Where is Grimeston?

Grimeston is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, five miles north-east of the town of Stromness, 135 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 212 miles north of Edinburgh, 521 miles north of Cardiff, and 532 miles north of London. Grimeston falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Grimeston is Orkney.

Grimeston on a map

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

Which county is Grimeston in?

Grimeston 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 Grimeston in Orkney?

Grimeston 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 Grimeston within Orkney

Where is Grimeston in KW17?

Grimeston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW17 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district.

Location of Grimeston within KW17

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What is the post town for Grimeston?

The post town for Grimeston is Orkney. Grimeston is in the KW17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Orkney.

What is the latitude and longitude of Grimeston?

The centre of Grimeston is located at position 59.01559° latitude and -3.19797° longitude.

Latitude59.01559°
Longitude-3.19797°

What is the easting and northing of Grimeston?

The centre of Grimeston is located at the grid reference easting 331305 and northing 1014897 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting331305
Northing1014897

What are the nearest towns to Grimeston?

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

5m
Grimeston is 5 miles north-east of Stromness
9m
Grimeston is 9 miles west of Kirkwall
31m
Grimeston is 31 miles north-east of Thurso
40m
Grimeston is 40 miles north of Wick
84m
Grimeston is 84 miles north of Dornoch
89m
Grimeston is 89 miles north of Tain
90m
Grimeston is 90 miles north of Lossiemouth
92m
Grimeston is 92 miles north of Burghead
92m
Grimeston is 92 miles north of Findochty
93m
Grimeston is 93 miles north of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Grimeston?

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

113m
Grimeston is 113 miles north of Inverness
135m
Grimeston is 135 miles north of Aberdeen
177m
Grimeston is 177 miles north of Dundee
182m
Grimeston is 182 miles north of Perth
203m
Grimeston is 203 miles north of Stirling
212m
Grimeston is 212 miles north of Edinburgh
222m
Grimeston is 222 miles north of Glasgow
285m
Grimeston is 285 miles north of Carlisle
286m
Grimeston is 286 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
293m
Grimeston is 293 miles north of Sunderland

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