Where is Stow?

Stow is located in the county of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale, Scotland, five miles south-west of the town of Lauder, 53 miles south of the major city of Dundee, 22 miles south-east of Edinburgh, 291 miles north of Cardiff, and 310 miles north of London. Stow lies five miles east of the Tweeddale border, and was historically in the county of Midlothian. Stow falls within the unitary authority of Scottish Borders. It is in the TD1 postcode district. The post town for Stow is Galashiels.

Stow on a map

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

Which county is Stow in?

Stow is in the ceremonial county of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale, the historic county of Midlothian, and the administrative county of Scottish Borders.

Ceremonial CountyRoxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Historic CountyMidlothian
Administrative CountyScottish Borders

Where is Stow in Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale?

Stow is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale.

Location of Stow within Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale

What is the postcode for Stow?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Stow is TD1 2QN.

Where is Stow in TD1?

Stow is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the TD1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the TD1 postcode district.

Location of Stow within TD1

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What is the post town for Stow?

The post town for Stow is Galashiels. Stow is in the TD1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Galashiels.

What is the latitude and longitude of Stow?

The centre of Stow is located at position 55.6921° latitude and -2.85942° longitude.

Latitude55.6921°
Longitude-2.85942°

What is the easting and northing of Stow?

The centre of Stow is located at the grid reference easting 346072 and northing 644627 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting346072
Northing644627

What are the nearest towns to Stow?

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

5m
Stow is 5 miles south-west of Lauder
6m
Stow is 6 miles north of Galashiels
9m
Stow is 9 miles north-west of Melrose
9m
Stow is 9 miles north-east of Innerleithen
10m
Stow is 10 miles north of Selkirk
13m
Stow is 13 miles east of Peebles
16m
Stow is 16 miles south-east of Bonnyrigg
16m
Stow is 16 miles south-east of Dalkeith
17m
Stow is 17 miles south-east of Loanhead
17m
Stow is 17 miles south-east of Penicuik

What are the nearest cities to Stow?

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

22m
Stow is 22 miles south-east of Edinburgh
51m
Stow is 51 miles south-east of Stirling
53m
Stow is 53 miles south of Dundee
54m
Stow is 54 miles south-east of Perth
55m
Stow is 55 miles east of Glasgow
55m
Stow is 55 miles north of Carlisle
70m
Stow is 70 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
80m
Stow is 80 miles north-west of Sunderland
81m
Stow is 81 miles north-west of Durham
105m
Stow is 105 miles south of Aberdeen

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