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 is in the ceremonial county of Somerset, the historic county of Somerset, and the administrative county of North Somerset.
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Backwell is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Somerset, and towards the easternmost extremity of Somerset.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Backwell is BS48 3NP.
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.
The post town for Backwell is Bristol. Backwell is in the BS48 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bristol.
The centre of Backwell is located at position 51.41399° latitude and -2.73912° longitude.
The centre of Backwell is located at the grid reference easting 348694 and northing 168590 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Backwell relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Backwell to the centre of the town.
Position of Backwell relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Backwell to the centre of the city.