1. Forres

Where is Forres?

Forres is located in the county of Moray, Scotland, eight miles south-west of the town of Burghead, 65 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 116 miles north of Edinburgh, 424 miles north of Cardiff, and 444 miles north of London. Forres lies five miles north-east of the Nairn border, and was historically in the county of Nairn. Forres falls within the unitary authority of Moray. It is in the IV36 postcode district. The post town for Forres is Forres.

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

Which county is Forres in?

Forres is in the ceremonial county of Moray, the historic county of Nairn, and the administrative county of Moray.

Ceremonial CountyMoray
Historic CountyNairn
Administrative CountyMoray

Where is Forres in Moray?

Forres is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Moray, and towards the westernmost extremity of Moray.

Location of Forres within Moray

What is the postcode for Forres?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Forres is IV36 1AE.

Where is Forres in IV36?

Forres is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the IV36 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the IV36 postcode district.

Location of Forres within IV36

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What is the post town for Forres?

The post town for Forres is Forres. Forres is in the IV36 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Forres.

What is the latitude and longitude of Forres?

The centre of Forres is located at position 57.61019° latitude and -3.61284° longitude.

Latitude57.61019°
Longitude-3.61284°

What is the easting and northing of Forres?

The centre of Forres is located at the grid reference easting 303734 and northing 858945 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting303734
Northing858945

What are the nearest towns to Forres?

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

8m
Forres is 8 miles south-west of Burghead
10m
Forres is 10 miles east of Nairn
11m
Forres is 11 miles west of Elgin
15m
Forres is 15 miles south-west of Lossiemouth
16m
Forres is 16 miles west of Rothes
16m
Forres is 16 miles east of Cromarty
17m
Forres is 17 miles north-west of Charlestown of Aberlour
19m
Forres is 19 miles north of Grantown-on-Spey
19m
Forres is 19 miles east of Fortrose
21m
Forres is 21 miles east of Invergordon

What are the nearest cities to Forres?

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

25m
Forres is 25 miles east of Inverness
65m
Forres is 65 miles north-west of Aberdeen
83m
Forres is 83 miles north of Dundee
84m
Forres is 84 miles north of Perth
104m
Forres is 104 miles north of Stirling
116m
Forres is 116 miles north of Edinburgh
123m
Forres is 123 miles north of Glasgow
190m
Forres is 190 miles north of Carlisle
198m
Forres is 198 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
206m
Forres is 206 miles north-west of Sunderland

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