Carbost, Loch Harport

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Not to be confused with Carbost, Portree.
Scottish Gaelic: Carabost
Carbost is located in Isle of Skye
 Carbost shown within the Isle of Skye
OS grid reference NG378319
Council area Highland
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district IV47 8
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
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Coordinates: 57°18′08″N 6°21′16″W / 57.30232°N 6.35436°W / 57.30232; -6.35436 Carbost (Scottish Gaelic: Carabost) is a village on the south shore of Loch Harport on the Isle of Skye in the Highlands of Scotland and is in the council area of Highland. Carbost becomes a tourist hub in summer months due to the presence of the Talisker Distillery which is also one of the main employers in village along with the local pub, The Old Inn and the award winning local emporium. Carbost lies around 2.5 miles away from Portnalong.

Carbost main street