Where is Gretna Green?

Gretna Green is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, four miles west of the town of Longtown, nine miles north-west of the major city of Carlisle, 66 miles south of Edinburgh, 244 miles north of Cardiff, and 270 miles north-west of London. Gretna Green lies just north of the Cumbria border, and was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Gretna Green falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG16 postcode district. The post town for Gretna Green is Gretna.

Gretna Green on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Gretna Green
Location of Gretna Green within the UK

Which county is Gretna Green in?

Gretna Green 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 Gretna Green in Dumfries?

Gretna Green is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Dumfries, and towards the easternmost extremity of Dumfries.

Location of Gretna Green within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Gretna Green?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Gretna Green is DG16 5DU.

Where is Gretna Green in DG16?

Gretna Green is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG16 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DG16 postcode district.

Location of Gretna Green within DG16

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What is the post town for Gretna Green?

The post town for Gretna Green is Gretna. Gretna Green is in the DG16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Gretna.

What is the latitude and longitude of Gretna Green?

The centre of Gretna Green is located at position 55.00258° latitude and -3.06697° longitude.

Latitude55.00258°
Longitude-3.06697°

What is the easting and northing of Gretna Green?

The centre of Gretna Green is located at the grid reference easting 331849 and northing 568077 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting331849
Northing568077

What are the nearest towns to Gretna Green?

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

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Gretna Green is 4 miles west of Longtown
8m
Gretna Green is 8 miles east of Annan
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Gretna Green is 11 miles south of Langholm
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Gretna Green is 13 miles north of Wigton
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Gretna Green is 14 miles west of Brampton
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Gretna Green is 14 miles south-east of Lockerbie
16m
Gretna Green is 16 miles north-east of Silloth
17m
Gretna Green is 17 miles south-east of Lochmaben
20m
Gretna Green is 20 miles north-east of Aspatria
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Gretna Green is 22 miles east of Dumfries

What are the nearest cities to Gretna Green?

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

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Gretna Green is 9 miles north-west of Carlisle
58m
Gretna Green is 58 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
61m
Gretna Green is 61 miles west of Durham
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Gretna Green is 66 miles south of Edinburgh
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Gretna Green is 67 miles north of Lancaster
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Gretna Green is 67 miles west of Sunderland
75m
Gretna Green is 75 miles south-east of Glasgow
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Gretna Green is 84 miles south-east of Stirling
86m
Gretna Green is 86 miles north-west of Ripon
87m
Gretna Green is 87 miles north of Preston

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