Where is Burscough?

Burscough is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, three miles north-east of the town of Ormskirk, seven miles south-east of the major town of Southport, 147 miles north of Cardiff, 163 miles south of Edinburgh, and 184 miles north-west of London. Burscough lies five miles north-east of the Merseyside border. Burscough falls within the district council of West Lancashire, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the L40 postcode district. The post town for Burscough is Ormskirk.

Burscough on a map

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

Which county is Burscough in?

Burscough is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Burscough in Lancashire?

Burscough is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lancashire.

Location of Burscough within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Burscough?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Burscough is L40 7TF.

Where is Burscough in L40?

Burscough is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the L40 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the L40 postcode district.

Location of Burscough within L40

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What is the post town for Burscough?

The post town for Burscough is Ormskirk. Burscough is in the L40 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ormskirk.

What is the latitude and longitude of Burscough?

The centre of Burscough is located at position 53.60007° latitude and -2.84455° longitude.

Latitude53.60007°
Longitude-2.84455°

What is the easting and northing of Burscough?

The centre of Burscough is located at the grid reference easting 344207 and northing 411832 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting344207
Northing411832

What are the nearest towns to Burscough?

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

3m
Burscough is 3 miles north-east of Ormskirk
5m
Burscough is 5 miles north-west of Skelmersdale
7m
Burscough is 7 miles north-east of Maghull
7m
Burscough is 7 miles north of Rainford
7m
Burscough is 7 miles south-east of Southport
7m
Burscough is 7 miles west of Standish
8m
Burscough is 8 miles north of Kirkby
9m
Burscough is 9 miles south-west of Leyland
9m
Burscough is 9 miles north-west of Billinge
9m
Burscough is 9 miles east of Formby

What are the nearest cities to Burscough?

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

13m
Burscough is 13 miles south-west of Preston
14m
Burscough is 14 miles north-east of Liverpool
24m
Burscough is 24 miles west of Salford
26m
Burscough is 26 miles west of Manchester
28m
Burscough is 28 miles north of Chester
31m
Burscough is 31 miles south of Lancaster
34m
Burscough is 34 miles north-east of St Asaph
47m
Burscough is 47 miles west of Bradford
49m
Burscough is 49 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
55m
Burscough is 55 miles west of Leeds

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