Where is Wincombe?

Wincombe is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, two miles north-east of the town of Shaftesbury, 22 miles north of the major town of Poole, 55 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 94 miles west of London. Wincombe lies roughly one mile north-east of the Dorset border. Wincombe falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SP7 postcode district. The post town for Wincombe is Shaftesbury.

Wincombe on a map

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

Which county is Wincombe in?

Wincombe is in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, the historic county of Wiltshire, and the administrative county of Wiltshire.

Ceremonial CountyWiltshire
Historic CountyWiltshire
Administrative CountyWiltshire

Where is Wincombe in Wiltshire?

Wincombe is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Wiltshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Wiltshire.

Location of Wincombe within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Wincombe?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Wincombe is SP7 9DA.

Where is Wincombe in SP7?

Wincombe is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SP7 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SP7 postcode district.

Location of Wincombe within SP7

Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012

What is the post town for Wincombe?

The post town for Wincombe is Shaftesbury. Wincombe is in the SP7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shaftesbury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Wincombe?

The centre of Wincombe is located at position 51.02303° latitude and -2.14903° longitude.

Latitude51.02303°
Longitude-2.14903°

What is the easting and northing of Wincombe?

The centre of Wincombe is located at the grid reference easting 389644 and northing 124861 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting389644
Northing124861

What are the nearest towns to Wincombe?

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

2m
Wincombe is 2 miles north-east of Shaftesbury
6m
Wincombe is 6 miles east of Gillingham
7m
Wincombe is 7 miles south-east of Mere
10m
Wincombe is 10 miles north-east of Sturminster Newton
11m
Wincombe is 11 miles north-east of Stalbridge
11m
Wincombe is 11 miles north of Blandford Forum
12m
Wincombe is 12 miles east of Wincanton
13m
Wincombe is 13 miles south of Warminster
13m
Wincombe is 13 miles west of Wilton
15m
Wincombe is 15 miles south-east of Bruton

What are the nearest cities to Wincombe?

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

16m
Wincombe is 16 miles west of Salisbury
25m
Wincombe is 25 miles south-east of Wells
26m
Wincombe is 26 miles south of Bath
34m
Wincombe is 34 miles west of Southampton
36m
Wincombe is 36 miles south-east of Bristol
37m
Wincombe is 37 miles west of Winchester
49m
Wincombe is 49 miles west of Portsmouth
54m
Wincombe is 54 miles south-east of Newport
55m
Wincombe is 55 miles south-east of Cardiff
58m
Wincombe is 58 miles south of Gloucester