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Where is Swanage?

Swanage is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, eight miles south of the major town of Poole, 80 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 101 miles south-west of London. Swanage falls within the district council of Purbeck, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the BH19 postcode district. The post town for Swanage is Swanage.

COVID-19: Swanage coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Dorset case numbers. This Swanage coronavirus map shows the position of Swanage within Dorset, along with the number of cases in Dorset and each of the surrounding areas.

Swanage on a map

Map showing extent of Swanage as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Swanage
Map showing location of Swanage within the UK
Location of Swanage within the UK

Which county is Swanage in?

Swanage is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.

Ceremonial CountyDorset
Historic CountyDorset
Administrative CountyDorset

Where is Swanage in Dorset?

Swanage is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Dorset, and towards the easternmost extremity of Dorset.

Map showing location of Swanage within Dorset
Location of Swanage within Dorset

What is the postcode for Swanage?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Swanage is BH19 2LS.

Where is Swanage in BH19?

Swanage is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the BH19 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the BH19 postcode district.

Map showing location of Swanage within BH19
Location of Swanage within BH19

What is the post town for Swanage?

The post town for Swanage is Swanage. Swanage is in the BH19 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Swanage.

What is the latitude and longitude of Swanage?

The centre of Swanage is located at position 50.60815° latitude and -1.95628° longitude.

Latitude50.60815°
Longitude-1.95628°

What is the easting and northing of Swanage?

The centre of Swanage is located at the grid reference easting 403190 and northing 78715 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting403190
Northing78715

What are the nearest towns to Swanage?

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

south
8m
Swanage is 8 miles south of Poole
south-west
9m
Swanage is 9 miles south-west of Bournemouth
south-east
9m
Swanage is 9 miles south-east of Wareham
south-west
12m
Swanage is 12 miles south-west of Christchurch
south
13m
Swanage is 13 miles south of Wimborne Minster
south
14m
Swanage is 14 miles south of Ferndown
south-west
17m
Swanage is 17 miles south-west of New Milton
south-west
18m
Swanage is 18 miles south-west of Ringwood
south
19m
Swanage is 19 miles south of Verwood
south-east
19m
Swanage is 19 miles south-east of Blandford Forum

What are the nearest cities to Swanage?

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

south-west
32m
Swanage is 32 miles south-west of Southampton
south
33m
Swanage is 33 miles south of Salisbury
west
40m
Swanage is 40 miles west of Portsmouth
south-west
42m
Swanage is 42 miles south-west of Winchester
south-east
51m
Swanage is 51 miles south-east of Wells
west
54m
Swanage is 54 miles west of Chichester
south
56m
Swanage is 56 miles south of Bath
south-east
65m
Swanage is 65 miles south-east of Bristol
east
70m
Swanage is 70 miles east of Exeter
south-east
80m
Swanage is 80 miles south-east of Cardiff

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