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Where is Sawley?

Sawley is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, three miles north-east of the town of Clitheroe, nine miles north-west of the major town of Burnley, 145 miles south of Edinburgh, 172 miles north of Cardiff, and 190 miles north-west of London. Sawley lies five miles south-west of the North Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Sawley falls within the district council of Ribble Valley, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the BB7 postcode district. The post town for Sawley is Clitheroe.

Sawley on a map

Map showing extent of Sawley as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Sawley
Map showing location of Sawley within the UK
Location of Sawley within the UK

Which county is Sawley in?

Sawley is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Yorkshire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyYorkshire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Sawley in Lancashire?

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

Location of Sawley within Lancashire
Location of Sawley within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Sawley?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Sawley is BB7 4NE.

Where is Sawley in BB7?

Sawley is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BB7 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the BB7 postcode district.

Location of Sawley within BB7
Location of Sawley within BB7

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What is the post town for Sawley?

The post town for Sawley is Clitheroe. Sawley is in the BB7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Clitheroe.

What is the latitude and longitude of Sawley?

The centre of Sawley is located at position 53.91088° latitude and -2.34192° longitude.

Latitude53.91088°
Longitude-2.34192°

What is the easting and northing of Sawley?

The centre of Sawley is located at the grid reference easting 377636 and northing 446135 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting377636
Northing446135

What are the nearest towns to Sawley?

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

north-east
3m
Sawley is 3 miles north-east of Clitheroe
west
6m
Sawley is 6 miles west of Barnoldswick
north-west
7m
Sawley is 7 miles north-west of Barrowford
north-west
7m
Sawley is 7 miles north-west of Nelson
north-west
7m
Sawley is 7 miles north-west of Brierfield
north
8m
Sawley is 8 miles north of Padiham
north-west
8m
Sawley is 8 miles north-west of Colne
west
8m
Sawley is 8 miles west of Earby
north
9m
Sawley is 9 miles north of Great Harwood
north-west
9m
Sawley is 9 miles north-west of Burnley

What are the nearest cities to Sawley?

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

north-east
18m
Sawley is 18 miles north-east of Preston
south-east
21m
Sawley is 21 miles south-east of Lancaster
west
25m
Sawley is 25 miles west of Bradford
north
30m
Sawley is 30 miles north of Salford
north
30m
Sawley is 30 miles north of Manchester
west
33m
Sawley is 33 miles west of Leeds
south-west
37m
Sawley is 37 miles south-west of Ripon
north-west
38m
Sawley is 38 miles north-west of Wakefield
north-east
43m
Sawley is 43 miles north-east of Liverpool
north-west
51m
Sawley is 51 miles north-west of Sheffield

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