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Where is Torphichen?

Torphichen is located in the county of West Lothian, Scotland, two miles north of the town of Bathgate, 23 miles east of the major city of Glasgow, 18 miles west of Edinburgh, 309 miles north of Cardiff, and 338 miles north-west of London. Torphichen lies just south-east of the Stirling and Falkirk border. Torphichen falls within the unitary authority of West Lothian. It is in the EH48 postcode district. The post town for Torphichen is Bathgate.

Torphichen on a map

Map showing extent of Torphichen as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Torphichen
Map showing location of Torphichen within the UK
Location of Torphichen within the UK

Which county is Torphichen in?

Torphichen is in the ceremonial county of West Lothian, the historic county of West Lothian, and the administrative county of West Lothian.

Ceremonial CountyWest Lothian
Historic CountyWest Lothian
Administrative CountyWest Lothian

Where is Torphichen in West Lothian?

Torphichen is situated towards the northernmost extremity of West Lothian, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of West Lothian.

Location of Torphichen within West Lothian
Location of Torphichen within West Lothian

What is the postcode for Torphichen?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Torphichen is EH48 4LY.

Where is Torphichen in EH48?

Torphichen is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the EH48 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the EH48 postcode district.

Location of Torphichen within EH48
Location of Torphichen within EH48

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What is the post town for Torphichen?

The post town for Torphichen is Bathgate. Torphichen is in the EH48 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bathgate.

What is the latitude and longitude of Torphichen?

The centre of Torphichen is located at position 55.93345° latitude and -3.65417° longitude.

Latitude55.93345°
Longitude-3.65417°

What is the easting and northing of Torphichen?

The centre of Torphichen is located at the grid reference easting 296756 and northing 672390 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting296756
Northing672390

What are the nearest towns to Torphichen?

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

north
2m
Torphichen is 2 miles north of Bathgate
north-east
3m
Torphichen is 3 miles north-east of Armadale
south-west
4m
Torphichen is 4 miles south-west of Linlithgow
north
4m
Torphichen is 4 miles north of Blackburn
north
5m
Torphichen is 5 miles north of Whitburn
south
6m
Torphichen is 6 miles south of Bo'ness
north-west
6m
Torphichen is 6 miles north-west of Livingston
south
7m
Torphichen is 7 miles south of Grangemouth
south-east
7m
Torphichen is 7 miles south-east of Falkirk
west
7m
Torphichen is 7 miles west of Broxburn

What are the nearest cities to Torphichen?

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

south-east
17m
Torphichen is 17 miles south-east of Stirling
west
18m
Torphichen is 18 miles west of Edinburgh
east
23m
Torphichen is 23 miles east of Glasgow
south
33m
Torphichen is 33 miles south of Perth
south-west
45m
Torphichen is 45 miles south-west of Dundee
north
77m
Torphichen is 77 miles north of Carlisle
south-west
103m
Torphichen is 103 miles south-west of Aberdeen
north-west
104m
Torphichen is 104 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
south
109m
Torphichen is 109 miles south of Inverness
north-west
114m
Torphichen is 114 miles north-west of Durham