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 is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.
Melplash is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dorset, and towards the westernmost extremity of Dorset.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Melplash is DT6 3UZ.
Melplash is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the DT6 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DT6 postcode district.
The post town for Melplash is Bridport. Melplash is in the DT6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bridport.
The centre of Melplash is located at position 50.77881° latitude and -2.72801° longitude.
The centre of Melplash is located at the grid reference easting 348768 and northing 97945 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Melplash relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Melplash to the centre of the town.
Position of Melplash relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Melplash to the centre of the city.