Where is Stirling?

Stirling is located in the county of Stirling and Falkirk, Scotland, three miles south of the town of Bridge of Allan, 21 miles north-east of the major city of Glasgow, 31 miles north-west of Edinburgh, 322 miles north of Cardiff, and 354 miles north-west of London. Stirling lies two miles west of the Clackmannan border, and was historically in the county of Stirlingshire. Stirling falls within the unitary authority of Stirling. It is in the FK8 postcode district. The post town for Stirling is Stirling.

Stirling on a map

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

Which county is Stirling in?

Stirling is in the ceremonial county of Stirling and Falkirk, the historic county of Stirlingshire, and the administrative county of Stirling.

Ceremonial CountyStirling and Falkirk
Historic CountyStirlingshire
Administrative CountyStirling

Where is Stirling in Stirling and Falkirk?

Stirling is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Stirling and Falkirk, and towards the easternmost extremity of Stirling and Falkirk.

Location of Stirling within Stirling and Falkirk

What is the postcode for Stirling?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Stirling is FK8 2DY.

Where is Stirling in FK8?

Stirling is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the FK8 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the FK8 postcode district.

Location of Stirling within FK8

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What is the post town for Stirling?

The post town for Stirling is Stirling. Stirling is in the FK8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stirling.

What is the latitude and longitude of Stirling?

The centre of Stirling is located at position 56.11546° latitude and -3.93417° longitude.

Latitude56.11546°
Longitude-3.93417°

What is the easting and northing of Stirling?

The centre of Stirling is located at the grid reference easting 279834 and northing 693098 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting279834
Northing693098

What are the nearest towns to Stirling?

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

3m
Stirling is 3 miles south of Bridge of Allan
5m
Stirling is 5 miles south of Dunblane
6m
Stirling is 6 miles west of Alloa
6m
Stirling is 6 miles south-west of Alva
6m
Stirling is 6 miles north of Denny
7m
Stirling is 7 miles south-east of Doune
7m
Stirling is 7 miles west of Clackmannan
8m
Stirling is 8 miles west of Tillicoultry
10m
Stirling is 10 miles north-west of Falkirk
11m
Stirling is 11 miles north-west of Grangemouth

What are the nearest cities to Stirling?

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

21m
Stirling is 21 miles north-east of Glasgow
27m
Stirling is 27 miles south-west of Perth
31m
Stirling is 31 miles north-west of Edinburgh
44m
Stirling is 44 miles south-west of Dundee
93m
Stirling is 93 miles north-west of Carlisle
95m
Stirling is 95 miles south of Inverness
100m
Stirling is 100 miles south-west of Aberdeen
120m
Stirling is 120 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
131m
Stirling is 131 miles north-west of Sunderland
131m
Stirling is 131 miles north-west of Durham

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