Gidleigh is located in the county of Devon, South West England, two miles west of the town of Chagford, 16 miles west of the major city of Exeter, 63 miles south-west of Cardiff, and 173 miles west of London. Gidleigh falls within the district council of West Devon, under the county council of Devon. It is in the TQ13 postcode district. The post town for Gidleigh is Newton Abbot.
Gidleigh is in the ceremonial county of Devon, the historic county of Devon, and the administrative county of Devon.
Gidleigh is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Devon, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Devon.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Gidleigh is TQ13 8HR.
Gidleigh is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the TQ13 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the TQ13 postcode district.
The post town for Gidleigh is Newton Abbot. Gidleigh is in the TQ13 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newton Abbot.
The centre of Gidleigh is located at position 50.67999° latitude and -3.88211° longitude.
The centre of Gidleigh is located at the grid reference easting 267124 and northing 88394 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Gidleigh relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Gidleigh to the centre of the town.
Position of Gidleigh relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Gidleigh to the centre of the city.