Where is Cheltenham?

Cheltenham is located in the county of Gloucestershire, South West England, six miles south-west of the town of Winchcombe, 55 miles north-east of Cardiff, and 88 miles west of London. Cheltenham falls within the district council of Cheltenham, under the county council of Gloucestershire. It is in the GL50 postcode district. The post town for Cheltenham is Cheltenham.

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Cheltenham on a map

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

Which county is Cheltenham in?

Cheltenham is in the ceremonial county of Gloucestershire, the historic county of Gloucestershire, and the administrative county of Gloucestershire.

Ceremonial CountyGloucestershire
Historic CountyGloucestershire
Administrative CountyGloucestershire

Where is Cheltenham in Gloucestershire?

Cheltenham is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Gloucestershire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Gloucestershire.

Location of Cheltenham within Gloucestershire

What is the postcode for Cheltenham?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Cheltenham is GL50 3NU.

Where is Cheltenham in GL50?

Cheltenham is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the GL50 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the GL50 postcode district.

Location of Cheltenham within GL50

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What is the post town for Cheltenham?

The post town for Cheltenham is Cheltenham. Cheltenham is in the GL50 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Cheltenham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Cheltenham?

The centre of Cheltenham is located at position 51.90074° latitude and -2.07669° longitude.

Latitude51.90074°
Longitude-2.07669°

What is the easting and northing of Cheltenham?

The centre of Cheltenham is located at the grid reference easting 394820 and northing 222468 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting394820
Northing222468

What are the nearest towns to Cheltenham?

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

6m
Cheltenham is 6 miles south-west of Winchcombe
7m
Cheltenham is 7 miles south-east of Tewkesbury
9m
Cheltenham is 9 miles north-east of Painswick
11m
Cheltenham is 11 miles north-west of Northleach
12m
Cheltenham is 12 miles north-east of Stroud
14m
Cheltenham is 14 miles north of Cirencester
14m
Cheltenham is 14 miles north-east of Stonehouse
14m
Cheltenham is 14 miles east of Newent
14m
Cheltenham is 14 miles north of Minchinhampton
14m
Cheltenham is 14 miles south-west of Evesham

What are the nearest cities to Cheltenham?

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

8m
Cheltenham is 8 miles east of Gloucester
21m
Cheltenham is 21 miles south of Worcester
29m
Cheltenham is 29 miles east of Hereford
37m
Cheltenham is 37 miles west of Oxford
38m
Cheltenham is 38 miles north of Bath
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Cheltenham is 38 miles north-east of Bristol
41m
Cheltenham is 41 miles south of Birmingham
43m
Cheltenham is 43 miles south-west of Coventry
45m
Cheltenham is 45 miles north-east of Newport
47m
Cheltenham is 47 miles south of Wolverhampton

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