Where is Urquhart?

Urquhart is located in the county of Moray, Scotland, four miles east of the town of Elgin, 54 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 117 miles north of Edinburgh, 427 miles north of Cardiff, and 441 miles north of London. Urquhart lies five miles north-west of the Banffshire border, and was historically in the county of Nairn. Urquhart falls within the unitary authority of Moray. It is in the IV30 postcode district. The post town for Urquhart is Elgin.

Urquhart on a map

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

Which county is Urquhart in?

Urquhart is in the ceremonial county of Moray, the historic county of Nairn, and the administrative county of Moray.

Ceremonial CountyMoray
Historic CountyNairn
Administrative CountyMoray

Where is Urquhart in Moray?

Urquhart is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Moray, and towards the easternmost extremity of Moray.

Location of Urquhart within Moray

What is the postcode for Urquhart?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Urquhart is IV30 8LG.

Where is Urquhart in IV30?

Urquhart is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the IV30 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the IV30 postcode district.

Location of Urquhart within IV30

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What is the post town for Urquhart?

The post town for Urquhart is Elgin. Urquhart is in the IV30 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Elgin.

What is the latitude and longitude of Urquhart?

The centre of Urquhart is located at position 57.64829° latitude and -3.19848° longitude.

Latitude57.64829°
Longitude-3.19848°

What is the easting and northing of Urquhart?

The centre of Urquhart is located at the grid reference easting 328565 and northing 862673 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting328565
Northing862673

What are the nearest towns to Urquhart?

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

4m
Urquhart is 4 miles east of Elgin
6m
Urquhart is 6 miles south-east of Lossiemouth
8m
Urquhart is 8 miles north of Rothes
9m
Urquhart is 9 miles west of Buckie
11m
Urquhart is 11 miles east of Burghead
12m
Urquhart is 12 miles west of Findochty
12m
Urquhart is 12 miles north-west of Keith
12m
Urquhart is 12 miles north of Charlestown of Aberlour
14m
Urquhart is 14 miles north of Dufftown
14m
Urquhart is 14 miles west of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Urquhart?

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

40m
Urquhart is 40 miles east of Inverness
54m
Urquhart is 54 miles north-west of Aberdeen
83m
Urquhart is 83 miles north of Dundee
87m
Urquhart is 87 miles north of Perth
110m
Urquhart is 110 miles north of Stirling
117m
Urquhart is 117 miles north of Edinburgh
130m
Urquhart is 130 miles north of Glasgow
191m
Urquhart is 191 miles north of Carlisle
195m
Urquhart is 195 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
202m
Urquhart is 202 miles north of Sunderland

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