Where is Bridgend?

Bridgend is located in the county of Renfrewshire, Scotland, four miles south-west of the town of Gourock, 25 miles west of the major city of Glasgow, 65 miles west of Edinburgh, 314 miles north of Cardiff, and 360 miles north-west of London. Bridgend lies two miles north of the Ayrshire and Arran border. Bridgend falls within the unitary authority of Inverclyde. It is in the PA16 postcode district. The post town for Bridgend is Greenock.

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 Renfrewshire, the historic county of Renfrewshire, and the administrative county of Inverclyde.

Ceremonial CountyRenfrewshire
Historic CountyRenfrewshire
Administrative CountyInverclyde

Where is Bridgend in Renfrewshire?

Bridgend is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Renfrewshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Renfrewshire.

Location of Bridgend within Renfrewshire

What is the postcode for Bridgend?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Bridgend is PA16 0AN.

Where is Bridgend in PA16?

Bridgend is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PA16 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PA16 postcode district.

Location of Bridgend within PA16

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What is the post town for Bridgend?

The post town for Bridgend is Greenock. Bridgend is in the PA16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Greenock.

What is the latitude and longitude of Bridgend?

The centre of Bridgend is located at position 55.91237° latitude and -4.86134° longitude.

Latitude55.91237°
Longitude-4.86134°

What is the easting and northing of Bridgend?

The centre of Bridgend is located at the grid reference easting 221262 and northing 672508 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting221262
Northing672508

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 4 miles south-west of Gourock
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Bridgend is 4 miles south-east of Dunoon
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Bridgend is 5 miles south-west of Greenock
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Bridgend is 7 miles west of Port Glasgow
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Bridgend is 8 miles south-west of Helensburgh
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Bridgend is 8 miles north of Largs
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Bridgend is 9 miles north-east of Rothesay
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Bridgend is 11 miles north of Millport
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Bridgend is 12 miles west of Dumbarton
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Bridgend is 12 miles south-west of Alexandria

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.

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Bridgend is 25 miles west of Glasgow
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Bridgend is 39 miles west of Stirling
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Bridgend is 64 miles south-west of Perth
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Bridgend is 65 miles west of Edinburgh
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Bridgend is 82 miles south-west of Dundee
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Bridgend is 104 miles north-west of Carlisle
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Bridgend is 111 miles south of Inverness
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Bridgend is 136 miles south-west of Aberdeen
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Bridgend is 143 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Bridgend is 151 miles north-west of Durham

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