Where is Buttermere?

Buttermere is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, seven miles south-west of the town of Keswick, 28 miles south-west of the major city of Carlisle, and 247 miles north-west of London. Buttermere was historically in the county of Cumberland. Buttermere falls within the district council of Allerdale, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA13 postcode district. The post town for Buttermere is Cockermouth.

Buttermere on a map

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

Which county is Buttermere in?

Buttermere is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.

Ceremonial CountyCumbria
Historic CountyCumberland
Administrative CountyCumbria

Where is Buttermere in Cumbria?

Buttermere is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Cumbria, and towards the westernmost extremity of Cumbria.

Location of Buttermere within Cumbria

What is the postcode for Buttermere?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Buttermere is CA13 9UZ.

Where is Buttermere in CA13?

Buttermere is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CA13 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CA13 postcode district.

Location of Buttermere within CA13

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What is the post town for Buttermere?

The post town for Buttermere is Cockermouth. Buttermere is in the CA13 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Cockermouth.

What is the latitude and longitude of Buttermere?

The centre of Buttermere is located at position 54.5414° latitude and -3.27581° longitude.

Latitude54.5414°
Longitude-3.27581°

What is the easting and northing of Buttermere?

The centre of Buttermere is located at the grid reference easting 317558 and northing 516986 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting317558
Northing516986

What are the nearest towns to Buttermere?

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

7m
Buttermere is 7 miles south-west of Keswick
9m
Buttermere is 9 miles south of Cockermouth
10m
Buttermere is 10 miles east of Cleator Moor
11m
Buttermere is 11 miles east of Egremont
13m
Buttermere is 13 miles east of Whitehaven
13m
Buttermere is 13 miles south-east of Workington
15m
Buttermere is 15 miles north-west of Ambleside
15m
Buttermere is 15 miles south-east of Maryport
16m
Buttermere is 16 miles south of Aspatria
18m
Buttermere is 18 miles north of Broughton in Furness

What are the nearest cities to Buttermere?

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

28m
Buttermere is 28 miles south-west of Carlisle
39m
Buttermere is 39 miles north-west of Lancaster
59m
Buttermere is 59 miles north-west of Preston
70m
Buttermere is 70 miles west of Durham
73m
Buttermere is 73 miles south-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
76m
Buttermere is 76 miles west of Ripon
79m
Buttermere is 79 miles north of Liverpool
80m
Buttermere is 80 miles west of Sunderland
81m
Buttermere is 81 miles north-west of Bradford
84m
Buttermere is 84 miles north-west of Salford