Where is Penarth?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Penarth in?

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 CountySouth Glamorgan
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Administrative CountyBro Morgannwg - the Vale of Glamorgan

Where is Penarth in South Glamorgan?

Penarth is situated towards the southernmost extremity of South Glamorgan, and towards the easternmost extremity of South Glamorgan.

Location of Penarth within South Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Penarth?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Penarth is CF64 2AP.

Where is Penarth in CF64?

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.

Location of Penarth within CF64

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What is the latitude and longitude of Penarth?

The centre of Penarth is located at position 51.43658° latitude and -3.17399° longitude.

Latitude51.43658°
Longitude-3.17399°

What is the easting and northing of Penarth?

The centre of Penarth is located at the grid reference easting 318493 and northing 171497 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting318493
Northing171497

What are the nearest towns to Penarth?

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

5m
Penarth is 5 miles north-east of Barry
10m
Penarth is 10 miles south of Caerphilly
11m
Penarth is 11 miles north-west of Weston-Super-Mare
11m
Penarth is 11 miles south-east of Llantrisant
11m
Penarth is 11 miles south-east of Talbot Green
12m
Penarth is 12 miles east of Cowbridge
13m
Penarth is 13 miles south of Risca
14m
Penarth is 14 miles south-east of Pontypridd
14m
Penarth is 14 miles east of Llantwit Major
14m
Penarth is 14 miles west of Clevedon

What are the nearest cities to Penarth?

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

3m
Penarth is 3 miles south of Cardiff
13m
Penarth is 13 miles south-west of Newport
25m
Penarth is 25 miles west of Bristol
28m
Penarth is 28 miles north-west of Wells
35m
Penarth is 35 miles west of Bath
35m
Penarth is 35 miles east of Swansea
47m
Penarth is 47 miles south-west of Hereford
50m
Penarth is 50 miles south-west of Gloucester
52m
Penarth is 52 miles north of Exeter
65m
Penarth is 65 miles north-west of Salisbury

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