Where is Achavanich?

Achavanich is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, 13 miles south-west of the town of Wick, 97 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 167 miles north of Edinburgh, 476 miles north of Cardiff, and 491 miles north of London. Achavanich falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW5 postcode district. The post town for Achavanich is Latheron.

Achavanich on a map

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

Which county is Achavanich in?

Achavanich is in the ceremonial county of Caithness, the historic county of Caithness, and the administrative county of Highland.

Ceremonial CountyCaithness
Historic CountyCaithness
Administrative CountyHighland

Where is Achavanich in Caithness?

Achavanich is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Caithness, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Caithness.

Location of Achavanich within Caithness

What is the postcode for Achavanich?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Achavanich is KW5 6DX.

Where is Achavanich in KW5?

Achavanich is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW5 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW5 postcode district.

Location of Achavanich within KW5

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What is the post town for Achavanich?

The post town for Achavanich is Latheron. Achavanich is in the KW5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Latheron.

What is the latitude and longitude of Achavanich?

The centre of Achavanich is located at position 58.36463° latitude and -3.40383° longitude.

Latitude58.36463°
Longitude-3.40383°

What is the easting and northing of Achavanich?

The centre of Achavanich is located at the grid reference easting 317967 and northing 942653 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting317967
Northing942653

What are the nearest towns to Achavanich?

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

13m
Achavanich is 13 miles south-west of Wick
17m
Achavanich is 17 miles south of Thurso
41m
Achavanich is 41 miles north-east of Dornoch
42m
Achavanich is 42 miles south of Stromness
45m
Achavanich is 45 miles north of Lossiemouth
45m
Achavanich is 45 miles north-east of Tain
46m
Achavanich is 46 miles south of Kirkwall
46m
Achavanich is 46 miles north of Burghead
50m
Achavanich is 50 miles north of Elgin
50m
Achavanich is 50 miles north of Findochty

What are the nearest cities to Achavanich?

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

68m
Achavanich is 68 miles north-east of Inverness
97m
Achavanich is 97 miles north-west of Aberdeen
133m
Achavanich is 133 miles north of Dundee
136m
Achavanich is 136 miles north of Perth
157m
Achavanich is 157 miles north of Stirling
167m
Achavanich is 167 miles north of Edinburgh
176m
Achavanich is 176 miles north of Glasgow
241m
Achavanich is 241 miles north of Carlisle
244m
Achavanich is 244 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
252m
Achavanich is 252 miles north of Sunderland

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