Where is Gileston?

Gileston is located in the county of South Glamorgan, Wales, three miles east of the town of Llantwit Major, 19 miles west of the major town of Weston-Super-Mare, 12 miles south-west of Cardiff, and 142 miles west of London. Gileston lies seven miles south of the Mid Glamorgan border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Gileston falls within the unitary authority of Bro Morgannwg - the Vale of Glamorgan. It is in the CF62 postcode district. The post town for Gileston is Barry.

Gileston on a map

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

Which county is Gileston in?

Gileston is in the ceremonial county of South Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Bro Morgannwg - the Vale of Glamorgan.

Ceremonial CountySouth Glamorgan
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Administrative CountyBro Morgannwg - the Vale of Glamorgan

Where is Gileston in South Glamorgan?

Gileston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of South Glamorgan, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of South Glamorgan.

Location of Gileston within South Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Gileston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Gileston is CF62 4HX.

Where is Gileston in CF62?

Gileston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CF62 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the CF62 postcode district.

Location of Gileston within CF62

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What is the post town for Gileston?

The post town for Gileston is Barry. Gileston is in the CF62 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Barry.

What is the latitude and longitude of Gileston?

The centre of Gileston is located at position 51.39378° latitude and -3.41172° longitude.

Latitude51.39378°
Longitude-3.41172°

What is the easting and northing of Gileston?

The centre of Gileston is located at the grid reference easting 301877 and northing 167028 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting301877
Northing167028

What are the nearest towns to Gileston?

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

3m
Gileston is 3 miles east of Llantwit Major
5m
Gileston is 5 miles south of Cowbridge
6m
Gileston is 6 miles west of Barry
10m
Gileston is 10 miles south of Pencoed
10m
Gileston is 10 miles south of Talbot Green
10m
Gileston is 10 miles south of Llantrisant
11m
Gileston is 11 miles south-east of Bridgend
11m
Gileston is 11 miles west of Penarth
13m
Gileston is 13 miles north of Minehead
14m
Gileston is 14 miles south-east of Porthcawl

What are the nearest cities to Gileston?

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

12m
Gileston is 12 miles south-west of Cardiff
22m
Gileston is 22 miles south-west of Newport
28m
Gileston is 28 miles south-east of Swansea
35m
Gileston is 35 miles west of Bristol
36m
Gileston is 36 miles west of Wells
46m
Gileston is 46 miles west of Bath
47m
Gileston is 47 miles north of Exeter
55m
Gileston is 55 miles south-west of Hereford
60m
Gileston is 60 miles south-west of Gloucester
74m
Gileston is 74 miles west of Salisbury

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