Where is St Leonards?

St Leonards is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, two miles south-west of the town of Ringwood, eight miles north of the major town of Bournemouth, 74 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 88 miles south-west of London. St Leonards lies roughly one mile south-west of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. St Leonards falls within the district council of East Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the BH24 postcode district. The post town for St Leonards is Ringwood.

St Leonards on a map

Bounding box showing extent of St Leonards
Location of St Leonards within the UK

Which county is St Leonards in?

St Leonards is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Dorset.

Ceremonial CountyDorset
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyDorset

Where is St Leonards in Dorset?

St Leonards is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dorset, and towards the easternmost extremity of Dorset.

Location of St Leonards within Dorset

What is the postcode for St Leonards?

The nearest postcode to the centre of St Leonards is BH24 2LP.

Where is St Leonards in BH24?

St Leonards is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the BH24 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the BH24 postcode district.

Location of St Leonards within BH24

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What is the post town for St Leonards?

The post town for St Leonards is Ringwood. St Leonards is in the BH24 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ringwood.

What is the latitude and longitude of St Leonards?

The centre of St Leonards is located at position 50.82979° latitude and -1.83737° longitude.

Latitude50.82979°
Longitude-1.83737°

What is the easting and northing of St Leonards?

The centre of St Leonards is located at the grid reference easting 411550 and northing 103374 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting411550
Northing103374

What are the nearest towns to St Leonards?

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

2m
St Leonards is 2 miles south-west of Ringwood
3m
St Leonards is 3 miles north-east of Ferndown
4m
St Leonards is 4 miles south-east of Verwood
7m
St Leonards is 7 miles north of Christchurch
7m
St Leonards is 7 miles east of Wimborne Minster
7m
St Leonards is 7 miles south of Fordingbridge
8m
St Leonards is 8 miles north of Bournemouth
10m
St Leonards is 10 miles north-west of New Milton
10m
St Leonards is 10 miles north-east of Poole
14m
St Leonards is 14 miles west of Lymington

What are the nearest cities to St Leonards?

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

17m
St Leonards is 17 miles south of Salisbury
20m
St Leonards is 20 miles west of Southampton
28m
St Leonards is 28 miles south-west of Winchester
33m
St Leonards is 33 miles west of Portsmouth
44m
St Leonards is 44 miles south-east of Wells
44m
St Leonards is 44 miles south-east of Bath
46m
St Leonards is 46 miles west of Chichester
54m
St Leonards is 54 miles south-east of Bristol
69m
St Leonards is 69 miles south of Oxford
73m
St Leonards is 73 miles south-east of Newport