Where is Melling?

Melling is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, four miles west of the town of High Bentham, 26 miles north of the major city of Preston, 128 miles south of Edinburgh, 185 miles north of Cardiff, and 209 miles north-west of London. Melling lies two miles west of the North Yorkshire border. Melling falls within the district council of Lancaster, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the LA6 postcode district. The post town for Melling is Carnforth.

Melling on a map

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

Which county is Melling in?

Melling is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Melling in Lancashire?

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

Location of Melling within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Melling?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Melling is LA6 2RR.

Where is Melling in LA6?

Melling is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the LA6 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the LA6 postcode district.

Location of Melling within LA6

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What is the post town for Melling?

The post town for Melling is Carnforth. Melling is in the LA6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Carnforth.

What is the latitude and longitude of Melling?

The centre of Melling is located at position 54.13518° latitude and -2.61522° longitude.

Latitude54.13518°
Longitude-2.61522°

What is the easting and northing of Melling?

The centre of Melling is located at the grid reference easting 359900 and northing 471212 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting359900
Northing471212

What are the nearest towns to Melling?

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

4m
Melling is 4 miles west of High Bentham
5m
Melling is 5 miles south of Kirkby Lonsdale
6m
Melling is 6 miles east of Carnforth
11m
Melling is 11 miles north-east of Morecambe
13m
Melling is 13 miles east of Grange-over-Sands
13m
Melling is 13 miles north-east of Heysham
13m
Melling is 13 miles south of Sedbergh
15m
Melling is 15 miles west of Settle
15m
Melling is 15 miles south of Kendal
17m
Melling is 17 miles north of Garstang

What are the nearest cities to Melling?

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

10m
Melling is 10 miles north-east of Lancaster
26m
Melling is 26 miles north of Preston
42m
Melling is 42 miles north-west of Bradford
44m
Melling is 44 miles west of Ripon
47m
Melling is 47 miles north of Salford
48m
Melling is 48 miles north of Manchester
49m
Melling is 49 miles north-west of Leeds
52m
Melling is 52 miles north of Liverpool
54m
Melling is 54 miles south of Carlisle
55m
Melling is 55 miles north-west of Wakefield

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