in Somerset of England, United Kingdom

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.314 and -2.800 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 18' 51" and W -2° 48' 0"
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: 10:51 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:57 am and 4:49 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-45.817 and 170.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Explore Shipham

Shipham in Somerset (England) with it's 1,087 inhabitants is a city in United Kingdom about 116 mi (or 187 km) west of London, the country's capital.

Local time in Shipham is now 10:51 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 10 airports in the vicinity of Shipham, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Bristol International Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 9 km), North-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 Blaenavon Industrial Landscape in a distance of 32 mi (or 52 km), North. Also, if you like golfing, there are multiple options in driving distance. We found 2 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Churchill, Burrington, Congresbury, Yatton and Blagdon. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 5°C / 41 °F

Morning Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Evening Temperature 3°C / 38 °F
Night Temperature 2°C / 36 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 78%
Air Pressure 1035 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 26th of January 2022

6°C (43 °F)
4°C (40 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 27th of January 2022

9°C (48 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 28th of January 2022

8°C (46 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

DoubleTree by Hilton Bristol South - Cadbury House

4,3 mi
Frost Hill Congresbury
BS49 5AD Bristol
United Kingdom

Time Information

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

Penscot Inn

0,1 mi
BS25 1TW Bristol
United Kingdom

Time Information

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

Lyncombe Lodge Hotel

1,3 mi
Lyncomber Drive
BS25 5PQ Bishop Sutton
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:30
Weekday: 7:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 23:00


3,8 mi
A38 Bridgwater Road,Cowslip Green
BS40 5RB Redhill,Bristol
United Kingdom

Time Information

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

Meadow Cottage

4,7 mi
Lye Hole Lane, Redhill
BS40 5RN Redhill,Bristol
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 17:30
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Bristol Sidcot (A38)

1,2 mi
BS25 1NN City of Bristol
United Kingdom

Time Information

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

Videos from this area

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

Rowberrow session it

Published: August 02, 2011
Length: 34:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: fudgepinner

It was a nice warm day so I thought why not head out to rowberrow and mess about in the woods with the gopro. Had great fun then headed back to Bad Ass bikes to catch up with the guys and book...

MTB Mendips

Published: August 17, 2010
Length: 24:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: jasonkingvocalist

A couple of jumps I found on the Mendips so I decided to give them ago! Lucky for me my friend had his hand help video camera........... Comments welcome :)

Chef gets a nosebleed

Published: June 18, 2007
Length: 45:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: astroluxuk

Chef riding trails, comes a cropper in his own unique way while filming for BMX video First Timers Collide.

A Sidcot Story from a Year 11 day pupil

Published: December 23, 2014
Length: 10:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sidcot School

Trip to the Frys Hill Repeater Site ( GB3FH and GB3FI )

Published: June 17, 2012
Length: 55:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Matt Beasant

Driving through the forest to get to the mast. Those gates are a pain when it's raining! Video taken with my Galaxy S3 phone in the dash holder, hence you get half the car in the frame! Sorry!

Axbridge Boxing Day Hunt 2009

Published: December 26, 2009
Length: 25:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Karl Edmond

Axbridge Boxing Day Hunt 2009.

Day 6 - Axbridge to Chepstow

Published: August 17, 2010
Length: 47:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: peteblok

This is the infamous Strawberry Line where Pete fell off in the tunnel! We hit the coast at Clevedon and followed the Severn up to the bridge. http://www.justgiving.c...

A Ride Through Cheddar & Cheddar Gorge in Somerset

Published: May 07, 2014
Length: 33:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: WiltshireByways

Subscribe for the love of motorcycles and the great outdoors: Please click 'S H O W M O R E' for route info: ↓↓↓↓↓↓...

Hidden camera -- See magician getting changed! (Certificate 12) - Gingermagic TV and MGS Ski

Published: September 27, 2012
Length: 06:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Damian Surr

Damian got back late from a bike ride yesterday. He had to leave again quickly to be on time for his gig. Here's the secret footage of him getting changed. Look out for the glimpse of flesh...

