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Where is Brightlingsea?

Brightlingsea is located in the county of Essex, Eastern England, four miles south-east of the town of Wivenhoe, eight miles south-east of the major town of Colchester, and 54 miles north-east of London. Brightlingsea falls within the district council of Tendring, under the county council of Essex. It is in the CO7 postcode district. The post town for Brightlingsea is Colchester.

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

Brightlingsea on a map

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

Which county is Brightlingsea in?

Brightlingsea is in the ceremonial county of Essex, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Essex.

Ceremonial CountyEssex
Historic CountyEssex
Administrative CountyEssex

Where is Brightlingsea in Essex?

Brightlingsea is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Essex, and towards the easternmost extremity of Essex.

Map showing location of Brightlingsea within Essex
Location of Brightlingsea within Essex

What is the postcode for Brightlingsea?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Brightlingsea is CO7 0HT.

Where is Brightlingsea in CO7?

Brightlingsea is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CO7 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CO7 postcode district.

Map showing location of Brightlingsea within CO7
Location of Brightlingsea within CO7

What is the post town for Brightlingsea?

The post town for Brightlingsea is Colchester. Brightlingsea is in the CO7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Colchester.

What is the latitude and longitude of Brightlingsea?

The centre of Brightlingsea is located at position 51.81114° latitude and 1.02454° longitude.

Latitude51.81114°
Longitude1.02454°

What is the easting and northing of Brightlingsea?

The centre of Brightlingsea is located at the grid reference easting 608589 and northing 216827 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting608589
Northing216827

What are the nearest towns to Brightlingsea?

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

south-east
4m
Brightlingsea is 4 miles south-east of Wivenhoe
north-east
5m
Brightlingsea is 5 miles north-east of West Mersea
west
6m
Brightlingsea is 6 miles west of Clacton-on-Sea
south-east
8m
Brightlingsea is 8 miles south-east of Colchester
south
9m
Brightlingsea is 9 miles south of Manningtree
west
10m
Brightlingsea is 10 miles west of Frinton-on-Sea
west
11m
Brightlingsea is 11 miles west of Walton-on-the-Naze
north-east
13m
Brightlingsea is 13 miles north-east of Southminster
south-west
15m
Brightlingsea is 15 miles south-west of Harwich
east
15m
Brightlingsea is 15 miles east of Coggeshall

What are the nearest cities to Brightlingsea?

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

east
24m
Brightlingsea is 24 miles east of Chelmsford
north
37m
Brightlingsea is 37 miles north of Canterbury
south-east
47m
Brightlingsea is 47 miles south-east of Cambridge
south-east
52m
Brightlingsea is 52 miles south-east of Ely
north-east
52m
Brightlingsea is 52 miles north-east of City of London
north-east
54m
Brightlingsea is 54 miles north-east of London
north-east
54m
Brightlingsea is 54 miles north-east of City of Westminster
south
58m
Brightlingsea is 58 miles south of Norwich
east
59m
Brightlingsea is 59 miles east of St Albans
south-east
75m
Brightlingsea is 75 miles south-east of Peterborough

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