Motcombe is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, two miles north-west of the town of Shaftesbury, 24 miles north-west of the major town of Poole, 52 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 97 miles west of London. Motcombe lies roughly one mile south-west of the Wiltshire border. Motcombe falls within the district council of North Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the SP7 postcode district. The post town for Motcombe is Shaftesbury.
Motcombe is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.
Motcombe is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Dorset, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dorset.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Motcombe is SP7 9PF.
Motcombe is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SP7 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SP7 postcode district.
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The post town for Motcombe is Shaftesbury. Motcombe is in the SP7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shaftesbury.
The centre of Motcombe is located at position 51.02999° latitude and -2.21701° longitude.
The centre of Motcombe is located at the grid reference easting 384878 and northing 125648 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Motcombe relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Motcombe to the centre of the town.
Position of Motcombe relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Motcombe to the centre of the city.