Where is Barrachan?

Barrachan is located in the county of Wigtown, Scotland, six miles south-west of the town of Wigtown, 65 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 95 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 237 miles north of Cardiff, and 293 miles north-west of London. Barrachan was historically in the county of Wigtownshire. Barrachan falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG8 postcode district. The post town for Barrachan is Newton Stewart.

Barrachan on a map

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

Which county is Barrachan in?

Barrachan is in the ceremonial county of Wigtown, the historic county of Wigtownshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyWigtown
Historic CountyWigtownshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Barrachan in Wigtown?

Barrachan is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Wigtown, and towards the easternmost extremity of Wigtown.

Location of Barrachan within Wigtown

What is the postcode for Barrachan?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Barrachan is DG8 9NF.

Where is Barrachan in DG8?

Barrachan is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG8 postcode district.

Location of Barrachan within DG8

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What is the post town for Barrachan?

The post town for Barrachan is Newton Stewart. Barrachan is in the DG8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newton Stewart.

What is the latitude and longitude of Barrachan?

The centre of Barrachan is located at position 54.81405° latitude and -4.55028° longitude.

Latitude54.81405°
Longitude-4.55028°

What is the easting and northing of Barrachan?

The centre of Barrachan is located at the grid reference easting 236220 and northing 549559 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting236220
Northing549559

What are the nearest towns to Barrachan?

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

6m
Barrachan is 6 miles south-west of Wigtown
8m
Barrachan is 8 miles north-west of Whithorn
11m
Barrachan is 11 miles south of Newton Stewart
15m
Barrachan is 15 miles west of Gatehouse of Fleet
20m
Barrachan is 20 miles east of Stranraer
20m
Barrachan is 20 miles west of Kirkcudbright
24m
Barrachan is 24 miles south-west of New Galloway
26m
Barrachan is 26 miles west of Castle Douglas
30m
Barrachan is 30 miles west of Dalbeattie
32m
Barrachan is 32 miles south of Girvan

What are the nearest cities to Barrachan?

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

65m
Barrachan is 65 miles west of Carlisle
74m
Barrachan is 74 miles south of Glasgow
88m
Barrachan is 88 miles north-west of Lancaster
93m
Barrachan is 93 miles south of Stirling
95m
Barrachan is 95 miles south-west of Edinburgh
105m
Barrachan is 105 miles north-west of Preston
111m
Barrachan is 111 miles north of Bangor
116m
Barrachan is 116 miles north-west of Liverpool
117m
Barrachan is 117 miles north of St Asaph
118m
Barrachan is 118 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne

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