Where is Dunnet?

Dunnet is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, six miles east of the town of Thurso, 112 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 185 miles north of Edinburgh, 494 miles north of Cardiff, and 508 miles north of London. Dunnet falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW14 postcode district. The post town for Dunnet is Thurso.

Dunnet on a map

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

Which county is Dunnet in?

Dunnet is in the ceremonial county of Caithness, the historic county of Caithness, and the administrative county of Highland.

Ceremonial CountyCaithness
Historic CountyCaithness
Administrative CountyHighland

Where is Dunnet in Caithness?

Dunnet is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Caithness, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Caithness.

Location of Dunnet within Caithness

What is the postcode for Dunnet?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Dunnet is KW14 8YD.

Where is Dunnet in KW14?

Dunnet is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW14 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the KW14 postcode district.

Location of Dunnet within KW14

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What is the post town for Dunnet?

The post town for Dunnet is Thurso. Dunnet is in the KW14 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Thurso.

What is the latitude and longitude of Dunnet?

The centre of Dunnet is located at position 58.62373° latitude and -3.35254° longitude.

Latitude58.62373°
Longitude-3.35254°

What is the easting and northing of Dunnet?

The centre of Dunnet is located at the grid reference easting 321548 and northing 971437 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting321548
Northing971437

What are the nearest towns to Dunnet?

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

6m
Dunnet is 6 miles east of Thurso
16m
Dunnet is 16 miles north-west of Wick
24m
Dunnet is 24 miles south of Stromness
28m
Dunnet is 28 miles south-west of Kirkwall
57m
Dunnet is 57 miles north-east of Dornoch
62m
Dunnet is 62 miles north-east of Tain
62m
Dunnet is 62 miles north of Lossiemouth
64m
Dunnet is 64 miles north of Burghead
66m
Dunnet is 66 miles north of Findochty
67m
Dunnet is 67 miles north of Buckie

What are the nearest cities to Dunnet?

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

85m
Dunnet is 85 miles north-east of Inverness
112m
Dunnet is 112 miles north-west of Aberdeen
150m
Dunnet is 150 miles north of Dundee
154m
Dunnet is 154 miles north of Perth
175m
Dunnet is 175 miles north of Stirling
185m
Dunnet is 185 miles north of Edinburgh
194m
Dunnet is 194 miles north of Glasgow
259m
Dunnet is 259 miles north of Carlisle
261m
Dunnet is 261 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
268m
Dunnet is 268 miles north of Sunderland

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