Where is Sandwick?

Sandwick is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, 13 miles south of the town of Kirkwall, 118 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 197 miles north of Edinburgh, 506 miles north of Cardiff, and 515 miles north of London. Sandwick falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Sandwick is Orkney.

Sandwick on a map

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

Which county is Sandwick in?

Sandwick is in the ceremonial county of Orkney, the historic county of Orkney, and the administrative county of Orkney Islands.

Ceremonial CountyOrkney
Historic CountyOrkney
Administrative CountyOrkney Islands

Where is Sandwick in Orkney?

Sandwick is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Orkney, and towards the easternmost extremity of Orkney.

Location of Sandwick within Orkney

What is the postcode for Sandwick?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Sandwick is KW17 2RJ.

Where is Sandwick in KW17?

Sandwick is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW17 postcode district.

Location of Sandwick within KW17

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What is the post town for Sandwick?

The post town for Sandwick is Orkney. Sandwick is in the KW17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Orkney.

What is the latitude and longitude of Sandwick?

The centre of Sandwick is located at position 58.79242° latitude and -2.97316° longitude.

Latitude58.79242°
Longitude-2.97316°

What is the easting and northing of Sandwick?

The centre of Sandwick is located at the grid reference easting 343853 and northing 989838 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting343853
Northing989838

What are the nearest towns to Sandwick?

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

13m
Sandwick is 13 miles south of Kirkwall
17m
Sandwick is 17 miles south-east of Stromness
24m
Sandwick is 24 miles north-east of Thurso
25m
Sandwick is 25 miles north of Wick
74m
Sandwick is 74 miles north-east of Dornoch
75m
Sandwick is 75 miles north of Lossiemouth
76m
Sandwick is 76 miles north of Findochty
76m
Sandwick is 76 miles north of Cullen
77m
Sandwick is 77 miles north of Buckie
77m
Sandwick is 77 miles north of Portsoy

What are the nearest cities to Sandwick?

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

102m
Sandwick is 102 miles north-east of Inverness
118m
Sandwick is 118 miles north of Aberdeen
162m
Sandwick is 162 miles north of Dundee
167m
Sandwick is 167 miles north of Perth
189m
Sandwick is 189 miles north of Stirling
197m
Sandwick is 197 miles north of Edinburgh
208m
Sandwick is 208 miles north of Glasgow
269m
Sandwick is 269 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
270m
Sandwick is 270 miles north of Carlisle
276m
Sandwick is 276 miles north of Sunderland

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