Portishead is located in the county of Somerset, South West England, four miles north of the town of Nailsea, eight miles west of the major city of Bristol, 18 miles east of Cardiff, and 114 miles west of London. Portishead lies just north of the Bristol border. Portishead falls within the unitary authority of North Somerset. It is in the BS20 postcode district. The post town for Portishead is Bristol.
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Portishead is in the ceremonial county of Somerset, the historic county of Somerset, and the administrative county of North Somerset.
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Portishead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Somerset, and towards the easternmost extremity of Somerset.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Portishead is BS20 6EW.
Portishead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the BS20 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the BS20 postcode district.
The post town for Portishead is Bristol. Portishead is in the BS20 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bristol.
The centre of Portishead is located at position 51.48531° latitude and -2.76825° longitude.
The centre of Portishead is located at the grid reference easting 346752 and northing 176543 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Portishead relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Portishead to the centre of the town.
Position of Portishead relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Portishead to the centre of the city.