1. Melrose

Where is Melrose?

Melrose is located in the county of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale, Scotland, four miles east of the town of Galashiels, 49 miles north of the major city of Carlisle, 31 miles south-east of Edinburgh, 285 miles north of Cardiff, and 302 miles north of London. Melrose lies six miles south-west of the Berwickshire border, and was historically in the county of Roxburghshire. Melrose falls within the unitary authority of Scottish Borders. It is in the TD6 postcode district. The post town for Melrose is Melrose.

Melrose on a map

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

Which county is Melrose in?

Melrose is in the ceremonial county of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale, the historic county of Roxburghshire, and the administrative county of Scottish Borders.

Ceremonial CountyRoxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Historic CountyRoxburghshire
Administrative CountyScottish Borders

Where is Melrose in Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale?

Melrose is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale.

Location of Melrose within Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale

What is the postcode for Melrose?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Melrose is TD6 9PW.

Where is Melrose in TD6?

Melrose is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the TD6 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the TD6 postcode district.

Location of Melrose within TD6

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What is the post town for Melrose?

The post town for Melrose is Melrose. Melrose is in the TD6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Melrose.

What is the latitude and longitude of Melrose?

The centre of Melrose is located at position 55.59718° latitude and -2.71939° longitude.

Latitude55.59718°
Longitude-2.71939°

What is the easting and northing of Melrose?

The centre of Melrose is located at the grid reference easting 354765 and northing 633963 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting354765
Northing633963

What are the nearest towns to Melrose?

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

4m
Melrose is 4 miles east of Galashiels
6m
Melrose is 6 miles north-east of Selkirk
9m
Melrose is 9 miles south of Lauder
10m
Melrose is 10 miles north-west of Jedburgh
11m
Melrose is 11 miles west of Kelso
12m
Melrose is 12 miles north of Hawick
14m
Melrose is 14 miles east of Innerleithen
19m
Melrose is 19 miles east of Peebles
19m
Melrose is 19 miles west of Coldstream
19m
Melrose is 19 miles south-west of Duns

What are the nearest cities to Melrose?

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

31m
Melrose is 31 miles south-east of Edinburgh
49m
Melrose is 49 miles north of Carlisle
59m
Melrose is 59 miles south-east of Stirling
60m
Melrose is 60 miles south of Dundee
61m
Melrose is 61 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
62m
Melrose is 62 miles south-east of Perth
62m
Melrose is 62 miles east of Glasgow
71m
Melrose is 71 miles north-west of Sunderland
72m
Melrose is 72 miles north-west of Durham
107m
Melrose is 107 miles north of Lancaster

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