Where is Horraldshay?

Horraldshay is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, six miles north-west of the town of Kirkwall, 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. Horraldshay falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Horraldshay is Orkney.

Horraldshay on a map

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

Which county is Horraldshay in?

Horraldshay 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 Horraldshay in Orkney?

Horraldshay 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 Horraldshay within Orkney

What is the postcode for Horraldshay?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Horraldshay is KW17 2ER.

Where is Horraldshay in KW17?

Horraldshay 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 Horraldshay within KW17

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What is the post town for Horraldshay?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Horraldshay?

The centre of Horraldshay is located at position 59.01833° latitude and -3.1099° longitude.

Latitude59.01833°
Longitude-3.1099°

What is the easting and northing of Horraldshay?

The centre of Horraldshay is located at the grid reference easting 336367 and northing 1015113 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting336367
Northing1015113

What are the nearest towns to Horraldshay?

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

6m
Horraldshay is 6 miles north-west of Kirkwall
8m
Horraldshay is 8 miles north-east of Stromness
33m
Horraldshay is 33 miles north-east of Thurso
40m
Horraldshay is 40 miles north of Wick
85m
Horraldshay is 85 miles north-east of Dornoch
90m
Horraldshay is 90 miles north of Lossiemouth
90m
Horraldshay is 90 miles north-east of Tain
92m
Horraldshay is 92 miles north of Findochty
92m
Horraldshay is 92 miles north of Burghead
92m
Horraldshay is 92 miles north of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Horraldshay?

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

114m
Horraldshay is 114 miles north of Inverness
135m
Horraldshay is 135 miles north of Aberdeen
177m
Horraldshay is 177 miles north of Dundee
182m
Horraldshay is 182 miles north of Perth
203m
Horraldshay is 203 miles north of Stirling
212m
Horraldshay is 212 miles north of Edinburgh
222m
Horraldshay is 222 miles north of Glasgow
285m
Horraldshay is 285 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
286m
Horraldshay is 286 miles north of Carlisle
292m
Horraldshay is 292 miles north of Sunderland

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