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Where is West Hurn?

West Hurn is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, three miles south-east of the town of Ferndown, four miles north-east of the major town of Bournemouth, 76 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 90 miles south-west of London. West Hurn lies two miles south-west of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. West Hurn falls within the district council of Christchurch, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the BH23 postcode district. The post town for West Hurn is Christchurch.

West Hurn on a map

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

Which county is West Hurn in?

West Hurn 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 West Hurn in Dorset?

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

Map showing location of West Hurn within Dorset
Location of West Hurn within Dorset

What is the postcode for West Hurn?

The nearest postcode to the centre of West Hurn is BH23 6AY.

Where is West Hurn in BH23?

West Hurn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BH23 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the BH23 postcode district.

Map showing location of West Hurn within BH23
Location of West Hurn within BH23

What is the post town for West Hurn?

The post town for West Hurn is Christchurch. West Hurn is in the BH23 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Christchurch.

What is the latitude and longitude of West Hurn?

The centre of West Hurn is located at position 50.77117° latitude and -1.8359° longitude.

Latitude50.77117°
Longitude-1.8359°

What is the easting and northing of West Hurn?

The centre of West Hurn is located at the grid reference easting 411668 and northing 96856 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting411668
Northing96856

What are the nearest towns to West Hurn?

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

south-east
3m
West Hurn is 3 miles south-east of Ferndown
north-west
3m
West Hurn is 3 miles north-west of Christchurch
north-east
4m
West Hurn is 4 miles north-east of Bournemouth
south
6m
West Hurn is 6 miles south of Ringwood
east
7m
West Hurn is 7 miles east of Wimborne Minster
north-east
7m
West Hurn is 7 miles north-east of Poole
south
8m
West Hurn is 8 miles south of Verwood
west
8m
West Hurn is 8 miles west of New Milton
south
11m
West Hurn is 11 miles south of Fordingbridge
north-east
12m
West Hurn is 12 miles north-east of Swanage

What are the nearest cities to West Hurn?

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

south
21m
West Hurn is 21 miles south of Salisbury
south-west
21m
West Hurn is 21 miles south-west of Southampton
south-west
30m
West Hurn is 30 miles south-west of Winchester
west
33m
West Hurn is 33 miles west of Portsmouth
west
47m
West Hurn is 47 miles west of Chichester
south-east
47m
West Hurn is 47 miles south-east of Wells
south-east
48m
West Hurn is 48 miles south-east of Bath
south-east
58m
West Hurn is 58 miles south-east of Bristol
south
72m
West Hurn is 72 miles south of Oxford
west
74m
West Hurn is 74 miles west of Brighton and Hove