Borstal
in Medway of England, United Kingdom

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.374 and 0.488 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 22' 26" and E 0° 29' 17"
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: 04:18 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:53 am and 3:49 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
This place on Geonames.org

Touring Borstal

Borstal in Medway (England) is a town located in United Kingdom about 28 mi (or 45 km) east of London, the country's capital place.

Time in Borstal is now 04:18 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 11 airports nearby Borstal, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Rochester Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 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 11 mi (or 18 km), North-West. Also, if you like the game of golf, there are several options within driving distance. We collected 1 points of interest near this location. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Rochester, Cuxton, Halling, Cooling and Boxley. 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 4°C / 40 °F
Evening Temperature 4°C / 40 °F
Night Temperature 3°C / 38 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 71%
Air Pressure 1003 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 24% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 12th of December 2019

7°C (45 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 13th of December 2019

8°C (47 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 14th of December 2019

6°C (44 °F)
3°C (38 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, scattered clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

BRIDGEWOOD MANOR - QHOTELS

Address
2,3 mi
BRIDGEWOOD ROUNDABOUT WALDERSLADE WOODS
ME5 9AX Chatham
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


Holiday Inn ROCHESTER - CHATHAM

Address
2,0 mi
Maidstone Road
ME5 9SF ROCHESTER
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


TRAVELODGE CHATHAM MARITIME

Address
2,5 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


Inn on the Lake

Address
3,8 mi
unknown
DA12 3HB Gravesend
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


VILLAGE MAIDSTONE

Address
5,4 mi
CASTLE VIEW FORSTAL ROAD
ME14 3AQ Maidstone
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


Larkfield Priory

Address
5,6 mi
802 London Road
ME20 6HJ Maidstone
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:1 - 23:59
Weekend: closed


Maidstone (Sandling)

Address
5,5 mi
ALLINGTON LOCK SANDLING
ME14 3AS Maidstone
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


Gillingham Business Park

Address
3,5 mi
WILL ADAMS WAY
ME8 6BY Gillingham
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


Maidstone (Leybourne)

Address
5,9 mi
CASTLE WAY LEYBOURNE
ME19 5TR Maidstone
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


Chatham/Gillingham (Vic Pier)

Address
3,2 mi
BLAKE AVENUE
ME7 1GB GILLINGHAM
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.

Views Around Rochester, Kent, England - 3rd June, 2014

Published: June 08, 2014
Length: 40:18 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Moss Travel TV

Rochester is a town and former city in the unitary authority of Medway in South East England. It is at the lowest bridging point of the River Medway about 30 miles (48 km) from London. The...


Rochester to Strood, views over the Medway from a Javelin, Kent, England - 3rd June, 2014

Published: June 07, 2014
Length: 24:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Moss Travel TV

This short film shows Northerly views from a London bound Javelin train as it makes the very short journey across the Medway Estuary from Rochester to Strood across the historic Rochester Bridge.


Rochester Thistle by The Witchmen

Published: March 18, 2013
Length: 39:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ryan Grayley

Rochester Thistle by The Witchmen Border Morris dancing at the Rochester Sweeps Festival 1 May 2010. http://www.witchmen.com/ http://www.medway.gov.uk/sweepsfestival Film copyright Ryan...


Dickensian Christmas Festival Parade // 2012 // Rochester, UK

Published: December 01, 2012
Length: 19:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MedwayTimes

Grand Parade at Dickensian Festival 2012, Rochester, UK. Here is a link to our photo story of this spectacular event: http://www.medwaytimes.co.uk The Grand Parade is one of the central...


Humbug Theatre Company - A Christmas Carol - Rochester Dickens Festival 2011

Published: December 26, 2011
Length: 57:30 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: raplma

Rochester England puts on two festivals to remember the work of Charles Dickens. Our church Rochester Baptist Church takes part in various ways, including street drama. This is our adaptation...


Rochester Dickensian Christmas 2012.

