Eccleston is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, three miles south-west of the town of Leyland, eight miles south of the major city of Preston, 151 miles north of Cardiff, 160 miles south of Edinburgh, and 184 miles north-west of London. Eccleston lies four miles north-west of the Greater Manchester border. Eccleston falls within the district council of Chorley, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the PR7 postcode district. The post town for Eccleston is Chorley.
Eccleston is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.
Eccleston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lancashire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Eccleston is PR7 5RT.
Eccleston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PR7 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PR7 postcode district.
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The post town for Eccleston is Chorley. Eccleston is in the PR7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chorley.
The centre of Eccleston is located at position 53.65103° latitude and -2.7331° longitude.
The centre of Eccleston is located at the grid reference easting 351641 and northing 417420 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Eccleston relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Eccleston to the centre of the town.
Position of Eccleston relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Eccleston to the centre of the city.