Portree Harbour, Isle of Skye.

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.
  • Correct style of name is port righeadh or ‘harbour of the slope’.
  • 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 including the Trotternish region 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.
  • Good range of craft and specialist shops which appeal to tourists.
  • A popular stop with visitors.

Portree Harbour.

Somerled Square, Portree, Skye.

South Portree