Fairford is located in the county of Gloucestershire, South West England, four miles west of the town of Lechlade-on-Thames, ten miles north of the major town of Swindon, 62 miles east of Cardiff, and 72 miles west of London. Fairford lies roughly one mile north of the Wiltshire border. Fairford falls within the district council of Cotswold, under the county council of Gloucestershire. It is in the GL7 postcode district.
Fairford is in the ceremonial county of Gloucestershire, the historic county of Gloucestershire, and the administrative county of Gloucestershire.
Fairford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Gloucestershire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Gloucestershire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Fairford is GL7 4NA.
Fairford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the GL7 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the GL7 postcode district.
The centre of Fairford is located at position 51.70749° latitude and -1.78135° longitude.
The centre of Fairford is located at the grid reference easting 415205 and northing 200995 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Fairford relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Fairford to the centre of the town.
Position of Fairford relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Fairford to the centre of the city.