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Where is Backwell?

Backwell is located in the county of Somerset, South West England, two miles south-east of the town of Nailsea, seven miles south-west of the major city of Bristol, 19 miles east of Cardiff, and 113 miles west of London. Backwell lies four miles south-east of the Bristol border. Backwell falls within the unitary authority of North Somerset. It is in the BS48 postcode district. The post town for Backwell is Bristol.

Backwell on a map

Map showing extent of Backwell as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Backwell
Map showing location of Backwell within the UK
Location of Backwell within the UK

Which county is Backwell in?

Backwell is in the ceremonial county of Somerset, the historic county of Somerset, and the administrative county of North Somerset.

Ceremonial CountySomerset
Historic CountySomerset
Administrative CountyNorth Somerset

Where is Backwell in Somerset?

Backwell is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Somerset, and towards the easternmost extremity of Somerset.

Map showing location of Backwell within Somerset
Location of Backwell within Somerset

What is the postcode for Backwell?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Backwell is BS48 3NP.

Where is Backwell in BS48?

Backwell is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BS48 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BS48 postcode district.

Map showing location of Backwell within BS48
Location of Backwell within BS48

What is the post town for Backwell?

The post town for Backwell is Bristol. Backwell is in the BS48 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bristol.

What is the latitude and longitude of Backwell?

The centre of Backwell is located at position 51.41399° latitude and -2.73912° longitude.

Latitude51.41399°
Longitude-2.73912°

What is the easting and northing of Backwell?

The centre of Backwell is located at the grid reference easting 348694 and northing 168590 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting348694
Northing168590

What are the nearest towns to Backwell?

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

south-east
2m
Backwell is 2 miles south-east of Nailsea
south
5m
Backwell is 5 miles south of Portishead
east
5m
Backwell is 5 miles east of Clevedon
north
9m
Backwell is 9 miles north of Axbridge
south-west
10m
Backwell is 10 miles south-west of Filton
west
10m
Backwell is 10 miles west of Keynsham
north-east
11m
Backwell is 11 miles north-east of Weston-Super-Mare
south-west
12m
Backwell is 12 miles south-west of Bradley Stoke
south
12m
Backwell is 12 miles south of Caldicot
north-west
14m
Backwell is 14 miles north-west of Midsomer Norton

What are the nearest cities to Backwell?

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

south-west
7m
Backwell is 7 miles south-west of Bristol
north
15m
Backwell is 15 miles north of Wells
south-east
16m
Backwell is 16 miles south-east of Newport
west
17m
Backwell is 17 miles west of Bath
east
19m
Backwell is 19 miles east of Cardiff
south-west
38m
Backwell is 38 miles south-west of Gloucester
south
44m
Backwell is 44 miles south of Hereford
north-west
47m
Backwell is 47 miles north-west of Salisbury
east
54m
Backwell is 54 miles east of Swansea
south-west
58m
Backwell is 58 miles south-west of Worcester

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