Where is Port Appin?

Port Appin is located in the county of Argyll and Bute, Scotland, ten miles north of the town of Oban, 66 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 95 miles north-west of Edinburgh, 362 miles north of Cardiff, and 409 miles north-west of London. Port Appin lies five miles south-west of the Inverness border, and was historically in the county of Argyllshire. Port Appin falls within the unitary authority of Argyll and Bute. It is in the PA38 postcode district. The post town for Port Appin is Appin.

Port Appin on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Port Appin
Location of Port Appin within the UK

Which county is Port Appin in?

Port Appin is in the ceremonial county of Argyll and Bute, the historic county of Argyllshire, and the administrative county of Argyll and Bute.

Ceremonial CountyArgyll and Bute
Historic CountyArgyllshire
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute

Where is Port Appin in Argyll and Bute?

Port Appin is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Argyll and Bute, and towards the easternmost extremity of Argyll and Bute.

Location of Port Appin within Argyll and Bute

What is the postcode for Port Appin?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Port Appin is PA38 4DF.

Where is Port Appin in PA38?

Port Appin is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the PA38 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PA38 postcode district.

Location of Port Appin within PA38

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What is the post town for Port Appin?

The post town for Port Appin is Appin. Port Appin is in the PA38 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Appin.

What is the latitude and longitude of Port Appin?

The centre of Port Appin is located at position 56.55419° latitude and -5.40798° longitude.

Latitude56.55419°
Longitude-5.40798°

What is the easting and northing of Port Appin?

The centre of Port Appin is located at the grid reference easting 190644 and northing 745447 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting190644
Northing745447

What are the nearest towns to Port Appin?

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

10m
Port Appin is 10 miles north of Oban
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Port Appin is 22 miles south-west of Fort William
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Port Appin is 26 miles east of Tobermory
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Port Appin is 26 miles north-west of Inveraray
36m
Port Appin is 36 miles north of Lochgilphead
45m
Port Appin is 45 miles north of Dunoon
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Port Appin is 46 miles north-west of Helensburgh
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Port Appin is 47 miles north-west of Gourock
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Port Appin is 49 miles north-west of Greenock
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Port Appin is 50 miles north-west of Alexandria

What are the nearest cities to Port Appin?

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

64m
Port Appin is 64 miles north-west of Stirling
66m
Port Appin is 66 miles north-west of Glasgow
76m
Port Appin is 76 miles west of Perth
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Port Appin is 78 miles south-west of Inverness
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Port Appin is 93 miles west of Dundee
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Port Appin is 95 miles north-west of Edinburgh
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Port Appin is 132 miles west of Aberdeen
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Port Appin is 150 miles north-west of Carlisle
184m
Port Appin is 184 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
194m
Port Appin is 194 miles north-west of Durham

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