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Where is Skelwick?

Skelwick is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, 21 miles north of the town of Kirkwall, 151 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 231 miles north of Edinburgh, 540 miles north of Cardiff, and 548 miles north of London. Skelwick falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Skelwick is Orkney.

Skelwick on a map

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

Which county is Skelwick in?

Skelwick 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 Skelwick in Orkney?

Skelwick is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Orkney, and towards the easternmost extremity of Orkney.

Map showing location of Skelwick within Orkney
Location of Skelwick within Orkney

What is the postcode for Skelwick?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Skelwick is KW17 2DD.

Where is Skelwick in KW17?

Skelwick is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW17 postcode district.

Map showing location of Skelwick within KW17
Location of Skelwick within KW17

What is the post town for Skelwick?

The post town for Skelwick is Orkney. Skelwick is in the KW17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Orkney.

What is the latitude and longitude of Skelwick?

The centre of Skelwick is located at position 59.28717° latitude and -2.90063° longitude.

Latitude59.28717°
Longitude-2.90063°

What is the easting and northing of Skelwick?

The centre of Skelwick is located at the grid reference easting 348788 and northing 1044868 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting348788
Northing1044868

What are the nearest towns to Skelwick?

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

north
21m
Skelwick is 21 miles north of Kirkwall
north-east
27m
Skelwick is 27 miles north-east of Stromness
north-east
53m
Skelwick is 53 miles north-east of Thurso
north
59m
Skelwick is 59 miles north of Wick
south-west
86m
Skelwick is 86 miles south-west of Lerwick
north-east
106m
Skelwick is 106 miles north-east of Dornoch
north
109m
Skelwick is 109 miles north of Lossiemouth
north
110m
Skelwick is 110 miles north of Findochty
north-east
110m
Skelwick is 110 miles north-east of Tain
north
110m
Skelwick is 110 miles north of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Skelwick?

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

north
134m
Skelwick is 134 miles north of Inverness
north
151m
Skelwick is 151 miles north of Aberdeen
north
196m
Skelwick is 196 miles north of Dundee
north
201m
Skelwick is 201 miles north of Perth
north
223m
Skelwick is 223 miles north of Stirling
north
231m
Skelwick is 231 miles north of Edinburgh
north
242m
Skelwick is 242 miles north of Glasgow
north
302m
Skelwick is 302 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
north
304m
Skelwick is 304 miles north of Carlisle
north
309m
Skelwick is 309 miles north of Sunderland