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Where is Distington?

Distington is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, three miles south of the town of Workington, 32 miles south-west of the major city of Carlisle, 95 miles south of Edinburgh, 216 miles north of Cardiff, and 256 miles north-west of London. Distington was historically in the county of Cumberland. Distington falls within the district council of Copeland, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA14 postcode district. The post town for Distington is Workington.

Distington on a map

Map showing extent of Distington as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Distington
Map showing location of Distington within the UK
Location of Distington within the UK

Which county is Distington in?

Distington is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.

Ceremonial CountyCumbria
Historic CountyCumberland
Administrative CountyCumbria

Where is Distington in Cumbria?

Distington is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Cumbria, and towards the westernmost extremity of Cumbria.

Map showing location of Distington within Cumbria
Location of Distington within Cumbria

What is the postcode for Distington?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Distington is CA14 5TA.

Where is Distington in CA14?

Distington is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CA14 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the CA14 postcode district.

Map showing location of Distington within CA14
Location of Distington within CA14

What is the post town for Distington?

The post town for Distington is Workington. Distington is in the CA14 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Workington.

What is the latitude and longitude of Distington?

The centre of Distington is located at position 54.59637° latitude and -3.53967° longitude.

Latitude54.59637°
Longitude-3.53967°

What is the easting and northing of Distington?

The centre of Distington is located at the grid reference easting 300622 and northing 523444 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting300622
Northing523444

What are the nearest towns to Distington?

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

south
3m
Distington is 3 miles south of Workington
north-east
4m
Distington is 4 miles north-east of Whitehaven
north
5m
Distington is 5 miles north of Cleator Moor
north
8m
Distington is 8 miles north of Egremont
south
8m
Distington is 8 miles south of Maryport
south-west
8m
Distington is 8 miles south-west of Cockermouth
south-west
14m
Distington is 14 miles south-west of Aspatria
west
16m
Distington is 16 miles west of Keswick
south
20m
Distington is 20 miles south of Silloth
south-west
22m
Distington is 22 miles south-west of Wigton

What are the nearest cities to Distington?

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

south-west
32m
Distington is 32 miles south-west of Carlisle
north-west
48m
Distington is 48 miles north-west of Lancaster
north-west
67m
Distington is 67 miles north-west of Preston
west
79m
Distington is 79 miles west of Durham
west
82m
Distington is 82 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north
85m
Distington is 85 miles north of Liverpool
west
87m
Distington is 87 miles west of Ripon
west
89m
Distington is 89 miles west of Sunderland
north-west
91m
Distington is 91 miles north-west of Bradford
south
92m
Distington is 92 miles south of Glasgow