Marauder Tris - Goes up the gorge

Published: June 13, 2014
Length: 03:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TheMarauderTris

FOR MAXIMUM VIEWING PLEASURE... mmmm pleasure... WATCH IN FULL SCREEN HD*** Well here we are, the final part of the trip that I had recorded. I just got ...

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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.

Cheddar Reservoir

Cheddar Reservoir is an artificial reservoir in Somerset, England, operated by Bristol Water. Dating from the 1930s it has a capacity of 135 million gallons (614,000 cubic metres). The reservoir is supplied with water taken from the Cheddar Yeo river in Cheddar Gorge. The inlet grate for the 54 inches water pipe that is used to transport the water can be seen immediately upstream from the sensory garden in Cheddar Gorge.

Located at 51.2806, -2.80139 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Reservoirs in Somerset, Drinking water reservoirs in England, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Somerset, Sites of Special Scientific Interest notified in 1972, Wetland Sites of Special Scientific Interest

Batts Combe quarry

Batts Combe quarry, grid reference ST460550 is a limestone quarry on the edge of Cheddar village on the Mendip Hills, Somerset, England. It has been operating since the early 20th century and is currently owned and operated by Singleton Birch Ltd. The output in 2005 was around 4,000 tonnes of limestone per day, one third of which was supplied to an on-site lime kiln, the remainder being sold as coated or dusted aggregates.

Located at 51.2916, -2.77579 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Quarries in the Mendip Hills

Callow Rock quarry

Callow Rock quarry is a limestone quarry located between Cheddar and Shipham on the Mendip Hills, Somerset, England. The quarry has been operating since the early 20th century and is now operated by Bardon Aggregates.

Located at 51.2985, -2.79973 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Quarries in the Mendip Hills

Axbridge railway station

Axbridge railway station was a station on the Bristol and Exeter Railway's Cheddar Valley line in Axbridge, Somerset. Axbridge was one of the principal stations for the transport of strawberries, which led to the line's alternative name as The Strawberry Line. The station was opened with the broad gauge line to Cheddar in August 1869 as a two-platform station.

Located at 51.2883, -2.81632 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disused railway stations in Somerset, Railway stations opened in 1869, Railway stations closed in 1963, Beeching closures in England

Mendips Raceway

Mendips Raceway is a motorsport venue in the Mendip Hills in Somerset, England. It is located on the rim of Batts Combe quarry between Shipham and Charterhouse. The oval shaped circuit is used for racing hot rods, stock cars, Hotstox, bangers and demolition events. The circuit, which was opened in 1969, features an oval and a figure of eight layout.

Located at 51.2976, -2.7706 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Mendip Hills, Motorsport venues in England, Sport in Somerset

Church of St John the Baptist, Churchill

The Church of St John the Baptist in Churchill, Somerset, England, was largely built around 1360 and is a Grade I listed building. There was a Norman chapel on this site in 1180, from which the nave has survived into the present church. The stone font dates from around 1200, although the wooden font cover was added in 1879 when there was a revival in gothic designs. The stained glass windows are from a variety of periods.

Located at 51.3385, -2.80889 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Church of England churches in North Somerset, Grade I listed churches, Grade I listed buildings in Somerset, 12th-century church buildings

Shute Shelve Cavern

Shute Shelve Cavern is a natural cave system located in Shute Shelve Hill, Somerset, England above Axbridge in the Mendip Hills not far from Cheddar. It was mined for its yellow ochre which was used as a dye in paint making, until the 1920s, which gave it its alternative name of Axbridge Ochre Mine. Access is controlled by the Axbridge Caving Group via a locked gate and completely closed during the bats' roosting season.

Located at 51.2943, -2.82762 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Caves of the Mendip Hills

Winscombe R.F.C

Winscombe RFC is an English amateur rugby club that is based in the village of Winscombe. They play in the Tribute Somerset Premier league. For a small Somerset village the club is large, with three senior teams and over 300 children registered to play at mini and junior level. Founded in 1962, Winscombe Rugby Football Club is one of the newest clubs in the south-west of England. They play at the Winscombe War Memorial Recreation Ground, also known as the Rec.

Located at 51.3098, -2.8312 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
English rugby union teams, Sport in Somerset, Rugby clubs established in 1962