Where is Sandown?

Sandown is located in the county of Isle of Wight, South East England, two miles south of the town of Brading, ten miles south of the major city of Portsmouth, and 74 miles south-west of London. Sandown was historically in the county of Hampshire. Sandown falls within the unitary authority of Isle of Wight. It is in the PO36 postcode district.

Sandown on a map

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

Which county is Sandown in?

Sandown 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 Sandown in Isle of Wight?

Sandown is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Isle of Wight, and towards the easternmost extremity of Isle of Wight.

Location of Sandown within Isle of Wight

What is the postcode for Sandown?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Sandown is PO36 8AH.

Where is Sandown in PO36?

Sandown is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the PO36 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PO36 postcode district.

Location of Sandown within PO36

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What is the latitude and longitude of Sandown?

The centre of Sandown is located at position 50.65605° latitude and -1.15021° longitude.

Latitude50.65605°
Longitude-1.15021°

What is the easting and northing of Sandown?

The centre of Sandown is located at the grid reference easting 460167 and northing 84386 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting460167
Northing84386

What are the nearest towns to Sandown?

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

2m
Sandown is 2 miles south of Brading
2m
Sandown is 2 miles north-east of Shanklin
5m
Sandown is 5 miles north-east of Ventnor
5m
Sandown is 5 miles south of Ryde
7m
Sandown is 7 miles south-east of Newport
9m
Sandown is 9 miles south-east of East Cowes
10m
Sandown is 10 miles south of Gosport
10m
Sandown is 10 miles south-east of Cowes
14m
Sandown is 14 miles south of Fareham
16m
Sandown is 16 miles south-west of Havant

What are the nearest cities to Sandown?

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

10m
Sandown is 10 miles south of Portsmouth
20m
Sandown is 20 miles south-east of Southampton
21m
Sandown is 21 miles south-west of Chichester
29m
Sandown is 29 miles south of Winchester
40m
Sandown is 40 miles south-east of Salisbury
46m
Sandown is 46 miles west of Brighton and Hove
73m
Sandown is 73 miles south-east of Bath
73m
Sandown is 73 miles south-west of City of Westminster
74m
Sandown is 74 miles south-west of London
75m
Sandown is 75 miles south-west of City of London