Isle of Skye Pipe Band at Portree, Skye

This evening, I am reporting on the small town of Portree on the Isle of Skye, off the West of Scotland.

Portree is the principal town on Skye which is a popular tourist destination. Summary facts and information concerning Portree:

  • Located 113 miles west of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands.
  • Population about 2500 of which 38 pct. can speak Gaelic.
  • Well endowed with a wide range of accommodation, from bunkhouses through to luxury hotels.
  • Central location provides a good base for touring the island with sites including the Quiraing and Dunvegan Castle.
  • Benefits from a scenic and colourful harbour with views of the Cuillin Mountains.
  • Restaurants include seafood. There is a good fish and chip restaurant on the harbour.
  • A popular stop with visitors.

Harpist at Portree, Isle of Skye

Portree harbour waterfront, Skye

Winter view of Cuillin Mountains from Portree, Skye

Boats in Portree Harbour, Skye

Somerled Square, Portree, Skye

Portree Harbour, Isle of Skye, Scotland

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