Portree in General Reviews
Newest Review: ... small independent shops. There is a butchers, a general stores that seems to stock everything, and a newsagents to name a few. I would recommend the bakery on Somerled Square, which will make up rolls for you to take on a picnic, however avoid the sausage rolls! There are two banks in the town in addition to cash machines. Portree has a very friendly library, which is particularly good for children. If you like unusual shops then you will enjoy the Skye Batik shop that has a huge selection of batik clothes in addition to wall hangings. It is a very friendly shop and the staff will offer you tea or coffee whilst you browse. Next door to S... more
Customer Portree in General Reviews (2)
by - written on 01/01/05, updated on 18/02/05 (Very useful, 280 readings)
I have stayed in Portree on several occasions and love the place, heres why- Situation ******** Portree is the largest settlement on the Island of Skye. For those of you who donít know Skye is an island situated of the north west coast of Scotland.Portree is about an hours drive from the bridge that connects Skye to the mainland. The road leading to Portree is very scenic, but be prepared to crawl especially in the summer when Skye can get very crowded with tourists. Situated on the east side of the island about half way up the island, Portree makes a good base to explore the rest of the Island. The town ********* Portree is a ... Read the complete review
by - written on 23/01/01, updated on 08/09/01 (Very useful, 125 readings)
Portree – the capital of Skye! To those of you who have not had the very real pleasure of visiting the Isle of Skye I bet that conjures up mental images of a bustling city so I had better explain further or you're going to be in for a shock! Portree is a lovely, but relatively small town situated on the East Coast of Skye, and it makes an ideal base for exploring, as it is quite central to the island. It is sheltered to the west by the island itself and to the east by the Isle of Raasay and beyond that the mainland of Scotland. The name Portree denotes Kings Harbour and recalls a visit by James V. A short, steep road descends to the harbour ... Read the complete review
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