Carbost, Portree

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Not to be confused with Carbost, Loch Harport.
Scottish Gaelic: Càrrabost
Carbost is located in Isle of Skye
 Carbost shown within the Isle of Skye
OS grid reference NG431482
Council area Highland
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district IV51 9
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
List of places

Coordinates: 57°27′04″N 6°17′02″W / 57.4512°N 6.28398°W / 57.4512; -6.28398

Carbost (Scottish Gaelic: Càrrabost[1]) is a crofting settlement at the southern end of the Trotternish peninsula on the Isle of Skye in the Highlands of Scotland. It is a few miles north west of the village of Portree and is in the council area of Highland. It is the location of Carbost Primary School.


  1. ^ "Place name database - Carbost". Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba. Retrieved 2011-02-22.