Where is The Lake?

The Lake is located in the county of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, Scotland, two miles south of the town of Kirkcudbright, 45 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 87 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 233 miles north of Cardiff, and 280 miles north-west of London. The Lake was historically in the county of Kirkcudbrightshire. The Lake falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG6 postcode district. The post town for The Lake is Kirkcudbright.

The Lake on a map

Bounding box showing extent of The Lake
Location of The Lake within the UK

Which county is The Lake in?

The Lake is in the ceremonial county of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, the historic county of Kirkcudbrightshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyThe Stewartry of Kirkcudbright
Historic CountyKirkcudbrightshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is The Lake in The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright?

The Lake is situated towards the southernmost extremity of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.

Location of The Lake within The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright

What is the postcode for The Lake?

The nearest postcode to the centre of The Lake is DG6 4XL.

Where is The Lake in DG6?

The Lake is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG6 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG6 postcode district.

Location of The Lake within DG6

Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012

What is the post town for The Lake?

The post town for The Lake is Kirkcudbright. The Lake is in the DG6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Kirkcudbright.

What is the latitude and longitude of The Lake?

The centre of The Lake is located at position 54.80321° latitude and -4.0542° longitude.

Latitude54.80321°
Longitude-4.0542°

What is the easting and northing of The Lake?

The centre of The Lake is located at the grid reference easting 268057 and northing 547306 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting268057
Northing547306

What are the nearest towns to The Lake?

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

2m
The Lake is 2 miles south of Kirkcudbright
8m
The Lake is 8 miles south-east of Gatehouse of Fleet
11m
The Lake is 11 miles south-west of Castle Douglas
13m
The Lake is 13 miles south-west of Dalbeattie
15m
The Lake is 15 miles east of Whithorn
16m
The Lake is 16 miles east of Wigtown
19m
The Lake is 19 miles south of New Galloway
21m
The Lake is 21 miles south-east of Newton Stewart
23m
The Lake is 23 miles west of Maryport
23m
The Lake is 23 miles north-west of Workington

What are the nearest cities to The Lake?

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

45m
The Lake is 45 miles west of Carlisle
73m
The Lake is 73 miles north-west of Lancaster
74m
The Lake is 74 miles south of Glasgow
87m
The Lake is 87 miles south-west of Edinburgh
91m
The Lake is 91 miles north-west of Preston
91m
The Lake is 91 miles south of Stirling
98m
The Lake is 98 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
99m
The Lake is 99 miles west of Durham
106m
The Lake is 106 miles north-west of Liverpool
107m
The Lake is 107 miles west of Sunderland

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