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Where is Portishead?

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.

COVID-19: Portishead coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the North Somerset case numbers. This Portishead coronavirus map shows the position of Portishead within North Somerset, along with the number of cases in North Somerset and each of the surrounding areas.

Portishead on a map

Map showing extent of Portishead as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Portishead
Map showing location of Portishead within the UK
Location of Portishead within the UK

Which county is Portishead in?

Portishead is in the ceremonial county of Somerset, the historic county of Somerset, and the administrative county of North Somerset.

Ceremonial CountySomerset
Historic CountySomerset
Administrative CountyNorth Somerset

Where is Portishead in Somerset?

Portishead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Somerset, and towards the easternmost extremity of Somerset.

Map showing location of Portishead within Somerset
Location of Portishead within Somerset

What is the postcode for Portishead?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Portishead is BS20 6EW.

Where is Portishead in BS20?

Portishead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the BS20 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the BS20 postcode district.

Map showing location of Portishead within BS20
Location of Portishead within BS20

What is the post town for Portishead?

The post town for Portishead is Bristol. Portishead is in the BS20 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bristol.

What is the latitude and longitude of Portishead?

The centre of Portishead is located at position 51.48531° latitude and -2.76825° longitude.

Latitude51.48531°
Longitude-2.76825°

What is the easting and northing of Portishead?

The centre of Portishead is located at the grid reference easting 346752 and northing 176543 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting346752
Northing176543

What are the nearest towns to Portishead?

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

north
4m
Portishead is 4 miles north of Nailsea
north-east
5m
Portishead is 5 miles north-east of Clevedon
south
7m
Portishead is 7 miles south of Caldicot
west
9m
Portishead is 9 miles west of Filton
west
10m
Portishead is 10 miles west of Bradley Stoke
south
11m
Portishead is 11 miles south of Chepstow
south-east
12m
Portishead is 12 miles south-east of Caerleon
north-west
13m
Portishead is 13 miles north-west of Keynsham
north-east
13m
Portishead is 13 miles north-east of Weston-Super-Mare
south-west
14m
Portishead is 14 miles south-west of Thornbury

What are the nearest cities to Portishead?

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

west
8m
Portishead is 8 miles west of Bristol
south-east
12m
Portishead is 12 miles south-east of Newport
east
18m
Portishead is 18 miles east of Cardiff
west
19m
Portishead is 19 miles west of Bath
north
20m
Portishead is 20 miles north of Wells
south-west
34m
Portishead is 34 miles south-west of Gloucester
south
40m
Portishead is 40 miles south of Hereford
north-west
51m
Portishead is 51 miles north-west of Salisbury
east
51m
Portishead is 51 miles east of Swansea
south-west
54m
Portishead is 54 miles south-west of Worcester

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