Where is Sandy Down?

Sandy Down is located in the county of Hampshire, South East England, three miles north of the town of Lymington, ten miles south-west of the major city of Southampton, and 80 miles south-west of London. Sandy Down lies six miles east of the Dorset border. Sandy Down falls within the district council of New Forest, under the county council of Hampshire. It is in the SO41 postcode district. The post town for Sandy Down is Lymington.

Sandy Down on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Sandy Down
Location of Sandy Down within the UK

Which county is Sandy Down in?

Sandy Down is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.

Ceremonial CountyHampshire
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyHampshire

Where is Sandy Down in Hampshire?

Sandy Down is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Hampshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Hampshire.

Location of Sandy Down within Hampshire

What is the postcode for Sandy Down?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Sandy Down is SO41 8PQ.

Where is Sandy Down in SO41?

Sandy Down is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SO41 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SO41 postcode district.

Location of Sandy Down within SO41

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What is the post town for Sandy Down?

The post town for Sandy Down is Lymington. Sandy Down is in the SO41 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lymington.

What is the latitude and longitude of Sandy Down?

The centre of Sandy Down is located at position 50.79352° latitude and -1.56404° longitude.

Latitude50.79352°
Longitude-1.56404°

What is the easting and northing of Sandy Down?

The centre of Sandy Down is located at the grid reference easting 430824 and northing 99419 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting430824
Northing99419

What are the nearest towns to Sandy Down?

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

3m
Sandy Down is 3 miles north of Lymington
5m
Sandy Down is 5 miles north-east of New Milton
7m
Sandy Down is 7 miles north-west of Yarmouth
9m
Sandy Down is 9 miles south of Totton
10m
Sandy Down is 10 miles east of Christchurch
11m
Sandy Down is 11 miles east of Ringwood
12m
Sandy Down is 12 miles west of Cowes
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Sandy Down is 12 miles west of East Cowes
13m
Sandy Down is 13 miles north-west of Newport
14m
Sandy Down is 14 miles south-east of Fordingbridge

What are the nearest cities to Sandy Down?

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

10m
Sandy Down is 10 miles south-west of Southampton
21m
Sandy Down is 21 miles west of Portsmouth
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Sandy Down is 22 miles south-west of Winchester
22m
Sandy Down is 22 miles south-east of Salisbury
35m
Sandy Down is 35 miles west of Chichester
53m
Sandy Down is 53 miles south-east of Bath
55m
Sandy Down is 55 miles south-east of Wells
62m
Sandy Down is 62 miles west of Brighton and Hove
64m
Sandy Down is 64 miles south-east of Bristol
68m
Sandy Down is 68 miles south of Oxford