Where is Clapgate?

Clapgate is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, two miles north of the town of Wimborne Minster, seven miles north of the major town of Poole, 69 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 94 miles south-west of London. Clapgate lies six miles south-west of the Hampshire border. Clapgate falls within the district council of East Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the BH21 postcode district. The post town for Clapgate is Wimborne.

Clapgate on a map

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

Which county is Clapgate in?

Clapgate is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.

Ceremonial CountyDorset
Historic CountyDorset
Administrative CountyDorset

Where is Clapgate in Dorset?

Clapgate is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dorset, and towards the easternmost extremity of Dorset.

Location of Clapgate within Dorset

What is the postcode for Clapgate?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Clapgate is BH21 4HP.

Where is Clapgate in BH21?

Clapgate is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BH21 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BH21 postcode district.

Location of Clapgate within BH21

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What is the post town for Clapgate?

The post town for Clapgate is Wimborne. Clapgate is in the BH21 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wimborne.

What is the latitude and longitude of Clapgate?

The centre of Clapgate is located at position 50.82171° latitude and -1.98442° longitude.

Latitude50.82171°
Longitude-1.98442°

What is the easting and northing of Clapgate?

The centre of Clapgate is located at the grid reference easting 401194 and northing 102463 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting401194
Northing102463

What are the nearest towns to Clapgate?

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

2m
Clapgate is 2 miles north of Wimborne Minster
4m
Clapgate is 4 miles west of Ferndown
6m
Clapgate is 6 miles south-west of Verwood
7m
Clapgate is 7 miles north of Poole
8m
Clapgate is 8 miles east of Blandford Forum
8m
Clapgate is 8 miles north-west of Bournemouth
9m
Clapgate is 9 miles west of Ringwood
11m
Clapgate is 11 miles north-west of Christchurch
11m
Clapgate is 11 miles north-east of Wareham
11m
Clapgate is 11 miles south-west of Fordingbridge

What are the nearest cities to Clapgate?

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

19m
Clapgate is 19 miles south-west of Salisbury
26m
Clapgate is 26 miles west of Southampton
34m
Clapgate is 34 miles south-west of Winchester
39m
Clapgate is 39 miles west of Portsmouth
39m
Clapgate is 39 miles south-east of Wells
42m
Clapgate is 42 miles south-east of Bath
51m
Clapgate is 51 miles south-east of Bristol
53m
Clapgate is 53 miles west of Chichester
68m
Clapgate is 68 miles east of Exeter
69m
Clapgate is 69 miles south-east of Newport

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