Where is Bridgend?

Bridgend is located in the county of West Lothian, Scotland, three miles east of the town of Linlithgow, 28 miles east of the major city of Glasgow, 13 miles west of Edinburgh, 310 miles north of Cardiff, and 338 miles north-west of London. Bridgend lies roughly one mile south-east of the Stirling and Falkirk border. Bridgend falls within the unitary authority of West Lothian. It is in the EH49 postcode district. The post town for Bridgend is Linlithgow.

Bridgend on a map

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

Which county is Bridgend in?

Bridgend is in the ceremonial county of West Lothian, the historic county of West Lothian, and the administrative county of West Lothian.

Ceremonial CountyWest Lothian
Historic CountyWest Lothian
Administrative CountyWest Lothian

Where is Bridgend in West Lothian?

Bridgend is situated towards the northernmost extremity of West Lothian, and towards the easternmost extremity of West Lothian.

Location of Bridgend within West Lothian

What is the postcode for Bridgend?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Bridgend is EH49 6PB.

Where is Bridgend in EH49?

Bridgend is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the EH49 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the EH49 postcode district.

Location of Bridgend within EH49

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What is the post town for Bridgend?

The post town for Bridgend is Linlithgow. Bridgend is in the EH49 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Linlithgow.

What is the latitude and longitude of Bridgend?

The centre of Bridgend is located at position 55.96432° latitude and -3.5341° longitude.

Latitude55.96432°
Longitude-3.5341°

What is the easting and northing of Bridgend?

The centre of Bridgend is located at the grid reference easting 304333 and northing 675652 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting304333
Northing675652

What are the nearest towns to Bridgend?

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

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Bridgend is 3 miles east of Linlithgow
3m
Bridgend is 3 miles north-west of Broxburn
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Bridgend is 5 miles south-east of Bo'ness
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Bridgend is 5 miles west of Queensferry
6m
Bridgend is 6 miles north of Livingston
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Bridgend is 6 miles north-east of Bathgate
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Bridgend is 7 miles south-west of Inverkeithing
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Bridgend is 7 miles north-east of Blackburn
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Bridgend is 7 miles south-east of Culross
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Bridgend is 8 miles south of Dunfermline

What are the nearest cities to Bridgend?

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

13m
Bridgend is 13 miles west of Edinburgh
19m
Bridgend is 19 miles south-east of Stirling
28m
Bridgend is 28 miles east of Glasgow
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Bridgend is 30 miles south of Perth
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Bridgend is 40 miles south-west of Dundee
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Bridgend is 78 miles north of Carlisle
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Bridgend is 99 miles south-west of Aberdeen
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Bridgend is 102 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
108m
Bridgend is 108 miles south of Inverness
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Bridgend is 112 miles north-west of Sunderland

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