Where is Whittlestone Head?

Whittlestone Head is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, two miles south-east of the town of Darwen, six miles south-east of the major town of Blackburn, 155 miles north of Cardiff, 161 miles south of Edinburgh, and 178 miles north-west of London. Whittlestone Head lies two miles north-west of the Greater Manchester border. Whittlestone Head falls within the unitary authority of Blackburn with Darwen. It is in the BB3 postcode district. The post town for Whittlestone Head is Darwen.

Whittlestone Head on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Whittlestone Head
Location of Whittlestone Head within the UK

Which county is Whittlestone Head in?

Whittlestone Head is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Blackburn with Darwen.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyBlackburn with Darwen

Where is Whittlestone Head in Lancashire?

Whittlestone Head is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lancashire.

Location of Whittlestone Head within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Whittlestone Head?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Whittlestone Head is BB3 3RS.

Where is Whittlestone Head in BB3?

Whittlestone Head is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the BB3 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the BB3 postcode district.

Location of Whittlestone Head within BB3

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What is the post town for Whittlestone Head?

The post town for Whittlestone Head is Darwen. Whittlestone Head is in the BB3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Darwen.

What is the latitude and longitude of Whittlestone Head?

The centre of Whittlestone Head is located at position 53.67344° latitude and -2.42335° longitude.

Latitude53.67344°
Longitude-2.42335°

What is the easting and northing of Whittlestone Head?

The centre of Whittlestone Head is located at the grid reference easting 372130 and northing 419747 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting372130
Northing419747

What are the nearest towns to Whittlestone Head?

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

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Whittlestone Head is 2 miles south-east of Darwen
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Whittlestone Head is 5 miles south-west of Haslingden
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Whittlestone Head is 5 miles west of Ramsbottom
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Whittlestone Head is 5 miles south of Oswaldtwistle
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Whittlestone Head is 6 miles south-east of Blackburn
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Whittlestone Head is 6 miles west of Rawtenstall
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Whittlestone Head is 6 miles south of Church
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Whittlestone Head is 6 miles south-west of Accrington
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Whittlestone Head is 7 miles south of Rishton
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Whittlestone Head is 7 miles north of Bolton

What are the nearest cities to Whittlestone Head?

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

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Whittlestone Head is 13 miles south-east of Preston
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Whittlestone Head is 14 miles north of Salford
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Whittlestone Head is 15 miles north-west of Manchester
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Whittlestone Head is 29 miles west of Bradford
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Whittlestone Head is 29 miles north-east of Liverpool
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Whittlestone Head is 30 miles south-east of Lancaster
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Whittlestone Head is 37 miles west of Leeds
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Whittlestone Head is 38 miles west of Wakefield
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Whittlestone Head is 39 miles north-east of Chester
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Whittlestone Head is 44 miles north-west of Sheffield