Where is Rock?

Rock is located in the county of Cornwall, South West England, one mile east of the town of Padstow, 36 miles west of the major city of Plymouth, 100 miles south-west of Cardiff, and 219 miles west of London. Rock falls within the unitary authority of Cornwall. It is in the PL27 postcode district. The post town for Rock is Wadebridge.

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 Cornwall, the historic county of Cornwall, and the administrative county of Cornwall.

Ceremonial CountyCornwall
Historic CountyCornwall
Administrative CountyCornwall

Where is Rock in Cornwall?

Rock is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Cornwall, and towards the easternmost extremity of Cornwall.

Location of Rock within Cornwall

What is the postcode for Rock?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Rock is PL27 6JX.

Where is Rock in PL27?

Rock is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PL27 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PL27 postcode district.

Location of Rock within PL27

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What is the post town for Rock?

The post town for Rock is Wadebridge. Rock is in the PL27 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wadebridge.

What is the latitude and longitude of Rock?

The centre of Rock is located at position 50.54178° latitude and -4.91138° longitude.

Latitude50.54178°
Longitude-4.91138°

What is the easting and northing of Rock?

The centre of Rock is located at the grid reference easting 193811 and northing 75383 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting193811
Northing75383

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.

1m
Rock is 1 mile east of Padstow
4m
Rock is 4 miles north-west of Wadebridge
8m
Rock is 8 miles north of St Columb Major
10m
Rock is 10 miles north-west of Bodmin
12m
Rock is 12 miles north-east of Newquay
12m
Rock is 12 miles south-west of Camelford
14m
Rock is 14 miles north-west of Lostwithiel
15m
Rock is 15 miles north of St Austell
15m
Rock is 15 miles north-west of St Blazey
19m
Rock is 19 miles north-west of Fowey

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.

20m
Rock is 20 miles north of Truro
36m
Rock is 36 miles west of Plymouth
62m
Rock is 62 miles west of Exeter
86m
Rock is 86 miles south-west of Swansea
94m
Rock is 94 miles south of St Davids
100m
Rock is 100 miles south-west of Cardiff
109m
Rock is 109 miles south-west of Wells
110m
Rock is 110 miles south-west of Newport
119m
Rock is 119 miles south-west of Bristol
126m
Rock is 126 miles south-west of Bath