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Where is Leighton Buzzard?

Leighton Buzzard is located in the county of Bedfordshire, Eastern England, five miles south of the town of Woburn, ten miles south-east of the major town of Milton Keynes, and 36 miles north-west of London. Leighton Buzzard lies roughly one mile north-east of the Buckinghamshire border. Leighton Buzzard falls within the unitary authority of Central Bedfordshire. It is in the LU7 postcode district. The post town for Leighton Buzzard is Leighton Buzzard.

COVID-19: Leighton Buzzard coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Central Bedfordshire case numbers. This Leighton Buzzard coronavirus map shows the position of Leighton Buzzard within Central Bedfordshire, along with the number of cases in Central Bedfordshire and each of the surrounding areas.

Leighton Buzzard on a map

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

Which county is Leighton Buzzard in?

Leighton Buzzard is in the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire, the historic county of Bedfordshire, and the administrative county of Central Bedfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyBedfordshire
Historic CountyBedfordshire
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire

Where is Leighton Buzzard in Bedfordshire?

Leighton Buzzard is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Bedfordshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Bedfordshire.

Map showing location of Leighton Buzzard within Bedfordshire
Location of Leighton Buzzard within Bedfordshire

What is the postcode for Leighton Buzzard?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Leighton Buzzard is LU7 1HA.

Where is Leighton Buzzard in LU7?

Leighton Buzzard is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the LU7 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the LU7 postcode district.

Map showing location of Leighton Buzzard within LU7
Location of Leighton Buzzard within LU7

What is the post town for Leighton Buzzard?

The post town for Leighton Buzzard is Leighton Buzzard. Leighton Buzzard is in the LU7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Leighton Buzzard.

What is the latitude and longitude of Leighton Buzzard?

The centre of Leighton Buzzard is located at position 51.91636° latitude and -0.66146° longitude.

Latitude51.91636°
Longitude-0.66146°

What is the easting and northing of Leighton Buzzard?

The centre of Leighton Buzzard is located at the grid reference easting 492160 and northing 225050 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting492160
Northing225050

What are the nearest towns to Leighton Buzzard?

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

south
5m
Leighton Buzzard is 5 miles south of Woburn
west
6m
Leighton Buzzard is 6 miles west of Houghton Regis
west
6m
Leighton Buzzard is 6 miles west of Dunstable
south-east
6m
Leighton Buzzard is 6 miles south-east of Bletchley
south
7m
Leighton Buzzard is 7 miles south of Woburn Sands
north
8m
Leighton Buzzard is 8 miles north of Tring
south-west
9m
Leighton Buzzard is 9 miles south-west of Flitwick
north-east
9m
Leighton Buzzard is 9 miles north-east of Aylesbury
east
10m
Leighton Buzzard is 10 miles east of Winslow
south-east
10m
Leighton Buzzard is 10 miles south-east of Milton Keynes

What are the nearest cities to Leighton Buzzard?

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

north-west
18m
Leighton Buzzard is 18 miles north-west of St Albans
north-east
28m
Leighton Buzzard is 28 miles north-east of Oxford
north-west
36m
Leighton Buzzard is 36 miles north-west of London
north-west
37m
Leighton Buzzard is 37 miles north-west of City of Westminster
north-west
37m
Leighton Buzzard is 37 miles north-west of City of London
south-west
39m
Leighton Buzzard is 39 miles south-west of Cambridge
south
49m
Leighton Buzzard is 49 miles south of Peterborough
south-east
49m
Leighton Buzzard is 49 miles south-east of Coventry
west
50m
Leighton Buzzard is 50 miles west of Chelmsford
south-west
52m
Leighton Buzzard is 52 miles south-west of Ely

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