Where is Forse?

Forse is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, 14 miles south-west of the town of Wick, 91 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 162 miles north of Edinburgh, 471 miles north of Cardiff, and 485 miles north of London. Forse falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW3 postcode district. The post town for Forse is Lybster.

Forse on a map

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

Which county is Forse in?

Forse 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 Forse in Caithness?

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

Location of Forse within Caithness

Where is Forse in KW3?

Forse is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the KW3 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KW3 postcode district.

Location of Forse within KW3

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What is the post town for Forse?

The post town for Forse is Lybster. Forse is in the KW3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lybster.

What is the latitude and longitude of Forse?

The centre of Forse is located at position 58.2909° latitude and -3.32901° longitude.

Latitude58.2909°
Longitude-3.32901°

What is the easting and northing of Forse?

The centre of Forse is located at the grid reference easting 322182 and northing 934356 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting322182
Northing934356

What are the nearest towns to Forse?

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

14m
Forse is 14 miles south-west of Wick
22m
Forse is 22 miles south of Thurso
38m
Forse is 38 miles north-east of Dornoch
39m
Forse is 39 miles north of Lossiemouth
41m
Forse is 41 miles north of Burghead
43m
Forse is 43 miles north-east of Tain
44m
Forse is 44 miles north of Findochty
44m
Forse is 44 miles north of Elgin
45m
Forse is 45 miles north of Buckie
46m
Forse is 46 miles north-west of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Forse?

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

65m
Forse is 65 miles north-east of Inverness
91m
Forse is 91 miles north-west of Aberdeen
127m
Forse is 127 miles north of Dundee
131m
Forse is 131 miles north of Perth
152m
Forse is 152 miles north of Stirling
162m
Forse is 162 miles north of Edinburgh
171m
Forse is 171 miles north of Glasgow
236m
Forse is 236 miles north of Carlisle
238m
Forse is 238 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
246m
Forse is 246 miles north of Sunderland

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