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Where is Grimsay?

Grimsay is located in the county of Western Isles, Scotland, 65 miles south-west of the town of Stornoway, 158 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 185 miles north-west of Edinburgh, 442 miles north of Cardiff, and 498 miles north-west of London. Grimsay was historically in the county of Inverness-shire. Grimsay falls within the unitary authority of Na h-Eileanan an Iar. It is in the HS7 postcode district. The post town for Grimsay is Isle of Benbecula.

Grimsay on a map

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

Which county is Grimsay in?

Grimsay is in the ceremonial county of Western Isles, the historic county of Inverness-shire, and the administrative county of Na h-Eileanan an Iar.

Ceremonial CountyWestern Isles
Historic CountyInverness-shire
Administrative CountyNa h-Eileanan an Iar

Where is Grimsay in Western Isles?

Grimsay is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Western Isles, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Western Isles.

Map showing location of Grimsay within Western Isles
Location of Grimsay within Western Isles

What is the postcode for Grimsay?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Grimsay is HS7 5PS.

Where is Grimsay in HS7?

Grimsay is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the HS7 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the HS7 postcode district.

Map showing location of Grimsay within HS7
Location of Grimsay within HS7

What is the post town for Grimsay?

The post town for Grimsay is Isle of Benbecula. Grimsay is in the HS7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Isle of Benbecula.

What is the latitude and longitude of Grimsay?

The centre of Grimsay is located at position 57.40595° latitude and -7.28165° longitude.

Latitude57.40595°
Longitude-7.28165°

What is the easting and northing of Grimsay?

The centre of Grimsay is located at the grid reference easting 82931 and northing 847393 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting82931
Northing847393

What are the nearest towns to Grimsay?

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

south-west
65m
Grimsay is 65 miles south-west of Stornoway
north-west
71m
Grimsay is 71 miles north-west of Tobermory
north-west
91m
Grimsay is 91 miles north-west of Fort William
north-west
97m
Grimsay is 97 miles north-west of Oban
west
107m
Grimsay is 107 miles west of Dingwall
west
115m
Grimsay is 115 miles west of Alness
north-west
117m
Grimsay is 117 miles north-west of Inveraray
west
117m
Grimsay is 117 miles west of Invergordon
north-west
118m
Grimsay is 118 miles north-west of Lochgilphead
west
118m
Grimsay is 118 miles west of Fortrose

What are the nearest cities to Grimsay?

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

west
114m
Grimsay is 114 miles west of Inverness
north-west
155m
Grimsay is 155 miles north-west of Stirling
north-west
158m
Grimsay is 158 miles north-west of Glasgow
north-west
161m
Grimsay is 161 miles north-west of Perth
north-west
176m
Grimsay is 176 miles north-west of Dundee
north-west
185m
Grimsay is 185 miles north-west of Edinburgh
west
195m
Grimsay is 195 miles west of Aberdeen
north-west
242m
Grimsay is 242 miles north-west of Carlisle
north-west
276m
Grimsay is 276 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
286m
Grimsay is 286 miles north-west of Durham