Where is Holcombe?

Holcombe is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, one mile west of the town of Ramsbottom, four miles north of the major town of Bury, 154 miles north of Cardiff, 163 miles south of Edinburgh, and 174 miles north-west of London. Holcombe lies just south-east of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Holcombe falls within the metropolitan district council of Bury. It is in the BL8 postcode district. The post town for Holcombe is Bury.

Holcombe on a map

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

Which county is Holcombe in?

Holcombe is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Holcombe in Greater Manchester?

Holcombe is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater Manchester, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Greater Manchester.

Location of Holcombe within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Holcombe?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Holcombe is BL8 4NX.

Where is Holcombe in BL8?

Holcombe is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the BL8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BL8 postcode district.

Location of Holcombe within BL8

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What is the post town for Holcombe?

The post town for Holcombe is Bury. Holcombe is in the BL8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Holcombe?

The centre of Holcombe is located at position 53.64602° latitude and -2.33116° longitude.

Latitude53.64602°
Longitude-2.33116°

What is the easting and northing of Holcombe?

The centre of Holcombe is located at the grid reference easting 378206 and northing 416663 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting378206
Northing416663

What are the nearest towns to Holcombe?

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

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Holcombe is 1 mile west of Ramsbottom
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Holcombe is 4 miles north of Bury
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Holcombe is 4 miles south of Haslingden
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Holcombe is 4 miles south-west of Rawtenstall
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Holcombe is 6 miles north-west of Heywood
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Holcombe is 6 miles north of Radcliffe
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Holcombe is 6 miles north of Little Lever
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Holcombe is 6 miles north-east of Bolton
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Holcombe is 7 miles west of Whitworth
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Holcombe is 7 miles south-east of Darwen

What are the nearest cities to Holcombe?

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

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Holcombe is 12 miles north of Salford
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Holcombe is 12 miles north of Manchester
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Holcombe is 17 miles south-east of Preston
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Holcombe is 26 miles south-west of Bradford
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Holcombe is 31 miles north-east of Liverpool
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Holcombe is 34 miles west of Leeds
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Holcombe is 34 miles south-east of Lancaster
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Holcombe is 34 miles west of Wakefield
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Holcombe is 39 miles north-east of Chester
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Holcombe is 40 miles north-west of Sheffield

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