Where is Bourton?

Bourton is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, three miles south-west of the town of Mere, 21 miles south of the major city of Bath, 46 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 100 miles west of London. Bourton lies just east of the Somerset border. Bourton falls within the district council of North Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the SP8 postcode district. The post town for Bourton is Gillingham.

Bourton on a map

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

Which county is Bourton in?

Bourton 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 Bourton in Dorset?

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

Location of Bourton within Dorset

What is the postcode for Bourton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Bourton is SP8 5BE.

Where is Bourton in SP8?

Bourton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SP8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SP8 postcode district.

Location of Bourton within SP8

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What is the post town for Bourton?

The post town for Bourton is Gillingham. Bourton is in the SP8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Gillingham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Bourton?

The centre of Bourton is located at position 51.07595° latitude and -2.32149° longitude.

Latitude51.07595°
Longitude-2.32149°

What is the easting and northing of Bourton?

The centre of Bourton is located at the grid reference easting 377574 and northing 130785 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting377574
Northing130785

What are the nearest towns to Bourton?

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

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Bourton is 3 miles south-west of Mere
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Bourton is 3 miles north-west of Gillingham
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Bourton is 4 miles east of Wincanton
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Bourton is 6 miles south-east of Bruton
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Bourton is 7 miles north-west of Shaftesbury
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Bourton is 8 miles east of Castle Cary
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Bourton is 8 miles north of Stalbridge
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Bourton is 10 miles north of Sturminster Newton
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Bourton is 11 miles south of Frome
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Bourton is 11 miles south-west of Warminster

What are the nearest cities to Bourton?

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

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Bourton is 17 miles south-east of Wells
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Bourton is 21 miles south of Bath
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Bourton is 23 miles west of Salisbury
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Bourton is 29 miles south-east of Bristol
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Bourton is 42 miles west of Southampton
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Bourton is 44 miles west of Winchester
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Bourton is 46 miles south-east of Newport
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Bourton is 46 miles south-east of Cardiff
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Bourton is 55 miles south of Gloucester
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Bourton is 57 miles west of Portsmouth