Iron Acton
in South Gloucestershire of England, United Kingdom

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.549 and -2.461 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 32' 57" and W -2° 27' 39"
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: 02:41 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:00 am and 9:13 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-45.817 and 170.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for United Kingdom in Northern Europe

Safety Score: 3,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to United Kingdom.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning United Kingdom. Last Update: 2022-05-28 08:21:35

Explore Iron Acton

Iron Acton in South Gloucestershire (England) with it's 516 inhabitants is located in United Kingdom about 100 mi (or 162 km) west of London, the country's capital.

Local time in Iron Acton is now 02:41 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 9 airports in the wider vicinity of Iron Acton, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Bristol Filton Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 km), 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 Blaenavon Industrial Landscape in a distance of 25 mi (or 40 km), North-West. Also, if you like golfing, there are multiple options in driving distance. We found 1 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: Tytherington, Winterbourne, Pucklechurch, Siston and Alveston. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 16°C / 60 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 54%
Air Pressure 1026 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 12% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Sunday, 29th of May 2022

13°C (55 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 30th of May 2022

12°C (54 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 31st of May 2022

16°C (60 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Mercure Bristol North the Grange Hotel

2,8 mi
Old Gloucester Road Northwoods Winterbourne
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

De Vere Tortworth Estate

5,7 mi
1 Tortworth
GL12 8HH Tortworth
United Kingdom

Time Information

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

Thornbury Castle

5,3 mi
Castle Street
BS35 1HH Thornbury
United Kingdom

Time Information

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

Alveston House

4,1 mi
Davids Lane
BS35 2LA Alveston
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: 6:30 - 0:00
Weekend: 7:30 - 0:00


4,7 mi
Filton Road
United Kingdom

Time Information

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

Bristol East (Emersons Green)

3,8 mi
BS16 7AN Bristol
United Kingdom

Time Information

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

Bristol (Alveston)

4,2 mi
BS35 3LL Alveston
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.

(GWR) 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe THE WHISTLING GHOST 1Z34 25th May 2013

Published: May 25, 2013
Length: 11:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Steam trains by XxBec3509

5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe on THE WHISTLING GHOST running with headcode 1Z34 on the morning leg of the journey passing Westerleigh junction on a nice sunny day on the 25th May 2013 THE.

USS Enterprise - Shields Up Display Plaque

Published: November 09, 2011
Length: 48:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sloucherist

Using an Arduino, MAX7219 led matrix driver and a few discrete components, together with a superb USS Enterprise (Refit) plaque from LaserFireCreations, here is my version of a "Shields Up"...

Hall and Castle Specials September 2001

Published: December 07, 2008
Length: 10:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: sherbydip

During the week starting on the 24/9/01 their were daily steam hauled specials. I'm not sure what the event was! These specials were hauled by 4936 Kinlet Hall and 5029 Nunney Castle. I was...

Red Arrows detonator and gypo pass RIAT 2011

Published: July 29, 2011
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: wildthing72

This video was uploaded from an Android phone.


Published: July 20, 2010
Length: 32:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 26-CT-1450

Here is a short vid of my Uniden 69xlt-2 whilst tuned to GB3ZY!

Non-Conformist chapels - 4. Tytherington

Published: June 19, 2011
Length: 28:42 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: mwingereza

Tytherington Baptist Church is an existing Baptist chapel, dated 1884, and located in Itchington Road, Tytherington. It is a listed building, and included in the South Gloucestershire Historic...

Minecraft - Brovolution - Ep 1 P1 - It looks like lego!

Published: August 06, 2011
Length: 50:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Brovolution

Jacob, Niall and Max begin their Journey In Minecraftia!

Bee Swarm

Published: January 21, 2014
Length: 55:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: jonny vanquish

A swarm of Bee's had been around for about two days. The first day they arrived with their sound effects at max volume and set about their business in a vent near the roof on my cottage which...

