Where is Skares?

Skares is located in the county of Ayrshire and Arran, Scotland, three miles south-west of the town of Cumnock, 30 miles south of the major city of Glasgow, 57 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 277 miles north of Cardiff, and 321 miles north-west of London. Skares was historically in the county of Ayrshire. Skares falls within the unitary authority of East Ayrshire. It is in the KA18 postcode district. The post town for Skares is Cumnock.

Skares on a map

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

Which county is Skares in?

Skares is in the ceremonial county of Ayrshire and Arran, the historic county of Ayrshire, and the administrative county of East Ayrshire.

Ceremonial CountyAyrshire and Arran
Historic CountyAyrshire
Administrative CountyEast Ayrshire

Where is Skares in Ayrshire and Arran?

Skares is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Ayrshire and Arran, and towards the easternmost extremity of Ayrshire and Arran.

Location of Skares within Ayrshire and Arran

What is the postcode for Skares?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Skares is KA18 2RF.

Where is Skares in KA18?

Skares is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KA18 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KA18 postcode district.

Location of Skares within KA18

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What is the post town for Skares?

The post town for Skares is Cumnock. Skares is in the KA18 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Cumnock.

What is the latitude and longitude of Skares?

The centre of Skares is located at position 55.42892° latitude and -4.32347° longitude.

Latitude55.42892°
Longitude-4.32347°

What is the easting and northing of Skares?

The centre of Skares is located at the grid reference easting 253069 and northing 617458 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting253069
Northing617458

What are the nearest towns to Skares?

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

3m
Skares is 3 miles south-west of Cumnock
12m
Skares is 12 miles south of Galston
12m
Skares is 12 miles east of Ayr
12m
Skares is 12 miles south-east of Prestwick
12m
Skares is 12 miles south of Newmilns
13m
Skares is 13 miles south of Darvel
14m
Skares is 14 miles south-east of Kilmarnock
15m
Skares is 15 miles east of Maybole
16m
Skares is 16 miles south-east of Troon
16m
Skares is 16 miles west of Sanquhar

What are the nearest cities to Skares?

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

30m
Skares is 30 miles south of Glasgow
50m
Skares is 50 miles south of Stirling
57m
Skares is 57 miles south-west of Edinburgh
66m
Skares is 66 miles north-west of Carlisle
75m
Skares is 75 miles south-west of Perth
88m
Skares is 88 miles south-west of Dundee
112m
Skares is 112 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
113m
Skares is 113 miles north-west of Lancaster
118m
Skares is 118 miles north-west of Durham
122m
Skares is 122 miles west of Sunderland

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