Where is Portencross?

Portencross is located in the county of Ayrshire and Arran, Scotland, four miles south of the town of Millport, 28 miles west of the major city of Glasgow, 69 miles west of Edinburgh, 300 miles north of Cardiff, and 349 miles north-west of London. Portencross lies four miles south-east of the Argyll and Bute border, and was historically in the county of Ayrshire. Portencross falls within the unitary authority of North Ayrshire. It is in the KA23 postcode district. The post town for Portencross is West Kilbride.

Portencross on a map

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

Which county is Portencross in?

Portencross is in the ceremonial county of Ayrshire and Arran, the historic county of Ayrshire, and the administrative county of North Ayrshire.

Ceremonial CountyAyrshire and Arran
Historic CountyAyrshire
Administrative CountyNorth Ayrshire

Where is Portencross in Ayrshire and Arran?

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

Location of Portencross within Ayrshire and Arran

What is the postcode for Portencross?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Portencross is KA23 9QA.

Where is Portencross in KA23?

Portencross is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KA23 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KA23 postcode district.

Location of Portencross within KA23

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What is the post town for Portencross?

The post town for Portencross is West Kilbride. Portencross is in the KA23 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of West Kilbride.

What is the latitude and longitude of Portencross?

The centre of Portencross is located at position 55.69929° latitude and -4.90367° longitude.

Latitude55.69929°
Longitude-4.90367°

What is the easting and northing of Portencross?

The centre of Portencross is located at the grid reference easting 217622 and northing 648915 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting217622
Northing648915

What are the nearest towns to Portencross?

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

4m
Portencross is 4 miles south of Millport
5m
Portencross is 5 miles north-west of Ardrossan
6m
Portencross is 6 miles north-west of Saltcoats
7m
Portencross is 7 miles south of Largs
7m
Portencross is 7 miles north-west of Stevenston
9m
Portencross is 9 miles north-west of Kilwinning
11m
Portencross is 11 miles north-west of Irvine
11m
Portencross is 11 miles south-east of Rothesay
14m
Portencross is 14 miles north-west of Troon
15m
Portencross is 15 miles west of Stewarton

What are the nearest cities to Portencross?

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

28m
Portencross is 28 miles west of Glasgow
47m
Portencross is 47 miles south-west of Stirling
69m
Portencross is 69 miles west of Edinburgh
74m
Portencross is 74 miles south-west of Perth
91m
Portencross is 91 miles south-west of Dundee
96m
Portencross is 96 miles north-west of Carlisle
126m
Portencross is 126 miles south of Inverness
139m
Portencross is 139 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
142m
Portencross is 142 miles north-west of Lancaster
146m
Portencross is 146 miles north-west of Durham

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