Where is Backies?

Backies is located in the county of Sutherland, Scotland, eight miles north of the town of Dornoch, 91 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 144 miles north of Edinburgh, 451 miles north of Cardiff, and 473 miles north of London. Backies falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW10 postcode district. The post town for Backies is Golspie.

Backies on a map

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

Which county is Backies in?

Backies is in the ceremonial county of Sutherland, the historic county of Sutherland, and the administrative county of Highland.

Ceremonial CountySutherland
Historic CountySutherland
Administrative CountyHighland

Where is Backies in Sutherland?

Backies is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Sutherland, and towards the easternmost extremity of Sutherland.

Location of Backies within Sutherland

What is the postcode for Backies?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Backies is KW10 6SE.

Where is Backies in KW10?

Backies is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW10 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW10 postcode district.

Location of Backies within KW10

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What is the post town for Backies?

The post town for Backies is Golspie. Backies is in the KW10 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Golspie.

What is the latitude and longitude of Backies?

The centre of Backies is located at position 57.99231° latitude and -3.9761° longitude.

Latitude57.99231°
Longitude-3.9761°

What is the easting and northing of Backies?

The centre of Backies is located at the grid reference easting 283275 and northing 902051 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting283275
Northing902051

What are the nearest towns to Backies?

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

8m
Backies is 8 miles north of Dornoch
13m
Backies is 13 miles north of Tain
22m
Backies is 22 miles north of Cromarty
22m
Backies is 22 miles north of Invergordon
23m
Backies is 23 miles north-east of Alness
27m
Backies is 27 miles north-west of Burghead
28m
Backies is 28 miles north of Nairn
29m
Backies is 29 miles north of Fortrose
30m
Backies is 30 miles north-west of Forres
32m
Backies is 32 miles north-west of Lossiemouth

What are the nearest cities to Backies?

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

37m
Backies is 37 miles north of Inverness
91m
Backies is 91 miles north-west of Aberdeen
112m
Backies is 112 miles north of Perth
113m
Backies is 113 miles north of Dundee
130m
Backies is 130 miles north of Stirling
144m
Backies is 144 miles north of Edinburgh
148m
Backies is 148 miles north of Glasgow
218m
Backies is 218 miles north of Carlisle
227m
Backies is 227 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
236m
Backies is 236 miles north-west of Sunderland

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