1. Nairn

Where is Nairn?

Nairn is located in the county of Nairn, Scotland, nine miles south-east of the town of Cromarty, 73 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 116 miles north of Edinburgh, 423 miles north of Cardiff, and 446 miles north of London. Nairn lies four miles north-east of the Inverness border. Nairn falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the IV12 postcode district. The post town for Nairn is Nairn.

Nairn on a map

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

Which county is Nairn in?

Nairn is in the ceremonial county of Nairn, the historic county of Nairn, and the administrative county of Highland.

Ceremonial CountyNairn
Historic CountyNairn
Administrative CountyHighland

Where is Nairn in Nairn?

Nairn is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Nairn, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Nairn.

Location of Nairn within Nairn

What is the postcode for Nairn?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Nairn is IV12 4DP.

Where is Nairn in IV12?

Nairn is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the IV12 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the IV12 postcode district.

Location of Nairn within IV12

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What is the post town for Nairn?

The post town for Nairn is Nairn. Nairn is in the IV12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Nairn.

What is the latitude and longitude of Nairn?

The centre of Nairn is located at position 57.5846° latitude and -3.86883° longitude.

Latitude57.5846°
Longitude-3.86883°

What is the easting and northing of Nairn?

The centre of Nairn is located at the grid reference easting 288363 and northing 856489 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting288363
Northing856489

What are the nearest towns to Nairn?

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

9m
Nairn is 9 miles south-east of Cromarty
10m
Nairn is 10 miles west of Forres
10m
Nairn is 10 miles east of Fortrose
13m
Nairn is 13 miles south-east of Invergordon
16m
Nairn is 16 miles south-east of Alness
16m
Nairn is 16 miles south-west of Burghead
17m
Nairn is 17 miles south of Tain
20m
Nairn is 20 miles north-west of Grantown-on-Spey
21m
Nairn is 21 miles east of Dingwall
21m
Nairn is 21 miles west of Elgin

What are the nearest cities to Nairn?

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

15m
Nairn is 15 miles north-east of Inverness
73m
Nairn is 73 miles north-west of Aberdeen
84m
Nairn is 84 miles north of Perth
85m
Nairn is 85 miles north of Dundee
102m
Nairn is 102 miles north of Stirling
116m
Nairn is 116 miles north of Edinburgh
120m
Nairn is 120 miles north of Glasgow
190m
Nairn is 190 miles north of Carlisle
200m
Nairn is 200 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
209m
Nairn is 209 miles north-west of Sunderland

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