Penarth is located in the county of South Glamorgan, Wales, five miles north-east of the town of Barry, 11 miles north-west of the major town of Weston-Super-Mare, three miles south of Cardiff, and 132 miles west of London. Penarth lies five miles west of the Bristol border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Penarth falls within the unitary authority of Bro Morgannwg - the Vale of Glamorgan. It is in the CF64 postcode district.
Penarth is in the ceremonial county of South Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Bro Morgannwg - the Vale of Glamorgan.
|Ceremonial County||South Glamorgan|
|Administrative County||Bro Morgannwg - the Vale of Glamorgan|
Penarth is situated towards the southernmost extremity of South Glamorgan, and towards the easternmost extremity of South Glamorgan.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Penarth is CF64 2AP.
Penarth is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CF64 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CF64 postcode district.
The centre of Penarth is located at position 51.43658° latitude and -3.17399° longitude.
The centre of Penarth is located at the grid reference easting 318493 and northing 171497 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Penarth relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Penarth to the centre of the town.
Position of Penarth relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Penarth to the centre of the city.