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: 08:50 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:13 am and 8:59 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-43.954 and -176.560 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Waitangi
References
This place on Wikipedia
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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 08:50 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of one hour. 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. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 32%
Air Pressure 1012.8 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 52% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 25th of July 2019

33°C (92 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 26th of July 2019

29°C (83 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Saturday, 27th of July 2019

23°C (74 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

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.


0˚00 Navigation (2010) [London extract], Simon Faithfull

Published: September 13, 2010
Length: 05:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: simonfaithfull

0˚00 Navigation (commissioned by Landscape and Arts Network Services), an intriguing and obsessive journey exactly along the Greenwich Meridian from Peace Haven in Hampshire to Cleethorpes...


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.


Brake Disc Skimming in Kent - Central Auto Centre, Orpington/Bromley, Kent, UK

Published: September 24, 2012
Length: 53:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CentralAutoCentre

A video showing our Orpington garage (Kent) skimming a car brake disc. This is a cost effective way to fix squealing brakes, brake judder and vibration. Suitable for all types of brake discs:...


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.


Business Presentation Skills: How To Improve Them Part 3

Published: January 25, 2011
Length: 05:53 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Blue Square Management

Business Presentation Skills at http://bluesquaremanagement.com/ This is Part 3 of 7 of Marc Lemezma's 4Sight presentation on how to improve your presentation skills, which he did at the 4Networki...


Yelp : How To Set Up Yelp For Your Business For FREE

Published: November 22, 2012
Length: 27:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Blue Square Management

In this video, we will show you how to set up Yelp for your local business. http://www.bluesquaremanagement.com/ If your business needs help with its online marketing call us today on 01689...


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...


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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

Bromley and Chislehurst (UK Parliament constituency)

Bromley and Chislehurst is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2006 by Bob Neill of the Conservative Party.

Located at 51.3984, 0.045 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Politics of Bromley, Parliamentary constituencies in London, United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1997

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

Pilgrims' Way

The Pilgrims' Way (also Pilgrim's Way or Pilgrims Way) is the historic route supposed to have been taken by pilgrims from Winchester in Hampshire, England, to the shrine of Thomas Becket at Canterbury in Kent. This name, of comparatively recent coinage, is somewhat misleading as the route follows closely a pre-existing ancient trackway dated by archaeological finds to 500–450 BC, but probably in existence since the stone age.

Located at 51.2833, 0.0666667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ancient trackways in England, History of Kent, History of Surrey, History of Ashford, Kent, City of Canterbury, Archaeological sites in Hampshire, Archaeological sites in Kent, Pilgrimage routes

Orpington (UK Parliament constituency)

Orpington is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Jo Johnson, a Conservative.

Located at 51.357, 0.085 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Elections in Bromley, Parliamentary constituencies in London, United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1945

Crofton Roman Villa

Crofton Roman Villa in Orpington, in the London Borough of Bromley, is a Roman villa which was inhabited between approximately 140 and 400 AD. It was the centre of a farming estate of about 500 acres (2 km²), with farm buildings nearby, surrounded by fields, meadows and woods. The house was altered several times during its 260 years of occupation, and at its largest it probably had at least 20 rooms. The remains of ten rooms can be seen today.

Located at 51.3729, 0.0878 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2nd-century architecture, Archaeological sites in London, Former buildings and structures of Bromley, Roman villas in England, Museums of Ancient Rome in the United Kingdom, Archaeological museums in England, Museums in Bromley

Greenwich Borough F.C

Greenwich Borough F.C. is a football club based in Eltham, in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, England. They were established in 1928 and joined the Kent League in 1984. In the 2007–08 season, they reached the 5th round of the FA Vase losing to Hungerford Town after a replay. They are currently members of the Kent League Premier Division.

Located at 51.3741, 0.0373972 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football clubs in England, Association football clubs established in 1928, Sport in Greenwich, Football clubs in London, 1928 establishments in England, Kent League

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

Holmesdale F.C

Holmesdale F.C. is an English football club founded in South Norwood, London, but are currently based in Bromley. The club is affiliated to the Kent County Football Association. The club plays in the Kent League.

Located at 51.3741, 0.0373972 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Football clubs in Kent, Sport in Croydon, Association football clubs established in 1956, Sport in Bromley, Football clubs in London, 1956 establishments in England

Hayes School

Hayes School is a mixed secondary school with academy status located in the village of Hayes within the London Borough of Bromley. The school is well renowned throughout the surrounding area for its sporting achievements, most notably in rugby, football and cricket, and has produced some of the highest GCSE and A Level results in the borough, and is therefore heavily over-subscribed.

