Where is Durisdeer?

Durisdeer is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, eight miles south-east of the town of Sanquhar, 43 miles south-east of the major city of Glasgow, 49 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 266 miles north of Cardiff, and 302 miles north-west of London. Durisdeer lies roughly one mile south of the Lanarkshire border, and was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Durisdeer falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG3 postcode district. The post town for Durisdeer is Thornhill.

Durisdeer on a map

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

Which county is Durisdeer in?

Durisdeer is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Dumfriesshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyDumfries
Historic CountyDumfriesshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Durisdeer in Dumfries?

Durisdeer is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Dumfries, and towards the westernmost extremity of Dumfries.

Location of Durisdeer within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Durisdeer?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Durisdeer is DG3 5BJ.

Where is Durisdeer in DG3?

Durisdeer is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the DG3 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DG3 postcode district.

Location of Durisdeer within DG3

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What is the post town for Durisdeer?

The post town for Durisdeer is Thornhill. Durisdeer is in the DG3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Thornhill.

What is the latitude and longitude of Durisdeer?

The centre of Durisdeer is located at position 55.31461° latitude and -3.74442° longitude.

Latitude55.31461°
Longitude-3.74442°

What is the easting and northing of Durisdeer?

The centre of Durisdeer is located at the grid reference easting 289388 and northing 603668 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting289388
Northing603668

What are the nearest towns to Durisdeer?

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

8m
Durisdeer is 8 miles south-east of Sanquhar
12m
Durisdeer is 12 miles west of Moffat
18m
Durisdeer is 18 miles north-west of Lochmaben
18m
Durisdeer is 18 miles north of Dumfries
20m
Durisdeer is 20 miles north-west of Lockerbie
23m
Durisdeer is 23 miles south-east of Cumnock
23m
Durisdeer is 23 miles north-east of New Galloway
23m
Durisdeer is 23 miles south-west of Biggar
25m
Durisdeer is 25 miles south of Lanark
27m
Durisdeer is 27 miles north of Dalbeattie

What are the nearest cities to Durisdeer?

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

43m
Durisdeer is 43 miles south-east of Glasgow
43m
Durisdeer is 43 miles north-west of Carlisle
49m
Durisdeer is 49 miles south-west of Edinburgh
56m
Durisdeer is 56 miles south of Stirling
76m
Durisdeer is 76 miles south of Perth
85m
Durisdeer is 85 miles south of Dundee
88m
Durisdeer is 88 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
94m
Durisdeer is 94 miles north-west of Durham
95m
Durisdeer is 95 miles north of Lancaster
98m
Durisdeer is 98 miles west of Sunderland

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