Where is Robin Hood?

Robin Hood is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, three miles west of the town of Standish, five miles north-west of the major town of Wigan, 148 miles north of Cardiff, 164 miles south of Edinburgh, and 181 miles north-west of London. Robin Hood lies roughly one mile west of the Greater Manchester border. Robin Hood falls within the district council of West Lancashire, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the WN6 postcode district. The post town for Robin Hood is Wigan.

Robin Hood on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Robin Hood
Location of Robin Hood within the UK

Which county is Robin Hood in?

Robin Hood 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 Robin Hood in Lancashire?

Robin Hood is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lancashire.

Location of Robin Hood within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Robin Hood?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Robin Hood is WN6 9PY.

Where is Robin Hood in WN6?

Robin Hood is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the WN6 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the WN6 postcode district.

Location of Robin Hood within WN6

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What is the post town for Robin Hood?

The post town for Robin Hood is Wigan. Robin Hood is in the WN6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wigan.

What is the latitude and longitude of Robin Hood?

The centre of Robin Hood is located at position 53.59865° latitude and -2.72553° longitude.

Latitude53.59865°
Longitude-2.72553°

What is the easting and northing of Robin Hood?

The centre of Robin Hood is located at the grid reference easting 352082 and northing 411587 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting352082
Northing411587

What are the nearest towns to Robin Hood?

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

3m
Robin Hood is 3 miles west of Standish
4m
Robin Hood is 4 miles north-east of Skelmersdale
5m
Robin Hood is 5 miles north-west of Wigan
5m
Robin Hood is 5 miles south-west of Chorley
5m
Robin Hood is 5 miles west of Adlington
6m
Robin Hood is 6 miles north-west of Ince-in-Makerfield
6m
Robin Hood is 6 miles south of Leyland
7m
Robin Hood is 7 miles east of Ormskirk
7m
Robin Hood is 7 miles north of Billinge
7m
Robin Hood is 7 miles north of Rainford

What are the nearest cities to Robin Hood?

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

11m
Robin Hood is 11 miles south of Preston
17m
Robin Hood is 17 miles north-east of Liverpool
20m
Robin Hood is 20 miles north-west of Salford
21m
Robin Hood is 21 miles north-west of Manchester
29m
Robin Hood is 29 miles north of Chester
31m
Robin Hood is 31 miles south of Lancaster
38m
Robin Hood is 38 miles north-east of St Asaph
42m
Robin Hood is 42 miles west of Bradford
46m
Robin Hood is 46 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
50m
Robin Hood is 50 miles west of Leeds