Carbost, Portree

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Carbost is located in Isle of Skye
Carbost shown within the Isle of Skye
OS grid reference NG431482
Council area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district IV51 9
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
List of places
57°27′04″N 6°17′02″W / 57.4512°N 6.28398°W / 57.4512; -6.28398Coordinates: 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.


  1. ^ "Place name database - Carbost". Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba. Retrieved 2011-02-22.[permanent dead link]