Where is Twiston?

Twiston is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, four miles north-west of the town of Barrowford, seven miles north of the major town of Burnley, 147 miles south of Edinburgh, 171 miles north of Cardiff, and 187 miles north-west of London. Twiston lies five miles south-west of the North Yorkshire border. Twiston falls within the district council of Ribble Valley, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the BB7 postcode district. The post town for Twiston is Clitheroe.

Twiston on a map

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

Which county is Twiston in?

Twiston is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Twiston in Lancashire?

Twiston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Lancashire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Lancashire.

Location of Twiston within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Twiston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Twiston is BB7 4DD.

Where is Twiston in BB7?

Twiston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BB7 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the BB7 postcode district.

Location of Twiston within BB7

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What is the post town for Twiston?

The post town for Twiston is Clitheroe. Twiston is in the BB7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Clitheroe.

What is the latitude and longitude of Twiston?

The centre of Twiston is located at position 53.89067° latitude and -2.28511° longitude.

Latitude53.89067°
Longitude-2.28511°

What is the easting and northing of Twiston?

The centre of Twiston is located at the grid reference easting 381359 and northing 443870 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting381359
Northing443870

What are the nearest towns to Twiston?

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

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Twiston is 4 miles north-west of Barrowford
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Twiston is 4 miles east of Clitheroe
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Twiston is 4 miles south-west of Barnoldswick
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Twiston is 5 miles north-west of Nelson
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Twiston is 5 miles north-west of Brierfield
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Twiston is 5 miles north-west of Colne
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Twiston is 6 miles west of Earby
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Twiston is 6 miles north of Padiham
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Twiston is 7 miles north-west of Trawden
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Twiston is 7 miles north of Burnley

What are the nearest cities to Twiston?

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

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Twiston is 19 miles north-east of Preston
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Twiston is 23 miles west of Bradford
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Twiston is 24 miles south-east of Lancaster
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Twiston is 28 miles north of Salford
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Twiston is 29 miles north of Manchester
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Twiston is 31 miles west of Leeds
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Twiston is 35 miles north-west of Wakefield
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Twiston is 35 miles south-west of Ripon
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Twiston is 44 miles north-east of Liverpool
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Twiston is 49 miles north-west of Sheffield