Where is Watten?

Watten is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, eight miles west of the town of Wick, 102 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 174 miles north of Edinburgh, 483 miles north of Cardiff, and 497 miles north of London. Watten falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW1 postcode district. The post town for Watten is Wick.

Watten on a map

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

Which county is Watten in?

Watten is in the ceremonial county of Caithness, the historic county of Caithness, and the administrative county of Highland.

Ceremonial CountyCaithness
Historic CountyCaithness
Administrative CountyHighland

Where is Watten in Caithness?

Watten is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Caithness, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Caithness.

Location of Watten within Caithness

What is the postcode for Watten?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Watten is KW1 5YL.

Where is Watten in KW1?

Watten is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW1 postcode district.

Location of Watten within KW1

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What is the post town for Watten?

The post town for Watten is Wick. Watten is in the KW1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wick.

What is the latitude and longitude of Watten?

The centre of Watten is located at position 58.47096° latitude and -3.30416° longitude.

Latitude58.47096°
Longitude-3.30416°

What is the easting and northing of Watten?

The centre of Watten is located at the grid reference easting 324027 and northing 954373 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting324027
Northing954373

What are the nearest towns to Watten?

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

8m
Watten is 8 miles west of Wick
12m
Watten is 12 miles south-east of Thurso
34m
Watten is 34 miles south of Stromness
37m
Watten is 37 miles south of Kirkwall
49m
Watten is 49 miles north-east of Dornoch
52m
Watten is 52 miles north of Lossiemouth
53m
Watten is 53 miles north-east of Tain
54m
Watten is 54 miles north of Burghead
55m
Watten is 55 miles north of Findochty
56m
Watten is 56 miles north of Buckie

What are the nearest cities to Watten?

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

76m
Watten is 76 miles north-east of Inverness
102m
Watten is 102 miles north-west of Aberdeen
140m
Watten is 140 miles north of Dundee
144m
Watten is 144 miles north of Perth
165m
Watten is 165 miles north of Stirling
174m
Watten is 174 miles north of Edinburgh
184m
Watten is 184 miles north of Glasgow
248m
Watten is 248 miles north of Carlisle
250m
Watten is 250 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
257m
Watten is 257 miles north of Sunderland

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