Where is Harston?

Harston is located in the county of Leicestershire, East Midlands, five miles south-west of the town of Grantham, 17 miles east of the major city of Nottingham, and 98 miles north of London. Harston lies just south-west of the Lincolnshire border. Harston falls within the district council of Melton, under the county council of Leicestershire. It is in the NG32 postcode district. The post town for Harston is Grantham.

Harston on a map

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

Which county is Harston in?

Harston is in the ceremonial county of Leicestershire, the historic county of Leicestershire, and the administrative county of Leicestershire.

Ceremonial CountyLeicestershire
Historic CountyLeicestershire
Administrative CountyLeicestershire

Where is Harston in Leicestershire?

Harston is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Leicestershire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Leicestershire.

Location of Harston within Leicestershire

What is the postcode for Harston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Harston is NG32 1PP.

Where is Harston in NG32?

Harston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the NG32 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the NG32 postcode district.

Location of Harston within NG32

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What is the post town for Harston?

The post town for Harston is Grantham. Harston is in the NG32 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Grantham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Harston?

The centre of Harston is located at position 52.87658° latitude and -0.75411° longitude.

Latitude52.87658°
Longitude-0.75411°

What is the easting and northing of Harston?

The centre of Harston is located at the grid reference easting 483948 and northing 331739 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting483948
Northing331739

What are the nearest towns to Harston?

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

5m
Harston is 5 miles south-west of Grantham
9m
Harston is 9 miles north-east of Melton Mowbray
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Harston is 10 miles south-east of Bingham
12m
Harston is 12 miles east of Cotgrave
14m
Harston is 14 miles south of Newark-on-Trent
14m
Harston is 14 miles north of Oakham
16m
Harston is 16 miles south-east of Southwell
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Harston is 16 miles east of West Bridgford
17m
Harston is 17 miles south-west of Sleaford
17m
Harston is 17 miles north-west of Bourne

What are the nearest cities to Harston?

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

17m
Harston is 17 miles east of Nottingham
23m
Harston is 23 miles north-east of Leicester
26m
Harston is 26 miles south of Lincoln
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Harston is 30 miles north-west of Peterborough
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Harston is 30 miles east of Derby
45m
Harston is 45 miles north-east of Coventry
46m
Harston is 46 miles south-east of Sheffield
47m
Harston is 47 miles east of Lichfield
54m
Harston is 54 miles north-west of Ely
56m
Harston is 56 miles north-east of Birmingham

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