Where is Woodend?

Woodend is located in the county of West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, two miles north-west of the town of Castleford, seven miles north-east of the major city of Wakefield, and 163 miles north of London. Woodend lies three miles south of the North Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Woodend falls within the unitary authority of Reading. It is in the WF10 postcode district.

Woodend on a map

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

Which county is Woodend in?

Woodend is in the ceremonial county of West Yorkshire, and the historic county of Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountyWest Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire

Where is Woodend in West Yorkshire?

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

Location of Woodend within West Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Woodend?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Woodend is WF10 2HE.

Where is Woodend in WF10?

Woodend is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the WF10 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the WF10 postcode district.

Location of Woodend within WF10

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What is the latitude and longitude of Woodend?

The centre of Woodend is located at position 53.75295° latitude and -1.38361° longitude.

Latitude53.75295°
Longitude-1.38361°

What is the easting and northing of Woodend?

The centre of Woodend is located at the grid reference easting 440741 and northing 428685 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting440741
Northing428685

What are the nearest towns to Woodend?

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

2m
Woodend is 2 miles north-west of Castleford
3m
Woodend is 3 miles south of Garforth
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Woodend is 4 miles east of Rothwell
4m
Woodend is 4 miles north of Normanton
5m
Woodend is 5 miles north-west of Pontefract
6m
Woodend is 6 miles north of Featherstone
6m
Woodend is 6 miles north-west of Knottingley
9m
Woodend is 9 miles east of Morley
9m
Woodend is 9 miles north-east of Horbury
10m
Woodend is 10 miles north-east of Ossett

What are the nearest cities to Woodend?

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

7m
Woodend is 7 miles north-east of Wakefield
8m
Woodend is 8 miles south-east of Leeds
15m
Woodend is 15 miles east of Bradford
19m
Woodend is 19 miles south-west of York
26m
Woodend is 26 miles north of Sheffield
27m
Woodend is 27 miles south of Ripon
40m
Woodend is 40 miles north-east of Manchester
42m
Woodend is 42 miles north-east of Salford
43m
Woodend is 43 miles west of Kingston upon Hull
50m
Woodend is 50 miles north-west of Lincoln