Where is Hindhead?

Hindhead is located in the county of Surrey, South East England, two miles north-west of the town of Haslemere, 11 miles south-west of the major town of Guildford, and 38 miles south-west of London. Hindhead lies just east of the Hampshire border. Hindhead falls within the district council of Waverley, under the county council of Surrey. It is in the GU26 postcode district. The post town for Hindhead is Hindhead.

Hindhead on a map

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

Which county is Hindhead in?

Hindhead is in the ceremonial county of Surrey, the historic county of Surrey, and the administrative county of Surrey.

Ceremonial CountySurrey
Historic CountySurrey
Administrative CountySurrey

Where is Hindhead in Surrey?

Hindhead is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Surrey, and towards the westernmost extremity of Surrey.

Location of Hindhead within Surrey

What is the postcode for Hindhead?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Hindhead is GU26 6TD.

Where is Hindhead in GU26?

Hindhead is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the GU26 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the GU26 postcode district.

Location of Hindhead within GU26

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What is the post town for Hindhead?

The post town for Hindhead is Hindhead. Hindhead is in the GU26 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Hindhead.

What is the latitude and longitude of Hindhead?

The centre of Hindhead is located at position 51.11529° latitude and -0.73468° longitude.

Latitude51.11529°
Longitude-0.73468°

What is the easting and northing of Hindhead?

The centre of Hindhead is located at the grid reference easting 488664 and northing 135872 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting488664
Northing135872

What are the nearest towns to Hindhead?

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

2m
Hindhead is 2 miles north-west of Haslemere
6m
Hindhead is 6 miles east of Bordon
7m
Hindhead is 7 miles south-west of Godalming
7m
Hindhead is 7 miles south-east of Farnham
9m
Hindhead is 9 miles north of Midhurst
9m
Hindhead is 9 miles south of Aldershot
11m
Hindhead is 11 miles north-west of Petworth
11m
Hindhead is 11 miles east of Alton
11m
Hindhead is 11 miles south-west of Guildford
12m
Hindhead is 12 miles north-east of Petersfield

What are the nearest cities to Hindhead?

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

19m
Hindhead is 19 miles north of Chichester
25m
Hindhead is 25 miles east of Winchester
27m
Hindhead is 27 miles north-east of Portsmouth
33m
Hindhead is 33 miles north-east of Southampton
33m
Hindhead is 33 miles north-west of Brighton and Hove
37m
Hindhead is 37 miles south-west of City of Westminster
38m
Hindhead is 38 miles south-west of London
39m
Hindhead is 39 miles south-west of City of London
46m
Hindhead is 46 miles east of Salisbury
47m
Hindhead is 47 miles south of St Albans