Where is Canisbay?

Canisbay is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, 13 miles north of the town of Wick, 109 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 185 miles north of Edinburgh, 495 miles north of Cardiff, and 506 miles north of London. Canisbay falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW1 postcode district. The post town for Canisbay is Wick.

Canisbay on a map

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

Which county is Canisbay in?

Canisbay is in the ceremonial county of Caithness, the historic county of Caithness, and the administrative county of Highland.

Ceremonial CountyCaithness
Historic CountyCaithness
Administrative CountyHighland

Where is Canisbay in Caithness?

Canisbay is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Caithness, and towards the easternmost extremity of Caithness.

Location of Canisbay within Caithness

What is the postcode for Canisbay?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Canisbay is KW1 4YJ.

Where is Canisbay in KW1?

Canisbay is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW1 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the KW1 postcode district.

Location of Canisbay within KW1

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What is the post town for Canisbay?

The post town for Canisbay is Wick. Canisbay is in the KW1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wick.

What is the latitude and longitude of Canisbay?

The centre of Canisbay is located at position 58.63206° latitude and -3.12363° longitude.

Latitude58.63206°
Longitude-3.12363°

What is the easting and northing of Canisbay?

The centre of Canisbay is located at the grid reference easting 334857 and northing 972120 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting334857
Northing972120

What are the nearest towns to Canisbay?

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

13m
Canisbay is 13 miles north of Wick
15m
Canisbay is 15 miles east of Thurso
24m
Canisbay is 24 miles south of Stromness
25m
Canisbay is 25 miles south of Kirkwall
62m
Canisbay is 62 miles north-east of Dornoch
63m
Canisbay is 63 miles north of Lossiemouth
65m
Canisbay is 65 miles north of Findochty
66m
Canisbay is 66 miles north of Burghead
66m
Canisbay is 66 miles north of Cullen
66m
Canisbay is 66 miles north-east of Tain

What are the nearest cities to Canisbay?

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

89m
Canisbay is 89 miles north-east of Inverness
109m
Canisbay is 109 miles north of Aberdeen
151m
Canisbay is 151 miles north of Dundee
155m
Canisbay is 155 miles north of Perth
177m
Canisbay is 177 miles north of Stirling
185m
Canisbay is 185 miles north of Edinburgh
196m
Canisbay is 196 miles north of Glasgow
259m
Canisbay is 259 miles north of Carlisle
259m
Canisbay is 259 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
266m
Canisbay is 266 miles north of Sunderland

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