Where is Didcot?

Didcot is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, five miles south of the town of Abingdon-on-Thames, ten miles south of the major city of Oxford, and 48 miles west of London. Didcot lies four miles north-west of the Berkshire border, and was historically in the county of Berkshire. Didcot falls within the district council of South Oxfordshire, under the county council of Oxfordshire. It is in the OX11 postcode district. The post town for Didcot is Didcot.

Didcot on a map

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

Which county is Didcot in?

Didcot is in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, the historic county of Berkshire, and the administrative county of Oxfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyOxfordshire
Historic CountyBerkshire
Administrative CountyOxfordshire

Where is Didcot in Oxfordshire?

Didcot is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Oxfordshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Oxfordshire.

Location of Didcot within Oxfordshire

What is the postcode for Didcot?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Didcot is OX11 8RP.

Where is Didcot in OX11?

Didcot is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the OX11 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OX11 postcode district.

Location of Didcot within OX11

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What is the post town for Didcot?

The post town for Didcot is Didcot. Didcot is in the OX11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Didcot.

What is the latitude and longitude of Didcot?

The centre of Didcot is located at position 51.60638° latitude and -1.24263° longitude.

Latitude51.60638°
Longitude-1.24263°

What is the easting and northing of Didcot?

The centre of Didcot is located at the grid reference easting 452546 and northing 189999 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting452546
Northing189999

What are the nearest towns to Didcot?

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

5m
Didcot is 5 miles south of Abingdon-on-Thames
5m
Didcot is 5 miles west of Wallingford
8m
Didcot is 8 miles east of Wantage
11m
Didcot is 11 miles west of Watlington
14m
Didcot is 14 miles north of Thatcham
15m
Didcot is 15 miles north of Newbury
15m
Didcot is 15 miles south-west of Thame
15m
Didcot is 15 miles south of Kidlington
15m
Didcot is 15 miles east of Faringdon
15m
Didcot is 15 miles west of Henley-on-Thames

What are the nearest cities to Didcot?

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

10m
Didcot is 10 miles south of Oxford
38m
Didcot is 38 miles north of Winchester
40m
Didcot is 40 miles west of St Albans
44m
Didcot is 44 miles north-east of Salisbury
47m
Didcot is 47 miles east of Gloucester
49m
Didcot is 49 miles west of London
49m
Didcot is 49 miles west of City of Westminster
49m
Didcot is 49 miles north of Southampton
50m
Didcot is 50 miles west of City of London
51m
Didcot is 51 miles east of Bath