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Where is Beaminster?

Beaminster is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, five miles north of the town of Bridport, 34 miles west of the major town of Poole, 50 miles south of Cardiff, and 123 miles south-west of London. Beaminster lies four miles south of the Somerset border. Beaminster falls within the district council of West Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the DT8 postcode district. The post town for Beaminster is Beaminster.

COVID-19: Beaminster coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Dorset case numbers. This Beaminster coronavirus map shows the position of Beaminster within Dorset, along with the number of cases in Dorset and each of the surrounding areas.

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

Which county is Beaminster in?

Beaminster 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 Beaminster in Dorset?

Beaminster is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dorset, and towards the westernmost extremity of Dorset.

Map showing location of Beaminster within Dorset
Location of Beaminster within Dorset

What is the postcode for Beaminster?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Beaminster is DT8 3AW.

Where is Beaminster in DT8?

Beaminster is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DT8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DT8 postcode district.

Map showing location of Beaminster within DT8
Location of Beaminster within DT8

What is the post town for Beaminster?

The post town for Beaminster is Beaminster. Beaminster is in the DT8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Beaminster.

What is the latitude and longitude of Beaminster?

The centre of Beaminster is located at position 50.80913° latitude and -2.73901° longitude.

Latitude50.80913°
Longitude-2.73901°

What is the easting and northing of Beaminster?

The centre of Beaminster is located at the grid reference easting 348026 and northing 101325 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting348026
Northing101325

What are the nearest towns to Beaminster?

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

north
5m
Beaminster is 5 miles north of Bridport
south-east
6m
Beaminster is 6 miles south-east of Crewkerne
south
10m
Beaminster is 10 miles south of South Petherton
south-west
10m
Beaminster is 10 miles south-west of Yeovil
north-east
10m
Beaminster is 10 miles north-east of Lyme Regis
south-east
11m
Beaminster is 11 miles south-east of Chard
south-east
11m
Beaminster is 11 miles south-east of Ilminster
east
12m
Beaminster is 12 miles east of Axminster
south-west
14m
Beaminster is 14 miles south-west of Sherborne
north-west
15m
Beaminster is 15 miles north-west of Dorchester

What are the nearest cities to Beaminster?

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

south
28m
Beaminster is 28 miles south of Wells
east
35m
Beaminster is 35 miles east of Exeter
south-west
43m
Beaminster is 43 miles south-west of Bath
south
45m
Beaminster is 45 miles south of Bristol
south-west
45m
Beaminster is 45 miles south-west of Salisbury
south
50m
Beaminster is 50 miles south of Cardiff
south
55m
Beaminster is 55 miles south of Newport
west
59m
Beaminster is 59 miles west of Southampton
west
65m
Beaminster is 65 miles west of Winchester
north-east
69m
Beaminster is 69 miles north-east of Plymouth

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