Where is Brecknish?

Brecknish is located in the county of Inverness, Scotland, four miles north-east of the city of Inverness, 81 miles west of the major city of Aberdeen, 114 miles north of Edinburgh, 419 miles north of Cardiff, and 445 miles north of London. Brecknish lies two miles east of the Ross and Cromarty border, and was historically in the county of Inverness-shire. Brecknish falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the IV2 postcode district. The post town for Brecknish is Inverness.

Brecknish on a map

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

Which county is Brecknish in?

Brecknish is in the ceremonial county of Inverness, the historic county of Inverness-shire, and the administrative county of Highland.

Ceremonial CountyInverness
Historic CountyInverness-shire
Administrative CountyHighland

Where is Brecknish in Inverness?

Brecknish is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Inverness, and towards the easternmost extremity of Inverness.

Location of Brecknish within Inverness

What is the postcode for Brecknish?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Brecknish is IV2 7HY.

Where is Brecknish in IV2?

Brecknish is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the IV2 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the IV2 postcode district.

Location of Brecknish within IV2

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What is the post town for Brecknish?

The post town for Brecknish is Inverness. Brecknish is in the IV2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Inverness.

What is the latitude and longitude of Brecknish?

The centre of Brecknish is located at position 57.50935° latitude and -4.149° longitude.

Latitude57.50935°
Longitude-4.149°

What is the easting and northing of Brecknish?

The centre of Brecknish is located at the grid reference easting 271350 and northing 848611 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting271350
Northing848611

What are the nearest towns to Brecknish?

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

5m
Brecknish is 5 miles south of Fortrose
12m
Brecknish is 12 miles south-west of Nairn
12m
Brecknish is 12 miles south-east of Dingwall
12m
Brecknish is 12 miles south of Invergordon
13m
Brecknish is 13 miles south of Cromarty
13m
Brecknish is 13 miles south of Alness
21m
Brecknish is 21 miles west of Forres
21m
Brecknish is 21 miles south of Tain
24m
Brecknish is 24 miles north-west of Grantown-on-Spey
25m
Brecknish is 25 miles north-west of Aviemore

What are the nearest cities to Brecknish?

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

4m
Brecknish is 4 miles north-east of Inverness
81m
Brecknish is 81 miles west of Aberdeen
82m
Brecknish is 82 miles north of Perth
85m
Brecknish is 85 miles north-west of Dundee
97m
Brecknish is 97 miles north of Stirling
114m
Brecknish is 114 miles north of Edinburgh
114m
Brecknish is 114 miles north of Glasgow
187m
Brecknish is 187 miles north of Carlisle
201m
Brecknish is 201 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
209m
Brecknish is 209 miles north-west of Sunderland

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