Where is Forest Side?

Forest Side is located in the county of Isle of Wight, South East England, one mile west of the town of Newport, 12 miles south-west of the major city of Portsmouth, and 76 miles south-west of London. Forest Side lies six miles south of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. Forest Side falls within the unitary authority of Isle of Wight. It is in the PO30 postcode district.

Forest Side on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Forest Side
Location of Forest Side within the UK

Which county is Forest Side in?

Forest Side 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 Forest Side in Isle of Wight?

Forest Side is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Isle of Wight, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Isle of Wight.

Location of Forest Side within Isle of Wight

What is the postcode for Forest Side?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Forest Side is PO30 5LX.

Where is Forest Side in PO30?

Forest Side is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the PO30 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PO30 postcode district.

Location of Forest Side within PO30

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What is the latitude and longitude of Forest Side?

The centre of Forest Side is located at position 50.70459° latitude and -1.32425° longitude.

Latitude50.70459°
Longitude-1.32425°

What is the easting and northing of Forest Side?

The centre of Forest Side is located at the grid reference easting 447815 and northing 89657 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting447815
Northing89657

What are the nearest towns to Forest Side?

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

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Forest Side is 1 mile west of Newport
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Forest Side is 4 miles south-west of East Cowes
4m
Forest Side is 4 miles south of Cowes
7m
Forest Side is 7 miles west of Ryde
8m
Forest Side is 8 miles east of Yarmouth
8m
Forest Side is 8 miles west of Brading
8m
Forest Side is 8 miles north-west of Shanklin
8m
Forest Side is 8 miles north-west of Sandown
9m
Forest Side is 9 miles north-west of Ventnor
10m
Forest Side is 10 miles east of Lymington

What are the nearest cities to Forest Side?

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

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Forest Side is 12 miles south-west of Portsmouth
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Forest Side is 14 miles south of Southampton
25m
Forest Side is 25 miles south of Winchester
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Forest Side is 26 miles west of Chichester
33m
Forest Side is 33 miles south-east of Salisbury
52m
Forest Side is 52 miles west of Brighton and Hove
65m
Forest Side is 65 miles south-east of Bath
67m
Forest Side is 67 miles south-east of Wells
72m
Forest Side is 72 miles south of Oxford
76m
Forest Side is 76 miles south-west of City of Westminster