Where is Rhu?

Rhu is located in the county of Dunbartonshire, Scotland, two miles north-west of the town of Helensburgh, 24 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 62 miles west of Edinburgh, 321 miles north of Cardiff, and 365 miles north-west of London. Rhu lies three miles north-west of the Renfrewshire border. Rhu falls within the unitary authority of Argyll and Bute. It is in the G84 postcode district. The post town for Rhu is Helensburgh.

Rhu on a map

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

Which county is Rhu in?

Rhu is in the ceremonial county of Dunbartonshire, the historic county of Dunbartonshire, and the administrative county of Argyll and Bute.

Ceremonial CountyDunbartonshire
Historic CountyDunbartonshire
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute

Where is Rhu in Dunbartonshire?

Rhu is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Dunbartonshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Dunbartonshire.

Location of Rhu within Dunbartonshire

What is the postcode for Rhu?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Rhu is G84 8RG.

Where is Rhu in G84?

Rhu is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the G84 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the G84 postcode district.

Location of Rhu within G84

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What is the post town for Rhu?

The post town for Rhu is Helensburgh. Rhu is in the G84 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Helensburgh.

What is the latitude and longitude of Rhu?

The centre of Rhu is located at position 56.01785° latitude and -4.77851° longitude.

Latitude56.01785°
Longitude-4.77851°

What is the easting and northing of Rhu?

The centre of Rhu is located at the grid reference easting 226909 and northing 684032 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting226909
Northing684032

What are the nearest towns to Rhu?

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

2m
Rhu is 2 miles north-west of Helensburgh
4m
Rhu is 4 miles north-east of Gourock
5m
Rhu is 5 miles north of Greenock
7m
Rhu is 7 miles north-west of Port Glasgow
7m
Rhu is 7 miles north-east of Dunoon
8m
Rhu is 8 miles west of Alexandria
10m
Rhu is 10 miles north-west of Dumbarton
14m
Rhu is 14 miles north-west of Erskine
16m
Rhu is 16 miles north-west of Clydebank
16m
Rhu is 16 miles north of Largs

What are the nearest cities to Rhu?

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

24m
Rhu is 24 miles north-west of Glasgow
33m
Rhu is 33 miles west of Stirling
58m
Rhu is 58 miles south-west of Perth
62m
Rhu is 62 miles west of Edinburgh
76m
Rhu is 76 miles west of Dundee
103m
Rhu is 103 miles south of Inverness
106m
Rhu is 106 miles north-west of Carlisle
129m
Rhu is 129 miles south-west of Aberdeen
144m
Rhu is 144 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
152m
Rhu is 152 miles north-west of Durham

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