Where is Salisbury?

Salisbury is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, three miles east of the town of Wilton, 21 miles north-west of the major city of Southampton, 66 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 79 miles south-west of London. Salisbury lies five miles west of the Hampshire border. Salisbury falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SP1 postcode district. The post town for Salisbury is Salisbury.

Salisbury on a map

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

Which county is Salisbury in?

Salisbury is in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, the historic county of Wiltshire, and the administrative county of Wiltshire.

Ceremonial CountyWiltshire
Historic CountyWiltshire
Administrative CountyWiltshire

Where is Salisbury in Wiltshire?

Salisbury is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Wiltshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Wiltshire.

Location of Salisbury within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Salisbury?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Salisbury is SP1 1TT.

Where is Salisbury in SP1?

Salisbury is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SP1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SP1 postcode district.

Location of Salisbury within SP1

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What is the post town for Salisbury?

The post town for Salisbury is Salisbury. Salisbury is in the SP1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Salisbury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Salisbury?

The centre of Salisbury is located at position 51.07037° latitude and -1.79643° longitude.

Latitude51.07037°
Longitude-1.79643°

What is the easting and northing of Salisbury?

The centre of Salisbury is located at the grid reference easting 414360 and northing 130135 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting414360
Northing130135

What are the nearest towns to Salisbury?

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

3m
Salisbury is 3 miles east of Wilton
7m
Salisbury is 7 miles south of Amesbury
10m
Salisbury is 10 miles north of Fordingbridge
13m
Salisbury is 13 miles south-west of Tidworth
14m
Salisbury is 14 miles north of Verwood
14m
Salisbury is 14 miles north-west of Romsey
15m
Salisbury is 15 miles south-west of Ludgershall
16m
Salisbury is 16 miles north of Ringwood
17m
Salisbury is 17 miles south-west of Andover
17m
Salisbury is 17 miles north-west of Totton

What are the nearest cities to Salisbury?

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

21m
Salisbury is 21 miles north-west of Southampton
21m
Salisbury is 21 miles west of Winchester
33m
Salisbury is 33 miles south-east of Bath
36m
Salisbury is 36 miles north-west of Portsmouth
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Salisbury is 38 miles east of Wells
44m
Salisbury is 44 miles south-east of Bristol
47m
Salisbury is 47 miles west of Chichester
53m
Salisbury is 53 miles south-west of Oxford
58m
Salisbury is 58 miles south of Gloucester
63m
Salisbury is 63 miles south-east of Newport