1. Dolau

Where is Dolau?

Dolau is located in the county of Mid Glamorgan, Wales, three miles east of the town of Pencoed, 20 miles west of the major city of Newport, 12 miles west of Cardiff, and 143 miles west of London. Dolau lies two miles north-west of the South Glamorgan border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Dolau falls within the unitary authority of Rhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf. It is in the CF72 postcode district. The post town for Dolau is Pontyclun.

Dolau on a map

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

Which county is Dolau in?

Dolau is in the ceremonial county of Mid Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Rhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Ceremonial CountyMid Glamorgan
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Administrative CountyRhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf

Where is Dolau in Mid Glamorgan?

Dolau is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Mid Glamorgan, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Mid Glamorgan.

Location of Dolau within Mid Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Dolau?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Dolau is CF72 9RE.

Where is Dolau in CF72?

Dolau is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CF72 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the CF72 postcode district.

Location of Dolau within CF72

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What is the post town for Dolau?

The post town for Dolau is Pontyclun. Dolau is in the CF72 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Pontyclun.

What is the latitude and longitude of Dolau?

The centre of Dolau is located at position 51.53406° latitude and -3.4444° longitude.

Latitude51.53406°
Longitude-3.4444°

What is the easting and northing of Dolau?

The centre of Dolau is located at the grid reference easting 299911 and northing 182673 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting299911
Northing182673

What are the nearest towns to Dolau?

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

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Dolau is 3 miles east of Pencoed
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Dolau is 3 miles west of Talbot Green
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Dolau is 3 miles west of Llantrisant
5m
Dolau is 5 miles north of Cowbridge
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Dolau is 5 miles south of Porth
6m
Dolau is 6 miles south of Tonypandy
6m
Dolau is 6 miles east of Bridgend
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Dolau is 6 miles south-west of Pontypridd
8m
Dolau is 8 miles south-east of Pontycymer
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Dolau is 8 miles south of Rhondda

What are the nearest cities to Dolau?

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

12m
Dolau is 12 miles west of Cardiff
20m
Dolau is 20 miles west of Newport
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Dolau is 22 miles east of Swansea
37m
Dolau is 37 miles west of Bristol
41m
Dolau is 41 miles north-west of Wells
48m
Dolau is 48 miles south-west of Hereford
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Dolau is 48 miles west of Bath
56m
Dolau is 56 miles north of Exeter
56m
Dolau is 56 miles south-west of Gloucester
69m
Dolau is 69 miles south-west of Worcester

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