Published: December 02, 2012
Length: 02:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: pjoverhere

Our visit to 'Dickens' Rochester. Grand Parade Sunday December 2nd 2012.


The Medway at Rochester.mp4

Published: April 06, 2012
Length: 05:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Matt Haxx

The River Medway, Rochester, Kent, England on Good Friday 6th April 2012. The 100th Anniversary of the day that Percy Gordon drowned while rescuing a girl who had fallen into the river. Some...


Cornerstone City Church - Launch slideshow

Published: October 14, 2013
Length: 26:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Cornerstone City Church

On Sunday, 15th September 2013 we held our launch event for Cornerstone City Church in our newly refurbished Jasper Centre. We had the great privilege of having Nicki Komorowski as our official...


September 13, 2014 Flying - Rochester (EGTO) Sheppey

Published: September 13, 2014
Length: 30:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Paul Lyrick [Lyrickal1013]

Local flight from Rochester UK to Rochester UK via Isle of Sheppey. Runway 02.


Linda Reynolds - Joking with Intent - 3rd May 2012 (Rochester, Kent)

Published: May 12, 2012
Length: 54:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BarbzH48

This is just a phone recording of my friend Linda Reynolds debut stand up, during the Joking with Intent night on the 3rd May 2012, at the Good intent pub Rochester. http://www.facebook.com/joking...


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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.

HM Prison Cookham Wood

HM Prison Cookham Wood is a male juveniles' prison and Young Offenders Institution in the village of Borstal in Kent, England. The prison is operated by Her Majesty's Prison Service.

Located at 51.364, 0.494277 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Young Offender Institutions in England, Juvenile prisons in England, Prisons in Kent, 1978 establishments in England

Fort Borstal

Fort Borstal was built as an afterthought from the 1859 Royal Commission on the Defence of the United Kingdom, by convict labour between 1875 and 1885, to hold the high ground southwest of Rochester, South East England. It is of polygonal design and was never originally armed. An anti-aircraft battery was based there in the Second World War.

Located at 51.3706, 0.489167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palmerston Forts

Fort Clarence

Fort Clarence is a now defunct fortification that was located in Rochester, Kent, England.

Located at 51.381, 0.497386 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Napoleonic forts in England

Fort Bridgewood

The site of Fort Bridgewoods is on the outskirts of Rochester, Medway in the United Kingdom, next to the Rochester-Maidstone road (B2097). The site was acquired by the War Office in about 1860 to form part of a ring of forts protecting the Royal Dockyard at Chatham.

Located at 51.3597, 0.494444 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palmerston Forts

Diocese of Rochester

The Diocese of Rochester is a Church of England diocese in South-East England and forms part of the Province of Canterbury. It is an ancient diocese, having been established in 604; only the neighbouring Diocese of Canterbury is older in the Church of England.

Located at 51.3889, 0.503333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Anglican Diocese of Rochester, 604 establishments, Dioceses established in the 7th century, Christianity in Kent

Diggerland

Diggerland is the name of four theme parks in England based around the theme of diggers and JCBs. Diggerland is owned by the excavator hire firm H.E. Services. There are four park locations in the UK, in Strood, Kent; Verbeer Manor, Cullompton, Devon; Langley Park, County Durham, and Castleford, West Yorkshire.

Located at 51.3819, 0.476667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Amusement parks in England, Visitor attractions in County Durham, Visitor attractions in Devon, Visitor attractions in Kent, Visitor attractions in West Yorkshire

Restoration House

Restoration House in Rochester, Medway, South East England, is a fine example of an Elizabethan mansion. It is so named after the visit of King Charles II on the eve of his restoration. Charles had landed in Dover on 25 May 1660 and by the evening of the 28th arrived in Rochester. He was received by the Mayor and eventually retired for the night to the home of Colonel Gibbon. The following day Charles continued to London and was proclaimed King on 29 May, his 30th birthday.

