Where is Shanklin?

Shanklin is located in the county of Isle of Wight, South East England, two miles south-west of the town of Sandown, 12 miles south of the major city of Portsmouth, and 77 miles south-west of London. Shanklin was historically in the county of Hampshire. Shanklin falls within the unitary authority of Isle of Wight. It is in the PO37 postcode district. The post town for Shanklin is Shanklin.

Shanklin on a map

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

Which county is Shanklin in?

Shanklin 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 Shanklin in Isle of Wight?

Shanklin is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Isle of Wight, and towards the easternmost extremity of Isle of Wight.

Location of Shanklin within Isle of Wight

What is the postcode for Shanklin?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Shanklin is PO37 6NL.

Where is Shanklin in PO37?

Shanklin is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PO37 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the PO37 postcode district.

Location of Shanklin within PO37

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What is the post town for Shanklin?

The post town for Shanklin is Shanklin. Shanklin is in the PO37 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shanklin.

What is the latitude and longitude of Shanklin?

The centre of Shanklin is located at position 50.6276° latitude and -1.17957° longitude.

Latitude50.6276°
Longitude-1.17957°

What is the easting and northing of Shanklin?

The centre of Shanklin is located at the grid reference easting 458126 and northing 81198 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting458126
Northing81198

What are the nearest towns to Shanklin?

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

2m
Shanklin is 2 miles south-west of Sandown
3m
Shanklin is 3 miles north-east of Ventnor
4m
Shanklin is 4 miles south-west of Brading
7m
Shanklin is 7 miles south-east of Newport
7m
Shanklin is 7 miles south of Ryde
10m
Shanklin is 10 miles south-east of East Cowes
11m
Shanklin is 11 miles south-east of Cowes
12m
Shanklin is 12 miles south of Gosport
15m
Shanklin is 15 miles east of Yarmouth
16m
Shanklin is 16 miles south of Fareham

What are the nearest cities to Shanklin?

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

12m
Shanklin is 12 miles south of Portsmouth
22m
Shanklin is 22 miles south-east of Southampton
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Shanklin is 23 miles south-west of Chichester
31m
Shanklin is 31 miles south of Winchester
41m
Shanklin is 41 miles south-east of Salisbury
47m
Shanklin is 47 miles west of Brighton and Hove
73m
Shanklin is 73 miles south-east of Bath
76m
Shanklin is 76 miles south-east of Wells
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Shanklin is 76 miles south-west of City of Westminster
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Shanklin is 76 miles south-west of London