Where is Lochend?

Lochend is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, nine miles east of the town of Thurso, 109 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 183 miles north of Edinburgh, 492 miles north of Cardiff, and 505 miles north of London. Lochend falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW14 postcode district. The post town for Lochend is Thurso.

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

Which county is Lochend in?

Lochend 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 Lochend in Caithness?

Lochend is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Caithness, and towards the easternmost extremity of Caithness.

Location of Lochend within Caithness

What is the postcode for Lochend?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Lochend is KW14 8TA.

Where is Lochend in KW14?

Lochend is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW14 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the KW14 postcode district.

Location of Lochend within KW14

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What is the post town for Lochend?

The post town for Lochend is Thurso. Lochend is in the KW14 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Thurso.

What is the latitude and longitude of Lochend?

The centre of Lochend is located at position 58.59607° latitude and -3.26463° longitude.

Latitude58.59607°
Longitude-3.26463°

What is the easting and northing of Lochend?

The centre of Lochend is located at the grid reference easting 326595 and northing 968259 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting326595
Northing968259

What are the nearest towns to Lochend?

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

9m
Lochend is 9 miles east of Thurso
12m
Lochend is 12 miles north-west of Wick
25m
Lochend is 25 miles south of Stromness
29m
Lochend is 29 miles south-west of Kirkwall
57m
Lochend is 57 miles north-east of Dornoch
60m
Lochend is 60 miles north of Lossiemouth
61m
Lochend is 61 miles north-east of Tain
62m
Lochend is 62 miles north of Burghead
64m
Lochend is 64 miles north of Findochty
65m
Lochend is 65 miles north of Buckie

What are the nearest cities to Lochend?

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

85m
Lochend is 85 miles north-east of Inverness
109m
Lochend is 109 miles north-west of Aberdeen
148m
Lochend is 148 miles north of Dundee
152m
Lochend is 152 miles north of Perth
173m
Lochend is 173 miles north of Stirling
183m
Lochend is 183 miles north of Edinburgh
193m
Lochend is 193 miles north of Glasgow
257m
Lochend is 257 miles north of Carlisle
258m
Lochend is 258 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
265m
Lochend is 265 miles north of Sunderland

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