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Where is Holker?

Holker is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, three miles west of the town of Grange-over-Sands, 26 miles north of the major town of Blackpool, 122 miles south of Edinburgh, 188 miles north of Cardiff, and 220 miles north-west of London. Holker lies four miles north-west of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Holker falls within the district council of South Lakeland, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the LA11 postcode district. The post town for Holker is Grange-over-Sands.

Holker on a map

Map showing extent of Holker as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Holker
Map showing location of Holker within the UK
Location of Holker within the UK

Which county is Holker in?

Holker is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Cumbria.

Ceremonial CountyCumbria
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyCumbria

Where is Holker in Cumbria?

Holker is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Cumbria, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cumbria.

Map showing location of Holker within Cumbria
Location of Holker within Cumbria

What is the postcode for Holker?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Holker is LA11 7PL.

Where is Holker in LA11?

Holker is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the LA11 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the LA11 postcode district.

Map showing location of Holker within LA11
Location of Holker within LA11

What is the post town for Holker?

The post town for Holker is Grange-over-Sands. Holker is in the LA11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Grange-over-Sands.

What is the latitude and longitude of Holker?

The centre of Holker is located at position 54.19049° latitude and -2.98386° longitude.

Latitude54.19049°
Longitude-2.98386°

What is the easting and northing of Holker?

The centre of Holker is located at the grid reference easting 335900 and northing 477639 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting335900
Northing477639

What are the nearest towns to Holker?

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

west
3m
Holker is 3 miles west of Grange-over-Sands
east
4m
Holker is 4 miles east of Ulverston
east
9m
Holker is 9 miles east of Dalton-in-Furness
north-west
10m
Holker is 10 miles north-west of Morecambe
north-west
10m
Holker is 10 miles north-west of Carnforth
north
11m
Holker is 11 miles north of Heysham
south-east
11m
Holker is 11 miles south-east of Broughton in Furness
north-east
11m
Holker is 11 miles north-east of Barrow-in-Furness
east
12m
Holker is 12 miles east of Millom
south
12m
Holker is 12 miles south of Bowness-on-Windermere

What are the nearest cities to Holker?

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

north-west
12m
Holker is 12 miles north-west of Lancaster
north
32m
Holker is 32 miles north of Preston
south
49m
Holker is 49 miles south of Carlisle
north
54m
Holker is 54 miles north of Liverpool
north-west
57m
Holker is 57 miles north-west of Salford
north-west
57m
Holker is 57 miles north-west of Bradford
north-west
58m
Holker is 58 miles north-west of Manchester
west
59m
Holker is 59 miles west of Ripon
north-west
64m
Holker is 64 miles north-west of Leeds
north
67m
Holker is 67 miles north of St Asaph