1. Blackwood

Where is Blackwood?

Blackwood is located in the county of Lanarkshire, Scotland, five miles south of the town of Larkhall, 18 miles south-east of the major city of Glasgow, 35 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 291 miles north of Cardiff, and 327 miles north-west of London. Blackwood lies seven miles north-east of the Ayrshire and Arran border. Blackwood falls within the unitary authority of South Lanarkshire. It is in the ML11 postcode district. The post town for Blackwood is Lanark.

Blackwood on a map

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

Which county is Blackwood in?

Blackwood is in the ceremonial county of Lanarkshire, the historic county of Lanarkshire, and the administrative county of South Lanarkshire.

Ceremonial CountyLanarkshire
Historic CountyLanarkshire
Administrative CountySouth Lanarkshire

Where is Blackwood in Lanarkshire?

Blackwood is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Lanarkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lanarkshire.

Location of Blackwood within Lanarkshire

What is the postcode for Blackwood?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Blackwood is ML11 9YD.

Where is Blackwood in ML11?

Blackwood is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the ML11 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the ML11 postcode district.

Location of Blackwood within ML11

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What is the post town for Blackwood?

The post town for Blackwood is Lanark. Blackwood is in the ML11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lanark.

What is the latitude and longitude of Blackwood?

The centre of Blackwood is located at position 55.67083° latitude and -3.92291° longitude.

Latitude55.67083°
Longitude-3.92291°

What is the easting and northing of Blackwood?

The centre of Blackwood is located at the grid reference easting 279158 and northing 643601 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting279158
Northing643601

What are the nearest towns to Blackwood?

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

5m
Blackwood is 5 miles south of Larkhall
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Blackwood is 5 miles south-west of Carluke
6m
Blackwood is 6 miles west of Lanark
7m
Blackwood is 7 miles south of Wishaw
8m
Blackwood is 8 miles south-east of Hamilton
9m
Blackwood is 9 miles south of Motherwell
11m
Blackwood is 11 miles south of Bellshill
11m
Blackwood is 11 miles south-east of East Kilbride
12m
Blackwood is 12 miles south-east of Uddingston
14m
Blackwood is 14 miles south of Airdrie

What are the nearest cities to Blackwood?

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

18m
Blackwood is 18 miles south-east of Glasgow
31m
Blackwood is 31 miles south of Stirling
35m
Blackwood is 35 miles south-west of Edinburgh
54m
Blackwood is 54 miles south of Perth
66m
Blackwood is 66 miles south-west of Dundee
67m
Blackwood is 67 miles north-west of Carlisle
103m
Blackwood is 103 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
111m
Blackwood is 111 miles north-west of Durham
113m
Blackwood is 113 miles north-west of Sunderland
121m
Blackwood is 121 miles north of Lancaster

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