Where is Brighstone?

Brighstone is located in the county of Isle of Wight, South East England, six miles south-west of the town of Newport, 17 miles south-west of the major city of Portsmouth, and 82 miles south-west of London. Brighstone lies eight miles south of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. Brighstone falls within the unitary authority of Isle of Wight. It is in the PO30 postcode district.

Brighstone on a map

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

Which county is Brighstone in?

Brighstone is in the ceremonial county of Isle of Wight, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Isle of Wight.

Ceremonial CountyIsle of Wight
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight

Where is Brighstone in Isle of Wight?

Brighstone is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Isle of Wight, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Isle of Wight.

Location of Brighstone within Isle of Wight

What is the postcode for Brighstone?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Brighstone is PO30 4BJ.

Where is Brighstone in PO30?

Brighstone is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the PO30 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PO30 postcode district.

Location of Brighstone within PO30

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What is the latitude and longitude of Brighstone?

The centre of Brighstone is located at position 50.64326° latitude and -1.39618° longitude.

Latitude50.64326°
Longitude-1.39618°

What is the easting and northing of Brighstone?

The centre of Brighstone is located at the grid reference easting 442791 and northing 82793 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting442791
Northing82793

What are the nearest towns to Brighstone?

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

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Brighstone is 6 miles south-west of Newport
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Brighstone is 6 miles south-east of Yarmouth
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Brighstone is 9 miles west of Ventnor
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Brighstone is 9 miles south-west of East Cowes
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Brighstone is 9 miles south-west of Cowes
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Brighstone is 10 miles west of Shanklin
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Brighstone is 10 miles south-east of Lymington
11m
Brighstone is 11 miles west of Sandown
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Brighstone is 11 miles west of Brading
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Brighstone is 12 miles south-west of Ryde

What are the nearest cities to Brighstone?

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

17m
Brighstone is 17 miles south-west of Portsmouth
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Brighstone is 18 miles south of Southampton
29m
Brighstone is 29 miles south of Winchester
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Brighstone is 30 miles south-west of Chichester
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Brighstone is 34 miles south-east of Salisbury
56m
Brighstone is 56 miles west of Brighton and Hove
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Brighstone is 66 miles south-east of Bath
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Brighstone is 67 miles south-east of Wells
77m
Brighstone is 77 miles south-east of Bristol
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Brighstone is 77 miles south of Oxford