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Where is Burness?

Burness is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, 25 miles north-east of the town of Kirkwall, 149 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 232 miles north of Edinburgh, 540 miles north of Cardiff, and 546 miles north of London. Burness falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Burness is Orkney.

Burness on a map

Map showing extent of Burness as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Burness
Map showing location of Burness within the UK
Location of Burness within the UK

Which county is Burness in?

Burness is in the ceremonial county of Orkney, the historic county of Orkney, and the administrative county of Orkney Islands.

Ceremonial CountyOrkney
Historic CountyOrkney
Administrative CountyOrkney Islands

Where is Burness in Orkney?

Burness is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Orkney, and towards the easternmost extremity of Orkney.

Map showing location of Burness within Orkney
Location of Burness within Orkney

What is the postcode for Burness?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Burness is KW17 2AZ.

Where is Burness in KW17?

Burness is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district.

Map showing location of Burness within KW17
Location of Burness within KW17

What is the post town for Burness?

The post town for Burness is Orkney. Burness is in the KW17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Orkney.

What is the latitude and longitude of Burness?

The centre of Burness is located at position 59.28522° latitude and -2.57878° longitude.

Latitude59.28522°
Longitude-2.57878°

What is the easting and northing of Burness?

The centre of Burness is located at the grid reference easting 367122 and northing 1044448 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting367122
Northing1044448

What are the nearest towns to Burness?

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

north-east
25m
Burness is 25 miles north-east of Kirkwall
north-east
34m
Burness is 34 miles north-east of Stromness
north-east
58m
Burness is 58 miles north-east of Thurso
north
61m
Burness is 61 miles north of Wick
south-west
78m
Burness is 78 miles south-west of Lerwick
north-east
110m
Burness is 110 miles north-east of Dornoch
north
110m
Burness is 110 miles north of Findochty
north
111m
Burness is 111 miles north of Cullen
north
111m
Burness is 111 miles north of Portsoy
north
111m
Burness is 111 miles north of Lossiemouth

What are the nearest cities to Burness?

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

north-east
139m
Burness is 139 miles north-east of Inverness
north
149m
Burness is 149 miles north of Aberdeen
north
196m
Burness is 196 miles north of Dundee
north
202m
Burness is 202 miles north of Perth
north
225m
Burness is 225 miles north of Stirling
north
232m
Burness is 232 miles north of Edinburgh
north
245m
Burness is 245 miles north of Glasgow
north
300m
Burness is 300 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
north
304m
Burness is 304 miles north of Carlisle
north
307m
Burness is 307 miles north of Sunderland