Where is Swainbost?

Swainbost is located in the county of Western Isles, Scotland, 19 miles north of the town of Stornoway, 180 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 210 miles north-west of Edinburgh, 499 miles north of Cardiff, and 539 miles north-west of London. Swainbost was historically in the county of Ross and Cromarty. Swainbost falls within the unitary authority of Na h-Eileanan an Iar. It is in the HS2 postcode district. The post town for Swainbost is Isle of Lewis.

Swainbost on a map

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

Which county is Swainbost in?

Swainbost 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 Swainbost in Western Isles?

Swainbost is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Western Isles, and towards the easternmost extremity of Western Isles.

Location of Swainbost within Western Isles

What is the postcode for Swainbost?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Swainbost is HS2 0TA.

Where is Swainbost in HS2?

Swainbost is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the HS2 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the HS2 postcode district.

Location of Swainbost within HS2

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What is the post town for Swainbost?

The post town for Swainbost is Isle of Lewis. Swainbost is in the HS2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Isle of Lewis.

What is the latitude and longitude of Swainbost?

The centre of Swainbost is located at position 58.48017° latitude and -6.26947° longitude.

Latitude58.48017°
Longitude-6.26947°

What is the easting and northing of Swainbost?

The centre of Swainbost is located at the grid reference easting 151219 and northing 962572 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting151219
Northing962572

What are the nearest towns to Swainbost?

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

19m
Swainbost is 19 miles north of Stornoway
91m
Swainbost is 91 miles north-west of Dingwall
92m
Swainbost is 92 miles north-west of Alness
92m
Swainbost is 92 miles north-west of Dornoch
93m
Swainbost is 93 miles north-west of Tain
95m
Swainbost is 95 miles north-west of Invergordon
99m
Swainbost is 99 miles north-west of Cromarty
100m
Swainbost is 100 miles west of Thurso
100m
Swainbost is 100 miles north-west of Fortrose
108m
Swainbost is 108 miles north-west of Nairn

What are the nearest cities to Swainbost?

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

102m
Swainbost is 102 miles north-west of Inverness
179m
Swainbost is 179 miles north-west of Perth
180m
Swainbost is 180 miles north-west of Aberdeen
186m
Swainbost is 186 miles north-west of Stirling
186m
Swainbost is 186 miles north-west of Dundee
197m
Swainbost is 197 miles north of Glasgow
210m
Swainbost is 210 miles north-west of Edinburgh
279m
Swainbost is 279 miles north-west of Carlisle
300m
Swainbost is 300 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
310m
Swainbost is 310 miles north-west of Sunderland

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