Where is John o' Groats?

John o' Groats is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, 13 miles north of the town of Wick, 109 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 186 miles north of Edinburgh, 495 miles north of Cardiff, and 506 miles north of London. John o' Groats lies six miles south of the Orkney border. John o' Groats falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW1 postcode district. The post town for John o' Groats is Wick.

John o' Groats on a map

Bounding box showing extent of John o' Groats
Location of John o' Groats within the UK

Which county is John o' Groats in?

John o' Groats is in the ceremonial county of Caithness, the historic county of Caithness, and the administrative county of Highland.

Ceremonial CountyCaithness
Historic CountyCaithness
Administrative CountyHighland

Where is John o' Groats in Caithness?

John o' Groats is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Caithness, and towards the easternmost extremity of Caithness.

Location of John o' Groats within Caithness

What is the postcode for John o' Groats?

The nearest postcode to the centre of John o' Groats is KW1 4YX.

Where is John o' Groats in KW1?

John o' Groats is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW1 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the KW1 postcode district.

Location of John o' Groats within KW1

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What is the post town for John o' Groats?

The post town for John o' Groats is Wick. John o' Groats is in the KW1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wick.

What is the latitude and longitude of John o' Groats?

The centre of John o' Groats is located at position 58.63692° latitude and -3.06303° longitude.

Latitude58.63692°
Longitude-3.06303°

What is the easting and northing of John o' Groats?

The centre of John o' Groats is located at the grid reference easting 338384 and northing 972604 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting338384
Northing972604

What are the nearest towns to John o' Groats?

Position of John o' Groats relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of John o' Groats to the centre of the town.

13m
John o' Groats is 13 miles north of Wick
17m
John o' Groats is 17 miles east of Thurso
24m
John o' Groats is 24 miles south of Stromness
24m
John o' Groats is 24 miles south of Kirkwall
63m
John o' Groats is 63 miles north-east of Dornoch
64m
John o' Groats is 64 miles north of Lossiemouth
65m
John o' Groats is 65 miles north of Findochty
66m
John o' Groats is 66 miles north of Cullen
67m
John o' Groats is 67 miles north of Buckie
67m
John o' Groats is 67 miles north of Burghead

What are the nearest cities to John o' Groats?

Position of John o' Groats relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of John o' Groats to the centre of the city.

91m
John o' Groats is 91 miles north-east of Inverness
109m
John o' Groats is 109 miles north of Aberdeen
151m
John o' Groats is 151 miles north of Dundee
156m
John o' Groats is 156 miles north of Perth
177m
John o' Groats is 177 miles north of Stirling
186m
John o' Groats is 186 miles north of Edinburgh
197m
John o' Groats is 197 miles north of Glasgow
259m
John o' Groats is 259 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
259m
John o' Groats is 259 miles north of Carlisle
266m
John o' Groats is 266 miles north of Sunderland

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