Where is Porton?

Porton is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, four miles south-east of the town of Amesbury, 21 miles north-west of the major city of Southampton, 67 miles east of Cardiff, and 74 miles west of London. Porton lies three miles west of the Hampshire border. Porton falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SP4 postcode district. The post town for Porton is Salisbury.

Porton on a map

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

Which county is Porton in?

Porton is in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, the historic county of Wiltshire, and the administrative county of Wiltshire.

Ceremonial CountyWiltshire
Historic CountyWiltshire
Administrative CountyWiltshire

Where is Porton in Wiltshire?

Porton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Wiltshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Wiltshire.

Location of Porton within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Porton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Porton is SP4 0NE.

Where is Porton in SP4?

Porton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SP4 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SP4 postcode district.

Location of Porton within SP4

Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012

What is the post town for Porton?

The post town for Porton is Salisbury. Porton is in the SP4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Salisbury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Porton?

The centre of Porton is located at position 51.12849° latitude and -1.73218° longitude.

Latitude51.12849°
Longitude-1.73218°

What is the easting and northing of Porton?

The centre of Porton is located at the grid reference easting 418838 and northing 136613 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting418838
Northing136613

What are the nearest towns to Porton?

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

4m
Porton is 4 miles south-east of Amesbury
7m
Porton is 7 miles north-east of Wilton
8m
Porton is 8 miles south of Tidworth
10m
Porton is 10 miles south-west of Ludgershall
12m
Porton is 12 miles south-west of Andover
14m
Porton is 14 miles north-west of Romsey
14m
Porton is 14 miles north of Fordingbridge
18m
Porton is 18 miles north-west of Totton
18m
Porton is 18 miles north of Verwood
18m
Porton is 18 miles south-west of Whitchurch

What are the nearest cities to Porton?

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

5m
Porton is 5 miles north-east of Salisbury
19m
Porton is 19 miles west of Winchester
21m
Porton is 21 miles north-west of Southampton
32m
Porton is 32 miles south-east of Bath
36m
Porton is 36 miles north-west of Portsmouth
40m
Porton is 40 miles east of Wells
44m
Porton is 44 miles south-east of Bristol
46m
Porton is 46 miles north-west of Chichester
48m
Porton is 48 miles south-west of Oxford
56m
Porton is 56 miles south-east of Gloucester