1. Ratho

Where is Ratho?

Ratho is located in the county of City of Edinburgh, Scotland, four miles east of the town of Broxburn, 34 miles east of the major city of Glasgow, eight miles west of Edinburgh, 307 miles north of Cardiff, and 332 miles north-west of London. Ratho lies roughly one mile east of the West Lothian border, and was historically in the county of Midlothian. Ratho falls within the unitary authority of City of Edinburgh. It is in the EH28 postcode district. The post town for Ratho is Newbridge.

Ratho on a map

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

Which county is Ratho in?

Ratho is in the ceremonial county of City of Edinburgh, the historic county of Midlothian, and the administrative county of City of Edinburgh.

Ceremonial CountyCity of Edinburgh
Historic CountyMidlothian
Administrative CountyCity of Edinburgh

Where is Ratho in City of Edinburgh?

Ratho is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of City of Edinburgh, and towards the westernmost extremity of City of Edinburgh.

Location of Ratho within City of Edinburgh

What is the postcode for Ratho?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Ratho is EH28 8RD.

Where is Ratho in EH28?

Ratho is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the EH28 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the EH28 postcode district.

Location of Ratho within EH28

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What is the post town for Ratho?

The post town for Ratho is Newbridge. Ratho is in the EH28 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newbridge.

What is the latitude and longitude of Ratho?

The centre of Ratho is located at position 55.92172° latitude and -3.38044° longitude.

Latitude55.92172°
Longitude-3.38044°

What is the easting and northing of Ratho?

The centre of Ratho is located at the grid reference easting 313830 and northing 670710 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting313830
Northing670710

What are the nearest towns to Ratho?

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

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Ratho is 4 miles east of Broxburn
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Ratho is 5 miles south of Queensferry
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Ratho is 6 miles north-east of Livingston
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Ratho is 8 miles south of Inverkeithing
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Ratho is 9 miles north-west of Penicuik
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Ratho is 9 miles south-east of Linlithgow
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Ratho is 10 miles west of Loanhead
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Ratho is 10 miles east of Blackburn
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Ratho is 10 miles east of Bathgate
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Ratho is 11 miles south of Dunfermline

What are the nearest cities to Ratho?

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

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Ratho is 8 miles west of Edinburgh
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Ratho is 25 miles south-east of Stirling
33m
Ratho is 33 miles south of Perth
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Ratho is 34 miles east of Glasgow
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Ratho is 40 miles south-west of Dundee
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Ratho is 73 miles north of Carlisle
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Ratho is 95 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Ratho is 98 miles south-west of Aberdeen
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Ratho is 106 miles north-west of Sunderland
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Ratho is 106 miles north-west of Durham

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