Where is Strachur?

Strachur is located in the county of Argyll and Bute, Scotland, five miles south of the town of Inveraray, 38 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 74 miles west of Edinburgh, 333 miles north of Cardiff, and 379 miles north-west of London. Strachur was historically in the county of Argyllshire. Strachur falls within the unitary authority of Argyll and Bute. It is in the PA27 postcode district. The post town for Strachur is Cairndow.

Strachur on a map

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

Which county is Strachur in?

Strachur is in the ceremonial county of Argyll and Bute, the historic county of Argyllshire, and the administrative county of Argyll and Bute.

Ceremonial CountyArgyll and Bute
Historic CountyArgyllshire
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute

Where is Strachur in Argyll and Bute?

Strachur is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Argyll and Bute, and towards the easternmost extremity of Argyll and Bute.

Location of Strachur within Argyll and Bute

What is the postcode for Strachur?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Strachur is PA27 8DH.

Where is Strachur in PA27?

Strachur is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the PA27 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the PA27 postcode district.

Location of Strachur within PA27

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What is the post town for Strachur?

The post town for Strachur is Cairndow. Strachur is in the PA27 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Cairndow.

What is the latitude and longitude of Strachur?

The centre of Strachur is located at position 56.16097° latitude and -5.06344° longitude.

Latitude56.16097°
Longitude-5.06344°

What is the easting and northing of Strachur?

The centre of Strachur is located at the grid reference easting 209862 and northing 700704 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting209862
Northing700704

What are the nearest towns to Strachur?

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

5m
Strachur is 5 miles south of Inveraray
15m
Strachur is 15 miles north of Dunoon
17m
Strachur is 17 miles north-east of Lochgilphead
17m
Strachur is 17 miles north-west of Gourock
17m
Strachur is 17 miles north-west of Helensburgh
19m
Strachur is 19 miles north-west of Greenock
21m
Strachur is 21 miles north-west of Port Glasgow
22m
Strachur is 22 miles north-west of Alexandria
23m
Strachur is 23 miles north of Rothesay
23m
Strachur is 23 miles south-east of Oban

What are the nearest cities to Strachur?

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

38m
Strachur is 38 miles north-west of Glasgow
44m
Strachur is 44 miles west of Stirling
65m
Strachur is 65 miles west of Perth
74m
Strachur is 74 miles west of Edinburgh
83m
Strachur is 83 miles west of Dundee
97m
Strachur is 97 miles south of Inverness
121m
Strachur is 121 miles north-west of Carlisle
132m
Strachur is 132 miles south-west of Aberdeen
158m
Strachur is 158 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
167m
Strachur is 167 miles north-west of Durham

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