Portsoy

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Portsoy
Portsoy Old Harbour.jpg
Portsoy Old Harbour
OS grid referenceNJ590661
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBANFF
Postcode districtAB45
Dialling code01261
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
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UK
Scotland

Portsoy (Gaelic: Port Saoidh) is a burgh in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, formerly in the county of Banffshire.

It is known for:

  • its local jewellery made from "Portsoy marble" (which is not marble, but rather serpentine)
  • its locally milled oatmeal which is sold around the world
  • its annual small boat festival.
  • its two historical harbours