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Where is Penston?

Penston is located in the county of East Lothian, Scotland, two miles east of the town of Tranent, 36 miles south of the major city of Dundee, 12 miles east of Edinburgh, 309 miles north of Cardiff, and 326 miles north of London. Penston lies four miles north-east of the Midlothian border. Penston falls within the unitary authority of East Lothian. It is in the EH33 postcode district. The post town for Penston is Tranent.

Penston on a map

Map showing extent of Penston as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Penston
Map showing location of Penston within the UK
Location of Penston within the UK

Which county is Penston in?

Penston is in the ceremonial county of East Lothian, the historic county of East Lothian, and the administrative county of East Lothian.

Ceremonial CountyEast Lothian
Historic CountyEast Lothian
Administrative CountyEast Lothian

Where is Penston in East Lothian?

Penston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of East Lothian, and towards the westernmost extremity of East Lothian.

Location of Penston within East Lothian
Location of Penston within East Lothian

What is the postcode for Penston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Penston is EH33 2AJ.

Where is Penston in EH33?

Penston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the EH33 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the EH33 postcode district.

Location of Penston within EH33
Location of Penston within EH33

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What is the post town for Penston?

The post town for Penston is Tranent. Penston is in the EH33 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Tranent.

What is the latitude and longitude of Penston?

The centre of Penston is located at position 55.93987° latitude and -2.89045° longitude.

Latitude55.93987°
Longitude-2.89045°

What is the easting and northing of Penston?

The centre of Penston is located at the grid reference easting 344476 and northing 672227 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting344476
Northing672227

What are the nearest towns to Penston?

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

east
2m
Penston is 2 miles east of Tranent
south-east
3m
Penston is 3 miles south-east of Cockenzie and Port Seton
east
4m
Penston is 4 miles east of Prestonpans
west
4m
Penston is 4 miles west of Haddington
east
6m
Penston is 6 miles east of Musselburgh
north-east
8m
Penston is 8 miles north-east of Dalkeith
north-east
10m
Penston is 10 miles north-east of Bonnyrigg
west
10m
Penston is 10 miles west of East Linton
south-west
11m
Penston is 11 miles south-west of North Berwick
east
11m
Penston is 11 miles east of Loanhead

What are the nearest cities to Penston?

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

east
12m
Penston is 12 miles east of Edinburgh
south
36m
Penston is 36 miles south of Dundee
south-east
38m
Penston is 38 miles south-east of Perth
east
42m
Penston is 42 miles east of Stirling
east
53m
Penston is 53 miles east of Glasgow
north
72m
Penston is 72 miles north of Carlisle
north-west
83m
Penston is 83 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
south
89m
Penston is 89 miles south of Aberdeen
north-west
93m
Penston is 93 miles north-west of Sunderland
north-west
95m
Penston is 95 miles north-west of Durham

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