Where is Drayton?

Drayton is located in the county of Norfolk, Eastern England, four miles north-west of the major city of Norwich, and 99 miles north-east of London. Drayton falls within the district council of Broadland, under the county council of Norfolk. It is in the NR8 postcode district. The post town for Drayton is Norwich.

Drayton on a map

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

Which county is Drayton in?

Drayton is in the ceremonial county of Norfolk, the historic county of Norfolk, and the administrative county of Norfolk.

Ceremonial CountyNorfolk
Historic CountyNorfolk
Administrative CountyNorfolk

Where is Drayton in Norfolk?

Drayton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Norfolk, and towards the easternmost extremity of Norfolk.

Location of Drayton within Norfolk

What is the postcode for Drayton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Drayton is NR8 6PW.

Where is Drayton in NR8?

Drayton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the NR8 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the NR8 postcode district.

Location of Drayton within NR8

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What is the post town for Drayton?

The post town for Drayton is Norwich. Drayton is in the NR8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Norwich.

What is the latitude and longitude of Drayton?

The centre of Drayton is located at position 52.67602° latitude and 1.22341° longitude.

Latitude52.67602°
Longitude1.22341°

What is the easting and northing of Drayton?

The centre of Drayton is located at the grid reference easting 618013 and northing 313578 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting618013
Northing313578

What are the nearest towns to Drayton?

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

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Drayton is 8 miles south-east of Reepham
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Drayton is 8 miles south of Aylsham
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Drayton is 9 miles north-east of Wymondham
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Drayton is 12 miles east of Dereham
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Drayton is 12 miles north-east of Hingham
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Drayton is 12 miles south-west of North Walsham
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Drayton is 14 miles south-west of Stalham
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Drayton is 14 miles north-east of Attleborough
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Drayton is 15 miles north-west of Loddon
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Drayton is 17 miles south of Holt

What are the nearest cities to Drayton?

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

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Drayton is 4 miles north-west of Norwich
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Drayton is 45 miles north-east of Ely
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Drayton is 57 miles north-east of Cambridge
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Drayton is 62 miles east of Peterborough
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Drayton is 72 miles north-east of Chelmsford
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Drayton is 83 miles south-east of Lincoln
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Drayton is 92 miles north-east of St Albans
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Drayton is 97 miles north of Canterbury
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Drayton is 98 miles north-east of City of London
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Drayton is 98 miles south-east of Kingston upon Hull