Where is Gelston?

Gelston is located in the county of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, Scotland, two miles south of the town of Castle Douglas, 39 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 78 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 239 miles north of Cardiff, and 282 miles north-west of London. Gelston was historically in the county of Kirkcudbrightshire. Gelston falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG7 postcode district. The post town for Gelston is Castle Douglas.

Gelston on a map

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

Which county is Gelston in?

Gelston is in the ceremonial county of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, the historic county of Kirkcudbrightshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyThe Stewartry of Kirkcudbright
Historic CountyKirkcudbrightshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Gelston in The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright?

Gelston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.

Location of Gelston within The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright

What is the postcode for Gelston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Gelston is DG7 1SL.

Where is Gelston in DG7?

Gelston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG7 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DG7 postcode district.

Location of Gelston within DG7

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What is the post town for Gelston?

The post town for Gelston is Castle Douglas. Gelston is in the DG7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Castle Douglas.

What is the latitude and longitude of Gelston?

The centre of Gelston is located at position 54.90737° latitude and -3.91961° longitude.

Latitude54.90737°
Longitude-3.91961°

What is the easting and northing of Gelston?

The centre of Gelston is located at the grid reference easting 277025 and northing 558649 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting277025
Northing558649

What are the nearest towns to Gelston?

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

2m
Gelston is 2 miles south of Castle Douglas
4m
Gelston is 4 miles west of Dalbeattie
7m
Gelston is 7 miles north-east of Kirkcudbright
11m
Gelston is 11 miles east of Gatehouse of Fleet
14m
Gelston is 14 miles south-east of New Galloway
17m
Gelston is 17 miles south-west of Dumfries
21m
Gelston is 21 miles east of Wigtown
21m
Gelston is 21 miles west of Silloth
21m
Gelston is 21 miles north-west of Maryport
23m
Gelston is 23 miles east of Newton Stewart

What are the nearest cities to Gelston?

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

39m
Gelston is 39 miles west of Carlisle
67m
Gelston is 67 miles south of Glasgow
74m
Gelston is 74 miles north-west of Lancaster
78m
Gelston is 78 miles south-west of Edinburgh
84m
Gelston is 84 miles south of Stirling
92m
Gelston is 92 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
93m
Gelston is 93 miles north-west of Preston
94m
Gelston is 94 miles west of Durham
101m
Gelston is 101 miles west of Sunderland
105m
Gelston is 105 miles south of Perth

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