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The centre is open all year so call in and speak to our friendly, knowledgeable staff. They will be happy to advise you on walks, tours, local attractions and outstanding scenery to help make the most out of your visit to the magical Isle of Skye a...more
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Bayfield House Bayfield Road, Portree IV51 9EL, Scotland
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Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Someone had called in sick so we were surprised to hear that the visitor centre was closing early at this rather busy time of year. The staff were friendly and helpful - plenty of brochures etc and a small gift shop.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Alison M, General Manager at Portree VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Dear NotMolly Thank you very much for your feedback on our Information Centre and friendly helpful staff in Portree. I'm thinking that you visited us earlier in the year as November is a quiet time for us? Without knowing exactly when it's difficult for me...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018

We dropped in here twice in our visit to Portee.The team were not to bothered and very flat in energy towards the customers.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth A
Alison M, General Manager at Portree VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Dear Elizabeth A Thank you very much for your feedback on your visit to our VisitScotland Information Centre in Portree. I'm really disappointed to learn of your experience and would like to assure you that this not the standard we expect of our staff. I...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

Stopped in here for some maps and advice/recommendations. The people were so very nice, friendly, and helpful - and when we were there it wasn't too crowded at all. Very conveniently located as well.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pasowine
Alison M, General Manager at Portree VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Dear pasowine Thank you very much for your kind comments on our VisitScotland Information Centre and friendly helpful team in Portree. I'm delighted you enjoyed your visit and do hope you enjoyed your time on the Isle of Skye. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018

Wonderful, knowledgeable local staff. Great shop selling a wide range of Scottish gifts. Plenty to choose from. Also provide booking ahead service for accommodation.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Laura M
Alison M, General Manager at Portree VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Dear Laura M Thank you very much for your kind comments on our wonderful knowledgeable staff in our VisitScotland Information Centre in Portree. I hope you found some lovely souvenirs to take home from our selection of gifts and that you enjoyed your holiday on...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Nice and prepared service they gave me excellent advice regarding my stay in Isle of Skye I’d say convenientMore

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank G1158PVandreac
Alison M, General Manager at Portree VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Dear Andrea C Thank you for your comments on our Information Centre and Nice staff in Portree! I do hope you enjoyed your stay in the Isle of Skye and had fun following our team's excellent advice! We look forward to welcoming you back to...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

The workers were very helpful and guided us to how best to drive and spend the day on the Isle. Worth a stop to get you going in the right direction.More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sun4running
Alison M, General Manager at Portree VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Dear Sun4running Thank you very much for your review on our Information Centre and helpful staff in Portree on the Isle of Skye. I do hope you enjoyed your driving tour around Skye - I'm delighted we were able to direct you to all the...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The visitor centre is bang in Portree making it a must stop for tourists sèeking information. The staff are really knowledgeable and helpful even in very busy times. There is a shop section selling souvenirs and collectibles. The Centre is even open on Sundays till...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank swetamani
Alison M, General Manager at Portree VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Dear swetamani Thank you very much for your comments on our Information Centre and knowledgeable helpful staff in Portree on the Isle of Skye. I do hope you found the information you were looking for and some lovely souvenirs to take home. I'm sorry we...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

This is a very busy Visitors Centre in the summer and they do a great job. Everyone is very personable and willing to help you have an enjoyable holiday. There is a pay and display car park at the Centre, but also a free parking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sandy817
Alison M, General Manager at Portree VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Dear Sandy817 Thank you very much for your comments on our Information Centre and staff in Portree! The team do a great job in a very busy environment and I'm delighted we were able to help you enjoy your visit to the Isle of Skye...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

The information center is in the center of town and there are shops and sold some soiveirs Also there offered some suggestions while you travelling hereMore

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Travel814183
Alison M, General Manager at Portree VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you very much for your comments on our Information Centre in Portree. I hope you found some lovely souvenirs in our range of gifts and enjoyed your visit to the Isle of Skye. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future!...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Nice place welcoming and loads of information about things to do. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. There are some tourist items for sale a bit expensive. Certainly the place to go if you need any information about travel and tourist matters.More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 756andrewt
Alison M, General Manager at Portree VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Dear Andrew T Thank you very much for your feedback on our Information Centre and friendly knowledgeable staff in Portree. I do hope you enjoyed your stay on the beautiful Isle of Skye and we look forward to welcoming you back again very soon! Kind...More

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Response from scotttU2747HV | Reviewed this property |
We spent 2 days with a rental car and made 1 loop per day and saw the main sites. Drove from Inverness -Eileen Donan castle, Skye bridge, Portree, old man storr, kilt rock, Duntulm castle, Uig pottery, Portree Portree... More
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Response from vintagechina | Reviewed this property |
there is car hire available on the Isle of Skye The whole of the UK drive on the opposite side of the road
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izzy065
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Response from Richard F | Reviewed this property |
Parking is free there. I do not know about overnight. It is a good size lot.
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