Portsoy is in Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland, eight miles west of the larger and less interesting town of Banff. Known mostly for the Traditional Boat Festival held each summer.

Portsoy Harbour

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Portsoy is served by Stagecoach on the 35 route from Aberdeen to Elgin. The journey takes about 2 hours 20 minutes from Aberdeen and there is generally one bus per hour.

Map of Portsoy

17th-century “Old” Harbour & 18th-century “New” Harbour.

  • 57.6924-2.770411 Findlater Castle. Ruins of a 14th-century castle, sitting above the cliffs. (updated Dec 2016)

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