1. Buckhaven

Where is Buckhaven?

Buckhaven is located in the county of Fife, Scotland, one mile south-west of the town of Methil, 20 miles south of the major city of Dundee, 16 miles north-east of Edinburgh, 324 miles north of Cardiff, and 343 miles north of London. Buckhaven falls within the unitary authority of Fife. It is in the KY8 postcode district. The post town for Buckhaven is Leven.

Buckhaven on a map

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

Which county is Buckhaven in?

Buckhaven is in the ceremonial county of Fife, the historic county of Fife, and the administrative county of Fife.

Ceremonial CountyFife
Historic CountyFife
Administrative CountyFife

Where is Buckhaven in Fife?

Buckhaven is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Fife, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Fife.

Location of Buckhaven within Fife

What is the postcode for Buckhaven?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Buckhaven is KY8 1BN.

Where is Buckhaven in KY8?

Buckhaven is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the KY8 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KY8 postcode district.

Location of Buckhaven within KY8

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What is the post town for Buckhaven?

The post town for Buckhaven is Leven. Buckhaven is in the KY8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Leven.

What is the latitude and longitude of Buckhaven?

The centre of Buckhaven is located at position 56.17098° latitude and -3.03407° longitude.

Latitude56.17098°
Longitude-3.03407°

What is the easting and northing of Buckhaven?

The centre of Buckhaven is located at the grid reference easting 335890 and northing 698073 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting335890
Northing698073

What are the nearest towns to Buckhaven?

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

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Buckhaven is 1 mile south-west of Methil
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Buckhaven is 2 miles south-west of Leven
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Buckhaven is 4 miles south-east of Markinch
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Buckhaven is 6 miles east of Glenrothes
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Buckhaven is 7 miles north-east of Kirkcaldy
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Buckhaven is 7 miles east of Leslie
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Buckhaven is 8 miles south-east of Ladybank
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Buckhaven is 9 miles south-east of Falkland
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Buckhaven is 9 miles north-east of Kinghorn
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Buckhaven is 10 miles south of Cupar

What are the nearest cities to Buckhaven?

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

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Buckhaven is 16 miles north-east of Edinburgh
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Buckhaven is 20 miles south of Dundee
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Buckhaven is 22 miles south-east of Perth
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Buckhaven is 35 miles east of Stirling
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Buckhaven is 51 miles north-east of Glasgow
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Buckhaven is 77 miles south-west of Aberdeen
89m
Buckhaven is 89 miles north of Carlisle
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Buckhaven is 100 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Buckhaven is 101 miles south-east of Inverness
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Buckhaven is 109 miles north-west of Sunderland

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