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Where is Silloth?

Silloth is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, eight miles north of the town of Aspatria, 18 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 75 miles south of Edinburgh, 234 miles north of Cardiff, and 268 miles north-west of London. Silloth lies four miles south of the Dumfries border, and was historically in the county of Cumberland. Silloth falls within the district council of Allerdale, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA7 postcode district. The post town for Silloth is Wigton.

COVID-19: Silloth coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Cumbria case numbers. This Silloth coronavirus map shows the position of Silloth within Cumbria, along with the number of cases in Cumbria and each of the surrounding areas.

Silloth on a map

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

Which county is Silloth in?

Silloth is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.

Ceremonial CountyCumbria
Historic CountyCumberland
Administrative CountyCumbria

Where is Silloth in Cumbria?

Silloth is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Cumbria, and towards the westernmost extremity of Cumbria.

Map showing location of Silloth within Cumbria
Location of Silloth within Cumbria

What is the postcode for Silloth?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Silloth is CA7 4AZ.

Where is Silloth in CA7?

Silloth is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the CA7 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the CA7 postcode district.

Map showing location of Silloth within CA7
Location of Silloth within CA7

What is the post town for Silloth?

The post town for Silloth is Wigton. Silloth is in the CA7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wigton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Silloth?

The centre of Silloth is located at position 54.86859° latitude and -3.38924° longitude.

Latitude54.86859°
Longitude-3.38924°

What is the easting and northing of Silloth?

The centre of Silloth is located at the grid reference easting 310940 and northing 553530 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting310940
Northing553530

What are the nearest towns to Silloth?

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

north
8m
Silloth is 8 miles north of Aspatria
west
10m
Silloth is 10 miles west of Wigton
south-west
10m
Silloth is 10 miles south-west of Annan
north-east
12m
Silloth is 12 miles north-east of Maryport
north
14m
Silloth is 14 miles north of Cockermouth
south-east
16m
Silloth is 16 miles south-east of Dumfries
north-east
17m
Silloth is 17 miles north-east of Workington
south
17m
Silloth is 17 miles south of Lockerbie
east
18m
Silloth is 18 miles east of Dalbeattie
south
18m
Silloth is 18 miles south of Lochmaben

What are the nearest cities to Silloth?

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

west
18m
Silloth is 18 miles west of Carlisle
north
61m
Silloth is 61 miles north of Lancaster
west
71m
Silloth is 71 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
west
72m
Silloth is 72 miles west of Durham
south
75m
Silloth is 75 miles south of Edinburgh
south-east
77m
Silloth is 77 miles south-east of Glasgow
west
80m
Silloth is 80 miles west of Sunderland
north
82m
Silloth is 82 miles north of Preston
south
89m
Silloth is 89 miles south of Stirling
north-west
91m
Silloth is 91 miles north-west of Ripon

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