Barnstaple is located in the county of Devon, South West England, seven miles east of the town of Northam, 34 miles north-west of the major city of Exeter, 47 miles south-west of Cardiff, and 173 miles west of London. Barnstaple falls within the district council of North Devon, under the county council of Devon. It is in the EX31 postcode district. The post town for Barnstaple is Barnstaple.
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Barnstaple is in the ceremonial county of Devon, the historic county of Devon, and the administrative county of Devon.
Barnstaple is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Devon, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Devon.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Barnstaple is EX31 1SY.
Barnstaple is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the EX31 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the EX31 postcode district.
The post town for Barnstaple is Barnstaple. Barnstaple is in the EX31 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Barnstaple.
The centre of Barnstaple is located at position 51.08107° latitude and -4.05838° longitude.
The centre of Barnstaple is located at the grid reference easting 255915 and northing 133322 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Barnstaple relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Barnstaple to the centre of the town.
Position of Barnstaple relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Barnstaple to the centre of the city.