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Isleornsay, Highland (Eilean Iarmain)

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Isleornsay, Highland (Eilean Iarmain)

Isleornsay is a village lying off the main Armadale to Sleat road on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. It overlooks, but is not upon, the island of Ornsay. The island itself shelters one of the best natural harbours in southern Skye. The location was exploited from the 18th century or earlier by the MacDonalds who owned this part of Skye.
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyInverness-shire
OS GridNG6912
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01471

Other names by which Isleornsay, Highland (Eilean Iarmain) has been known in the past

Isleornsay/Eilean Iarmain ~ Eilean Iarmain

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