Where is Cowan Head?

Cowan Head is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, three miles north-west of the town of Kendal, 37 miles south of the major city of Carlisle, 111 miles south of Edinburgh, 200 miles north of Cardiff, and 226 miles north-west of London. Cowan Head was historically in the county of Westmorland. Cowan Head falls within the district council of South Lakeland, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the LA8 postcode district. The post town for Cowan Head is Kendal.

Cowan Head on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Cowan Head
Location of Cowan Head within the UK

Which county is Cowan Head in?

Cowan Head is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Westmorland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.

Ceremonial CountyCumbria
Historic CountyWestmorland
Administrative CountyCumbria

Where is Cowan Head in Cumbria?

Cowan Head is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Cumbria, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cumbria.

Location of Cowan Head within Cumbria

What is the postcode for Cowan Head?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Cowan Head is LA8 9HQ.

Where is Cowan Head in LA8?

Cowan Head is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the LA8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the LA8 postcode district.

Location of Cowan Head within LA8

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What is the post town for Cowan Head?

The post town for Cowan Head is Kendal. Cowan Head is in the LA8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Kendal.

What is the latitude and longitude of Cowan Head?

The centre of Cowan Head is located at position 54.36764° latitude and -2.78178° longitude.

Latitude54.36764°
Longitude-2.78178°

What is the easting and northing of Cowan Head?

The centre of Cowan Head is located at the grid reference easting 349304 and northing 497184 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting349304
Northing497184

What are the nearest towns to Cowan Head?

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

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Cowan Head is 3 miles north-west of Kendal
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Cowan Head is 5 miles east of Windermere
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Cowan Head is 6 miles east of Bowness-on-Windermere
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Cowan Head is 9 miles south-east of Ambleside
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Cowan Head is 11 miles west of Sedbergh
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Cowan Head is 13 miles north-east of Grange-over-Sands
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Cowan Head is 14 miles north-west of Kirkby Lonsdale
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Cowan Head is 17 miles north of Carnforth
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Cowan Head is 17 miles north-east of Ulverston
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Cowan Head is 18 miles east of Broughton in Furness

What are the nearest cities to Cowan Head?

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

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Cowan Head is 22 miles north of Lancaster
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Cowan Head is 37 miles south of Carlisle
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Cowan Head is 42 miles north of Preston
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Cowan Head is 53 miles west of Ripon
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Cowan Head is 56 miles south-west of Durham
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Cowan Head is 58 miles north-west of Bradford
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Cowan Head is 63 miles south-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Cowan Head is 64 miles north-west of Leeds
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Cowan Head is 64 miles north of Salford
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Cowan Head is 65 miles north of Manchester

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