Where is Minstead?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Minstead in?

Minstead is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.

Ceremonial CountyHampshire
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyHampshire

Where is Minstead in Hampshire?

Minstead is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Hampshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Hampshire.

Location of Minstead within Hampshire

What is the postcode for Minstead?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Minstead is SO43 7GS.

Where is Minstead in SO43?

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.

Location of Minstead within SO43

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What is the post town for Minstead?

The post town for Minstead is Lyndhurst. Minstead is in the SO43 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lyndhurst.

What is the latitude and longitude of Minstead?

The centre of Minstead is located at position 50.89821° latitude and -1.60099° longitude.

Latitude50.89821°
Longitude-1.60099°

What is the easting and northing of Minstead?

The centre of Minstead is located at the grid reference easting 428157 and northing 111046 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting428157
Northing111046

What are the nearest towns to Minstead?

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

5m
Minstead is 5 miles west of Totton
8m
Minstead is 8 miles south-west of Romsey
8m
Minstead is 8 miles east of Fordingbridge
9m
Minstead is 9 miles north-east of Ringwood
10m
Minstead is 10 miles north of Lymington
10m
Minstead is 10 miles north of New Milton
12m
Minstead is 12 miles south-west of Eastleigh
12m
Minstead is 12 miles east of Verwood
13m
Minstead is 13 miles west of Hedge End
14m
Minstead is 14 miles north-east of Christchurch

What are the nearest cities to Minstead?

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

9m
Minstead is 9 miles west of Southampton
15m
Minstead is 15 miles south-east of Salisbury
17m
Minstead is 17 miles south-west of Winchester
23m
Minstead is 23 miles west of Portsmouth
36m
Minstead is 36 miles west of Chichester
47m
Minstead is 47 miles south-east of Bath
50m
Minstead is 50 miles south-east of Wells
58m
Minstead is 58 miles south-east of Bristol
61m
Minstead is 61 miles south of Oxford
64m
Minstead is 64 miles west of Brighton and Hove