June 23rd and 24th, 2012

Getting Here

Located between Aberdeen and Inverness, Portsoy is a traditional fishing village on the Banffshire Coast.  Whether travelling by bus or by car, taking to the road ensures your travel to the Festival will be a scenic one with superb countryside providing the backdrop to your journey. International travellers can fly into Aberdeen and Inverness airports and be in Portsoy in just over an hour’s drive.

 

By Car
From Aberdeen:
Follow the A947 Banff road, from Banff then follow the A98 to Portsoy.

 

From Inverness:
Portsoy is around one and a half hour’s drive from Inverness.  Take the A96 and at Fochabers branch off onto the A98, sign posted to Banff.  

 

By Bus
Local bus services are operated by Stagecoach Bluebird. The most regular bus service to Portsoy is the 305 service from Aberdeen to Inverness and Aberdeen to Elgin routes.  It follows the main A947 road through Macduff, Banff, Whitehills and Portsoy. There are up to 14 return services a day Monday to Saturday and seven on a Sunday.


Full details of services and timetables can be found at:  http://www.stagecoachbus.com/GetUpload.ashx?Id=2107


By Air
Aberdeen Airport is served by regular scheduled flights to and from 19 UK and 15 European airports, including a good selection of services by budget airlines.


Full details of services into Aberdeen Airport can be found at www.aberdeenairport.com.


Inverness airport handles regular scheduled flights to and from 12 UK airports including London, Manchester and Southampton with services operated by a selection of budget airlines.  Inverness is also served by flights to and from European airports in Zurich and Düsseldorf.


For further information about services into Inverness Airport visit www.hial.co.uk/inverness-airport.

 

Google Maps

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?hl=en&q=portsoy+marble&ie=UTF8&ll=57.687015,-2.692251&spn=0.009658,0.026608&z=15&iwloc=A