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.
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Shanklin is in the ceremonial county of Isle of Wight, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Isle of Wight.
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Shanklin is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Isle of Wight, and towards the easternmost extremity of Isle of Wight.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Shanklin is PO37 6NL.
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.
The post town for Shanklin is Shanklin. Shanklin is in the PO37 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shanklin.
The centre of Shanklin is located at position 50.6276° latitude and -1.17957° longitude.
The centre of Shanklin is located at the grid reference easting 458126 and northing 81198 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Shanklin relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Shanklin to the centre of the town.
Position of Shanklin relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Shanklin to the centre of the city.