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Where is Winkton?

Winkton is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, two miles north of the town of Christchurch, five miles north-east of the major town of Bournemouth, 79 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 88 miles south-west of London. Winkton lies just south-west of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. Winkton falls within the district council of Christchurch, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the BH23 postcode district. The post town for Winkton is Christchurch.

Winkton on a map

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

Which county is Winkton in?

Winkton 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 Winkton in Dorset?

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

Map showing location of Winkton within Dorset
Location of Winkton within Dorset

What is the postcode for Winkton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Winkton is BH23 7AP.

Where is Winkton in BH23?

Winkton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BH23 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BH23 postcode district.

Map showing location of Winkton within BH23
Location of Winkton within BH23

What is the post town for Winkton?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Winkton?

The centre of Winkton is located at position 50.76412° latitude and -1.77206° longitude.

Latitude50.76412°
Longitude-1.77206°

What is the easting and northing of Winkton?

The centre of Winkton is located at the grid reference easting 416172 and northing 96084 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting416172
Northing96084

What are the nearest towns to Winkton?

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

north
2m
Winkton is 2 miles north of Christchurch
west
5m
Winkton is 5 miles west of New Milton
north-east
5m
Winkton is 5 miles north-east of Bournemouth
south
6m
Winkton is 6 miles south of Ringwood
south-east
6m
Winkton is 6 miles south-east of Ferndown
south-east
9m
Winkton is 9 miles south-east of Verwood
east
10m
Winkton is 10 miles east of Poole
east
10m
Winkton is 10 miles east of Wimborne Minster
west
10m
Winkton is 10 miles west of Lymington
south
11m
Winkton is 11 miles south of Fordingbridge

What are the nearest cities to Winkton?

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

south-west
19m
Winkton is 19 miles south-west of Southampton
south
21m
Winkton is 21 miles south of Salisbury
south-west
29m
Winkton is 29 miles south-west of Winchester
west
30m
Winkton is 30 miles west of Portsmouth
west
44m
Winkton is 44 miles west of Chichester
south-east
49m
Winkton is 49 miles south-east of Wells
south-east
50m
Winkton is 50 miles south-east of Bath
south-east
60m
Winkton is 60 miles south-east of Bristol
west
71m
Winkton is 71 miles west of Brighton and Hove
south
72m
Winkton is 72 miles south of Oxford