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Carbost, Highland

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Carbost, Highland

Carbost is a village on the south shore of Loch Harport on the Isle of Skye in the Highlands of Scotland and is in the council area of Highland. Carbost becomes a tourist hub in summer months due to the presence of the Talisker Distillery which is also one of the main employers in village along with the local pub, The Old Inn and the award winning local emporium. Carbost lies around 2.5 miles away from Portnalong.
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyInverness-shire
OS GridNG3831
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

Carbost, Highland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Carbost, vil. with distillery, Bracadale par., W. Skye island, at head of Loch Harport, 23 miles NW. of Broadford; P.O.

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