Where is Shorwell?

Shorwell is located in the county of Isle of Wight, South East England, five miles south-west of the town of Newport, 16 miles south-west of the major city of Portsmouth, and 81 miles south-west of London. Shorwell was historically in the county of Hampshire. Shorwell falls within the unitary authority of Isle of Wight. It is in the PO30 postcode district.

Shorwell on a map

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

Which county is Shorwell in?

Shorwell 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 Shorwell in Isle of Wight?

Shorwell is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Isle of Wight, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Isle of Wight.

Location of Shorwell within Isle of Wight

What is the postcode for Shorwell?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Shorwell is PO30 3LD.

Where is Shorwell in PO30?

Shorwell is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the PO30 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PO30 postcode district.

Location of Shorwell within PO30

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What is the latitude and longitude of Shorwell?

The centre of Shorwell is located at position 50.64434° latitude and -1.35645° longitude.

Latitude50.64434°
Longitude-1.35645°

What is the easting and northing of Shorwell?

The centre of Shorwell is located at the grid reference easting 445599 and northing 82937 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting445599
Northing82937

What are the nearest towns to Shorwell?

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

5m
Shorwell is 5 miles south-west of Newport
7m
Shorwell is 7 miles north-west of Ventnor
8m
Shorwell is 8 miles south-east of Yarmouth
8m
Shorwell is 8 miles west of Shanklin
8m
Shorwell is 8 miles south of East Cowes
9m
Shorwell is 9 miles south of Cowes
9m
Shorwell is 9 miles west of Sandown
10m
Shorwell is 10 miles west of Brading
10m
Shorwell is 10 miles south-west of Ryde
11m
Shorwell is 11 miles south-east of Lymington

What are the nearest cities to Shorwell?

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

16m
Shorwell is 16 miles south-west of Portsmouth
18m
Shorwell is 18 miles south of Southampton
29m
Shorwell is 29 miles south-west of Chichester
29m
Shorwell is 29 miles south of Winchester
35m
Shorwell is 35 miles south-east of Salisbury
55m
Shorwell is 55 miles west of Brighton and Hove
67m
Shorwell is 67 miles south-east of Bath
69m
Shorwell is 69 miles south-east of Wells
77m
Shorwell is 77 miles south of Oxford
78m
Shorwell is 78 miles south-east of Bristol