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Where is Lowestoft?

Lowestoft is located in the county of Suffolk, Eastern England, seven miles south of the town of Gorleston-on-Sea, 22 miles south-east of the major city of Norwich, and 104 miles north-east of London. Lowestoft lies three miles east of the Norfolk border. Lowestoft falls within the district council of Waveney, under the county council of Suffolk. It is in the NR32 postcode district. The post town for Lowestoft is Lowestoft.

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

Lowestoft on a map

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

Which county is Lowestoft in?

Lowestoft is in the ceremonial county of Suffolk, the historic county of Suffolk, and the administrative county of Suffolk.

Ceremonial CountySuffolk
Historic CountySuffolk
Administrative CountySuffolk

Where is Lowestoft in Suffolk?

Lowestoft is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Suffolk, and towards the easternmost extremity of Suffolk.

Map showing location of Lowestoft within Suffolk
Location of Lowestoft within Suffolk

What is the postcode for Lowestoft?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Lowestoft is NR32 1QS.

Where is Lowestoft in NR32?

Lowestoft is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the NR32 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the NR32 postcode district.

Map showing location of Lowestoft within NR32
Location of Lowestoft within NR32

What is the post town for Lowestoft?

The post town for Lowestoft is Lowestoft. Lowestoft is in the NR32 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lowestoft.

What is the latitude and longitude of Lowestoft?

The centre of Lowestoft is located at position 52.47735° latitude and 1.75043° longitude.

Latitude52.47735°
Longitude1.75043°

What is the easting and northing of Lowestoft?

The centre of Lowestoft is located at the grid reference easting 654779 and northing 293216 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting654779
Northing293216

What are the nearest towns to Lowestoft?

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

south
7m
Lowestoft is 7 miles south of Gorleston-on-Sea
east
8m
Lowestoft is 8 miles east of Beccles
south
9m
Lowestoft is 9 miles south of Great Yarmouth
north
11m
Lowestoft is 11 miles north of Southwold
south
12m
Lowestoft is 12 miles south of Caister-on-Sea
east
12m
Lowestoft is 12 miles east of Loddon
east
13m
Lowestoft is 13 miles east of Bungay
north-east
14m
Lowestoft is 14 miles north-east of Halesworth
east
20m
Lowestoft is 20 miles east of Harleston
north
20m
Lowestoft is 20 miles north of Leiston

What are the nearest cities to Lowestoft?

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

south-east
22m
Lowestoft is 22 miles south-east of Norwich
east
63m
Lowestoft is 63 miles east of Ely
east
72m
Lowestoft is 72 miles east of Cambridge
north-east
75m
Lowestoft is 75 miles north-east of Chelmsford
east
84m
Lowestoft is 84 miles east of Peterborough
north
88m
Lowestoft is 88 miles north of Canterbury
north-east
102m
Lowestoft is 102 miles north-east of St Albans
north-east
103m
Lowestoft is 103 miles north-east of City of London
north-east
105m
Lowestoft is 105 miles north-east of London
north-east
105m
Lowestoft is 105 miles north-east of City of Westminster

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