Higham
in Kent of England, United Kingdom

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.414 and 0.456 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 24' 51" and E 0° 27' 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: 11:26 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:57 am and 3:50 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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Delve into Higham

Higham in Kent (England) is a town located in United Kingdom about 26 mi (or 42 km) east of London, the country's capital town.

Time in Higham is now 11:26 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 11 airports closer to Higham, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Rochester Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), South-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 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in a distance of 8 mi (or 14 km), North-West. Also, if you like the game of golf, there are some options within driving distance. We saw 1 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Cuxton, Rochester, Halling, Cooling and High Halstow. 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 7°C / 44 °F
Evening Temperature 6°C / 44 °F
Night Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 77%
Air Pressure 1001 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Tuesday, 17th of December 2019

6°C (43 °F)
3°C (38 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 18th of December 2019

6°C (42 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 19th of December 2019

10°C (50 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

BRIDGEWOOD MANOR - QHOTELS

Address
5,4 mi
BRIDGEWOOD ROUNDABOUT WALDERSLADE WOODS
ME5 9AX Chatham
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Inn on the Lake

Address
1,1 mi
unknown
DA12 3HB Gravesend
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


TRAVELODGE CHATHAM MARITIME

Address
3,5 mi
WESTERN AVENUE CHATHAM HISTORIC DCOKYARD
ME4 4NT Chatham Historic Dockyard
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


Best Western Manor

Address
3,4 mi
Hever Court Rd
DA12 5UQ Gravesend
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


Holiday Inn ROCHESTER - CHATHAM

Address
5,1 mi
Maidstone Road
ME5 9SF ROCHESTER
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


The Clarendon Royal Hotel

Address
4,1 mi
Royal Pier Road
DA12 2BE Gravesend
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


Gravesend (A2/Singlewell)

Address
3,5 mi
HEVERCOURT ROAD SINGLEWELL
DA12 5UQ Gravesend
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.

Rochester | Light To Dusk

Published: September 25, 2014
Length: 29:11 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: DanniDonald

Went to Broom Hill in Strood today (24/09/14) with my best friend Rebecca Garwood :D It's a gorgeous view and was experimenting with my camera :) Love the effect of it going from light to dusk...


SWC Free walk 173, Cuxton to Snodland. 7/4/13.

Published: April 18, 2013
Length: 23:45 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: amib

This is a pleasant 12 miler through some varied Kent countryside. Setting out from the station, the walker is soon walking past Cuxton church and ascending into a local nature reserve. Then,...


Eurostar racing the cars over the Medway River, Kent

Published: November 25, 2013
Length: 46:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Andy Taylor

Short video from the window of our Eurostar train as it runs alongside the M2 over the Medway River in Kent, England. I clocked the train travelling at 180MPH using a speedometre app on my...


Driving In the UK on the M2

Published: July 27, 2007
Length: 48:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: XeseroxEUR

My Father seems to think that everyone here drives little cars and that the UK doesn't have roads like our Interstates... C'mon dad... this is the country that spawned us!


Trailscape Rail to Trail series, Cuxton, Kent, 29 November 2014

Published: December 05, 2014
Length: 47:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: MyDearMole

The event was the 2nd of 4 trail running races organised by Trailscape (http://www.trailscape.co.uk) in the countryside around London. Each starts close to a railway station to ease environmentall...


South Eastern - Series 2 (final part - pt5)

Published: November 01, 2010
Length: 03:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ay76

In this the final part of this series, we take a look at comings & goings at Medway Viaduct. This is one of the major features of UK's HS1 (high speed line 1). Here the line crossing the river...


466038 + 465241 Pass Milton Range

Published: July 16, 2011
Length: 12:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Lewis Smith

466038 + 465241 Pass Milton Range Working 2L48 15:39 Charing Cross - Gillingham.


cliffe Woods Doctors, Building Site

Published: March 09, 2010
Length: 21:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: cliffewoods1

cliffe Woods Doctors Surgery, Building site, left total open, no visible use of PPE, and public grass area strewn with broken bits of tiles, which were dropped onto public path, whilst being...


Anti-tank blocks (Dragons Teeth) vid 2.At edge of River Thames, Salt Lane, Cliffe.Kent

Published: June 09, 2009
Length: 19:49 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: tacticalbattledroid

Location: At edge of River Thames, Salt Lane, Cliffe. Condition: Fair Description: 6 x 5ft square concrete cubes arranged in echelon in front of river wall from shore into River Thames. Pillar...


DBSO 9701 & 31459 on 1Q12 at Cuxton, 21/05/09

Published: May 21, 2009
Length: 52:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: 21C123

DBSO 9701 leads 31459 through Cuxton station, on the Medway Valley Line, forming 1Q12 Selhurst-Selhurst SERCO Test Train. 21/05/09.


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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.

Thames and Medway Canal

The Thames and Medway Canal is a disused canal in Kent, south east England, also known as the Gravesend and Rochester Canal. It was originally some 11 km long and cut across the neck of the Hoo peninsula, linking the River Thames at Gravesend with the River Medway at Strood.

