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Where is Ribchester?

Ribchester is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, three miles south-east of the town of Longridge, five miles north-west of the major town of Blackburn, 150 miles south of Edinburgh, 164 miles north of Cardiff, and 188 miles north-west of London. Ribchester falls within the district council of Ribble Valley, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the PR3 postcode district. The post town for Ribchester is Preston.

Ribchester on a map

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

Which county is Ribchester in?

Ribchester is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Ribchester in Lancashire?

Ribchester is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Lancashire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lancashire.

Location of Ribchester within Lancashire
Location of Ribchester within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Ribchester?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Ribchester is PR3 3YP.

Where is Ribchester in PR3?

Ribchester is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the PR3 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the PR3 postcode district.

Location of Ribchester within PR3
Location of Ribchester within PR3

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What is the post town for Ribchester?

The post town for Ribchester is Preston. Ribchester is in the PR3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Preston.

What is the latitude and longitude of Ribchester?

The centre of Ribchester is located at position 53.81366° latitude and -2.53192° longitude.

Latitude53.81366°
Longitude-2.53192°

What is the easting and northing of Ribchester?

The centre of Ribchester is located at the grid reference easting 365074 and northing 435396 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting365074
Northing435396

What are the nearest towns to Ribchester?

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

south-east
3m
Ribchester is 3 miles south-east of Longridge
north-west
5m
Ribchester is 5 miles north-west of Blackburn
west
5m
Ribchester is 5 miles west of Great Harwood
north-west
6m
Ribchester is 6 miles north-west of Rishton
north-west
7m
Ribchester is 7 miles north-west of Clayton-le-Moors
north-west
7m
Ribchester is 7 miles north-west of Church
south-west
7m
Ribchester is 7 miles south-west of Clitheroe
north-west
7m
Ribchester is 7 miles north-west of Oswaldtwistle
east
8m
Ribchester is 8 miles east of Fulwood
north-east
8m
Ribchester is 8 miles north-east of Bamber Bridge

What are the nearest cities to Ribchester?

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

north-east
8m
Ribchester is 8 miles north-east of Preston
south-east
20m
Ribchester is 20 miles south-east of Lancaster
north-west
25m
Ribchester is 25 miles north-west of Salford
north-west
26m
Ribchester is 26 miles north-west of Manchester
west
32m
Ribchester is 32 miles west of Bradford
north-east
33m
Ribchester is 33 miles north-east of Liverpool
west
40m
Ribchester is 40 miles west of Leeds
west
43m
Ribchester is 43 miles west of Wakefield
north
46m
Ribchester is 46 miles north of Chester
south-west
47m
Ribchester is 47 miles south-west of Ripon

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