Minstead is located in the county of Hampshire, South East England, five miles west of the town of Totton, nine miles west of the major city of Southampton, and 77 miles south-west of London. Minstead lies four miles south-east of the Wiltshire border. Minstead falls within the district council of New Forest, under the county council of Hampshire. It is in the SO43 postcode district. The post town for Minstead is Lyndhurst.
Minstead is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.
Minstead is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Hampshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Hampshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Minstead is SO43 7GS.
Minstead is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SO43 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SO43 postcode district.
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The post town for Minstead is Lyndhurst. Minstead is in the SO43 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lyndhurst.
The centre of Minstead is located at position 50.89821° latitude and -1.60099° longitude.
The centre of Minstead is located at the grid reference easting 428157 and northing 111046 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Minstead relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Minstead to the centre of the town.
Position of Minstead relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Minstead to the centre of the city.