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, 98 miles south of Edinburgh, 212 miles north of Cardiff, 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 is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.
Buttermere is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Cumbria, and towards the westernmost extremity of Cumbria.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Buttermere is CA13 9UZ.
Buttermere is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CA13 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CA13 postcode district.
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The post town for Buttermere is Cockermouth. Buttermere is in the CA13 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Cockermouth.
The centre of Buttermere is located at position 54.5414° latitude and -3.27581° longitude.
The centre of Buttermere is located at the grid reference easting 317558 and northing 516986 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Buttermere relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Buttermere to the centre of the town.
Position of Buttermere relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Buttermere to the centre of the city.