Where is Garelochhead?

Garelochhead is located in the county of Dunbartonshire, Scotland, seven miles north-west of the town of Helensburgh, 27 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 64 miles west of Edinburgh, 325 miles north of Cardiff, and 369 miles north-west of London. Garelochhead lies two miles east of the Argyll and Bute border. Garelochhead falls within the unitary authority of Argyll and Bute. It is in the G84 postcode district. The post town for Garelochhead is Helensburgh.

Garelochhead on a map

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

Which county is Garelochhead in?

Garelochhead is in the ceremonial county of Dunbartonshire, the historic county of Dunbartonshire, and the administrative county of Argyll and Bute.

Ceremonial CountyDunbartonshire
Historic CountyDunbartonshire
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute

Where is Garelochhead in Dunbartonshire?

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

Location of Garelochhead within Dunbartonshire

What is the postcode for Garelochhead?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Garelochhead is G84 0DA.

Where is Garelochhead in G84?

Garelochhead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the G84 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the G84 postcode district.

Location of Garelochhead within G84

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What is the post town for Garelochhead?

The post town for Garelochhead is Helensburgh. Garelochhead is in the G84 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Helensburgh.

What is the latitude and longitude of Garelochhead?

The centre of Garelochhead is located at position 56.08142° latitude and -4.82836° longitude.

Latitude56.08142°
Longitude-4.82836°

What is the easting and northing of Garelochhead?

The centre of Garelochhead is located at the grid reference easting 224093 and northing 691230 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting224093
Northing691230

What are the nearest towns to Garelochhead?

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

7m
Garelochhead is 7 miles north-west of Helensburgh
8m
Garelochhead is 8 miles north of Gourock
10m
Garelochhead is 10 miles north-east of Dunoon
10m
Garelochhead is 10 miles north of Greenock
11m
Garelochhead is 11 miles north-west of Port Glasgow
12m
Garelochhead is 12 miles north-west of Alexandria
14m
Garelochhead is 14 miles north-west of Dumbarton
14m
Garelochhead is 14 miles south-east of Inveraray
19m
Garelochhead is 19 miles north-west of Erskine
19m
Garelochhead is 19 miles north-east of Rothesay

What are the nearest cities to Garelochhead?

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

27m
Garelochhead is 27 miles north-west of Glasgow
35m
Garelochhead is 35 miles west of Stirling
58m
Garelochhead is 58 miles west of Perth
64m
Garelochhead is 64 miles west of Edinburgh
76m
Garelochhead is 76 miles west of Dundee
99m
Garelochhead is 99 miles south of Inverness
111m
Garelochhead is 111 miles north-west of Carlisle
128m
Garelochhead is 128 miles south-west of Aberdeen
148m
Garelochhead is 148 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
156m
Garelochhead is 156 miles north-west of Durham

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