Where is Bridgend?

Bridgend is located in the county of Argyll and Bute, Scotland, three miles north of the town of Lochgilphead, 49 miles west of the major city of Glasgow, 88 miles west of Edinburgh, 331 miles north of Cardiff, and 383 miles north-west of London. Bridgend was historically in the county of Argyllshire. Bridgend falls within the unitary authority of Argyll and Bute. It is in the PA31 postcode district. The post town for Bridgend is Lochgilphead.

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 Argyll and Bute, the historic county of Argyllshire, and the administrative county of Argyll and Bute.

Ceremonial CountyArgyll and Bute
Historic CountyArgyllshire
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute

Where is Bridgend in Argyll and Bute?

Bridgend is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Argyll and Bute, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Argyll and Bute.

Location of Bridgend within Argyll and Bute

What is the postcode for Bridgend?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Bridgend is PA31 8QA.

Where is Bridgend in PA31?

Bridgend is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PA31 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PA31 postcode district.

Location of Bridgend within PA31

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What is the post town for Bridgend?

The post town for Bridgend is Lochgilphead. Bridgend is in the PA31 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lochgilphead.

What is the latitude and longitude of Bridgend?

The centre of Bridgend is located at position 56.08075° latitude and -5.4513° longitude.

Latitude56.08075°
Longitude-5.4513°

What is the easting and northing of Bridgend?

The centre of Bridgend is located at the grid reference easting 185340 and northing 692919 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting185340
Northing692919

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.

3m
Bridgend is 3 miles north of Lochgilphead
18m
Bridgend is 18 miles south-west of Inveraray
22m
Bridgend is 22 miles north-west of Dunoon
23m
Bridgend is 23 miles south of Oban
23m
Bridgend is 23 miles north-west of Rothesay
26m
Bridgend is 26 miles west of Gourock
28m
Bridgend is 28 miles west of Helensburgh
28m
Bridgend is 28 miles west of Greenock
30m
Bridgend is 30 miles north-west of Largs
30m
Bridgend is 30 miles north-west of Millport

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.

49m
Bridgend is 49 miles west of Glasgow
59m
Bridgend is 59 miles west of Stirling
81m
Bridgend is 81 miles west of Perth
88m
Bridgend is 88 miles west of Edinburgh
99m
Bridgend is 99 miles west of Dundee
107m
Bridgend is 107 miles south-west of Inverness
129m
Bridgend is 129 miles north-west of Carlisle
148m
Bridgend is 148 miles south-west of Aberdeen
169m
Bridgend is 169 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
175m
Bridgend is 175 miles north-west of Lancaster

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