Garelochhead is a small town on the in , Scotland. It is the nearest town to the naval base.Garelochhead lies 7 miles northwest of . is a few miles to the east, and to the west.

Notable Places in the Area

Railway station
is a railway station serving the village of Garelochhead, on the , in . Photo: william craig, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Military facility
Her Majesty's Naval Base, Clyde, primarily sited at Faslane on the , is one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the Royal Navy. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Military facility
Royal Naval Armaments Depot Coulport, shortened to , on in , Scotland, is the storage and loading facility for the nuclear warheads of the United Kingdom's Trident programme. is situated 2 miles southwest of Garelochhead. Photo: william craig, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a hamlet on the east shore of on the peninsula, , West of Scotland.

is a hamlet on the shores of in , Scotland. Photo: Hamiltonstone, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small village on the western shore of , 14 miles north of on the peninsula in , . is situated 4 miles southwest of Garelochhead. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.


56.0808° or 56° 4' 51" north
-4.8312° or 4° 49' 52.2" west
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United Nations Location Code
69 feet (21 metres)
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node 1261157870
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Garelochhead
  • Bulgarian: Гарелочхеад
  • Cebuano: Garelochhead
  • Dutch: Garelochhead
  • French: Garelochhead
  • Gaelic (Scots): Ceann a' Ghearrloch
  • Gaelic (Scots): Ceann a' Gheàrrloch
  • Irish: Ceann a' Gheárr-loch
  • Italian: Garelochhead
  • Persian: گارلاکهد
  • Polish: Garelochhead
  • Scots: Gairlochheid
  • Spanish: Garelochhead
  • Swedish: Garelochhead
  • Welsh: Garelochhead

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