Where is Aintree?

Aintree is located in the county of Merseyside, North West England, two miles west of the town of Kirkby, five miles north of the major city of Liverpool, 139 miles north of Cardiff, 171 miles south of Edinburgh, and 180 miles north-west of London. Aintree lies two miles south-west of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Aintree falls within the metropolitan district council of Sefton. It is in the L10 postcode district. The post town for Aintree is Liverpool.

Aintree on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Aintree
Location of Aintree within the UK

Which county is Aintree in?

Aintree is in the ceremonial county of Merseyside, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyMerseyside
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Aintree in Merseyside?

Aintree is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Merseyside, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Merseyside.

Location of Aintree within Merseyside

What is the postcode for Aintree?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Aintree is L10 6LB.

Where is Aintree in L10?

Aintree is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the L10 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the L10 postcode district.

Location of Aintree within L10

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What is the post town for Aintree?

The post town for Aintree is Liverpool. Aintree is in the L10 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Liverpool.

What is the latitude and longitude of Aintree?

The centre of Aintree is located at position 53.48285° latitude and -2.93647° longitude.

Latitude53.48285°
Longitude-2.93647°

What is the easting and northing of Aintree?

The centre of Aintree is located at the grid reference easting 337953 and northing 398867 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting337953
Northing398867

What are the nearest towns to Aintree?

Position of Aintree relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Aintree to the centre of the town.

2m
Aintree is 2 miles west of Kirkby
2m
Aintree is 2 miles south of Maghull
3m
Aintree is 3 miles east of Litherland
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Aintree is 3 miles north-east of Bootle
4m
Aintree is 4 miles east of Crosby
6m
Aintree is 6 miles south of Ormskirk
6m
Aintree is 6 miles west of Rainford
7m
Aintree is 7 miles north-west of Prescot
7m
Aintree is 7 miles north-east of Wallasey
7m
Aintree is 7 miles north-east of Birkenhead

What are the nearest cities to Aintree?

Position of Aintree relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Aintree to the centre of the city.

5m
Aintree is 5 miles north of Liverpool
20m
Aintree is 20 miles north of Chester
22m
Aintree is 22 miles south-west of Preston
26m
Aintree is 26 miles north-east of St Asaph
26m
Aintree is 26 miles west of Salford
29m
Aintree is 29 miles west of Manchester
40m
Aintree is 40 miles south of Lancaster
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Aintree is 45 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
52m
Aintree is 52 miles east of Bangor
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Aintree is 53 miles south-west of Bradford

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