Town of Portree with harbor, Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland, Great Britain, United Kingdom

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Portree (Port Righ)

Portree is Skye’s largest and liveliest town. It has a pretty harbour lined with brightly painted houses, and there are great views of the surrounding hills. Its name (from the Gaelic for King’s Harbour) commemorates James V, who came here in 1540 to pacify the local clans.

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