Kingsburgh, Skye

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Kingsburgh is located in Isle of Skye
Kingsburgh shown within the Isle of Skye
OS grid reference NG394553
Council area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Uig
Postcode district IV51 9
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
List of places
57°30′48″N 6°21′07″W / 57.51321°N 6.351968°W / 57.51321; -6.351968Coordinates: 57°30′48″N 6°21′07″W / 57.51321°N 6.351968°W / 57.51321; -6.351968

Kingsburgh (Gaelic: Cinnseaborgh[1]) is a scattered crofting township, overlooking Loch Snizort Beag on the Trotternish peninsula of the Isle of Skye in the Highlands of Scotland. It is in the council area of Highland. Kingsburgh is located 5.5 miles (9 km) south of Uig.

Kingsburgh is famous as the place that Flora MacDonald lived after helping Bonnie Prince Charlie escape to France after his defeat at Culloden.[2]


  1. ^ "Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba". Retrieved 2011-01-16. 
  2. ^ "Kingsburgh" Gazetteer of Scotland. Retrieved 15 January 2011.