Top things to do in Portsoy

Cultural in Portsoy

Scottish Traditional Boat Festival

Each year on the last weekend in June or first weekend in July, Portsoy harbour is home to this lively gathering of historic wooden sailing boats accompanied by sailing races­, live folk music, crafts demonstrations…
Village in Portsoy


This impossibly picturesque village lies about 3 miles southwest of Portsoy. The main attractions are the 13th-century St Tarquin's Church, with its extraordinary canopied Gothic tombs, and the impressive 16th-centu…
Arts & Crafts in Portsoy

Portsoy Pottery

Beside the harbour (entrance around the back of the big stone building), the Portsoy Pottery sells handmade stoneware objects made from the local marble and a range of crafts and gifts.
Pub Food in Portsoy

Shore Inn

The Shore Inn is a characterful real-ale pub overlooking the harbour, with a kitchen (summer only) that turns out hearty and warming pub grub such as soup, burgers and fish and chips.
Museum in Portsoy

Portsoy Salmon Bothy

Built in 1834 as a workshop, icehouse and storage space for nets and equipment, the bothy now houses a museum that records the history of salmon fishing in the local area.
Museum in Portsoy

Joiner’s Workshop

Fordyce Joiner’s Workshop has a collection of traditional woodworking tools and machinery, and stages woodwork demonstrations by a master joiner.