Where is Ash?

Ash is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, three miles north-west of the town of Blandford Forum, 15 miles north-west of the major town of Poole, 59 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 99 miles south-west of London. Ash lies five miles south of the Wiltshire border. Ash falls within the district council of North Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the DT11 postcode district. The post town for Ash is Blandford Forum.

Ash on a map

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

Which county is Ash in?

Ash 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 Ash in Dorset?

Ash is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dorset, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dorset.

Location of Ash within Dorset

What is the postcode for Ash?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Ash is DT11 8PW.

Where is Ash in DT11?

Ash is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DT11 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DT11 postcode district.

Location of Ash within DT11

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What is the post town for Ash?

The post town for Ash is Blandford Forum. Ash is in the DT11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Blandford Forum.

What is the latitude and longitude of Ash?

The centre of Ash is located at position 50.892° latitude and -2.19239° longitude.

Latitude50.892°
Longitude-2.19239°

What is the easting and northing of Ash?

The centre of Ash is located at the grid reference easting 386565 and northing 110297 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting386565
Northing110297

What are the nearest towns to Ash?

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

3m
Ash is 3 miles north-west of Blandford Forum
5m
Ash is 5 miles south-east of Sturminster Newton
8m
Ash is 8 miles south of Shaftesbury
9m
Ash is 9 miles south-east of Stalbridge
11m
Ash is 11 miles south of Gillingham
11m
Ash is 11 miles north-west of Wimborne Minster
14m
Ash is 14 miles west of Verwood
14m
Ash is 14 miles south of Mere
15m
Ash is 15 miles north-west of Ferndown
15m
Ash is 15 miles east of Sherborne

What are the nearest cities to Ash?

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

21m
Ash is 21 miles south-west of Salisbury
30m
Ash is 30 miles south-east of Wells
34m
Ash is 34 miles west of Southampton
35m
Ash is 35 miles south of Bath
40m
Ash is 40 miles west of Winchester
43m
Ash is 43 miles south-east of Bristol
49m
Ash is 49 miles west of Portsmouth
59m
Ash is 59 miles south-east of Cardiff
59m
Ash is 59 miles south-east of Newport
60m
Ash is 60 miles east of Exeter

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