These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Portree. You may be able to find further references to Portree in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Portree||a parish with a town||Groome|
This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Portree.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Archasig Haven||small harbour||Bartholomew||Archasig-Haven||a small harbour||Groome||Belmeanach||a bay||Groome||Belmeanach||bay||Bartholomew||Bendeanavaig||a mountain||Groome||Ben Lea||a hill||Groome||Braes||district||Bartholomew||Braes||a remote district of Portree parish||Groome||Brochel||a group of dilapidated strong ancient buildings||Groome||Camisinivaig||village and harbour||Bartholomew||Camistinavaig||a village and bay||Groome||Fad||a lake||Groome||Fladda||island||Bartholomew||Fladda||an island||Groome||Florida||island||Bartholomew||Gedintailler||village||Bartholomew||Glamaig or Ben Glamaig||a conical mountain||Groome||Glenmore||a village||Groome||Glenmore||village||Bartholomew||Leathan, Loch||Bartholomew||Raasay||an island||Groome||Raasay||island||Bartholomew||Rona||an island||Groome||Sconcer||hamlet||Bartholomew||The Braes||village||Bartholomew||Torran||school||Bartholomew|
This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Portree within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.
|Traveller||Section||No. of Refs.||James Boswell||September 13th, 1773: Bonnie Prince Charlie's Escape||8||James Boswell||September 8th to 12th, 1773: Raasay; meeting with Flora McDonald||3||Samuel Johnson||Raasay, Portree and Dunvegan||2||James Boswell||September 14th to 20th, 1773: Dunvegan, Skye||1||James Boswell||September 21st to 24th, 1773: Dunvegan to Talisker||1||James Boswell||September 25th to October 2nd, 1773: South east Skye||1|
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|Place||Mentioned in Travel Writing||Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer|