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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.

Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Portree (Port Righ).