Where is Westhill?

Westhill is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, ten miles south of the town of Kirkwall, 121 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 200 miles north of Edinburgh, 509 miles north of Cardiff, and 519 miles north of London. Westhill falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Westhill is Orkney.

Westhill on a map

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

Which county is Westhill in?

Westhill is in the ceremonial county of Orkney, the historic county of Orkney, and the administrative county of Orkney Islands.

Ceremonial CountyOrkney
Historic CountyOrkney
Administrative CountyOrkney Islands

Where is Westhill in Orkney?

Westhill is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Orkney, and towards the easternmost extremity of Orkney.

Location of Westhill within Orkney

What is the postcode for Westhill?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Westhill is KW17 2ST.

Where is Westhill in KW17?

Westhill is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW17 postcode district.

Location of Westhill within KW17

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What is the post town for Westhill?

The post town for Westhill is Orkney. Westhill is in the KW17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Orkney.

What is the latitude and longitude of Westhill?

The centre of Westhill is located at position 58.84402° latitude and -2.93229° longitude.

Latitude58.84402°
Longitude-2.93229°

What is the easting and northing of Westhill?

The centre of Westhill is located at the grid reference easting 346295 and northing 995549 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting346295
Northing995549

What are the nearest towns to Westhill?

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

10m
Westhill is 10 miles south of Kirkwall
15m
Westhill is 15 miles south-east of Stromness
27m
Westhill is 27 miles north-east of Thurso
28m
Westhill is 28 miles north of Wick
78m
Westhill is 78 miles north-east of Dornoch
79m
Westhill is 79 miles north of Lossiemouth
79m
Westhill is 79 miles north of Findochty
80m
Westhill is 80 miles north of Cullen
81m
Westhill is 81 miles north of Portsoy
81m
Westhill is 81 miles north of Buckie

What are the nearest cities to Westhill?

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

106m
Westhill is 106 miles north-east of Inverness
121m
Westhill is 121 miles north of Aberdeen
165m
Westhill is 165 miles north of Dundee
170m
Westhill is 170 miles north of Perth
192m
Westhill is 192 miles north of Stirling
200m
Westhill is 200 miles north of Edinburgh
212m
Westhill is 212 miles north of Glasgow
272m
Westhill is 272 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
273m
Westhill is 273 miles north of Carlisle
279m
Westhill is 279 miles north of Sunderland

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