Where is Riccarton?

Riccarton is located in the county of City of Edinburgh, Scotland, six miles east of the town of Broxburn, 36 miles east of the major city of Glasgow, six miles south-west of Edinburgh, 306 miles north of Cardiff, and 331 miles north-west of London. Riccarton lies three miles east of the West Lothian border, and was historically in the county of Midlothian. Riccarton falls within the unitary authority of City of Edinburgh. It is in the EH14 postcode district.

Riccarton on a map

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

Which county is Riccarton in?

Riccarton 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 Riccarton in City of Edinburgh?

Riccarton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of City of Edinburgh, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of City of Edinburgh.

Location of Riccarton within City of Edinburgh

What is the postcode for Riccarton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Riccarton is EH14 4AR.

Where is Riccarton in EH14?

Riccarton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the EH14 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the EH14 postcode district.

Location of Riccarton within EH14

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What is the latitude and longitude of Riccarton?

The centre of Riccarton is located at position 55.91196° latitude and -3.31265° longitude.

Latitude55.91196°
Longitude-3.31265°

What is the easting and northing of Riccarton?

The centre of Riccarton is located at the grid reference easting 318046 and northing 669541 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting318046
Northing669541

What are the nearest towns to Riccarton?

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

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Riccarton is 6 miles east of Broxburn
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Riccarton is 6 miles south-east of Queensferry
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Riccarton is 7 miles north-west of Penicuik
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Riccarton is 7 miles west of Loanhead
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Riccarton is 8 miles east of Livingston
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Riccarton is 8 miles west of Bonnyrigg
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Riccarton is 9 miles south of Inverkeithing
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Riccarton is 9 miles west of Dalkeith
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Riccarton is 10 miles west of Musselburgh
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Riccarton is 11 miles south of Burntisland

What are the nearest cities to Riccarton?

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

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Riccarton is 6 miles south-west of Edinburgh
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Riccarton is 28 miles south-east of Stirling
34m
Riccarton is 34 miles south of Perth
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Riccarton is 36 miles east of Glasgow
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Riccarton is 40 miles south of Dundee
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Riccarton is 72 miles north of Carlisle
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Riccarton is 93 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Riccarton is 97 miles south-west of Aberdeen
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Riccarton is 103 miles north-west of Sunderland
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Riccarton is 104 miles north-west of Durham

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