1. Tranent

Where is Tranent?

Tranent is located in the county of East Lothian, Scotland, two miles south-east of the town of Prestonpans, 36 miles south of the major city of Dundee, nine miles east of Edinburgh, 309 miles north of Cardiff, and 327 miles north of London. Tranent lies two miles north-east of the Midlothian border. Tranent falls within the unitary authority of East Lothian. It is in the EH33 postcode district. The post town for Tranent is Tranent.

Tranent on a map

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

Which county is Tranent in?

Tranent is in the ceremonial county of East Lothian, the historic county of East Lothian, and the administrative county of East Lothian.

Ceremonial CountyEast Lothian
Historic CountyEast Lothian
Administrative CountyEast Lothian

Where is Tranent in East Lothian?

Tranent is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of East Lothian, and towards the westernmost extremity of East Lothian.

Location of Tranent within East Lothian

What is the postcode for Tranent?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Tranent is EH33 1LH.

Where is Tranent in EH33?

Tranent is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the EH33 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the EH33 postcode district.

Location of Tranent within EH33

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What is the post town for Tranent?

The post town for Tranent is Tranent. Tranent is in the EH33 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Tranent.

What is the latitude and longitude of Tranent?

The centre of Tranent is located at position 55.94462° latitude and -2.95402° longitude.

Latitude55.94462°
Longitude-2.95402°

What is the easting and northing of Tranent?

The centre of Tranent is located at the grid reference easting 340512 and northing 672808 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting340512
Northing672808

What are the nearest towns to Tranent?

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

2m
Tranent is 2 miles south-east of Prestonpans
2m
Tranent is 2 miles south of Cockenzie and Port Seton
4m
Tranent is 4 miles east of Musselburgh
6m
Tranent is 6 miles north-east of Dalkeith
7m
Tranent is 7 miles west of Haddington
8m
Tranent is 8 miles north-east of Bonnyrigg
9m
Tranent is 9 miles north-east of Loanhead
12m
Tranent is 12 miles west of East Linton
12m
Tranent is 12 miles south-west of North Berwick
12m
Tranent is 12 miles south-east of Kinghorn

What are the nearest cities to Tranent?

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

9m
Tranent is 9 miles east of Edinburgh
36m
Tranent is 36 miles south of Dundee
36m
Tranent is 36 miles south-east of Perth
40m
Tranent is 40 miles east of Stirling
50m
Tranent is 50 miles east of Glasgow
73m
Tranent is 73 miles north of Carlisle
85m
Tranent is 85 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
90m
Tranent is 90 miles south of Aberdeen
95m
Tranent is 95 miles north-west of Sunderland
97m
Tranent is 97 miles north-west of Durham

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