Where is Scarwell?

Scarwell is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, eight miles north of the town of Stromness, 140 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 216 miles north of Edinburgh, 525 miles north of Cardiff, and 537 miles north of London. Scarwell falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW16 postcode district. The post town for Scarwell is Stromness.

Scarwell on a map

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

Which county is Scarwell in?

Scarwell 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 Scarwell in Orkney?

Scarwell is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Orkney, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Orkney.

Location of Scarwell within Orkney

What is the postcode for Scarwell?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Scarwell is KW16 3LZ.

Where is Scarwell in KW16?

Scarwell is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW16 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KW16 postcode district.

Location of Scarwell within KW16

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What is the post town for Scarwell?

The post town for Scarwell is Stromness. Scarwell is in the KW16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stromness.

What is the latitude and longitude of Scarwell?

The centre of Scarwell is located at position 59.07066° latitude and -3.32219° longitude.

Latitude59.07066°
Longitude-3.32219°

What is the easting and northing of Scarwell?

The centre of Scarwell is located at the grid reference easting 324294 and northing 1021162 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting324294
Northing1021162

What are the nearest towns to Scarwell?

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

8m
Scarwell is 8 miles north of Stromness
14m
Scarwell is 14 miles north-west of Kirkwall
34m
Scarwell is 34 miles north of Thurso
44m
Scarwell is 44 miles north of Wick
86m
Scarwell is 86 miles north of Dornoch
91m
Scarwell is 91 miles north of Tain
93m
Scarwell is 93 miles north of Lossiemouth
95m
Scarwell is 95 miles north of Burghead
96m
Scarwell is 96 miles north of Findochty
97m
Scarwell is 97 miles north of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Scarwell?

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

115m
Scarwell is 115 miles north of Inverness
140m
Scarwell is 140 miles north of Aberdeen
181m
Scarwell is 181 miles north of Dundee
185m
Scarwell is 185 miles north of Perth
206m
Scarwell is 206 miles north of Stirling
216m
Scarwell is 216 miles north of Edinburgh
225m
Scarwell is 225 miles north of Glasgow
289m
Scarwell is 289 miles north of Carlisle
290m
Scarwell is 290 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
298m
Scarwell is 298 miles north of Sunderland

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