Portsoy

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Portsoy
Portsoy Old Harbour.jpg
Portsoy Old Harbour
OS grid reference NJ590661
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BANFF
Postcode district AB45
Dialling code 01261
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
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UK
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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