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Crofting Township of Garafad
Looking through Garafad towards Staffin Bay
Garafad is located in Isle of Skye
Garafad shown within the Isle of Skye
OS grid reference NG501673
Council area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Staffin
Postcode district IV51 9
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
List of places
57°37′35″N 6°11′14″W / 57.62634°N 6.1873°W / 57.62634; -6.1873Coordinates: 57°37′35″N 6°11′14″W / 57.62634°N 6.1873°W / 57.62634; -6.1873

Garafad or Garafad, (Scottish Gaelic: An Garradh Fada) is a linear crofting settlement on the east coast of the Trotternish Peninsula of Skye in the Scottish Highlands and is in the Scottish council area of Highland.[1]

It is part of Staffin, and lies 14 miles north of Portree.


  1. ^ "Garafad". The Gazetteer for Scotland. School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh and The Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Retrieved 19 June 2018.

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