Where is Spittal?

Spittal is located in the county of Wigtown, Scotland, five miles west of the town of Wigtown, 65 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 91 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 242 miles north of Cardiff, and 297 miles north-west of London. Spittal was historically in the county of Wigtownshire. Spittal falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG8 postcode district. The post town for Spittal is Newton Stewart.

Spittal on a map

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

Which county is Spittal in?

Spittal is in the ceremonial county of Wigtown, the historic county of Wigtownshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyWigtown
Historic CountyWigtownshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Spittal in Wigtown?

Spittal is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Wigtown, and towards the easternmost extremity of Wigtown.

Location of Spittal within Wigtown

What is the postcode for Spittal?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Spittal is DG8 0BY.

Where is Spittal in DG8?

Spittal is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DG8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG8 postcode district.

Location of Spittal within DG8

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What is the post town for Spittal?

The post town for Spittal is Newton Stewart. Spittal is in the DG8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newton Stewart.

What is the latitude and longitude of Spittal?

The centre of Spittal is located at position 54.88616° latitude and -4.55306° longitude.

Latitude54.88616°
Longitude-4.55306°

What is the easting and northing of Spittal?

The centre of Spittal is located at the grid reference easting 236334 and northing 557588 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting236334
Northing557588

What are the nearest towns to Spittal?

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

5m
Spittal is 5 miles west of Wigtown
6m
Spittal is 6 miles south-west of Newton Stewart
12m
Spittal is 12 miles north-west of Whithorn
15m
Spittal is 15 miles west of Gatehouse of Fleet
19m
Spittal is 19 miles east of Stranraer
20m
Spittal is 20 miles west of Kirkcudbright
21m
Spittal is 21 miles south-west of New Galloway
25m
Spittal is 25 miles west of Castle Douglas
27m
Spittal is 27 miles south-east of Girvan
29m
Spittal is 29 miles west of Dalbeattie

What are the nearest cities to Spittal?

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

65m
Spittal is 65 miles west of Carlisle
69m
Spittal is 69 miles south of Glasgow
88m
Spittal is 88 miles south of Stirling
91m
Spittal is 91 miles north-west of Lancaster
91m
Spittal is 91 miles south-west of Edinburgh
108m
Spittal is 108 miles north-west of Preston
113m
Spittal is 113 miles south-west of Perth
116m
Spittal is 116 miles north of Bangor
117m
Spittal is 117 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
119m
Spittal is 119 miles west of Durham

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