Westbound
TN16 2ER Westerham
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


Bull's Head Hotel

Address
5,3 mi
Royal Parade
BR7 6NR Chislehurst
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


TRAVELODGE LONDON BROMLEY

Address
5,5 mi
37 LONDON ROAD
BR1 1DG BROMLEY
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


Bromley Court

Address
6,0 mi
Bromley Hill 1
BR1 4JD Bromley
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Mary Rose Inn Hotel

Address
4,8 mi
36-50 High Street, St. Mary
BR5 3NJ St. Mary Cray,Orpington
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - 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.

Keston Common explored

Published: May 15, 2012
Length: 34:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Nigel Fowler Sutton

I take a look around Keston Common & ponds in the London Borough of Bromley. The Common forms a interesting area for plants & wildlife....A series of ponds, damp meadows & woodland have been.


Darwin's Sandwalk at Down House

Published: March 17, 2014
Length: 45:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gerardo Bartolome

Join Charles Darwin in a walk around his famous Sandwalk where he thought over his ideas and his struggles. Acompañe a Charles Darwin a lo largo de su famoso Sendero de Arena, donde el pensó.


Mike Kelson - Live stand-up from the Cudham Craic (Aug 2013)

Published: August 10, 2013
Length: 26:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mike kelson

Mike Kelson performs his stand-up comedy routine at the Cudham Craic festival.


Country Girl

Published: September 07, 2013
Length: 34:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dave Harper

Angela McCarron, Jenny Bartlett and John Edwards of Orpington Folk and Blues Club perform Country Girl at Farnborough Village Fair 2013.


Biggin Hill PA28 summer flight

Published: October 19, 2011
Length: 13:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: londonpommie

Just to show that we did actually get some good weather this summer, here's an evening flight in mid-June. Biggin Hill airport and a trip out over Kent towards Dover. Aircraft is a PA28-161,...


Lydd airport to Biggin Hill airport - (timelapse test)

Published: April 12, 2013
Length: 43:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: londonpommie

The journey home, testing out my new Contour+2 timelapse capabilities. Just the 1 landing, although I had to hold off and was only cleared to land once the bizjet had vacated the runway so...


Biggin Hill Airport

Published: April 15, 2013
Length: 52:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Beedell's Productions

I visit this very historical airport in the heart of Kent. London Biggin Hill Airport (IATA: BQH, ICAO: EGKB) is an airport at Biggin Hill in the London Borough of Bromley, located 12 NM (22...


PA28 approach, landing and taxi at Biggin Hill airport Runway 21

Published: August 08, 2010
Length: 09:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: londonpommie

24 July 2010 A PA28-161 approaching Biggin Hill airport to land after a flight back from Duxford. I'd already flown past Biggin Hill to flypast a BBQ near Leatherhead so am approaching...


West Kent - Burns Lunch 2011

Published: January 23, 2011
Length: 24:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: piperbob2

Over 140 members and guests gathered together to celebrate the life of the great Scottish poet, Robert Burns.


Filipino (Kent) Badminton Club - Match between Otto + Jen v Jojo + Elaine

Published: February 26, 2014
Length: 00:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Richard Paul Quinlog


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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.

Keston

Keston is a part suburban, part rural area of the London Borough of Bromley, England. It lies on the edge of Hayes Common, to the northwest of Greater London's border with Kent.

Located at 51.3511, 0.0299549 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Areas of London, Villages in London, Districts of Bromley, Districts of London listed in the Domesday Book, Post towns in the BR postcode area

London Borough of Bromley

The London Borough of Bromley is one of the 32 London Boroughs (plus the City) which make up Greater London. London Borough of Bromley is South of the River Thames which flows through London the capital city of the United Kingdom. Bromley is the principal town in the London Borough of Bromley. Douglas Patterson is the Chief Executive Officer of the local authority, Bromley London Borough Council.

Located at 51.3333, 0.0833333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
London boroughs, London Borough of Bromley, Articles including recorded pronunciations (UK English), 1965 establishments in the United Kingdom

Down House

Down House is the former home of the English naturalist Charles Darwin and his family. It was in this house and garden that Darwin worked on his theories of evolution by natural selection which he had conceived in London before moving to Downe. The house stands next to Luxted Road 0.25 miles south of Downe, a village 14.25 miles south east of London's Charing Cross, which was still known as Down when he moved there in 1842.

Located at 51.3314, 0.0533333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
History of Bromley, Darwin–Wedgwood family, Biographical museums in London, Unreferenced Kent-related articles, English Heritage sites in London, Charles Darwin, Grade I listed buildings in London, Houses in Bromley, Science museums in England, Historic house museums in London, Museums in Bromley, Museums established in 1929, 1929 establishments in England, Listed houses in the United Kingdom, Listed museum buildings in the United Kingdom, Science and technology in London

Holwood House

Holwood House is a country house in Keston, near Hayes, in the London Borough of Bromley, England. The house was designed by Decimus Burton, built between 1823 and 1826 and is in the Greek Revival style. It was built for John Ward who later employed Burton to lay out his Calverley Park Estate in Tunbridge Wells. The gate lodges of that Estate take their names from the gate lodges on the Holwood Estate - Farnborough Lodge and Keston Lodge.

Located at 51.3479, 0.0430694 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Grade I listed houses, Grade I listed buildings in London, Houses in Bromley

Princess Royal University Hospital

Princess Royal University Hospital is a large acute district general hospital situated in Locksbottom, near Farnborough, in the London Borough of Bromley. It was opened on the 1st April 2003 on the site of the former Farnborough Hospital, where it was built to house the services previously provided by Bromley and Farnborough Hospitals.

Located at 51.3653, 0.0536111 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
NHS hospitals in London, Buildings and structures in Bromley

High Elms Country Park

High Elms Country Park is an extensive 250-acre public park on the North Downs in Farnborough in the London Borough of Bromley. It is a Local Nature Reserve, and together with the neighbouring Downe Bank, a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The park surrounds High Elms Golf Course, and has extensive woodland, chiefly oak and beech, chalk meadows and formal gardens. It also has a cafe, a visitor centre, nature and history trails and car parks.

Located at 51.351, 0.075 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parks and open spaces in Bromley, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in London, Country parks in London

Downe Bank

Downe Bank is a nature reserve owned and managed by the Kent Wildlife Trust in the North Downs, close to Downe in the London Borough of Bromley. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest together with the neighbouring High Elms Country Park. Located close to Charles Darwin's home, Down House, it was one of his favourite places and helped to inspire his work.

Located at 51.331, 0.064 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parks and open spaces in Bromley, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in London, Charles Darwin

Keston Common

Keston Common is a 55 hectare area of public open space in Keston in the London Borough of Bromley. Almost all of it (about 48 hectares) is a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Most of the common is heathland and dry acid grassland on the Blackheath Pebble Beds. It is registered Common Land.

Located at 51.3584, 0.0348 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Common land in London, Parks and open spaces in Bromley, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in London

capture of the webcam Bexley: Farnborough Common/Croydon Rd

Bexley: Farnborough Common/Croydon Rd, Bexley (source)

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