in Somerset of England, United Kingdom

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.259 and -2.679 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 15' 31" and W -2° 40' 45"
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: 08:51 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:55 am and 4:50 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-45.817 and 170.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Discover Priddy

Priddy in Somerset (England) is a place in United Kingdom about 111 mi (or 179 km) west of London, the country's capital city.

Current time in Priddy is now 08:51 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 10 airports near Priddy, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Bristol International Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 km), North. 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 Blaenavon Industrial Landscape in a distance of 37 mi (or 60 km), North. Also, if you like playing golf, there are a few options in driving distance. We encountered 2 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: Compton Martin, East Harptree, Blagdon, Butcombe and Burrington. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 6°C / 43 °F

Morning Temperature 0°C / 32 °F
Evening Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Night Temperature 2°C / 35 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 74%
Air Pressure 1033 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 31% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Thursday, 27th of January 2022

9°C (47 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 28th of January 2022

6°C (43 °F)
6°C (42 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Saturday, 29th of January 2022

8°C (47 °F)
8°C (47 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Ring O Bells

3,8 mi
The Street, Compton Martin
BS40 6JE Bristol
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Wookey Hole

2,3 mi
Wookey Hole
BA51BB Wells
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

The Sherston Inn

3,9 mi
Priory Road
BA5 1SU Wells
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Godney Post House

5,8 mi
Upper Godney
BA5 1RY Wells
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


3,7 mi
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


3,7 mi
United Kingdom

Time Information

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

Wells (Somerset)

4,0 mi
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


3,5 mi
BA3 3JP Wells
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Swildons Short Round Trip 50th anniversary

Published: August 05, 2012
Length: 28:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Peter Glanvill

Birthday Squeeze was the final link in a series of digs in the high level passages of Swildons Hole on the Mendips. It was dug open and passed on the 4th August 1962 by a small team including...

Swildons - Trip to Sump 1

Published: October 04, 2012
Length: 07:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Stuart Alldred

Short video made for UBSS Freshers Fair Stand.

Wookey Hole Caves

Published: December 28, 2007
Length: 26:09 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: WookeyHoleCaves

Revamped, restored and totally remarkable, the new Wookey Hole experience is bursting onto the 2008 holiday scene in an explosive mix of History, Mystery and Fun. This video was filmed...

UBSS in St Cuthbert's Swallet.mp4

Published: February 05, 2011
Length: 12:37 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Peter Glanvill

A trip with students of Bristol University to Gour Hall in St. Cuthberts Swallet.

Glencot Gardens

Published: May 07, 2009
Length: 14:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Millersmovies

Glencot House Hotel is Nestled at the foot of the Mendip Hills, just where the River Axe emerges from the fathomless darkness of Wookey Hole, Glencot House creeps from the shadows to capture...

Chinese Execution

Published: June 15, 2010
Length: 43:44 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: mesmoland

Capital punishment in China is currently administered for a variety of crimes, but the vast majority of executions are for cases of either aggravated murder or large scale drug trafficking....

Top of Cheddar Gorge Cliff Road Plummers lane

Published: March 05, 2009
Length: 55:13 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Bryn Andrews

S1 Buell riding the Cliff road and Plummers lane across the Mendip Hills in Somerset England, March 2009.

Pickup, 2006

Published: March 12, 2011
Length: 35:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Phil Andrews

This video must've been about 2006 ish. Original engine.

SMCC sponsored prusik time lapse

Published: September 26, 2011
Length: 01:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: kbatsocks

Time-lapse of the Shepton Mallet Caving Club 24 hour sponsored prusik in aid of the Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.

England 27-05-2010 Beekje bij Wookey Hole, Somerset. Brook by Wookey Hole, Somerset.

Published: June 17, 2010
Length: 57:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hanneke de Bruijn

Een klein mooi beekje omringd door oude bomen en planten (Daslook. Boshyacint, varens). Een mooie omgeving voor dassen.. En, ja: een dassen paadje. Onderaan de heuvel van de camping in ...

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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.

