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Where is Carlops?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Carlops in?

Carlops is in the ceremonial county of Tweeddale, the historic county of Peebleshire, and the administrative county of Scottish Borders.

Ceremonial CountyTweeddale
Historic CountyPeebleshire
Administrative CountyScottish Borders

Where is Carlops in Tweeddale?

Carlops is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Tweeddale, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Tweeddale.

Map showing location of Carlops within Tweeddale
Location of Carlops within Tweeddale

What is the postcode for Carlops?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Carlops is EH26 9NH.

Where is Carlops in EH26?

Carlops is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the EH26 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the EH26 postcode district.

Map showing location of Carlops within EH26
Location of Carlops within EH26

What is the post town for Carlops?

The post town for Carlops is Penicuik. Carlops is in the EH26 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Penicuik.

What is the latitude and longitude of Carlops?

The centre of Carlops is located at position 55.78781° latitude and -3.33747° longitude.

Latitude55.78781°
Longitude-3.33747°

What is the easting and northing of Carlops?

The centre of Carlops is located at the grid reference easting 316227 and northing 655754 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting316227
Northing655754

What are the nearest towns to Carlops?

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

south-west
5m
Carlops is 5 miles south-west of Penicuik
south-west
10m
Carlops is 10 miles south-west of Loanhead
south-east
10m
Carlops is 10 miles south-east of Livingston
south-west
11m
Carlops is 11 miles south-west of Bonnyrigg
north-west
11m
Carlops is 11 miles north-west of Peebles
south-east
11m
Carlops is 11 miles south-east of Broxburn
south-west
12m
Carlops is 12 miles south-west of Dalkeith
south-east
13m
Carlops is 13 miles south-east of Blackburn
north-east
13m
Carlops is 13 miles north-east of Biggar
south
14m
Carlops is 14 miles south of Queensferry

What are the nearest cities to Carlops?

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

south-west
13m
Carlops is 13 miles south-west of Edinburgh
south-east
32m
Carlops is 32 miles south-east of Stirling
east
35m
Carlops is 35 miles east of Glasgow
south
42m
Carlops is 42 miles south of Perth
south
48m
Carlops is 48 miles south of Dundee
north
64m
Carlops is 64 miles north of Carlisle
north-west
88m
Carlops is 88 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
98m
Carlops is 98 miles north-west of Durham
north-west
98m
Carlops is 98 miles north-west of Sunderland
south-west
106m
Carlops is 106 miles south-west of Aberdeen