Where is Malmesbury?

Malmesbury is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, four miles south-east of the town of Tetbury, 14 miles west of the major town of Swindon, 47 miles east of Cardiff, and 85 miles west of London. Malmesbury lies two miles south of the Gloucestershire border. Malmesbury falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SN16 postcode district. The post town for Malmesbury is Malmesbury.

Malmesbury on a map

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

Which county is Malmesbury in?

Malmesbury 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 Malmesbury in Wiltshire?

Malmesbury is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Wiltshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Wiltshire.

Location of Malmesbury within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Malmesbury?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Malmesbury is SN16 0AH.

Where is Malmesbury in SN16?

Malmesbury is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SN16 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SN16 postcode district.

Location of Malmesbury within SN16

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What is the post town for Malmesbury?

The post town for Malmesbury is Malmesbury. Malmesbury is in the SN16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Malmesbury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Malmesbury?

The centre of Malmesbury is located at position 51.58561° latitude and -2.10136° longitude.

Latitude51.58561°
Longitude-2.10136°

What is the easting and northing of Malmesbury?

The centre of Malmesbury is located at the grid reference easting 393074 and northing 187422 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting393074
Northing187422

What are the nearest towns to Malmesbury?

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

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Malmesbury is 4 miles south-east of Tetbury
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Malmesbury is 9 miles north of Chippenham
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Malmesbury is 9 miles west of Royal Wootton Bassett
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Malmesbury is 9 miles south-east of Minchinhampton
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Malmesbury is 9 miles south-east of Nailsworth
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Malmesbury is 11 miles south-west of Cirencester
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Malmesbury is 11 miles north of Calne
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Malmesbury is 11 miles north of Corsham
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Malmesbury is 11 miles west of Cricklade
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Malmesbury is 11 miles east of Wotton-under-Edge

What are the nearest cities to Malmesbury?

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

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Malmesbury is 18 miles north-east of Bath
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Malmesbury is 20 miles south of Gloucester
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Malmesbury is 23 miles north-east of Bristol
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Malmesbury is 35 miles north-east of Wells
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Malmesbury is 38 miles north of Salisbury
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Malmesbury is 38 miles west of Oxford
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Malmesbury is 39 miles east of Newport
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Malmesbury is 42 miles south-east of Hereford
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Malmesbury is 42 miles south of Worcester
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Malmesbury is 47 miles east of Cardiff