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  1. Stornoway

Where is Stornoway?

Stornoway is located in the county of Western Isles, Scotland, 84 miles north-west of the town of Dingwall, 175 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 197 miles north-west of Edinburgh, 483 miles north of Cardiff, and 525 miles north-west of London. Stornoway was historically in the county of Ross and Cromarty. Stornoway falls within the unitary authority of Na h-Eileanan an Iar. It is in the HS1 postcode district. The post town for Stornoway is Stornoway.

Stornoway on a map

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

Which county is Stornoway in?

Stornoway is in the ceremonial county of Western Isles, the historic county of Ross and Cromarty, and the administrative county of Na h-Eileanan an Iar.

Ceremonial CountyWestern Isles
Historic CountyRoss and Cromarty
Administrative CountyNa h-Eileanan an Iar

Where is Stornoway in Western Isles?

Stornoway is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Western Isles, and towards the easternmost extremity of Western Isles.

Map showing location of Stornoway within Western Isles
Location of Stornoway within Western Isles

What is the postcode for Stornoway?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Stornoway is HS1 2BB.

Where is Stornoway in HS1?

Stornoway is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the HS1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the HS1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Stornoway within HS1
Location of Stornoway within HS1

What is the post town for Stornoway?

The post town for Stornoway is Stornoway. Stornoway is in the HS1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stornoway.

What is the latitude and longitude of Stornoway?

The centre of Stornoway is located at position 58.20769° latitude and -6.38611° longitude.

Latitude58.20769°
Longitude-6.38611°

What is the easting and northing of Stornoway?

The centre of Stornoway is located at the grid reference easting 142447 and northing 932712 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting142447
Northing932712

What are the nearest towns to Stornoway?

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

north-west
84m
Stornoway is 84 miles north-west of Dingwall
north-west
86m
Stornoway is 86 miles north-west of Alness
north-west
89m
Stornoway is 89 miles north-west of Invergordon
west
89m
Stornoway is 89 miles west of Dornoch
west
90m
Stornoway is 90 miles west of Tain
north-west
94m
Stornoway is 94 miles north-west of Fortrose
north-west
94m
Stornoway is 94 miles north-west of Cromarty
north-west
102m
Stornoway is 102 miles north-west of Nairn
north-west
107m
Stornoway is 107 miles north-west of Fort William
west
108m
Stornoway is 108 miles west of Thurso

What are the nearest cities to Stornoway?

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

north-west
94m
Stornoway is 94 miles north-west of Inverness
north-west
167m
Stornoway is 167 miles north-west of Perth
north-west
172m
Stornoway is 172 miles north-west of Stirling
north-west
175m
Stornoway is 175 miles north-west of Aberdeen
north-west
176m
Stornoway is 176 miles north-west of Dundee
north-west
181m
Stornoway is 181 miles north-west of Glasgow
north-west
197m
Stornoway is 197 miles north-west of Edinburgh
north-west
265m
Stornoway is 265 miles north-west of Carlisle
north-west
288m
Stornoway is 288 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
298m
Stornoway is 298 miles north-west of Sunderland

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