1. Holywell

Where is Holywell?

Holywell is located in the county of Clwyd, Wales, four miles north-west of the town of Flint, 12 miles south-west of the major town of Birkenhead, 124 miles north of Cardiff, and 178 miles north-west of London. Holywell lies three miles south-west of the Merseyside border, and was historically in the county of Flintshire. Holywell falls within the unitary authority of Sir y Fflint - Flintshire. It is in the CH8 postcode district. The post town for Holywell is Holywell.

Holywell on a map

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

Which county is Holywell in?

Holywell is in the ceremonial county of Clwyd, the historic county of Flintshire, and the administrative county of Sir y Fflint - Flintshire.

Ceremonial CountyClwyd
Historic CountyFlintshire
Administrative CountySir y Fflint - Flintshire

Where is Holywell in Clwyd?

Holywell is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Clwyd, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Clwyd.

Location of Holywell within Clwyd

What is the postcode for Holywell?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Holywell is CH8 7TG.

Where is Holywell in CH8?

Holywell is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CH8 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CH8 postcode district.

Location of Holywell within CH8

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What is the post town for Holywell?

The post town for Holywell is Holywell. Holywell is in the CH8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Holywell.

What is the latitude and longitude of Holywell?

The centre of Holywell is located at position 53.27339° latitude and -3.22174° longitude.

Latitude53.27339°
Longitude-3.22174°

What is the easting and northing of Holywell?

The centre of Holywell is located at the grid reference easting 318624 and northing 375852 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting318624
Northing375852

What are the nearest towns to Holywell?

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

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Holywell is 4 miles north-west of Flint
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Holywell is 4 miles north-east of Caerwys
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Holywell is 6 miles south-west of Heswall
7m
Holywell is 7 miles west of Neston
7m
Holywell is 7 miles south of West Kirby
8m
Holywell is 8 miles north-west of Connah's Quay
8m
Holywell is 8 miles north-west of Mold
9m
Holywell is 9 miles south of Hoylake
9m
Holywell is 9 miles south-east of Prestatyn
9m
Holywell is 9 miles north-west of Shotton

What are the nearest cities to Holywell?

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

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Holywell is 9 miles east of St Asaph
14m
Holywell is 14 miles south-west of Liverpool
15m
Holywell is 15 miles north-west of Chester
38m
Holywell is 38 miles east of Bangor
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Holywell is 40 miles south-west of Preston
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Holywell is 41 miles west of Salford
43m
Holywell is 43 miles west of Manchester
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Holywell is 47 miles west of Stoke-on-Trent
56m
Holywell is 56 miles south of Lancaster
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Holywell is 66 miles north-west of Wolverhampton

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