Where is Colwinston?

Colwinston is located in the county of South Glamorgan, Wales, three miles south-east of the town of Bridgend, 21 miles south-east of the major city of Swansea, 15 miles west of Cardiff, and 147 miles west of London. Colwinston lies just south of the Mid Glamorgan border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Colwinston falls within the unitary authority of Bro Morgannwg - the Vale of Glamorgan. It is in the CF71 postcode district.

Colwinston on a map

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

Which county is Colwinston in?

Colwinston is in the ceremonial county of South Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Bro Morgannwg - the Vale of Glamorgan.

Ceremonial CountySouth Glamorgan
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Administrative CountyBro Morgannwg - the Vale of Glamorgan

Where is Colwinston in South Glamorgan?

Colwinston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of South Glamorgan, and towards the westernmost extremity of South Glamorgan.

Location of Colwinston within South Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Colwinston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Colwinston is CF71 7NP.

Where is Colwinston in CF71?

Colwinston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CF71 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the CF71 postcode district.

Location of Colwinston within CF71

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What is the latitude and longitude of Colwinston?

The centre of Colwinston is located at position 51.47172° latitude and -3.52567° longitude.

Latitude51.47172°
Longitude-3.52567°

What is the easting and northing of Colwinston?

The centre of Colwinston is located at the grid reference easting 294130 and northing 175854 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting294130
Northing175854

What are the nearest towns to Colwinston?

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

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Colwinston is 3 miles south-east of Bridgend
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Colwinston is 3 miles west of Cowbridge
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Colwinston is 4 miles south of Pencoed
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Colwinston is 5 miles north of Llantwit Major
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Colwinston is 8 miles south-west of Talbot Green
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Colwinston is 8 miles east of Porthcawl
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Colwinston is 8 miles south-west of Llantrisant
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Colwinston is 10 miles south of Pontycymer
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Colwinston is 11 miles south-west of Porth
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Colwinston is 11 miles south of Tonypandy

What are the nearest cities to Colwinston?

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

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Colwinston is 15 miles west of Cardiff
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Colwinston is 21 miles south-east of Swansea
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Colwinston is 24 miles west of Newport
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Colwinston is 40 miles west of Bristol
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Colwinston is 42 miles north-west of Wells
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Colwinston is 51 miles west of Bath
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Colwinston is 52 miles north of Exeter
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Colwinston is 53 miles south-west of Hereford
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Colwinston is 61 miles south-west of Gloucester
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Colwinston is 75 miles south-west of Worcester

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