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Where is Broughton?

Broughton is located in the county of North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, three miles west of the town of Skipton, 13 miles north-east of the major town of Burnley, 145 miles south of Edinburgh, 177 miles north of Cardiff, and 188 miles north-west of London. Broughton lies three miles east of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Broughton falls within the district council of Craven, under the county council of North Yorkshire. It is in the BD23 postcode district. The post town for Broughton is Skipton.

Broughton on a map

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

Which county is Broughton in?

Broughton is in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, the historic county of Yorkshire, and the administrative county of North Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountyNorth Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire

Where is Broughton in North Yorkshire?

Broughton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of North Yorkshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of North Yorkshire.

Map showing location of Broughton within North Yorkshire
Location of Broughton within North Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Broughton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Broughton is BD23 3AG.

Where is Broughton in BD23?

Broughton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the BD23 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BD23 postcode district.

Map showing location of Broughton within BD23
Location of Broughton within BD23

What is the post town for Broughton?

The post town for Broughton is Skipton. Broughton is in the BD23 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Skipton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Broughton?

The centre of Broughton is located at position 53.95509° latitude and -2.0928° longitude.

Latitude53.95509°
Longitude-2.0928°

What is the easting and northing of Broughton?

The centre of Broughton is located at the grid reference easting 394008 and northing 451004 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting394008
Northing451004

What are the nearest towns to Broughton?

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

west
3m
Broughton is 3 miles west of Skipton
north-east
3m
Broughton is 3 miles north-east of Earby
north-east
5m
Broughton is 5 miles north-east of Barnoldswick
north-west
7m
Broughton is 7 miles north-west of Silsden
north-east
7m
Broughton is 7 miles north-east of Colne
north
8m
Broughton is 8 miles north of Trawden
north-east
9m
Broughton is 9 miles north-east of Barrowford
north-east
10m
Broughton is 10 miles north-east of Nelson
north-west
10m
Broughton is 10 miles north-west of Keighley
north-east
11m
Broughton is 11 miles north-east of Brierfield

What are the nearest cities to Broughton?

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

north-west
18m
Broughton is 18 miles north-west of Bradford
north-west
25m
Broughton is 25 miles north-west of Leeds
south-west
26m
Broughton is 26 miles south-west of Ripon
north-east
28m
Broughton is 28 miles north-east of Preston
east
30m
Broughton is 30 miles east of Lancaster
north-west
31m
Broughton is 31 miles north-west of Wakefield
north
34m
Broughton is 34 miles north of Manchester
north
34m
Broughton is 34 miles north of Salford
west
41m
Broughton is 41 miles west of York
north-west
47m
Broughton is 47 miles north-west of Sheffield