Where is Aikton?

Aikton is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, three miles north of the town of Wigton, eight miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 75 miles south of Edinburgh, 234 miles north of Cardiff, and 263 miles north-west of London. Aikton lies six miles south-east of the Dumfries border, and was historically in the county of Cumberland. Aikton falls within the district council of Allerdale, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA7 postcode district. The post town for Aikton is Wigton.

Aikton on a map

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

Which county is Aikton in?

Aikton is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.

Ceremonial CountyCumbria
Historic CountyCumberland
Administrative CountyCumbria

Where is Aikton in Cumbria?

Aikton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Cumbria, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cumbria.

Location of Aikton within Cumbria

What is the postcode for Aikton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Aikton is CA7 0HX.

Where is Aikton in CA7?

Aikton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the CA7 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CA7 postcode district.

Location of Aikton within CA7

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What is the post town for Aikton?

The post town for Aikton is Wigton. Aikton is in the CA7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wigton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Aikton?

The centre of Aikton is located at position 54.87057° latitude and -3.13185° longitude.

Latitude54.87057°
Longitude-3.13185°

What is the easting and northing of Aikton?

The centre of Aikton is located at the grid reference easting 327462 and northing 553454 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting327462
Northing553454

What are the nearest towns to Aikton?

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

3m
Aikton is 3 miles north of Wigton
10m
Aikton is 10 miles south-east of Annan
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Aikton is 10 miles east of Silloth
11m
Aikton is 11 miles north-east of Aspatria
11m
Aikton is 11 miles south-west of Longtown
17m
Aikton is 17 miles west of Brampton
17m
Aikton is 17 miles north-east of Cockermouth
18m
Aikton is 18 miles north-east of Maryport
19m
Aikton is 19 miles north of Keswick
19m
Aikton is 19 miles south-east of Lockerbie

What are the nearest cities to Aikton?

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

8m
Aikton is 8 miles west of Carlisle
58m
Aikton is 58 miles north of Lancaster
61m
Aikton is 61 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
62m
Aikton is 62 miles west of Durham
70m
Aikton is 70 miles west of Sunderland
75m
Aikton is 75 miles south of Edinburgh
79m
Aikton is 79 miles north of Preston
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Aikton is 81 miles south-east of Glasgow
82m
Aikton is 82 miles north-west of Ripon
92m
Aikton is 92 miles south of Stirling

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