Where is Careston?

Careston is located in the county of Angus, Scotland, four miles west of the town of Brechin, 21 miles north-east of the major city of Dundee, 56 miles north of Edinburgh, 364 miles north of Cardiff, and 376 miles north of London. Careston lies six miles south-west of the Kincardineshire border. Careston falls within the unitary authority of Angus. It is in the DD9 postcode district. The post town for Careston is Brechin.

Careston on a map

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

Which county is Careston in?

Careston is in the ceremonial county of Angus, the historic county of Angus, and the administrative county of Angus.

Ceremonial CountyAngus
Historic CountyAngus
Administrative CountyAngus

Where is Careston in Angus?

Careston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Angus, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Angus.

Location of Careston within Angus

Where is Careston in DD9?

Careston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DD9 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DD9 postcode district.

Location of Careston within DD9

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What is the post town for Careston?

The post town for Careston is Brechin. Careston is in the DD9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Brechin.

What is the latitude and longitude of Careston?

The centre of Careston is located at position 56.73299° latitude and -2.75393° longitude.

Latitude56.73299°
Longitude-2.75393°

What is the easting and northing of Careston?

The centre of Careston is located at the grid reference easting 353971 and northing 760402 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting353971
Northing760402

What are the nearest towns to Careston?

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

4m
Careston is 4 miles west of Brechin
8m
Careston is 8 miles north-east of Forfar
10m
Careston is 10 miles north-east of Kirriemuir
11m
Careston is 11 miles west of Montrose
13m
Careston is 13 miles south-west of Laurencekirk
13m
Careston is 13 miles north-west of Arbroath
16m
Careston is 16 miles north of Carnoustie
17m
Careston is 17 miles north of Monifieth
19m
Careston is 19 miles north of Broughty Ferry
20m
Careston is 20 miles south-west of Inverbervie

What are the nearest cities to Careston?

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

21m
Careston is 21 miles north-east of Dundee
35m
Careston is 35 miles north-east of Perth
38m
Careston is 38 miles south-west of Aberdeen
56m
Careston is 56 miles north of Edinburgh
62m
Careston is 62 miles north-east of Stirling
76m
Careston is 76 miles south-east of Inverness
83m
Careston is 83 miles north-east of Glasgow
127m
Careston is 127 miles north of Carlisle
129m
Careston is 129 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
137m
Careston is 137 miles north-west of Sunderland

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