Where is Clachan?

Clachan is located in the county of Argyll and Bute, Scotland, six miles north-east of the town of Inveraray, 39 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 71 miles west of Edinburgh, 339 miles north of Cardiff, and 383 miles north-west of London. Clachan lies four miles north-west of the Dunbartonshire border, and was historically in the county of Argyllshire. Clachan falls within the unitary authority of Argyll and Bute. It is in the PA26 postcode district. The post town for Clachan is Cairndow.

Clachan on a map

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

Which county is Clachan in?

Clachan is in the ceremonial county of Argyll and Bute, the historic county of Argyllshire, and the administrative county of Argyll and Bute.

Ceremonial CountyArgyll and Bute
Historic CountyArgyllshire
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute

Where is Clachan in Argyll and Bute?

Clachan is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Argyll and Bute, and towards the easternmost extremity of Argyll and Bute.

Location of Clachan within Argyll and Bute

What is the postcode for Clachan?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Clachan is PA26 8BL.

Where is Clachan in PA26?

Clachan is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PA26 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PA26 postcode district.

Location of Clachan within PA26

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What is the post town for Clachan?

The post town for Clachan is Cairndow. Clachan is in the PA26 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Cairndow.

What is the latitude and longitude of Clachan?

The centre of Clachan is located at position 56.27202° latitude and -4.9284° longitude.

Latitude56.27202°
Longitude-4.9284°

What is the easting and northing of Clachan?

The centre of Clachan is located at the grid reference easting 218770 and northing 712694 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting218770
Northing712694

What are the nearest towns to Clachan?

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

6m
Clachan is 6 miles north-east of Inveraray
20m
Clachan is 20 miles north of Helensburgh
22m
Clachan is 22 miles north of Gourock
22m
Clachan is 22 miles north of Dunoon
23m
Clachan is 23 miles south-east of Oban
23m
Clachan is 23 miles north of Greenock
24m
Clachan is 24 miles north-west of Alexandria
25m
Clachan is 25 miles north of Port Glasgow
25m
Clachan is 25 miles north-east of Lochgilphead
27m
Clachan is 27 miles north-west of Dumbarton

What are the nearest cities to Clachan?

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

39m
Clachan is 39 miles north-west of Glasgow
40m
Clachan is 40 miles west of Stirling
58m
Clachan is 58 miles west of Perth
71m
Clachan is 71 miles west of Edinburgh
76m
Clachan is 76 miles west of Dundee
88m
Clachan is 88 miles south of Inverness
123m
Clachan is 123 miles north-west of Carlisle
124m
Clachan is 124 miles south-west of Aberdeen
158m
Clachan is 158 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
167m
Clachan is 167 miles north-west of Durham

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