West Orchard is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, three miles north-east of the town of Sturminster Newton, 20 miles north-west of the major town of Poole, 54 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 100 miles south-west of London. West Orchard lies five miles south-east of the Somerset border. West Orchard falls within the district council of North Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the SP7 postcode district. The post town for West Orchard is Shaftesbury.
West Orchard is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.
West Orchard is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Dorset, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dorset.
The nearest postcode to the centre of West Orchard is SP7 0LJ.
West Orchard is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SP7 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SP7 postcode district.
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The post town for West Orchard is Shaftesbury. West Orchard is in the SP7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shaftesbury.
The centre of West Orchard is located at position 50.94777° latitude and -2.25314° longitude.
The centre of West Orchard is located at the grid reference easting 382313 and northing 116512 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of West Orchard relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of West Orchard to the centre of the town.
Position of West Orchard relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of West Orchard to the centre of the city.