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  1. Galashiels

Where is Galashiels?

Galashiels is located in the county of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale, Scotland, four miles west of the town of Melrose, 50 miles north of the major city of Carlisle, 28 miles south-east of Edinburgh, 286 miles north of Cardiff, and 304 miles north of London. Galashiels lies four miles east of the Tweeddale border, and was historically in the county of Selkirkshire. Galashiels falls within the unitary authority of Scottish Borders. It is in the TD1 postcode district. The post town for Galashiels is Galashiels.

Galashiels on a map

Map showing extent of Galashiels as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Galashiels
Map showing location of Galashiels within the UK
Location of Galashiels within the UK

Which county is Galashiels in?

Galashiels is in the ceremonial county of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale, the historic county of Selkirkshire, and the administrative county of Scottish Borders.

Ceremonial CountyRoxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Historic CountySelkirkshire
Administrative CountyScottish Borders

Where is Galashiels in Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale?

Galashiels is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale.

Map showing location of Galashiels within Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Location of Galashiels within Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale

What is the postcode for Galashiels?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Galashiels is TD1 3JY.

Where is Galashiels in TD1?

Galashiels is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the TD1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the TD1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Galashiels within TD1
Location of Galashiels within TD1

What is the post town for Galashiels?

The post town for Galashiels is Galashiels. Galashiels is in the TD1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Galashiels.

What is the latitude and longitude of Galashiels?

The centre of Galashiels is located at position 55.61483° latitude and -2.80754° longitude.

Latitude55.61483°
Longitude-2.80754°

What is the easting and northing of Galashiels?

The centre of Galashiels is located at the grid reference easting 349233 and northing 635988 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting349233
Northing635988

What are the nearest towns to Galashiels?

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

west
4m
Galashiels is 4 miles west of Melrose
north
5m
Galashiels is 5 miles north of Selkirk
south
8m
Galashiels is 8 miles south of Lauder
east
10m
Galashiels is 10 miles east of Innerleithen
north
13m
Galashiels is 13 miles north of Hawick
north-west
14m
Galashiels is 14 miles north-west of Jedburgh
west
15m
Galashiels is 15 miles west of Kelso
east
15m
Galashiels is 15 miles east of Peebles
south-west
21m
Galashiels is 21 miles south-west of Duns
south-east
21m
Galashiels is 21 miles south-east of Bonnyrigg

What are the nearest cities to Galashiels?

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

south-east
28m
Galashiels is 28 miles south-east of Edinburgh
north
50m
Galashiels is 50 miles north of Carlisle
south-east
56m
Galashiels is 56 miles south-east of Stirling
east
58m
Galashiels is 58 miles east of Glasgow
south
59m
Galashiels is 59 miles south of Dundee
south-east
59m
Galashiels is 59 miles south-east of Perth
north-west
65m
Galashiels is 65 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
75m
Galashiels is 75 miles north-west of Sunderland
north-west
75m
Galashiels is 75 miles north-west of Durham
north
108m
Galashiels is 108 miles north of Lancaster

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