Where is Brae?

Brae is located in the county of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, Scotland, seven miles west of the town of Dumfries, 35 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 67 miles south of Edinburgh, 248 miles north of Cardiff, and 287 miles north-west of London. Brae lies just south-west of the Dumfries border, and was historically in the county of Kirkcudbrightshire. Brae falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG2 postcode district. The post town for Brae is Dumfries.

Brae on a map

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

Which county is Brae in?

Brae is in the ceremonial county of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, the historic county of Kirkcudbrightshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyThe Stewartry of Kirkcudbright
Historic CountyKirkcudbrightshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Brae in The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright?

Brae is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, and towards the easternmost extremity of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.

Location of Brae within The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright

What is the postcode for Brae?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Brae is DG2 8QE.

Where is Brae in DG2?

Brae is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DG2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG2 postcode district.

Location of Brae within DG2

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What is the post town for Brae?

The post town for Brae is Dumfries. Brae is in the DG2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dumfries.

What is the latitude and longitude of Brae?

The centre of Brae is located at position 55.04905° latitude and -3.78272° longitude.

Latitude55.04905°
Longitude-3.78272°

What is the easting and northing of Brae?

The centre of Brae is located at the grid reference easting 286202 and northing 574181 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting286202
Northing574181

What are the nearest towns to Brae?

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

7m
Brae is 7 miles west of Dumfries
8m
Brae is 8 miles north of Dalbeattie
9m
Brae is 9 miles north-east of Castle Douglas
14m
Brae is 14 miles east of New Galloway
15m
Brae is 15 miles west of Lochmaben
18m
Brae is 18 miles west of Lockerbie
18m
Brae is 18 miles north-east of Kirkcudbright
20m
Brae is 20 miles north-east of Gatehouse of Fleet
20m
Brae is 20 miles north-west of Silloth
21m
Brae is 21 miles west of Annan

What are the nearest cities to Brae?

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

35m
Brae is 35 miles west of Carlisle
59m
Brae is 59 miles south of Glasgow
67m
Brae is 67 miles south of Edinburgh
74m
Brae is 74 miles south of Stirling
80m
Brae is 80 miles north-west of Lancaster
86m
Brae is 86 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
90m
Brae is 90 miles west of Durham
94m
Brae is 94 miles south of Perth
96m
Brae is 96 miles west of Sunderland
99m
Brae is 99 miles north-west of Preston

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