Where is Yinstay?

Yinstay is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, four miles east of the town of Kirkwall, 129 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 210 miles north of Edinburgh, 519 miles north of Cardiff, and 527 miles north of London. Yinstay falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Yinstay is Orkney.

Yinstay on a map

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

Which county is Yinstay in?

Yinstay 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 Yinstay in Orkney?

Yinstay is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Orkney, and towards the easternmost extremity of Orkney.

Location of Yinstay within Orkney

Where is Yinstay in KW17?

Yinstay is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW17 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW17 postcode district.

Location of Yinstay within KW17

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What is the post town for Yinstay?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Yinstay?

The centre of Yinstay is located at position 58.97732° latitude and -2.85307° longitude.

Latitude58.97732°
Longitude-2.85307°

What is the easting and northing of Yinstay?

The centre of Yinstay is located at the grid reference easting 351056 and northing 1010331 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting351056
Northing1010331

What are the nearest towns to Yinstay?

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

4m
Yinstay is 4 miles east of Kirkwall
16m
Yinstay is 16 miles east of Stromness
36m
Yinstay is 36 miles north-east of Thurso
38m
Yinstay is 38 miles north of Wick
87m
Yinstay is 87 miles north-east of Dornoch
88m
Yinstay is 88 miles north of Lossiemouth
89m
Yinstay is 89 miles north of Findochty
89m
Yinstay is 89 miles north of Cullen
90m
Yinstay is 90 miles north of Portsoy
90m
Yinstay is 90 miles north of Buckie

What are the nearest cities to Yinstay?

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

115m
Yinstay is 115 miles north-east of Inverness
129m
Yinstay is 129 miles north of Aberdeen
174m
Yinstay is 174 miles north of Dundee
180m
Yinstay is 180 miles north of Perth
202m
Yinstay is 202 miles north of Stirling
210m
Yinstay is 210 miles north of Edinburgh
222m
Yinstay is 222 miles north of Glasgow
281m
Yinstay is 281 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
283m
Yinstay is 283 miles north of Carlisle
287m
Yinstay is 287 miles north of Sunderland

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