Where is Alderholt?

Alderholt is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, two miles south-west of the town of Fordingbridge, 13 miles north of the major town of Bournemouth, 70 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 85 miles south-west of London. Alderholt lies just south-west of the Hampshire border. Alderholt falls within the district council of East Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the SP6 postcode district. The post town for Alderholt is Fordingbridge.

Alderholt on a map

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

Which county is Alderholt in?

Alderholt is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.

Ceremonial CountyDorset
Historic CountyDorset
Administrative CountyDorset

Where is Alderholt in Dorset?

Alderholt is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Dorset, and towards the easternmost extremity of Dorset.

Location of Alderholt within Dorset

What is the postcode for Alderholt?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Alderholt is SP6 3AG.

Where is Alderholt in SP6?

Alderholt is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SP6 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SP6 postcode district.

Location of Alderholt within SP6

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What is the post town for Alderholt?

The post town for Alderholt is Fordingbridge. Alderholt is in the SP6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Fordingbridge.

What is the latitude and longitude of Alderholt?

The centre of Alderholt is located at position 50.91156° latitude and -1.83778° longitude.

Latitude50.91156°
Longitude-1.83778°

What is the easting and northing of Alderholt?

The centre of Alderholt is located at the grid reference easting 411501 and northing 112468 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting411501
Northing112468

What are the nearest towns to Alderholt?

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

2m
Alderholt is 2 miles south-west of Fordingbridge
3m
Alderholt is 3 miles north-east of Verwood
5m
Alderholt is 5 miles north-west of Ringwood
8m
Alderholt is 8 miles north of Ferndown
10m
Alderholt is 10 miles north-east of Wimborne Minster
12m
Alderholt is 12 miles south of Wilton
12m
Alderholt is 12 miles north of Christchurch
13m
Alderholt is 13 miles north of Bournemouth
14m
Alderholt is 14 miles north-west of New Milton
15m
Alderholt is 15 miles north-east of Poole

What are the nearest cities to Alderholt?

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

11m
Alderholt is 11 miles south of Salisbury
19m
Alderholt is 19 miles west of Southampton
25m
Alderholt is 25 miles south-west of Winchester
34m
Alderholt is 34 miles west of Portsmouth
40m
Alderholt is 40 miles south-east of Bath
41m
Alderholt is 41 miles south-east of Wells
47m
Alderholt is 47 miles west of Chichester
50m
Alderholt is 50 miles south-east of Bristol
63m
Alderholt is 63 miles south-west of Oxford
68m
Alderholt is 68 miles south of Gloucester