60011 in DB livery 14-1-11 .

Published: January 14, 2011
Length: 40:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Colin Hynam

60011 in new DB Schenker livery hauling 29 loaded oil tanks on the 6B13 Robeston-Westerleigh Murco oil train,nearing the top of the Wickwar bank at Rangeworthy. [Wickwar bank is 6 miles of 1 in ...

Rangeworthy - Green Lane (ORPA, W-E)

Published: March 12, 2014
Length: 57:28 min
Rating: 0 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: ↓↓↓↓↓↓...

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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.


Rangeworthy is a semi-rural farming village in South Gloucestershire, England, nearby communities include Falfield and Charfield. The village lies between Iron Acton and Bagstone, along the B4058 road. It is a long village divided by a road with a well used village hall, pub, hotel, Indian restaurant, recreation ground, primary school & church. A village committee organises village events including the children's Christmas party, Summer Fete & Beer Festival.

Located at 51.5667, -2.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in South Gloucestershire

Engine Common

Engine Common is a village in South Gloucestershire, England.

Located at 51.55, -2.43333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in South Gloucestershire

Nibley, South Gloucestershire

Nibley is a village in Westerleigh Parish, South Gloucestershire, England, just west of Yate. The village of North Nibley (also commonly known as Nibley) is some 10 miles away to the north, and there is also a Nibley on the west bank of the Severn, near

Located at 51.5381, -2.44306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in South Gloucestershire

Yate Town F.C

Yate Town F.C. is a football club based in Yate, Gloucestershire, England. They were established in 1906 as Yate Rovers and changed their name to Yate YMCA in 1946, becoming Yate Town in 1969. The first team play in the Southern Football League Division One South and West, at the eighth tier of the English football league system, and the reserves play in the Gloucestershire County League at the eleventh level. The club is affiliated to the Gloucestershire County FA.

Located at 51.5493, -2.4387 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Southern Football League clubs, Football clubs in Gloucestershire, Association football clubs established in 1906, 1906 establishments in England

Thornbury and Yate (UK Parliament constituency)

Thornbury and Yate is a a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since its 2010 creation by Steve Webb, a Liberal Democrat.

Located at 51.573, -2.477 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
South Gloucestershire, Politics of South Gloucestershire, Parliamentary constituencies in South West England, United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 2010

Acton Court

Acton Court is a recently restored Tudor house on Latteridge Lane, Iron Acton, South Gloucestershire, England. The Poyntz family owned the property from 1364 until 1680. Nicholas Poyntz (died 1557) added the East Wing onto the existing moated manor house shortly before 1535. Construction took about 9 months to complete. Subsequently, the wing was lavishly and fashionably decorated to impress Henry VIII.

Located at 51.5557, -2.46722 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Historic house museums in Gloucestershire, Country houses in Gloucestershire

Ram Hill Colliery

Ram Hill Colliery, Ram Hill, Coalpit Heath, Bristol was sunk sometime between 1820 and 1830. It was owned by the Coalpit Heath Company, which included Sir John Smyth as a shareholder. Sir John was one of the main proponents of the Bristol & Gloucestershire Railway, (known locally as the Dramway), and that railway linked the pit (and others owned by the Coalpit Heath Co. ) to Cuckolds Pill in Bristol.

Located at 51.5204, -2.46407 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Coal mines in England, Buildings and structures in South Gloucestershire, The Bristol Coalfield, Underground mines in England


Mayshill or Mays Hill is a hamlet located in the Parish of Westerleigh, South Gloucestershire, England. It is located just off the A432 (Badminton Road) between Coalpit Heath and Nibley. A small road runs from the hamlet to Frampton End Road, connecting Frampton Cotterell and Iron Acton. Yate and Westerleigh are also nearby. Despite its size the hamlet contains a pub, dating from the 16th Century.

Located at 51.531, -2.449 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in South Gloucestershire

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Iron Acton