Ripley is located in the county of Hampshire, South East England, three miles north of the town of Christchurch, six miles north-east of the major town of Bournemouth, 78 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 87 miles south-west of London. Ripley lies just east of the Dorset border. Ripley falls within the district council of New Forest, under the county council of Hampshire. It is in the BH23 postcode district. The post town for Ripley is Christchurch.
Ripley is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.
Ripley is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Hampshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Hampshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Ripley is BH23 8ET.
Ripley is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the BH23 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BH23 postcode district.
The post town for Ripley is Christchurch. Ripley is in the BH23 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Christchurch.
The centre of Ripley is located at position 50.78633° latitude and -1.77215° longitude.
The centre of Ripley is located at the grid reference easting 416158 and northing 98553 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Ripley relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Ripley to the centre of the town.
Position of Ripley relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Ripley to the centre of the city.