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Where is Skirling?

Skirling is located in the county of Tweeddale, Scotland, two miles north-east of the town of Biggar, 34 miles south-east of the major city of Glasgow, 24 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 288 miles north of Cardiff, and 316 miles north-west of London. Skirling lies just east of the Lanarkshire border, and was historically in the county of Peebleshire. Skirling falls within the unitary authority of Scottish Borders. It is in the ML12 postcode district. The post town for Skirling is Biggar.

Skirling on a map

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

Which county is Skirling in?

Skirling is in the ceremonial county of Tweeddale, the historic county of Peebleshire, and the administrative county of Scottish Borders.

Ceremonial CountyTweeddale
Historic CountyPeebleshire
Administrative CountyScottish Borders

Where is Skirling in Tweeddale?

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

Map showing location of Skirling within Tweeddale
Location of Skirling within Tweeddale

What is the postcode for Skirling?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Skirling is ML12 6HD.

Where is Skirling in ML12?

Skirling is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the ML12 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the ML12 postcode district.

Map showing location of Skirling within ML12
Location of Skirling within ML12

What is the post town for Skirling?

The post town for Skirling is Biggar. Skirling is in the ML12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Biggar.

What is the latitude and longitude of Skirling?

The centre of Skirling is located at position 55.63869° latitude and -3.46923° longitude.

Latitude55.63869°
Longitude-3.46923°

What is the easting and northing of Skirling?

The centre of Skirling is located at the grid reference easting 307614 and northing 639327 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting307614
Northing639327

What are the nearest towns to Skirling?

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

north-east
2m
Skirling is 2 miles north-east of Biggar
west
11m
Skirling is 11 miles west of Peebles
east
12m
Skirling is 12 miles east of Lanark
south-east
16m
Skirling is 16 miles south-east of Carluke
west
16m
Skirling is 16 miles west of Innerleithen
south-west
16m
Skirling is 16 miles south-west of Penicuik
south
17m
Skirling is 17 miles south of Livingston
south
17m
Skirling is 17 miles south of Blackburn
south-east
18m
Skirling is 18 miles south-east of Whitburn
south
19m
Skirling is 19 miles south of Bathgate

What are the nearest cities to Skirling?

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

south-west
24m
Skirling is 24 miles south-west of Edinburgh
south-east
34m
Skirling is 34 miles south-east of Glasgow
south-east
38m
Skirling is 38 miles south-east of Stirling
south
52m
Skirling is 52 miles south of Perth
north
56m
Skirling is 56 miles north of Carlisle
south
60m
Skirling is 60 miles south of Dundee
north-west
86m
Skirling is 86 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
95m
Skirling is 95 miles north-west of Durham
north-west
97m
Skirling is 97 miles north-west of Sunderland
north
113m
Skirling is 113 miles north of Lancaster