1. Wareham

Where is Wareham?

Wareham is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, six miles west of the major town of Poole, 72 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 104 miles south-west of London. Wareham falls within the district council of Purbeck, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the BH20 postcode district. The post town for Wareham is Wareham.

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Wareham on a map

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

Which county is Wareham in?

Wareham 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 Wareham in Dorset?

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

Location of Wareham within Dorset

What is the postcode for Wareham?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Wareham is BH20 4NS.

Where is Wareham in BH20?

Wareham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BH20 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BH20 postcode district.

Location of Wareham within BH20

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What is the post town for Wareham?

The post town for Wareham is Wareham. Wareham is in the BH20 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wareham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Wareham?

The centre of Wareham is located at position 50.68601° latitude and -2.10989° longitude.

Latitude50.68601°
Longitude-2.10989°

What is the easting and northing of Wareham?

The centre of Wareham is located at the grid reference easting 392333 and northing 87378 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting392333
Northing87378

What are the nearest towns to Wareham?

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

6m
Wareham is 6 miles west of Poole
9m
Wareham is 9 miles north-west of Swanage
9m
Wareham is 9 miles south-west of Wimborne Minster
11m
Wareham is 11 miles west of Bournemouth
12m
Wareham is 12 miles south of Blandford Forum
12m
Wareham is 12 miles south-west of Ferndown
15m
Wareham is 15 miles east of Dorchester
15m
Wareham is 15 miles west of Christchurch
16m
Wareham is 16 miles east of Weymouth
17m
Wareham is 17 miles south-west of Verwood

What are the nearest cities to Wareham?

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

30m
Wareham is 30 miles south-west of Salisbury
34m
Wareham is 34 miles south-west of Southampton
43m
Wareham is 43 miles south-east of Wells
44m
Wareham is 44 miles south-west of Winchester
45m
Wareham is 45 miles west of Portsmouth
49m
Wareham is 49 miles south of Bath
57m
Wareham is 57 miles south of Bristol
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Wareham is 59 miles west of Chichester
62m
Wareham is 62 miles east of Exeter
72m
Wareham is 72 miles south-east of Cardiff

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