Where is Boscombe?

Boscombe is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, three miles south-east of the town of Amesbury, 21 miles north-west of the major city of Southampton, 67 miles east of Cardiff, and 73 miles west of London. Boscombe lies two miles west of the Hampshire border. Boscombe falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SP4 postcode district. The post town for Boscombe is Salisbury.

Boscombe on a map

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

Which county is Boscombe in?

Boscombe 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 Boscombe in Wiltshire?

Boscombe is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Wiltshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Wiltshire.

Location of Boscombe within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Boscombe?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Boscombe is SP4 0AJ.

Where is Boscombe in SP4?

Boscombe is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SP4 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SP4 postcode district.

Location of Boscombe within SP4

Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012

What is the post town for Boscombe?

The post town for Boscombe is Salisbury. Boscombe is in the SP4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Salisbury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Boscombe?

The centre of Boscombe is located at position 51.14554° latitude and -1.71509° longitude.

Latitude51.14554°
Longitude-1.71509°

What is the easting and northing of Boscombe?

The centre of Boscombe is located at the grid reference easting 420026 and northing 138513 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting420026
Northing138513

What are the nearest towns to Boscombe?

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

3m
Boscombe is 3 miles south-east of Amesbury
7m
Boscombe is 7 miles south of Tidworth
8m
Boscombe is 8 miles north-east of Wilton
9m
Boscombe is 9 miles south-west of Ludgershall
11m
Boscombe is 11 miles south-west of Andover
14m
Boscombe is 14 miles north-west of Romsey
15m
Boscombe is 15 miles north of Fordingbridge
17m
Boscombe is 17 miles west of Whitchurch
19m
Boscombe is 19 miles north-west of Totton
19m
Boscombe is 19 miles south-east of Devizes

What are the nearest cities to Boscombe?

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

6m
Boscombe is 6 miles north-east of Salisbury
19m
Boscombe is 19 miles west of Winchester
21m
Boscombe is 21 miles north-west of Southampton
32m
Boscombe is 32 miles south-east of Bath
36m
Boscombe is 36 miles north-west of Portsmouth
41m
Boscombe is 41 miles east of Wells
44m
Boscombe is 44 miles south-east of Bristol
46m
Boscombe is 46 miles north-west of Chichester
46m
Boscombe is 46 miles south-west of Oxford
55m
Boscombe is 55 miles south-east of Gloucester