Where is Colwell?

Colwell is located in the county of Isle of Wight, South East England, two miles south-west of the town of Yarmouth, 15 miles east of the major town of Bournemouth, and 84 miles south-west of London. Colwell lies roughly one mile south of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. Colwell falls within the unitary authority of Isle of Wight. It is in the PO40 postcode district. The post town for Colwell is Freshwater.

Colwell on a map

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

Which county is Colwell in?

Colwell is in the ceremonial county of Isle of Wight, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Isle of Wight.

Ceremonial CountyIsle of Wight
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight

Where is Colwell in Isle of Wight?

Colwell is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Isle of Wight, and towards the westernmost extremity of Isle of Wight.

Location of Colwell within Isle of Wight

What is the postcode for Colwell?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Colwell is PO40 9LZ.

Where is Colwell in PO40?

Colwell is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PO40 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PO40 postcode district.

Location of Colwell within PO40

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What is the post town for Colwell?

The post town for Colwell is Freshwater. Colwell is in the PO40 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Freshwater.

What is the latitude and longitude of Colwell?

The centre of Colwell is located at position 50.68753° latitude and -1.53303° longitude.

Latitude50.68753°
Longitude-1.53303°

What is the easting and northing of Colwell?

The centre of Colwell is located at the grid reference easting 433084 and northing 87646 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting433084
Northing87646

What are the nearest towns to Colwell?

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

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Colwell is 2 miles south-west of Yarmouth
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Colwell is 5 miles south of Lymington
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Colwell is 7 miles south-east of New Milton
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Colwell is 11 miles west of Newport
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Colwell is 11 miles east of Christchurch
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Colwell is 12 miles south-west of Cowes
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Colwell is 12 miles south-west of East Cowes
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Colwell is 15 miles east of Bournemouth
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Colwell is 16 miles north-west of Ventnor
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Colwell is 16 miles south-east of Ringwood

What are the nearest cities to Colwell?

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

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Colwell is 16 miles south of Southampton
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Colwell is 21 miles west of Portsmouth
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Colwell is 28 miles south of Winchester
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Colwell is 29 miles south-east of Salisbury
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Colwell is 35 miles west of Chichester
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Colwell is 60 miles south-east of Bath
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Colwell is 61 miles south-east of Wells
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Colwell is 62 miles west of Brighton and Hove
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Colwell is 70 miles south-east of Bristol
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Colwell is 75 miles south of Oxford