Where is Freshwater?

Freshwater is located in the county of Isle of Wight, South East England, two miles south-west of the town of Yarmouth, 16 miles east of the major town of Bournemouth, and 84 miles south-west of London. Freshwater lies two miles south of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. Freshwater falls within the unitary authority of Isle of Wight. It is in the PO40 postcode district. The post town for Freshwater is Freshwater.

Freshwater on a map

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

Which county is Freshwater in?

Freshwater 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 Freshwater in Isle of Wight?

Freshwater is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Isle of Wight, and towards the westernmost extremity of Isle of Wight.

Location of Freshwater within Isle of Wight

What is the postcode for Freshwater?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Freshwater is PO40 9UP.

Where is Freshwater in PO40?

Freshwater is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PO40 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PO40 postcode district.

Location of Freshwater within PO40

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What is the post town for Freshwater?

The post town for Freshwater is Freshwater. Freshwater is in the PO40 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Freshwater.

What is the latitude and longitude of Freshwater?

The centre of Freshwater is located at position 50.68286° latitude and -1.52611° longitude.

Latitude50.68286°
Longitude-1.52611°

What is the easting and northing of Freshwater?

The centre of Freshwater is located at the grid reference easting 433576 and northing 87130 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting433576
Northing87130

What are the nearest towns to Freshwater?

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

2m
Freshwater is 2 miles south-west of Yarmouth
5m
Freshwater is 5 miles south of Lymington
7m
Freshwater is 7 miles south-east of New Milton
10m
Freshwater is 10 miles west of Newport
11m
Freshwater is 11 miles south-west of Cowes
12m
Freshwater is 12 miles south-west of East Cowes
12m
Freshwater is 12 miles east of Christchurch
15m
Freshwater is 15 miles north-west of Ventnor
16m
Freshwater is 16 miles east of Bournemouth
16m
Freshwater is 16 miles west of Shanklin

What are the nearest cities to Freshwater?

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

16m
Freshwater is 16 miles south of Southampton
21m
Freshwater is 21 miles south-west of Portsmouth
28m
Freshwater is 28 miles south of Winchester
29m
Freshwater is 29 miles south-east of Salisbury
34m
Freshwater is 34 miles west of Chichester
60m
Freshwater is 60 miles south-east of Bath
61m
Freshwater is 61 miles south-east of Wells
61m
Freshwater is 61 miles west of Brighton and Hove
71m
Freshwater is 71 miles south-east of Bristol
75m
Freshwater is 75 miles south of Oxford