Where is Freston?

Freston is located in the county of Suffolk, Eastern England, three miles south of the major town of Ipswich, and 65 miles north-east of London. Freston lies four miles north-east of the Essex border. Freston falls within the district council of Babergh, under the county council of Suffolk. It is in the IP9 postcode district. The post town for Freston is Ipswich.

Freston on a map

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

Which county is Freston in?

Freston is in the ceremonial county of Suffolk, the historic county of Suffolk, and the administrative county of Suffolk.

Ceremonial CountySuffolk
Historic CountySuffolk
Administrative CountySuffolk

Where is Freston in Suffolk?

Freston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Suffolk, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Suffolk.

Location of Freston within Suffolk

What is the postcode for Freston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Freston is IP9 1AF.

Where is Freston in IP9?

Freston is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the IP9 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the IP9 postcode district.

Location of Freston within IP9

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What is the post town for Freston?

The post town for Freston is Ipswich. Freston is in the IP9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ipswich.

What is the latitude and longitude of Freston?

The centre of Freston is located at position 52.0076° latitude and 1.15981° longitude.

Latitude52.0076°
Longitude1.15981°

What is the easting and northing of Freston?

The centre of Freston is located at the grid reference easting 616963 and northing 239066 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting616963
Northing239066

What are the nearest towns to Freston?

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

3m
Freston is 3 miles south of Ipswich
5m
Freston is 5 miles south-west of Kesgrave
6m
Freston is 6 miles north-east of Manningtree
7m
Freston is 7 miles north-west of Harwich
9m
Freston is 9 miles west of Felixstowe
9m
Freston is 9 miles south-west of Woodbridge
9m
Freston is 9 miles east of Hadleigh
11m
Freston is 11 miles south-east of Needham Market
12m
Freston is 12 miles north-west of Walton-on-the-Naze
13m
Freston is 13 miles north of Frinton-on-Sea

What are the nearest cities to Freston?

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

35m
Freston is 35 miles north-east of Chelmsford
43m
Freston is 43 miles south of Norwich
46m
Freston is 46 miles east of Cambridge
47m
Freston is 47 miles south-east of Ely
50m
Freston is 50 miles north of Canterbury
64m
Freston is 64 miles north-east of City of London
65m
Freston is 65 miles north-east of London
65m
Freston is 65 miles north-east of City of Westminster
67m
Freston is 67 miles east of St Albans
71m
Freston is 71 miles south-east of Peterborough

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