Located at 51.4149, 0.4813 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Canals in Kent, Transport in Medway, Gravesham, Geography of the River Thames

Higham railway station, Kent

Higham railway station is in the hamlet of Lower Higham in North Kent. The village of Higham is about a mile to the south. Train services are operated by Southeastern. (Not to be confused with the closed station at Higham in Suffolk. ) The ticket office, on the 'up' side, is situated in the substantial station building.

Located at 51.4267, 0.466308 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gravesham, Railway stations in Kent, Former South Eastern Railway (UK) stations, Railway stations opened in 1845, Railway stations closed in 1846, Railway stations opened in 1847, Railway stations served by Southeastern, DfT Category E stations

Hoo Junction

Hoo Junction is a rail yard on the North Kent Line. It is located near the village of Higham, Kent and also Shorne Marshes; it is operated by EWS. The yard is situated between Gravesend and Higham railway stations, at the junction with the freight-only single track line to the Hoo Peninsula.

Located at 51.4364, 0.439 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rail yards in the United Kingdom, Railway stations in Kent, Railway stations opened in 1956, Railway stations opened by British Rail, Private railway stations, Railway stations in Great Britain without public access

Gads Hill Place

Gads Hill Place in Higham, Kent, sometimes spelt Gadshill Place and Gad's Hill Place, was the country home of Charles Dickens, the most successful British author of the Victorian era. Today the building is the independent Gad's Hill School. The house was built in 1780 for a former Mayor of Rochester, Thomas Stephens, opposite the present Sir John Falstaff Public House. Gad's Hill is where Falstaff commits the robbery that begins Shakespeare's Henriad trilogy.

Located at 51.4112, 0.4579 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Country houses in Kent, Charles Dickens, Gravesham

Cobham Woods

Cobham Woods is an area of woodland, a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and part of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), located between Strood, Cuxton and Cobham in Kent. The SSSI includes the arable land in the Ranscombe Farm country park and nature reserve. The woodland is largely sweet chestnut coppice with some coniferous plantations, while the parkland is mature woodland, with some clearings, of oak, sweet chestnut, beech, hornbeam, and other species.

Located at 51.391, 0.44056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Kent, Medway, Forests and woodlands of Kent

Darnley Mausoleum

The Darnley Mausoleum, is a Grade I Listed Building, situated in Cobham Woods, Kent. It was designed by James Wyatt for the 4th Earl of Darnley according to detailed instructions in the will of the 3rd Earl of Darnley. It was never used for interments. The woodland is part of the parkland laid out by Humphry Repton, and is 1.6 km from the North Downs Way. The mausoleum is a Grade I Listed Building.

Located at 51.3891, 0.434 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Grade I listed buildings in Kent, Buildings and structures completed in 1786

Uralite Halt railway station

Uralite Halt was a halt between Milton Range Halt and Cliffe station on the Hundred of Hoo Railway. Built to serve the British Uralite works, it opened in July 1906 and closed on 4 December 1961. The halt was demolished soon after closure.

Located at 51.4366, 0.449723 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disused railway stations in Kent, Former South Eastern Railway (UK) stations, Railway stations opened in 1906, Railway stations closed in 1961, Transport in Medway

Rochester United F.C

Rochester United F.C. is an English football club located in Strood, in Kent. The club are members of the Kent League and play at the Rochester United Sports Ground.

Located at 51.3991, 0.467197 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football clubs in England, Kent Invicta Football League, Kent League, Association football clubs established in 1982, 1982 establishments in England

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18 Dec
2019

WEIGHT LOSS WEDNESDAYS! Free Weekly Support Group In Chatham
Starting at: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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19 Dec
2019

Stevie Wonder Tribute
Starting at: 06:30 pm (18:30).
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20 Dec
2019

Rochester - Bach To Baby Family Concert
Starting at: 10:30 am (10:30).
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Ultra 90's
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21 Dec
2019

Ultra Motown
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22 Dec
2019

Jersey Boys Tribute
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27 Dec
2019

CHRISTMAS GHOST & MURDER GUIDED WALK Around Rochester UK
Starting at: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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28 Dec
2019

DISCOVER CHARLES DICKENS' ROCHESTER
Starting at: 11:00 am (11:00).
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DISCOVER CHARLES DICKENS ROCHESTER - CHRISTMAS 2019 SPECIAL WALKS
Starting at: 02:00 pm (14:00).
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29 Dec
2019

DISCOVER ROCHESTERS' CASTLE & CATHEDRAL PRECINCT
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DISCOVER CHARLES DICKENS CHRISTMAS In ROCHESTER Guided Walk
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DISCOVER ROCHESTERS CASTLE & CATHEDRAL PRECINCT - 2019 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
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31 Dec
2019

Casino Rooms Legendary New Years Eve Party 2019
Starting at: 09:30 pm (21:30).
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15 Jan
2020

Suicide Prevention Strategies For Managers Workshop
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16 Jan
2020

Connect 5 Mental Health Training - Session 1
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