Where is Scalloway?

Scalloway is located in the county of Shetland, Scotland, five miles west of the town of Lerwick, 209 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 298 miles north of Edinburgh, and 598 miles north of London. Scalloway falls within the unitary authority of Shetland Islands. It is in the ZE1 postcode district. The post town for Scalloway is Shetland.

Scalloway on a map

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

Which county is Scalloway in?

Scalloway is in the ceremonial county of Shetland, the historic county of Shetland, and the administrative county of Shetland Islands.

Ceremonial CountyShetland
Historic CountyShetland
Administrative CountyShetland Islands

Where is Scalloway in Shetland?

Scalloway is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Shetland, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Shetland.

Location of Scalloway within Shetland

What is the postcode for Scalloway?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Scalloway is ZE1 0TR.

Where is Scalloway in ZE1?

Scalloway is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the ZE1 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the ZE1 postcode district.

Location of Scalloway within ZE1

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What is the post town for Scalloway?

The post town for Scalloway is Shetland. Scalloway is in the ZE1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shetland.

What is the latitude and longitude of Scalloway?

The centre of Scalloway is located at position 60.13747° latitude and -1.27746° longitude.

Latitude60.13747°
Longitude-1.27746°

What is the easting and northing of Scalloway?

The centre of Scalloway is located at the grid reference easting 440235 and northing 1139435 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting440235
Northing1139435

What are the nearest towns to Scalloway?

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

5m
Scalloway is 5 miles west of Lerwick
100m
Scalloway is 100 miles north-east of Kirkwall
108m
Scalloway is 108 miles north-east of Stromness
133m
Scalloway is 133 miles north-east of Thurso
134m
Scalloway is 134 miles north-east of Wick
171m
Scalloway is 171 miles north of Fraserburgh
172m
Scalloway is 172 miles north of Rosehearty
176m
Scalloway is 176 miles north of Macduff
177m
Scalloway is 177 miles north of Banff
177m
Scalloway is 177 miles north of Portsoy

What are the nearest cities to Scalloway?

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

209m
Scalloway is 209 miles north of Aberdeen
212m
Scalloway is 212 miles north-east of Inverness
262m
Scalloway is 262 miles north of Dundee
271m
Scalloway is 271 miles north of Perth
295m
Scalloway is 295 miles north of Stirling
298m
Scalloway is 298 miles north of Edinburgh
315m
Scalloway is 315 miles north of Glasgow
357m
Scalloway is 357 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
362m
Scalloway is 362 miles north of Sunderland
368m
Scalloway is 368 miles north of Carlisle

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