Where is Spittal?

Spittal is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, ten miles south of the town of Thurso, 104 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 174 miles north of Edinburgh, 483 miles north of Cardiff, and 498 miles north of London. Spittal falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW1 postcode district. The post town for Spittal is Wick.

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 Caithness, the historic county of Caithness, and the administrative county of Highland.

Ceremonial CountyCaithness
Historic CountyCaithness
Administrative CountyHighland

Where is Spittal in Caithness?

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

Location of Spittal within Caithness

What is the postcode for Spittal?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Spittal is KW1 5XR.

Where is Spittal in KW1?

Spittal is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW1 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KW1 postcode district.

Location of Spittal within KW1

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What is the post town for Spittal?

The post town for Spittal is Wick. Spittal is in the KW1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wick.

What is the latitude and longitude of Spittal?

The centre of Spittal is located at position 58.46665° latitude and -3.42489° longitude.

Latitude58.46665°
Longitude-3.42489°

What is the easting and northing of Spittal?

The centre of Spittal is located at the grid reference easting 316975 and northing 954036 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting316975
Northing954036

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.

10m
Spittal is 10 miles south of Thurso
12m
Spittal is 12 miles west of Wick
35m
Spittal is 35 miles south of Stromness
39m
Spittal is 39 miles south-west of Kirkwall
46m
Spittal is 46 miles north-east of Dornoch
51m
Spittal is 51 miles north-east of Tain
52m
Spittal is 52 miles north of Lossiemouth
53m
Spittal is 53 miles north of Burghead
57m
Spittal is 57 miles north of Findochty
57m
Spittal is 57 miles north of Elgin

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.

74m
Spittal is 74 miles north-east of Inverness
104m
Spittal is 104 miles north-west of Aberdeen
140m
Spittal is 140 miles north of Dundee
143m
Spittal is 143 miles north of Perth
164m
Spittal is 164 miles north of Stirling
174m
Spittal is 174 miles north of Edinburgh
183m
Spittal is 183 miles north of Glasgow
248m
Spittal is 248 miles north of Carlisle
251m
Spittal is 251 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
259m
Spittal is 259 miles north of Sunderland

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