Where is Soar?

Soar is located in the county of South Glamorgan, Wales, three miles east of the town of Llantrisant, 14 miles west of the major city of Newport, seven miles north-west of Cardiff, and 137 miles west of London. Soar lies just south-east of the Mid Glamorgan border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Soar falls within the unitary authority of Caerdydd - Cardiff. It is in the CF15 postcode district. The post town for Soar is Cardiff.

Soar on a map

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

Which county is Soar in?

Soar is in the ceremonial county of South Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Caerdydd - Cardiff.

Ceremonial CountySouth Glamorgan
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Administrative CountyCaerdydd - Cardiff

Where is Soar in South Glamorgan?

Soar is situated towards the northernmost extremity of South Glamorgan, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of South Glamorgan.

Location of Soar within South Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Soar?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Soar is CF15 9NS.

Where is Soar in CF15?

Soar is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CF15 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CF15 postcode district.

Location of Soar within CF15

Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012

What is the post town for Soar?

The post town for Soar is Cardiff. Soar is in the CF15 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Cardiff.

What is the latitude and longitude of Soar?

The centre of Soar is located at position 51.53756° latitude and -3.30051° longitude.

Latitude51.53756°
Longitude-3.30051°

What is the easting and northing of Soar?

The centre of Soar is located at the grid reference easting 309898 and northing 182875 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting309898
Northing182875

What are the nearest towns to Soar?

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

3m
Soar is 3 miles east of Llantrisant
4m
Soar is 4 miles east of Talbot Green
4m
Soar is 4 miles south-west of Caerphilly
5m
Soar is 5 miles south of Pontypridd
7m
Soar is 7 miles south-east of Porth
8m
Soar is 8 miles south of Abercynon
8m
Soar is 8 miles south of Ystrad Mynach
8m
Soar is 8 miles north-east of Cowbridge
8m
Soar is 8 miles south-east of Tonypandy
9m
Soar is 9 miles east of Pencoed

What are the nearest cities to Soar?

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

7m
Soar is 7 miles north-west of Cardiff
14m
Soar is 14 miles west of Newport
28m
Soar is 28 miles east of Swansea
31m
Soar is 31 miles west of Bristol
36m
Soar is 36 miles north-west of Wells
42m
Soar is 42 miles west of Bath
44m
Soar is 44 miles south-west of Hereford
51m
Soar is 51 miles south-west of Gloucester
57m
Soar is 57 miles north of Exeter
65m
Soar is 65 miles south-west of Worcester

More Soar data