Sopley is located in the county of Hampshire, South East England, two miles north of the town of Christchurch, six miles north-east of the major town of Bournemouth, 78 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 88 miles south-west of London. Sopley lies just east of the Dorset border. Sopley falls within the district council of New Forest, under the county council of Hampshire. It is in the BH23 postcode district. The post town for Sopley is Christchurch.
Sopley is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.
Sopley is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Hampshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Hampshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Sopley is BH23 7AY.
Sopley is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BH23 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BH23 postcode district.
The post town for Sopley is Christchurch. Sopley is in the BH23 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Christchurch.
The centre of Sopley is located at position 50.77266° latitude and -1.77822° longitude.
The centre of Sopley is located at the grid reference easting 415735 and northing 97032 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Sopley relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Sopley to the centre of the town.
Position of Sopley relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Sopley to the centre of the city.