in Greater London of England, United Kingdom
- Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church (Unesco heritage, 9 mi)
- Tower of London (Unesco heritage, 9 mi)
- Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Unesco heritage, 11 mi)
- Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites (Unesco heritage, 18 mi)
- Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church (Unesco heritage, 43 mi)
- Blenheim Palace (Unesco heritage, 45 mi)
- Dorset and East Devon Coast (Unesco heritage, 67 mi)
- Derwent Valley Mills (Unesco heritage, 117 mi)
- Cray Valley Golf Club (Golf course, 2 mi)
- Broke Hill Golf Club (Golf course, 2 mi)
- Barnehurst Golf Course (Golf course, 6 mi)
- Dartford Golf Club (Golf course, 7 mi)
- Hartsbourne Country Club (Golf course, 9 mi)
- Ilford Golf Club (Golf course, 13 mi)
- Kings Hill Golf Club (Golf course, 15 mi)
- Chartham Park Golf Club (Golf course, 17 mi)
- Chingford Golf Club (Golf course, 19 mi)
- Hobbs Cross Valley Golf Club (Golf course, 21 mi)
- London Eye (observation point, (13 mi)
- Lee Valley Marina Springfield (marina, (15 mi)
- The View from the Shard (observation point, (12 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 51.375 and 0.098 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 51° 22' 28" and E 0° 5' 52"
- 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: 09:48 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: Europe/London
- UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:46 am and 3:53 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -43.954 and -176.560 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to United Kingdom.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning United Kingdom. Last Update: 2023-12-04 08:25:54
Orpington in Greater London (England) with it's 15,248 citizens is a place in United Kingdom about 13 mi (or 21 km) south-east of London, the country's capital city.
Current time in Orpington is now 09:48 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports near Orpington, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is London Biggin Hill Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), South-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 9 mi (or 14 km), North. Also, if you like playing golf, there are a few options in driving distance. We encountered 3 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. 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: Bromley, Bexleyheath, Woolwich, Catford and East Ham. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 7°C / 45 °F
|Morning Temperature||5°C / 41 °F|
|Evening Temperature||7°C / 45 °F|
|Night Temperature||7°C / 44 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||8%|
|Air Pressure||995 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (8 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Tuesday, 5th of December 2023
5°C (41 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 6th of December 2023
5°C (41 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Thursday, 7th of December 2023
8°C (46 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
7 Hotel Diner
Bexleyheath Marriott Hotel
TRAVELODGE CROYDON CENTRAL
Bull's Head Hotel
Clay Farm Guest House
TRAVELODGE LONDON SIDCUP
Holiday Inn LONDON - BEXLEY
Summerfield Pub & Boutique Rooms
Mary Rose Inn Hotel
Videos from this area
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34067 Tangmere at Orpington station 11/11/12
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Supermarine Spitfire filmed flying over Orpington in Kent on 19th July 2014.
Bank Holiday Monday
A quick evening vlog on this bank holiday Monday here in the UK. Check out my friend Matt's first YouTube video at the link below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbgA_fiNSGQ&feature=plcp.
70013 Oliver Cromwell on Cathedrals Express at Orpington
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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.
The River Cray is a tributary of the River Darent in southern England. It rises in Priory Gardens in Orpington in the London Borough of Bromley, where rainwater permeates the chalk bedrock and forms a pond at the boundary between the chalk and impermeable clay. It then flows northwards past the industrial and residential area of St Mary Cray, through St Paul's Cray where there was once a paper mill, through Foots Cray, and enters the parkland of Foots Cray Meadows.
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.
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.
Orpington Urban District
Orpington was a local government district in north west Kent from 1934 to 1965 around the town of Orpington, England. It was created an urban district in 1934 from parts of the abolished districts of Bromley Rural District and Chislehurst Urban District, taking in the entirety of Chelsfield, Cudham, and Knockholt parishes, and most of Farnborough, part of Keston, most of Orpington, most of St Mary Cray, part of St Paul's Cray and part of West Wickham.
Bromley Rural District
Bromley was a rural district in north-west Kent, England from 1894 to 1934. Its area now forms part of the London Borough of Bromley in Greater London. It did not include the main settlement of Bromley; which constituted the Municipal Borough of Bromley. Mottingham formed an exclave of the district. It was created under the Local Government Act 1894 based on the existing Bromley rural sanitary district.
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.
Crofton is a district in the London Borough of Bromley in southeast London, England. It is located at TQ445665.
The Ramsden Estate is a council estate in Orpington, South East London part of the London Borough of Bromley. It was built in the 1950s after the boom in council housing developed after World War II. The estate was built on green belt land south of London and north of Kent and is made up of three high rise blocks and 48 maisonettes. The Estate comprises Ramsden Road, Tintagel Road, Petten Grove, Eldred Drive, Quilter Road and Rye Crescent.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Orpington.
Bexley: Farnborough Common/Croydon Rd, Bexley (source)
Bexley: A20 Sidcup Bypass/Perry St, Bexley (source)
Bexley: A20 Sidcup Bypass/Sevenoaks Way, Bexley (source)
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
ओर्पिंगटन, اورپنگٹن، لندن, 奧爾平頓