Where is Alverstone?

Alverstone is located in the county of Isle of Wight, South East England, two miles north-west of the town of Sandown, ten miles south-west of the major city of Portsmouth, and 75 miles south-west of London. Alverstone lies eight miles south of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. Alverstone falls within the unitary authority of Isle of Wight. It is in the PO36 postcode district.

Alverstone on a map

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

Which county is Alverstone in?

Alverstone is in the ceremonial county of Isle of Wight, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Isle of Wight.

Ceremonial CountyIsle of Wight
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight

Where is Alverstone in Isle of Wight?

Alverstone is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Isle of Wight, and towards the easternmost extremity of Isle of Wight.

Location of Alverstone within Isle of Wight

What is the postcode for Alverstone?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Alverstone is PO36 0HA.

Where is Alverstone in PO36?

Alverstone is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PO36 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PO36 postcode district.

Location of Alverstone within PO36

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What is the latitude and longitude of Alverstone?

The centre of Alverstone is located at position 50.66583° latitude and -1.18472° longitude.

Latitude50.66583°
Longitude-1.18472°

What is the easting and northing of Alverstone?

The centre of Alverstone is located at the grid reference easting 457715 and northing 85446 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting457715
Northing85446

What are the nearest towns to Alverstone?

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

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Alverstone is 2 miles north-west of Sandown
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Alverstone is 2 miles south-west of Brading
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Alverstone is 3 miles north of Shanklin
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Alverstone is 5 miles south of Ryde
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Alverstone is 5 miles north of Ventnor
5m
Alverstone is 5 miles south-east of Newport
8m
Alverstone is 8 miles south-east of East Cowes
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Alverstone is 8 miles south-east of Cowes
9m
Alverstone is 9 miles south of Gosport
13m
Alverstone is 13 miles south of Fareham

What are the nearest cities to Alverstone?

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

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Alverstone is 10 miles south-west of Portsmouth
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Alverstone is 19 miles south-east of Southampton
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Alverstone is 21 miles south-west of Chichester
28m
Alverstone is 28 miles south of Winchester
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Alverstone is 39 miles south-east of Salisbury
47m
Alverstone is 47 miles west of Brighton and Hove
71m
Alverstone is 71 miles south-east of Bath
74m
Alverstone is 74 miles south-west of City of Westminster
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Alverstone is 74 miles south-east of Wells
74m
Alverstone is 74 miles south-west of London