Gaelic: Port Saoidh
Portsoy Old Harbour
|Banff and Buchan|
Portsoy is a small coastal town in Banffshire. It is known for:
- local jewellery made from "Portsoy marble" (which is not marble, but rather serpentine)
- locally milled oatmeal, sold around the world
- Scottish Traditional Boat Festival which is worth over £4 million to the local economy.
- two historical harbours
The community also has a pottery, whose ceramics are noted for their delicate colouring.