Located at 51.3867, 0.5048 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Country houses in Kent, Historic house museums in Kent, Rochester, Kent

Rochester (UK Parliament constituency)

Rochester was a parliamentary constituency in Kent. It returned two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons of England from 1295 to 1707, then to the House of Commons of Great Britain from 1708 to 1800, and finally to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 until the 1885 general election, when its representation was reduced to one seat. In 1918, it was split between Chatham, Gillingham and the "old", rural, Medway constituency.

Located at 51.3833, 0.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parliamentary constituencies in Kent (historic), Politics of Medway, United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies disestablished in 1918, United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1295

Medway Viaducts

There are three Medway Viaducts, two of which carry the two carriageways of the M2 motorway. The other viaduct carries High Speed 1 across the River Medway near Rochester in north Kent, England.

Located at 51.3758, 0.4755 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in Kent, Channel Tunnel, Eurostar, Motorway bridges in England, Transport in Medway, Bridges completed in 1963, Bridges completed in 2002, Bridges completed in 2003, Viaducts in the United Kingdom

Richard Watts

Richard Watts (1529–1579) was a successful businessman and MP for Rochester, Kent in the 1570s. He supplied rations for the English Navy as deputy victualler and supervised the construction of Upnor Castle. Famed locally for his philanthropy, he died on 10 September 1579, leaving money in his will to establish the Richard Watts Charity and Six Poor Travellers House in Rochester High Street. He is buried, in accordance with his will, in Rochester Cathedral.

Located at 51.389, 0.503293 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
English politicians, English philanthropists, Members of the Parliament of England (pre-1707), People from Rochester, Kent, 1529 births, 1579 deaths, People of the Tudor period, 16th-century English people

HM Prison Rochester

HM Prison Rochester (formerly known as Borstal Prison) is a male Young Offenders Institution, located in the Borstal area of Rochester in Kent, England. The prison is operated by Her Majesty's Prison Service, and is located next to HMP Cookham Wood.

Located at 51.37, 0.488611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Young Offender Institutions in England, Prisons in Kent, 1874 establishments in England

Rochester Castle

Rochester Castle stands on the east bank of the River Medway in Rochester, Kent, South East England. The 12th-century keep or stone tower, which is the castle's most prominent feature, is one of the best preserved in England or France. Located along the River Medway and Watling Street, Rochester was a strategically important royal castle. During the late medieval period it helped protect England's south-east coast from invasion.

Located at 51.3894, 0.501389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1120s architecture, Castles in Kent, English Heritage sites in Kent, Forts in Medway, Grade I listed buildings in Kent, Grade I listed castles, Reportedly haunted locations in England, Rochester, Kent, Ruins in Kent, Scheduled Ancient Monuments in Kent

capture of the webcam Rochester › West: Strood − River Medway

Rochester › West: Strood − River Medway, Rochester (source)

capture of the webcam Walderslade: Chatham − Rochester Airport

Walderslade: Chatham − Rochester Airport, Walderslade (source)

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11 Dec
2019

A Salute To Christmas
Starting at: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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GREat Medway Talk: Celebrating 125 Years Of Sustainable Development
Starting at: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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12 Dec
2019

Here Come The Girls
Starting at: 06:30 pm (18:30).
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Artist Talk At Sun Pier House: Wendy Daws BEM, Collaborative Visual Artist
Starting at: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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13 Dec
2019

This Is Why - Public Screening
Starting at: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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80's Vibes
Starting at: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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14 Dec
2019

11+ MEDWAY TEST Practice Exam
Starting at: 09:30 am (09:30).
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UB4T
Starting at: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Britten's A Ceremony Of Carols
Starting at: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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15 Dec
2019

Free 11+ Progress Test
Starting at: 11:00 am (11:00).
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Discover Charles Dickens Rochester AT CHRISTMAS!
Starting at: 11:00 am (11:00).
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We Will Rock You
Starting at: 06:30 pm (18:30).
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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
Starting at: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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