Where is Knarston?

Knarston is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, eight miles north-east of the town of Stromness, 139 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 215 miles north of Edinburgh, 525 miles north of Cardiff, and 536 miles north of London. Knarston falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Knarston is Orkney.

Knarston on a map

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

Which county is Knarston in?

Knarston 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 Knarston in Orkney?

Knarston 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 Knarston within Orkney

What is the postcode for Knarston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Knarston is KW17 2HZ.

Where is Knarston in KW17?

Knarston 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 Knarston within KW17

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What is the post town for Knarston?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Knarston?

The centre of Knarston is located at position 59.06823° latitude and -3.21738° longitude.

Latitude59.06823°
Longitude-3.21738°

What is the easting and northing of Knarston?

The centre of Knarston is located at the grid reference easting 330297 and northing 1020777 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting330297
Northing1020777

What are the nearest towns to Knarston?

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

8m
Knarston is 8 miles north-east of Stromness
11m
Knarston is 11 miles north-west of Kirkwall
35m
Knarston is 35 miles north of Thurso
44m
Knarston is 44 miles north of Wick
87m
Knarston is 87 miles north of Dornoch
92m
Knarston is 92 miles north of Tain
93m
Knarston is 93 miles north of Lossiemouth
95m
Knarston is 95 miles north of Burghead
96m
Knarston is 96 miles north of Findochty
96m
Knarston is 96 miles north of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Knarston?

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

116m
Knarston is 116 miles north of Inverness
139m
Knarston is 139 miles north of Aberdeen
181m
Knarston is 181 miles north of Dundee
185m
Knarston is 185 miles north of Perth
206m
Knarston is 206 miles north of Stirling
216m
Knarston is 216 miles north of Edinburgh
225m
Knarston is 225 miles north of Glasgow
289m
Knarston is 289 miles north of Carlisle
289m
Knarston is 289 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
296m
Knarston is 296 miles north of Sunderland

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