Where is Grimbister?

Grimbister is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, five miles west of the town of Kirkwall, 133 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 211 miles north of Edinburgh, 520 miles north of Cardiff, and 530 miles north of London. Grimbister falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW15 postcode district. The post town for Grimbister is Kirkwall.

Grimbister on a map

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

Which county is Grimbister in?

Grimbister is in the ceremonial county of Orkney, the historic county of Orkney, and the administrative county of Orkney Islands.

Ceremonial CountyOrkney
Historic CountyOrkney
Administrative CountyOrkney Islands

Where is Grimbister in Orkney?

Grimbister is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Orkney, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Orkney.

Location of Grimbister within Orkney

What is the postcode for Grimbister?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Grimbister is KW15 1TT.

Where is Grimbister in KW15?

Grimbister is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW15 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KW15 postcode district.

Location of Grimbister within KW15

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What is the post town for Grimbister?

The post town for Grimbister is Kirkwall. Grimbister is in the KW15 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Kirkwall.

What is the latitude and longitude of Grimbister?

The centre of Grimbister is located at position 58.99695° latitude and -3.09774° longitude.

Latitude58.99695°
Longitude-3.09774°

What is the easting and northing of Grimbister?

The centre of Grimbister is located at the grid reference easting 337026 and northing 1012722 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting337026
Northing1012722

What are the nearest towns to Grimbister?

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

5m
Grimbister is 5 miles west of Kirkwall
8m
Grimbister is 8 miles east of Stromness
32m
Grimbister is 32 miles north-east of Thurso
38m
Grimbister is 38 miles north of Wick
84m
Grimbister is 84 miles north-east of Dornoch
88m
Grimbister is 88 miles north of Lossiemouth
89m
Grimbister is 89 miles north-east of Tain
90m
Grimbister is 90 miles north of Findochty
91m
Grimbister is 91 miles north of Burghead
91m
Grimbister is 91 miles north of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Grimbister?

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

113m
Grimbister is 113 miles north-east of Inverness
133m
Grimbister is 133 miles north of Aberdeen
176m
Grimbister is 176 miles north of Dundee
180m
Grimbister is 180 miles north of Perth
202m
Grimbister is 202 miles north of Stirling
211m
Grimbister is 211 miles north of Edinburgh
221m
Grimbister is 221 miles north of Glasgow
284m
Grimbister is 284 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
284m
Grimbister is 284 miles north of Carlisle
291m
Grimbister is 291 miles north of Sunderland

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