Where is Carloway?

Carloway is located in the county of Western Isles, Scotland, 15 miles north-west of the town of Stornoway, 190 miles north-west of the major city of Dundee, 210 miles north-west of Edinburgh, 492 miles north of Cardiff, and 537 miles north-west of London. Carloway was historically in the county of Ross and Cromarty. Carloway falls within the unitary authority of Na h-Eileanan an Iar. It is in the HS2 postcode district. The post town for Carloway is Isle of Lewis.

Carloway on a map

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

Which county is Carloway in?

Carloway is in the ceremonial county of Western Isles, the historic county of Ross and Cromarty, and the administrative county of Na h-Eileanan an Iar.

Ceremonial CountyWestern Isles
Historic CountyRoss and Cromarty
Administrative CountyNa h-Eileanan an Iar

Where is Carloway in Western Isles?

Carloway is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Western Isles, and towards the easternmost extremity of Western Isles.

Location of Carloway within Western Isles

What is the postcode for Carloway?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Carloway is HS2 9AG.

Where is Carloway in HS2?

Carloway is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the HS2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the HS2 postcode district.

Location of Carloway within HS2

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What is the post town for Carloway?

The post town for Carloway is Isle of Lewis. Carloway is in the HS2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Isle of Lewis.

What is the latitude and longitude of Carloway?

The centre of Carloway is located at position 58.28662° latitude and -6.76304° longitude.

Latitude58.28662°
Longitude-6.76304°

What is the easting and northing of Carloway?

The centre of Carloway is located at the grid reference easting 120949 and northing 942991 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting120949
Northing942991

What are the nearest towns to Carloway?

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

15m
Carloway is 15 miles north-west of Stornoway
98m
Carloway is 98 miles north-west of Dingwall
101m
Carloway is 101 miles north-west of Alness
104m
Carloway is 104 miles north-west of Invergordon
104m
Carloway is 104 miles west of Dornoch
105m
Carloway is 105 miles west of Tain
109m
Carloway is 109 miles north-west of Fortrose
109m
Carloway is 109 miles north-west of Cromarty
117m
Carloway is 117 miles north-west of Nairn
118m
Carloway is 118 miles north of Tobermory

What are the nearest cities to Carloway?

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

109m
Carloway is 109 miles north-west of Inverness
181m
Carloway is 181 miles north-west of Perth
184m
Carloway is 184 miles north-west of Stirling
190m
Carloway is 190 miles north-west of Dundee
190m
Carloway is 190 miles north-west of Aberdeen
193m
Carloway is 193 miles north-west of Glasgow
210m
Carloway is 210 miles north-west of Edinburgh
277m
Carloway is 277 miles north-west of Carlisle
302m
Carloway is 302 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
311m
Carloway is 311 miles north-west of Sunderland

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