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Where is Cairndow?

Cairndow is located in the county of Argyll and Bute, Scotland, five miles east of the town of Inveraray, 38 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 71 miles west of Edinburgh, 338 miles north of Cardiff, and 382 miles north-west of London. Cairndow lies five miles north-west of the Dunbartonshire border, and was historically in the county of Argyllshire. Cairndow falls within the unitary authority of Argyll and Bute. It is in the PA26 postcode district. The post town for Cairndow is Cairndow.

Cairndow on a map

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

Which county is Cairndow in?

Cairndow 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 Cairndow in Argyll and Bute?

Cairndow is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Argyll and Bute, and towards the easternmost extremity of Argyll and Bute.

Map showing location of Cairndow within Argyll and Bute
Location of Cairndow within Argyll and Bute

What is the postcode for Cairndow?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Cairndow is PA26 8BA.

Where is Cairndow in PA26?

Cairndow is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the PA26 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PA26 postcode district.

Map showing location of Cairndow within PA26
Location of Cairndow within PA26

What is the post town for Cairndow?

The post town for Cairndow is Cairndow. Cairndow is in the PA26 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Cairndow.

What is the latitude and longitude of Cairndow?

The centre of Cairndow is located at position 56.25505° latitude and -4.93877° longitude.

Latitude56.25505°
Longitude-4.93877°

What is the easting and northing of Cairndow?

The centre of Cairndow is located at the grid reference easting 218048 and northing 710834 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting218048
Northing710834

What are the nearest towns to Cairndow?

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

east
5m
Cairndow is 5 miles east of Inveraray
north
19m
Cairndow is 19 miles north of Helensburgh
north
21m
Cairndow is 21 miles north of Dunoon
north
21m
Cairndow is 21 miles north of Gourock
north
22m
Cairndow is 22 miles north of Greenock
north-west
23m
Cairndow is 23 miles north-west of Alexandria
south-east
23m
Cairndow is 23 miles south-east of Oban
north
24m
Cairndow is 24 miles north of Port Glasgow
north-east
24m
Cairndow is 24 miles north-east of Lochgilphead
north-west
26m
Cairndow is 26 miles north-west of Dumbarton

What are the nearest cities to Cairndow?

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

north-west
38m
Cairndow is 38 miles north-west of Glasgow
west
40m
Cairndow is 40 miles west of Stirling
west
58m
Cairndow is 58 miles west of Perth
west
71m
Cairndow is 71 miles west of Edinburgh
west
77m
Cairndow is 77 miles west of Dundee
south
89m
Cairndow is 89 miles south of Inverness
north-west
123m
Cairndow is 123 miles north-west of Carlisle
south-west
125m
Cairndow is 125 miles south-west of Aberdeen
north-west
157m
Cairndow is 157 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
167m
Cairndow is 167 miles north-west of Durham