Where is Clifton?

Clifton is located in the county of Stirling and Falkirk, Scotland, 20 miles north-east of the town of Inveraray, 44 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 68 miles north-west of Edinburgh, 349 miles north of Cardiff, and 388 miles north-west of London. Clifton lies just north-east of the Argyll and Bute border, and was historically in the county of Perthshire. Clifton falls within the unitary authority of Stirling. It is in the FK20 postcode district. The post town for Clifton is Crianlarich.

Clifton on a map

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

Which county is Clifton in?

Clifton is in the ceremonial county of Stirling and Falkirk, the historic county of Perthshire, and the administrative county of Stirling.

Ceremonial CountyStirling and Falkirk
Historic CountyPerthshire
Administrative CountyStirling

Where is Clifton in Stirling and Falkirk?

Clifton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Stirling and Falkirk, and towards the westernmost extremity of Stirling and Falkirk.

Location of Clifton within Stirling and Falkirk

What is the postcode for Clifton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Clifton is FK20 8SA.

Where is Clifton in FK20?

Clifton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the FK20 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the FK20 postcode district.

Location of Clifton within FK20

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What is the post town for Clifton?

The post town for Clifton is Crianlarich. Clifton is in the FK20 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Crianlarich.

What is the latitude and longitude of Clifton?

The centre of Clifton is located at position 56.43841° latitude and -4.71387° longitude.

Latitude56.43841°
Longitude-4.71387°

What is the easting and northing of Clifton?

The centre of Clifton is located at the grid reference easting 232781 and northing 730662 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting232781
Northing730662

What are the nearest towns to Clifton?

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

20m
Clifton is 20 miles north-east of Inveraray
24m
Clifton is 24 miles north-west of Callander
29m
Clifton is 29 miles east of Oban
30m
Clifton is 30 miles north of Helensburgh
30m
Clifton is 30 miles south-east of Fort William
31m
Clifton is 31 miles north-west of Doune
32m
Clifton is 32 miles north of Alexandria
33m
Clifton is 33 miles north of Gourock
34m
Clifton is 34 miles north-west of Dunblane
34m
Clifton is 34 miles west of Crieff

What are the nearest cities to Clifton?

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

37m
Clifton is 37 miles north-west of Stirling
44m
Clifton is 44 miles north-west of Glasgow
49m
Clifton is 49 miles west of Perth
67m
Clifton is 67 miles west of Dundee
68m
Clifton is 68 miles north-west of Edinburgh
74m
Clifton is 74 miles south of Inverness
111m
Clifton is 111 miles south-west of Aberdeen
128m
Clifton is 128 miles north-west of Carlisle
158m
Clifton is 158 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
168m
Clifton is 168 miles north-west of Durham

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