Wookey Hole Caves

Wookey Hole Caves is a show cave and tourist attraction in the village of Wookey Hole on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills near Wells in Somerset, England. Wookey Hole cave was formed through erosion of the limestone hills by the River Axe. Before emerging at Wookey Hole the water enters underground streams and passes through other caves such as Swildon's Hole and St Cuthbert's Swallet.

Located at 51.2281, -2.67139 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Caves of the Mendip Hills, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Somerset, Visitor attractions in Somerset, Show caves in the United Kingdom, Limestone caves, Grade II listed buildings in Somerset, Somerset folklore

Big Green Gathering

The Green Gathering, formerly known as Big Green Gathering is a festival with an environmental and social justice focus, including talks and workshops on permaculture, politics, ecology, crafts and music. The Green Gathering started in 1994 and is currently held in Chepstow, Monmouthshire although it has previously been held in various locations in Somerset and Wiltshire, England.

Located at 51.2972, -2.67769 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Music festivals in Somerset, Music festivals in Wiltshire, Counterculture Festivals, Chepstow

Stock Hill

Stock Hill is a Forestry Commission plantation on the Mendip Hills, Somerset, England. It lies to the south of the B3135 which runs from Cheddar Gorge to Green Ore and is the largest woodland on the Mendip plateau. A number of wide rides run through the forest. In addition parts of the woodland are clear-felled, and in these areas a number of plant species associated with heathlands and acidic soils are present.

Located at 51.2564, -2.64623 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mendip Hills, Monarch's Way

Priddy Mineries

Priddy Mineries is a nature reserve previously run by the Somerset Wildlife Trust. It is in the village of Priddy, on the Mendip Hills in Somerset. The reserve lies 3 miles north of Wells and 1.5 miles east of the village of Priddy. It is a site of 50 ha (123 acres) and is part of the Priddy Pools Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). It is mostly grassland / heather mosaic with an area of valley mire and some nutrient-poor pools.

Located at 51.2608, -2.65059 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mendip Hills, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Somerset, Nature reserves in Somerset, Monarch's Way

St Cuthbert's Swallet

St Cuthbert's Swallet is the second longest, and most complex, cave on the Mendip Hills, in Somerset, England. It forms a major part of the Priddy Caves system and water entering this swallet re-emerges at Wookey Hole. St Cuthbert's Swallet is part of, and lies underneath, the Priddy Pools Site of Special Scientific Interest. In the citation this is given as St Cuthbert's Cave, which should not be confused with St Cuthbert's Cave in Northumberland.

Located at 51.2518, -2.65418 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Caves of the Mendip Hills, Limestone caves

Priddy Circles

Priddy Circles are a linear arrangement of four circular earthwork enclosures near the village of Priddy on the Mendip Hills in Somerset, England. The circles have been listed as Scheduled Ancient Monuments, and described as 'probable Neolithic ritual or ceremonial monuments similar to a henge'. The southernmost Priddy Circle falls on adjoining land to a house and stables that are owned by retired business man Roger Penny.

Located at 51.2725, -2.66079 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places established in the 3rd millennium BC, Buildings and structures in Mendip, Mendip Hills, History of Somerset, Neolithic settlements, Bronze Age sites in England, Scheduled Ancient Monuments in Somerset, Archaeological sites in Somerset

Lodge Hill railway station

Lodge Hill railway station was a station on the Bristol and Exeter Railway's Cheddar Valley line in Somerset. The station served the village of Westbury-sub-Mendip, but was not named Westbury because of the potential for confusion with Westbury, Wiltshire.

Located at 51.2329, -2.71946 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disused railway stations in Somerset, Railway stations opened in 1870, Railway stations closed in 1963, Beeching closures in England

Hunter's Hole

Hunter's Hole (or Hunters' Hole) is a cave in the Mendip Hills in Somerset, England. It is behind a pub, known as the Hunters Lodge Inn just outside of Priddy where visitors can park. It is accessed via a permanent ladder, about 100m behind the pub in a small dip between some trees. The main cave was first entered after digging by Wessex and BEC cavers in 1954. The cave itself consists of a series of shafts down into the main chamber, named the "railway tunnel".

Located at 51.246, -2.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Caves of the Mendip Hills

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