GetTheData logo
  1. Rothesay

Where is Rothesay?

Rothesay is located in the county of Argyll and Bute, Scotland, seven miles north-west of the town of Millport, 32 miles west of the major city of Glasgow, 73 miles west of Edinburgh, 311 miles north of Cardiff, and 360 miles north-west of London. Rothesay lies six miles north-west of the Ayrshire and Arran border, and was historically in the county of Buteshire. Rothesay falls within the unitary authority of Argyll and Bute. It is in the PA20 postcode district. The post town for Rothesay is Isle of Bute.

Rothesay on a map

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

Which county is Rothesay in?

Rothesay is in the ceremonial county of Argyll and Bute, the historic county of Buteshire, and the administrative county of Argyll and Bute.

Ceremonial CountyArgyll and Bute
Historic CountyButeshire
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute

Where is Rothesay in Argyll and Bute?

Rothesay is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Argyll and Bute, and towards the easternmost extremity of Argyll and Bute.

Map showing location of Rothesay within Argyll and Bute
Location of Rothesay within Argyll and Bute

What is the postcode for Rothesay?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Rothesay is PA20 0ET.

Where is Rothesay in PA20?

Rothesay is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PA20 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the PA20 postcode district.

Map showing location of Rothesay within PA20
Location of Rothesay within PA20

What is the post town for Rothesay?

The post town for Rothesay is Isle of Bute. Rothesay is in the PA20 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Isle of Bute.

What is the latitude and longitude of Rothesay?

The centre of Rothesay is located at position 55.83491° latitude and -5.05459° longitude.

Latitude55.83491°
Longitude-5.05459°

What is the easting and northing of Rothesay?

The centre of Rothesay is located at the grid reference easting 208807 and northing 664408 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting208807
Northing664408

What are the nearest towns to Rothesay?

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

north-west
8m
Rothesay is 8 miles north-west of Millport
north-west
8m
Rothesay is 8 miles north-west of Largs
south-west
10m
Rothesay is 10 miles south-west of Dunoon
south-west
13m
Rothesay is 13 miles south-west of Gourock
south-west
14m
Rothesay is 14 miles south-west of Greenock
south-west
16m
Rothesay is 16 miles south-west of Port Glasgow
north-west
16m
Rothesay is 16 miles north-west of Ardrossan
south-west
17m
Rothesay is 17 miles south-west of Helensburgh
north-west
17m
Rothesay is 17 miles north-west of Saltcoats
north-west
18m
Rothesay is 18 miles north-west of Stevenston

What are the nearest cities to Rothesay?

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

west
32m
Rothesay is 32 miles west of Glasgow
west
48m
Rothesay is 48 miles west of Stirling
west
73m
Rothesay is 73 miles west of Edinburgh
south-west
74m
Rothesay is 74 miles south-west of Perth
south-west
91m
Rothesay is 91 miles south-west of Dundee
north-west
106m
Rothesay is 106 miles north-west of Carlisle
south
118m
Rothesay is 118 miles south of Inverness
south-west
145m
Rothesay is 145 miles south-west of Aberdeen
north-west
148m
Rothesay is 148 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
153m
Rothesay is 153 miles north-west of Lancaster

More Rothesay data