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Where is Melplash?

Melplash is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, two miles south of the town of Beaminster, 33 miles west of the major town of Poole, 52 miles south of Cardiff, and 124 miles south-west of London. Melplash lies six miles south of the Somerset border. Melplash falls within the district council of West Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the DT6 postcode district. The post town for Melplash is Bridport.

Melplash on a map

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

Which county is Melplash in?

Melplash is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.

Ceremonial CountyDorset
Historic CountyDorset
Administrative CountyDorset

Where is Melplash in Dorset?

Melplash is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dorset, and towards the westernmost extremity of Dorset.

Map showing location of Melplash within Dorset
Location of Melplash within Dorset

What is the postcode for Melplash?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Melplash is DT6 3UZ.

Where is Melplash in DT6?

Melplash is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the DT6 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DT6 postcode district.

Map showing location of Melplash within DT6
Location of Melplash within DT6

What is the post town for Melplash?

The post town for Melplash is Bridport. Melplash is in the DT6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bridport.

What is the latitude and longitude of Melplash?

The centre of Melplash is located at position 50.77881° latitude and -2.72801° longitude.

Latitude50.77881°
Longitude-2.72801°

What is the easting and northing of Melplash?

The centre of Melplash is located at the grid reference easting 348768 and northing 97945 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting348768
Northing97945

What are the nearest towns to Melplash?

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

south
2m
Melplash is 2 miles south of Beaminster
north-east
3m
Melplash is 3 miles north-east of Bridport
south
8m
Melplash is 8 miles south of Crewkerne
east
10m
Melplash is 10 miles east of Lyme Regis
east
12m
Melplash is 12 miles east of Axminster
south
12m
Melplash is 12 miles south of Yeovil
south-east
12m
Melplash is 12 miles south-east of Chard
south
12m
Melplash is 12 miles south of South Petherton
south-east
13m
Melplash is 13 miles south-east of Ilminster
west
13m
Melplash is 13 miles west of Dorchester

What are the nearest cities to Melplash?

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

south
30m
Melplash is 30 miles south of Wells
east
35m
Melplash is 35 miles east of Exeter
south
45m
Melplash is 45 miles south of Bath
south-west
45m
Melplash is 45 miles south-west of Salisbury
south
47m
Melplash is 47 miles south of Bristol
south
52m
Melplash is 52 miles south of Cardiff
south
57m
Melplash is 57 miles south of Newport
west
59m
Melplash is 59 miles west of Southampton
west
65m
Melplash is 65 miles west of Winchester
north-east
68m
Melplash is 68 miles north-east of Plymouth