Where is Colliston?

Colliston is located in the county of Angus, Scotland, three miles north-west of the town of Arbroath, 16 miles north-east of the major city of Dundee, 49 miles north-east of Edinburgh, 354 miles north of Cardiff, and 366 miles north of London. Colliston falls within the unitary authority of Angus. It is in the DD11 postcode district. The post town for Colliston is Arbroath.

Colliston on a map

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

Which county is Colliston in?

Colliston is in the ceremonial county of Angus, the historic county of Angus, and the administrative county of Angus.

Ceremonial CountyAngus
Historic CountyAngus
Administrative CountyAngus

Where is Colliston in Angus?

Colliston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Angus, and towards the easternmost extremity of Angus.

Location of Colliston within Angus

What is the postcode for Colliston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Colliston is DD11 3RR.

Where is Colliston in DD11?

Colliston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DD11 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DD11 postcode district.

Location of Colliston within DD11

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What is the post town for Colliston?

The post town for Colliston is Arbroath. Colliston is in the DD11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Arbroath.

What is the latitude and longitude of Colliston?

The centre of Colliston is located at position 56.59671° latitude and -2.64574° longitude.

Latitude56.59671°
Longitude-2.64574°

What is the easting and northing of Colliston?

The centre of Colliston is located at the grid reference easting 360447 and northing 745166 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting360447
Northing745166

What are the nearest towns to Colliston?

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

3m
Colliston is 3 miles north-west of Arbroath
7m
Colliston is 7 miles north of Carnoustie
9m
Colliston is 9 miles south of Brechin
10m
Colliston is 10 miles east of Forfar
10m
Colliston is 10 miles north-east of Monifieth
10m
Colliston is 10 miles south-west of Montrose
13m
Colliston is 13 miles north-east of Broughty Ferry
14m
Colliston is 14 miles north-east of Tayport
15m
Colliston is 15 miles east of Kirriemuir
16m
Colliston is 16 miles north-east of Newport-on-Tay

What are the nearest cities to Colliston?

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

16m
Colliston is 16 miles north-east of Dundee
33m
Colliston is 33 miles north-east of Perth
44m
Colliston is 44 miles south-west of Aberdeen
49m
Colliston is 49 miles north-east of Edinburgh
60m
Colliston is 60 miles north-east of Stirling
80m
Colliston is 80 miles north-east of Glasgow
85m
Colliston is 85 miles south-east of Inverness
118m
Colliston is 118 miles north of Carlisle
119m
Colliston is 119 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
127m
Colliston is 127 miles north-west of Sunderland

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