Carlops is located in the county of Tweeddale, Scotland, five miles south-west of the town of Penicuik, 35 miles east of the major city of Glasgow, 13 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 298 miles north of Cardiff, and 323 miles north-west of London. Carlops lies just west of the Midlothian border, and was historically in the county of Peebleshire. Carlops falls within the unitary authority of Scottish Borders. It is in the EH26 postcode district. The post town for Carlops is Penicuik.
Carlops is in the ceremonial county of Tweeddale, the historic county of Peebleshire, and the administrative county of Scottish Borders.
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Carlops is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Tweeddale, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Tweeddale.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Carlops is EH26 9NH.
Carlops is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the EH26 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the EH26 postcode district.
The post town for Carlops is Penicuik. Carlops is in the EH26 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Penicuik.
The centre of Carlops is located at position 55.78781° latitude and -3.33747° longitude.
The centre of Carlops is located at the grid reference easting 316227 and northing 655754 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Carlops relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Carlops to the centre of the town.
Position of Carlops relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Carlops to the centre of the city.