Located at 51.3741, 0.0188 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Academies in Bromley, Arts Colleges in London, Educational institutions established in 1956, 1956 establishments in England, Secondary schools in Bromley

Green Street Green

Green Street Green is a locality in the London Borough of Bromley at grid reference TQ455635. It forms part of the Orpington post town. The nearest railway station is Chelsfield railway station, to the north east. The name originates from La Grenestrete c.1290, meaning the green or grassy hamlet. It is recorded as Greenstreet Green in 1819, the addition of the suffix Green, referring to a village green.

Located at 51.352, 0.08805 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Areas of London, Districts of Bromley

Bromley College of Further & Higher Education

Bromley College of Further and Higher Education is situated in the London Borough of Bromley, London, England. It is affiliated to the University of Greenwich. Bromley College’s main campus, Rookery Lane, is just south of Bromley town centre on the A21. The college was founded in 1959 and has approximately 8,000 students enrolled on its full and part-time courses.

Located at 51.387, 0.035 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities in London, Education in Bromley, Further education colleges in London, Educational institutions established in 1959, 1959 establishments in England

2008 Biggin Hill Cessna Citation crash

On 30 March 2008, a Cessna 501 Citation crashed into a house in Farnborough, London (UK), near Biggin Hill Airport, from where the aircraft had taken off a short time before. There were no survivors among the five people on board, which included former racing drivers Richard Lloyd and David Leslie.

Located at 51.3646, 0.0671665 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2008 in England, Aviation accidents and incidents in England, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2008, Transport in Bromley

Keston Windmill

Keston Windmill is a grade I listed Post mill in Keston, formerly in Kent and now in the London Borough of Bromley. The mill was built in 1716 and is conserved with its machinery intact but not in working order.

Located at 51.357, 0.033 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Windmills in London, Grinding mills in the United Kingdom, Post mills in the United Kingdom, Industrial buildings completed in 1716, Buildings and structures in Bromley, Grade I listed buildings in London, Grade I listed windmills

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

Crofton, London

Crofton is a district in the London Borough of Bromley in southeast London, England. It is located at TQ445665.

Located at 51.375, 0.081 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of London listed in the Domesday Book, Areas of London, Districts of 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

Hayes Common

Hayes Common is a 79-hectare area of public open land in Hayes in the London Borough of Bromley. It is owned and managed by Bromley Council. It is Site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation, and a small area is part of a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The common is an area of woodland and heath, crossed by bridlways and footpaths. Hayes Common is one of the largest areas of common land in Greater London, with 91.1 hectares of protected commons.

Located at 51.369, 0.02 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Common land in London, Parks and open spaces in Bromley, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in London

St Katharine's Church, Knockholt

St Katharine's Church is an Anglican parish church in the village of Knockholt and the Sevenoaks deanery. St Katharine's and St Margaret's came together in 1983 as a United Benefice under one parish priest. The pattern of services reflects the fact that it is two parishes working closely together. The church has been designated a Grade B listed building by English Heritage.

Located at 51.3103, 0.104444 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Church of England churches in Kent, Grade II* listed buildings in Kent, Grade II* listed churches, Sevenoaks

Jubilee Country Park

Jubilee Country Park is a 62 acre public park in Petts Wood in the London Borough of Bromley. It is a Local Nature Reserve and a Site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation. It was purchased by Bromley Council to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II in 1977, and opened as a park in 1981. The Park is part of an extensive wildlife corridor together with Petts Wood and Scadbury Park. The London Loop goes through it.

Located at 51.392, 0.062 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parks and open spaces in Bromley, Local Nature Reserves in England, Nature reserves in Bromley, Country parks in London

Crofton Wood

Crofton Wood or Crofton Woods is a Local Nature Reserve, a Site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation and a Site of Special Scientific Interest in Crofton in the London Borough of Bromley. Kyd Brook goes through the Wood. It is a large area of ancient woodland on London Clay, which supports many types of trees, shrubs and herbs. Trees in the ancient wood are mainly oak and hazel, with a central area of former fields.

Located at 51.379, 0.063 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parks and open spaces in Bromley, Local Nature Reserves in England, Nature reserves in Bromley, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in London

Saltbox Hill

Saltbox Hill is a Site of Special Scientific Interest owned and managed by the London Wildlife Trust in Biggin Hill in the London Borough of Bromley. It is also a Local Nature Reserve and a Site of Metropolitan Importance. It is a steeply sloping 55 acre biological site, which is close to Charles Darwin's home, Down House, and inspired him and provided him with a picnic place.

Located at 51.3251, 0.0093126 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sites of Special Scientific Interest in London, Parks and open spaces in Bromley, Nature reserves in Bromley

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

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