Where is Downend?

Downend is located in the county of Isle of Wight, South East England, two miles south-east of the town of Newport, ten miles south-west of the major city of Portsmouth, and 75 miles south-west of London. Downend lies seven miles south of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. Downend falls within the unitary authority of Isle of Wight. It is in the PO30 postcode district.

Downend on a map

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

Which county is Downend in?

Downend 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 Downend in Isle of Wight?

Downend is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Isle of Wight, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Isle of Wight.

Location of Downend within Isle of Wight

What is the postcode for Downend?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Downend is PO30 2QT.

Where is Downend in PO30?

Downend is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PO30 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the PO30 postcode district.

Location of Downend within PO30

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What is the latitude and longitude of Downend?

The centre of Downend is located at position 50.68751° latitude and -1.24682° longitude.

Latitude50.68751°
Longitude-1.24682°

What is the easting and northing of Downend?

The centre of Downend is located at the grid reference easting 453302 and northing 87810 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting453302
Northing87810

What are the nearest towns to Downend?

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

2m
Downend is 2 miles south-east of Newport
5m
Downend is 5 miles west of Brading
5m
Downend is 5 miles south-west of Ryde
5m
Downend is 5 miles north-west of Sandown
5m
Downend is 5 miles north-west of Shanklin
5m
Downend is 5 miles south of East Cowes
6m
Downend is 6 miles south-east of Cowes
7m
Downend is 7 miles north of Ventnor
9m
Downend is 9 miles south-west of Gosport
11m
Downend is 11 miles east of Yarmouth

What are the nearest cities to Downend?

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

10m
Downend is 10 miles south-west of Portsmouth
17m
Downend is 17 miles south-east of Southampton
23m
Downend is 23 miles south-west of Chichester
26m
Downend is 26 miles south of Winchester
36m
Downend is 36 miles south-east of Salisbury
49m
Downend is 49 miles west of Brighton and Hove
68m
Downend is 68 miles south-east of Bath
71m
Downend is 71 miles south-east of Wells
74m
Downend is 74 miles south of Oxford
74m
Downend is 74 miles south-west of City of Westminster