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Where is Leigh?

Leigh is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, three miles west of the town of Cricklade, seven miles north-west of the major town of Swindon, 55 miles east of Cardiff, and 77 miles west of London. Leigh lies two miles south-east of the Gloucestershire border. Leigh falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SN6 postcode district. The post town for Leigh is Swindon.

Leigh on a map

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

Which county is Leigh in?

Leigh is in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, the historic county of Wiltshire, and the administrative county of Wiltshire.

Ceremonial CountyWiltshire
Historic CountyWiltshire
Administrative CountyWiltshire

Where is Leigh in Wiltshire?

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

Location of Leigh within Wiltshire
Location of Leigh within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Leigh?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Leigh is SN6 6RE.

Where is Leigh in SN6?

Leigh is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SN6 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SN6 postcode district.

Location of Leigh within SN6
Location of Leigh within SN6

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What is the post town for Leigh?

The post town for Leigh is Swindon. Leigh is in the SN6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Swindon.

What is the latitude and longitude of Leigh?

The centre of Leigh is located at position 51.62799° latitude and -1.9133° longitude.

Latitude51.62799°
Longitude-1.9133°

What is the easting and northing of Leigh?

The centre of Leigh is located at the grid reference easting 406098 and northing 192134 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting406098
Northing192134

What are the nearest towns to Leigh?

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

west
3m
Leigh is 3 miles west of Cricklade
north
6m
Leigh is 6 miles north of Royal Wootton Bassett
south
7m
Leigh is 7 miles south of Cirencester
north-west
7m
Leigh is 7 miles north-west of Swindon
south-west
8m
Leigh is 8 miles south-west of Fairford
east
9m
Leigh is 9 miles east of Malmesbury
west
9m
Leigh is 9 miles west of Highworth
south-west
11m
Leigh is 11 miles south-west of Lechlade-on-Thames
east
11m
Leigh is 11 miles east of Tetbury
south-east
13m
Leigh is 13 miles south-east of Minchinhampton

What are the nearest cities to Leigh?

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

south-east
22m
Leigh is 22 miles south-east of Gloucester
north-east
26m
Leigh is 26 miles north-east of Bath
west
29m
Leigh is 29 miles west of Oxford
east
32m
Leigh is 32 miles east of Bristol
north
39m
Leigh is 39 miles north of Salisbury
south
41m
Leigh is 41 miles south of Worcester
north-east
43m
Leigh is 43 miles north-east of Wells
south-east
45m
Leigh is 45 miles south-east of Hereford
east
47m
Leigh is 47 miles east of Newport
north-west
47m
Leigh is 47 miles north-west of Winchester