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Where is Raby?

Raby is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, five miles north-west of the town of Wigton, 14 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 76 miles south of Edinburgh, 233 miles north of Cardiff, and 265 miles north-west of London. Raby lies seven miles south of the Dumfries border, and was historically in the county of Cumberland. Raby falls within the district council of Allerdale, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA7 postcode district. The post town for Raby is Wigton.

Raby on a map

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

Which county is Raby in?

Raby is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.

Ceremonial CountyCumbria
Historic CountyCumberland
Administrative CountyCumbria

Where is Raby in Cumbria?

Raby is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Cumbria, and towards the westernmost extremity of Cumbria.

Map showing location of Raby within Cumbria
Location of Raby within Cumbria

What is the postcode for Raby?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Raby is CA7 5HG.

Where is Raby in CA7?

Raby is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CA7 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CA7 postcode district.

Map showing location of Raby within CA7
Location of Raby within CA7

What is the post town for Raby?

The post town for Raby is Wigton. Raby is in the CA7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wigton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Raby?

The centre of Raby is located at position 54.8535° latitude and -3.26668° longitude.

Latitude54.8535°
Longitude-3.26668°

What is the easting and northing of Raby?

The centre of Raby is located at the grid reference easting 318775 and northing 551702 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting318775
Northing551702

What are the nearest towns to Raby?

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

north-west
5m
Raby is 5 miles north-west of Wigton
east
5m
Raby is 5 miles east of Silloth
north-east
7m
Raby is 7 miles north-east of Aspatria
south
9m
Raby is 9 miles south of Annan
north-east
13m
Raby is 13 miles north-east of Maryport
north
14m
Raby is 14 miles north of Cockermouth
south-west
16m
Raby is 16 miles south-west of Longtown
north
18m
Raby is 18 miles north of Keswick
north-east
18m
Raby is 18 miles north-east of Workington
south
19m
Raby is 19 miles south of Lockerbie

What are the nearest cities to Raby?

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

west
14m
Raby is 14 miles west of Carlisle
north
59m
Raby is 59 miles north of Lancaster
west
67m
Raby is 67 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
west
67m
Raby is 67 miles west of Durham
west
75m
Raby is 75 miles west of Sunderland
south
76m
Raby is 76 miles south of Edinburgh
north
79m
Raby is 79 miles north of Preston
south-east
80m
Raby is 80 miles south-east of Glasgow
north-west
86m
Raby is 86 miles north-west of Ripon
south
91m
Raby is 91 miles south of Stirling