Where is Portpatrick?

Portpatrick is located in the county of Wigtown, Scotland, six miles south-west of the town of Stranraer, 79 miles south-west of the major city of Glasgow, 108 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 246 miles north of Cardiff, and 309 miles north-west of London. Portpatrick was historically in the county of Wigtownshire. Portpatrick falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG9 postcode district. The post town for Portpatrick is Stranraer.

Portpatrick on a map

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

Which county is Portpatrick in?

Portpatrick is in the ceremonial county of Wigtown, the historic county of Wigtownshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyWigtown
Historic CountyWigtownshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Portpatrick in Wigtown?

Portpatrick is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Wigtown, and towards the westernmost extremity of Wigtown.

Location of Portpatrick within Wigtown

What is the postcode for Portpatrick?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Portpatrick is DG9 8JL.

Where is Portpatrick in DG9?

Portpatrick is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DG9 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the DG9 postcode district.

Location of Portpatrick within DG9

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What is the post town for Portpatrick?

The post town for Portpatrick is Stranraer. Portpatrick is in the DG9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stranraer.

What is the latitude and longitude of Portpatrick?

The centre of Portpatrick is located at position 54.84225° latitude and -5.11607° longitude.

Latitude54.84225°
Longitude-5.11607°

What is the easting and northing of Portpatrick?

The centre of Portpatrick is located at the grid reference easting 200014 and northing 554166 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting200014
Northing554166

What are the nearest towns to Portpatrick?

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

6m
Portpatrick is 6 miles south-west of Stranraer
27m
Portpatrick is 27 miles west of Newton Stewart
27m
Portpatrick is 27 miles west of Wigtown
29m
Portpatrick is 29 miles west of Whithorn
30m
Portpatrick is 30 miles south-west of Girvan
37m
Portpatrick is 37 miles west of Gatehouse of Fleet
39m
Portpatrick is 39 miles south-west of Maybole
42m
Portpatrick is 42 miles west of New Galloway
43m
Portpatrick is 43 miles west of Kirkcudbright
45m
Portpatrick is 45 miles south-east of Campbeltown

What are the nearest cities to Portpatrick?

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

79m
Portpatrick is 79 miles south-west of Glasgow
87m
Portpatrick is 87 miles west of Carlisle
100m
Portpatrick is 100 miles south-west of Stirling
108m
Portpatrick is 108 miles south-west of Edinburgh
108m
Portpatrick is 108 miles north-west of Lancaster
119m
Portpatrick is 119 miles north of Bangor
123m
Portpatrick is 123 miles north-west of Preston
126m
Portpatrick is 126 miles south-west of Perth
129m
Portpatrick is 129 miles north-west of St Asaph
132m
Portpatrick is 132 miles north-west of Liverpool

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