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Where is Glencaple?

Glencaple is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, five miles south of the town of Dumfries, 27 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 67 miles south of Edinburgh, 244 miles north of Cardiff, and 280 miles north-west of London. Glencaple lies five miles east of the The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright border, and was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Glencaple falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG1 postcode district. The post town for Glencaple is Dumfries.

Glencaple on a map

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

Which county is Glencaple in?

Glencaple is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Dumfriesshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyDumfries
Historic CountyDumfriesshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Glencaple in Dumfries?

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

Location of Glencaple within Dumfries
Location of Glencaple within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Glencaple?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Glencaple is DG1 4QX.

Where is Glencaple in DG1?

Glencaple is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG1 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the DG1 postcode district.

Location of Glencaple within DG1
Location of Glencaple within DG1

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What is the post town for Glencaple?

The post town for Glencaple is Dumfries. Glencaple is in the DG1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dumfries.

What is the latitude and longitude of Glencaple?

The centre of Glencaple is located at position 55.00325° latitude and -3.57075° longitude.

Latitude55.00325°
Longitude-3.57075°

What is the easting and northing of Glencaple?

The centre of Glencaple is located at the grid reference easting 299629 and northing 568760 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting299629
Northing568760

What are the nearest towns to Glencaple?

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

south
5m
Glencaple is 5 miles south of Dumfries
south-west
10m
Glencaple is 10 miles south-west of Lochmaben
north-east
11m
Glencaple is 11 miles north-east of Dalbeattie
south-west
12m
Glencaple is 12 miles south-west of Lockerbie
north-west
12m
Glencaple is 12 miles north-west of Silloth
west
12m
Glencaple is 12 miles west of Annan
east
15m
Glencaple is 15 miles east of Castle Douglas
north-west
19m
Glencaple is 19 miles north-west of Aspatria
north
20m
Glencaple is 20 miles north of Maryport
north-west
20m
Glencaple is 20 miles north-west of Wigton

What are the nearest cities to Glencaple?

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

west
27m
Glencaple is 27 miles west of Carlisle
south
65m
Glencaple is 65 miles south of Glasgow
south
67m
Glencaple is 67 miles south of Edinburgh
north-west
73m
Glencaple is 73 miles north-west of Lancaster
west
78m
Glencaple is 78 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
south
78m
Glencaple is 78 miles south of Stirling
west
81m
Glencaple is 81 miles west of Durham
west
87m
Glencaple is 87 miles west of Sunderland
north
93m
Glencaple is 93 miles north of Preston
south
96m
Glencaple is 96 miles south of Perth

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