Where is Kames?

Kames is located in the county of Ayrshire and Arran, Scotland, nine miles north-east of the town of Cumnock, 25 miles south of the major city of Glasgow, 46 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 281 miles north of Cardiff, and 320 miles north-west of London. Kames lies two miles south-west of the Lanarkshire border, and was historically in the county of Ayrshire. Kames falls within the unitary authority of East Ayrshire. It is in the KA18 postcode district. The post town for Kames is Cumnock.

Kames on a map

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

Which county is Kames in?

Kames is in the ceremonial county of Ayrshire and Arran, the historic county of Ayrshire, and the administrative county of East Ayrshire.

Ceremonial CountyAyrshire and Arran
Historic CountyAyrshire
Administrative CountyEast Ayrshire

Where is Kames in Ayrshire and Arran?

Kames is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Ayrshire and Arran, and towards the easternmost extremity of Ayrshire and Arran.

Location of Kames within Ayrshire and Arran

What is the postcode for Kames?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Kames is KA18 3QQ.

Where is Kames in KA18?

Kames is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KA18 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the KA18 postcode district.

Location of Kames within KA18

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What is the post town for Kames?

The post town for Kames is Cumnock. Kames is in the KA18 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Cumnock.

What is the latitude and longitude of Kames?

The centre of Kames is located at position 55.51555° latitude and -4.06673° longitude.

Latitude55.51555°
Longitude-4.06673°

What is the easting and northing of Kames?

The centre of Kames is located at the grid reference easting 269599 and northing 626585 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting269599
Northing626585

What are the nearest towns to Kames?

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

9m
Kames is 9 miles north-east of Cumnock
11m
Kames is 11 miles south-east of Darvel
12m
Kames is 12 miles north-west of Sanquhar
12m
Kames is 12 miles south-east of Newmilns
14m
Kames is 14 miles south-east of Galston
16m
Kames is 16 miles south of Larkhall
16m
Kames is 16 miles south-west of Lanark
17m
Kames is 17 miles south of East Kilbride
18m
Kames is 18 miles south-west of Carluke
18m
Kames is 18 miles south-east of Kilmarnock

What are the nearest cities to Kames?

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

25m
Kames is 25 miles south of Glasgow
42m
Kames is 42 miles south of Stirling
46m
Kames is 46 miles south-west of Edinburgh
62m
Kames is 62 miles north-west of Carlisle
66m
Kames is 66 miles south-west of Perth
78m
Kames is 78 miles south-west of Dundee
104m
Kames is 104 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
111m
Kames is 111 miles north-west of Durham
113m
Kames is 113 miles north-west of Lancaster
114m
Kames is 114 miles west of Sunderland

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