Where is Rain Shore?

Rain Shore is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, three miles south-west of the town of Whitworth, three miles north-west of the major town of Rochdale, 154 miles north of Cardiff, 165 miles south of Edinburgh, and 171 miles north-west of London. Rain Shore lies two miles south-east of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Rain Shore falls within the metropolitan district council of Rochdale. It is in the OL12 postcode district. The post town for Rain Shore is Rochdale.

Rain Shore on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Rain Shore
Location of Rain Shore within the UK

Which county is Rain Shore in?

Rain Shore is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Rain Shore in Greater Manchester?

Rain Shore is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater Manchester, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Greater Manchester.

Location of Rain Shore within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Rain Shore?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Rain Shore is OL12 7TS.

Where is Rain Shore in OL12?

Rain Shore is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the OL12 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the OL12 postcode district.

Location of Rain Shore within OL12

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What is the post town for Rain Shore?

The post town for Rain Shore is Rochdale. Rain Shore is in the OL12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Rochdale.

What is the latitude and longitude of Rain Shore?

The centre of Rain Shore is located at position 53.63367° latitude and -2.22408° longitude.

Latitude53.63367°
Longitude-2.22408°

What is the easting and northing of Rain Shore?

The centre of Rain Shore is located at the grid reference easting 385280 and northing 415262 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting385280
Northing415262

What are the nearest towns to Rain Shore?

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

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Rain Shore is 3 miles south-west of Whitworth
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Rain Shore is 3 miles north of Heywood
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Rain Shore is 3 miles north-west of Rochdale
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Rain Shore is 4 miles east of Ramsbottom
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Rain Shore is 4 miles north-east of Bury
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Rain Shore is 5 miles west of Milnrow
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Rain Shore is 5 miles south of Bacup
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Rain Shore is 5 miles west of Littleborough
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Rain Shore is 5 miles south-east of Rawtenstall
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Rain Shore is 6 miles north of Middleton

What are the nearest cities to Rain Shore?

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

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Rain Shore is 11 miles north of Manchester
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Rain Shore is 11 miles north of Salford
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Rain Shore is 21 miles south-east of Preston
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Rain Shore is 22 miles south-west of Bradford
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Rain Shore is 30 miles south-west of Leeds
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Rain Shore is 30 miles west of Wakefield
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Rain Shore is 35 miles north-east of Liverpool
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Rain Shore is 36 miles north-west of Sheffield
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Rain Shore is 37 miles south-east of Lancaster
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Rain Shore is 41 miles north-east of Chester

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