Where is Scorton?

Scorton is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, two miles north of the town of Garstang, 12 miles north of the major city of Preston, 141 miles south of Edinburgh, 170 miles north of Cardiff, and 200 miles north-west of London. Scorton falls within the district council of Wyre, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the PR3 postcode district. The post town for Scorton is Preston.

Scorton on a map

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

Which county is Scorton in?

Scorton is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Scorton in Lancashire?

Scorton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Lancashire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lancashire.

Location of Scorton within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Scorton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Scorton is PR3 1AU.

Where is Scorton in PR3?

Scorton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the PR3 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PR3 postcode district.

Location of Scorton within PR3

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What is the post town for Scorton?

The post town for Scorton is Preston. Scorton is in the PR3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Preston.

What is the latitude and longitude of Scorton?

The centre of Scorton is located at position 53.93288° latitude and -2.75992° longitude.

Latitude53.93288°
Longitude-2.75992°

What is the easting and northing of Scorton?

The centre of Scorton is located at the grid reference easting 350204 and northing 448796 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting350204
Northing448796

What are the nearest towns to Scorton?

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

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Scorton is 2 miles north of Garstang
9m
Scorton is 9 miles north-west of Longridge
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Scorton is 10 miles south-east of Heysham
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Scorton is 10 miles north of Fulwood
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Scorton is 11 miles south-east of Morecambe
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Scorton is 11 miles north-east of Thornton
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Scorton is 11 miles east of Fleetwood
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Scorton is 11 miles north-east of Poulton-le-Fylde
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Scorton is 11 miles north-east of Kirkham
12m
Scorton is 12 miles east of Cleveleys

What are the nearest cities to Scorton?

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

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Scorton is 8 miles south of Lancaster
12m
Scorton is 12 miles north of Preston
37m
Scorton is 37 miles north-west of Salford
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Scorton is 37 miles north of Liverpool
38m
Scorton is 38 miles north-west of Manchester
42m
Scorton is 42 miles west of Bradford
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Scorton is 50 miles west of Leeds
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Scorton is 52 miles north of Chester
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Scorton is 52 miles west of Ripon
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Scorton is 54 miles west of Wakefield