1. Stranraer

Where is Stranraer?

Stranraer is located in the county of Wigtown, Scotland, 22 miles west of the town of Newton Stewart, 73 miles south-west of the major city of Glasgow, 102 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 249 miles north of Cardiff, and 310 miles north-west of London. Stranraer was historically in the county of Wigtownshire. Stranraer falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG9 postcode district. The post town for Stranraer is Stranraer.

Stranraer on a map

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

Which county is Stranraer in?

Stranraer is in the ceremonial county of Wigtown, the historic county of Wigtownshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyWigtown
Historic CountyWigtownshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Stranraer in Wigtown?

Stranraer is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Wigtown, and towards the westernmost extremity of Wigtown.

Location of Stranraer within Wigtown

What is the postcode for Stranraer?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Stranraer is DG9 7JF.

Where is Stranraer in DG9?

Stranraer is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the DG9 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG9 postcode district.

Location of Stranraer within DG9

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What is the post town for Stranraer?

The post town for Stranraer is Stranraer. Stranraer is in the DG9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stranraer.

What is the latitude and longitude of Stranraer?

The centre of Stranraer is located at position 54.90364° latitude and -5.02758° longitude.

Latitude54.90364°
Longitude-5.02758°

What is the easting and northing of Stranraer?

The centre of Stranraer is located at the grid reference easting 205989 and northing 560745 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting205989
Northing560745

What are the nearest towns to Stranraer?

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

22m
Stranraer is 22 miles west of Newton Stewart
23m
Stranraer is 23 miles west of Wigtown
24m
Stranraer is 24 miles south of Girvan
27m
Stranraer is 27 miles north-west of Whithorn
34m
Stranraer is 34 miles west of Gatehouse of Fleet
34m
Stranraer is 34 miles south-west of Maybole
37m
Stranraer is 37 miles west of New Galloway
39m
Stranraer is 39 miles west of Kirkcudbright
41m
Stranraer is 41 miles south-west of Ayr
43m
Stranraer is 43 miles south-east of Campbeltown

What are the nearest cities to Stranraer?

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

73m
Stranraer is 73 miles south-west of Glasgow
84m
Stranraer is 84 miles west of Carlisle
94m
Stranraer is 94 miles south-west of Stirling
102m
Stranraer is 102 miles south-west of Edinburgh
107m
Stranraer is 107 miles north-west of Lancaster
120m
Stranraer is 120 miles south-west of Perth
122m
Stranraer is 122 miles north of Bangor
123m
Stranraer is 123 miles north-west of Preston
131m
Stranraer is 131 miles north-west of St Asaph
133m
Stranraer is 133 miles north-west of Liverpool

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