Where is Grimness?

Grimness is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, 11 miles south of the town of Kirkwall, 120 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 199 miles north of Edinburgh, 508 miles north of Cardiff, and 517 miles north of London. Grimness falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Grimness is Orkney.

Grimness on a map

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

Which county is Grimness in?

Grimness 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 Grimness in Orkney?

Grimness is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Orkney, and towards the easternmost extremity of Orkney.

Location of Grimness within Orkney

What is the postcode for Grimness?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Grimness is KW17 2TH.

Where is Grimness in KW17?

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

Location of Grimness within KW17

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What is the post town for Grimness?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Grimness?

The centre of Grimness is located at position 58.82748° latitude and -2.91196° longitude.

Latitude58.82748°
Longitude-2.91196°

What is the easting and northing of Grimness?

The centre of Grimness is located at the grid reference easting 347443 and northing 993692 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting347443
Northing993692

What are the nearest towns to Grimness?

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

11m
Grimness is 11 miles south of Kirkwall
17m
Grimness is 17 miles south-east of Stromness
27m
Grimness is 27 miles north-east of Thurso
27m
Grimness is 27 miles north of Wick
77m
Grimness is 77 miles north-east of Dornoch
78m
Grimness is 78 miles north of Lossiemouth
78m
Grimness is 78 miles north of Findochty
79m
Grimness is 79 miles north of Cullen
80m
Grimness is 80 miles north of Portsoy
80m
Grimness is 80 miles north of Buckie

What are the nearest cities to Grimness?

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

105m
Grimness is 105 miles north-east of Inverness
120m
Grimness is 120 miles north of Aberdeen
164m
Grimness is 164 miles north of Dundee
169m
Grimness is 169 miles north of Perth
191m
Grimness is 191 miles north of Stirling
199m
Grimness is 199 miles north of Edinburgh
211m
Grimness is 211 miles north of Glasgow
271m
Grimness is 271 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
272m
Grimness is 272 miles north of Carlisle
278m
Grimness is 278 miles north of Sunderland

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