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Where is WR8?

WR8 spans the counties of Worcestershire and Gloucestershire. It is 9km south-east of the town of Great Malvern, and contains Upton upon Severn, Hanley Swan, Wadborough, Defford, and Besford. WR8 is 13km south of the city of Worcester. WR8 is a postcode district, also known as an outcode or outbound code.

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WR8 on a map

The below map shows where WR8 is, and the boundary of the WR8 postcode district:

Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012

What county is WR8 in?

WR8 lies within the counties of Worcestershire and Gloucestershire. The below table and chart shows the split by area:

County% Area
Worcestershire98%
Gloucestershire2%

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This data was derived from the below datasets:
Source: GEOLYTIX Postal Geometries
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Source: Ordnance Survey Ceremonial Counties
Licence: Open Government Licence

Which cities, towns and villages are in WR8?

Upton upon SevernVillage
Hanley SwanVillage
WadboroughVillage
DeffordVillage
BesfordVillage
RyallVillage
Hanley CastleVillage
Earl's CroomeVillage
Gilbert's EndVillage
Longdon HeathHamlet
Severn StokeVillage
KinnersleyVillage
WoodmancoteHamlet
The HookHamlet
QueenhillHamlet
Hook BankVillage
Brotheridge GreenHamlet
Lower HookHamlet
PirtonHamlet
Blackmore EndHamlet
DuckswichHamlet
NauntonVillage
HoldfastHamlet
Baughton HillHamlet
Newbridge GreenHamlet
BaughtonVillage
Birch GreenHamlet
Welland StoneHamlet
Tunnel HillSuburb
PriestfieldHamlet
Upper StrenshamVillage
Gilvers LaneHamlet
Hill CroomeHamlet
StrenshamSettlement
The GroveVillage
High GreenHamlet
Rhydd GreenHamlet
CliftonHamlet
SandfordHamlet
RhyddHamlet
Lower StrenshamHamlet
Green StreetHamlet

What are the nearest towns to WR8?

Position of WR8 relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of WR8 to the centre of the town.

south-east9km
WR8 is 9km south-east of Great Malvern
north10km
WR8 is 10km north of Tewkesbury
south-west10km
WR8 is 10km south-west of Pershore
east15km
WR8 is 15km east of Ledbury
west18km
WR8 is 18km west of Evesham
north-east21km
WR8 is 21km north-east of Newent
north-west21km
WR8 is 21km north-west of Cheltenham
north-west22km
WR8 is 22km north-west of Winchcombe
south22km
WR8 is 22km south of Droitwich Spa
south-east24km
WR8 is 24km south-east of Bromyard

What are the nearest cities to WR8?

Position of WR8 relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of WR8 to the centre of the city.

south13km
WR8 is 13km south of Worcester
north23km
WR8 is 23km north of Gloucester
east35km
WR8 is 35km east of Hereford
south-west50km
WR8 is 50km south-west of Birmingham
south57km
WR8 is 57km south of Wolverhampton
south-west61km
WR8 is 61km south-west of Coventry
south73km
WR8 is 73km south of Lichfield
north74km
WR8 is 74km north of Bristol
north-west75km
WR8 is 75km north-west of Oxford
north-east76km
WR8 is 76km north-east of Casnewydd

More WR8 data

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