Where is Avebury?

Avebury is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, five miles west of the town of Marlborough, ten miles south of the major town of Swindon, 57 miles east of Cardiff, and 75 miles west of London. Avebury falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SN8 postcode district. The post town for Avebury is Marlborough.

Avebury on a map

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

Which county is Avebury in?

Avebury is in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, the historic county of Wiltshire, and the administrative county of Wiltshire.

Ceremonial CountyWiltshire
Historic CountyWiltshire
Administrative CountyWiltshire

Where is Avebury in Wiltshire?

Avebury is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Wiltshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Wiltshire.

Location of Avebury within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Avebury?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Avebury is SN8 1RF.

Where is Avebury in SN8?

Avebury is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SN8 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SN8 postcode district.

Location of Avebury within SN8

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What is the post town for Avebury?

The post town for Avebury is Marlborough. Avebury is in the SN8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Marlborough.

What is the latitude and longitude of Avebury?

The centre of Avebury is located at position 51.42836° latitude and -1.85514° longitude.

Latitude51.42836°
Longitude-1.85514°

What is the easting and northing of Avebury?

The centre of Avebury is located at the grid reference easting 410168 and northing 169939 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting410168
Northing169939

What are the nearest towns to Avebury?

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

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Avebury is 5 miles west of Marlborough
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Avebury is 7 miles east of Calne
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Avebury is 8 miles north-east of Devizes
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Avebury is 8 miles south of Royal Wootton Bassett
10m
Avebury is 10 miles south of Swindon
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Avebury is 11 miles east of Chippenham
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Avebury is 13 miles east of Melksham
14m
Avebury is 14 miles east of Corsham
15m
Avebury is 15 miles west of Hungerford
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Avebury is 15 miles south of Cricklade

What are the nearest cities to Avebury?

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

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Avebury is 22 miles east of Bath
25m
Avebury is 25 miles north of Salisbury
32m
Avebury is 32 miles east of Bristol
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Avebury is 34 miles south-west of Oxford
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Avebury is 35 miles south-east of Gloucester
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Avebury is 35 miles north-west of Winchester
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Avebury is 38 miles north-east of Wells
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Avebury is 41 miles north-west of Southampton
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Avebury is 50 miles east of Newport
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Avebury is 55 miles north-west of Portsmouth