Portnalong is a small village on north west of the on the shore of Loch Harport. Portnalong is Gaelic for "harbour of the ships". It was founded by crofters from in 1921.Portnalong and Fiscavaig are both crofting townships in the North Talisker common grazings where 69 crofters hold in common the sheep stock club that manages that commons.

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is an uninhabited tidal island in on the west coast of , Scotland. is situated 2 miles west of Portnalong.

Archaeological site
is an iron-age broch located about 1 kilometre northwest of the village of on the west coast of the island of Skye, in Scotland. is situated 2½ miles north of Portnalong. Photo: Nessy-Pic, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 2 miles south of Portnalong. Photo: John Allan, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Water feature
is situated 2 miles south of Portnalong. Photo: S Parish, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a crofting settlement on the west shore of the peninsula, on the in the of Scotland and the council area of Highland.

is a small village on the west coast of the island of Skye, on the shores of Loch Beag, itself an inlet of Loch Harport. is situated 2 miles north of Portnalong.

is a crofting township on , on the southwest coast of Skye, . is situated 2 miles northwest of Portnalong.


57.3286° or 57° 19' 42.9" north
-6.4087° or 6° 24' 31.2" west
125 feet (38 metres)
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  • Basque: Portnalong
  • Irish: Port nan Long, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach
  • Scottish Gaelic: Port nan Long
  • Swedish: Portnalong
  • Port na Long

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