Where is Rock?

Rock is located in the county of Isle of Wight, South East England, six miles south-east of the town of Yarmouth, 17 miles south-west of the major city of Portsmouth, and 81 miles south-west of London. Rock lies eight miles south of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. Rock falls within the unitary authority of Isle of Wight. It is in the PO30 postcode district.

Rock on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Rock
Location of Rock within the UK

Which county is Rock in?

Rock is in the ceremonial county of Isle of Wight, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Isle of Wight.

Ceremonial CountyIsle of Wight
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight

Where is Rock in Isle of Wight?

Rock is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Isle of Wight, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Isle of Wight.

Location of Rock within Isle of Wight

What is the postcode for Rock?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Rock is PO30 4AZ.

Where is Rock in PO30?

Rock is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the PO30 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PO30 postcode district.

Location of Rock within PO30

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What is the latitude and longitude of Rock?

The centre of Rock is located at position 50.6528° latitude and -1.39988° longitude.

Latitude50.6528°
Longitude-1.39988°

What is the easting and northing of Rock?

The centre of Rock is located at the grid reference easting 442521 and northing 83852 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting442521
Northing83852

What are the nearest towns to Rock?

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

6m
Rock is 6 miles south-east of Yarmouth
6m
Rock is 6 miles south-west of Newport
9m
Rock is 9 miles south-west of East Cowes
9m
Rock is 9 miles south-west of Cowes
9m
Rock is 9 miles north-west of Ventnor
10m
Rock is 10 miles south-east of Lymington
10m
Rock is 10 miles west of Shanklin
11m
Rock is 11 miles west of Sandown
11m
Rock is 11 miles west of Brading
12m
Rock is 12 miles south-west of Ryde

What are the nearest cities to Rock?

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

17m
Rock is 17 miles south-west of Portsmouth
17m
Rock is 17 miles south of Southampton
29m
Rock is 29 miles south of Winchester
30m
Rock is 30 miles south-west of Chichester
34m
Rock is 34 miles south-east of Salisbury
56m
Rock is 56 miles west of Brighton and Hove
66m
Rock is 66 miles south-east of Bath
67m
Rock is 67 miles south-east of Wells
76m
Rock is 76 miles south-east of Bristol
76m
Rock is 76 miles south of Oxford