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Portsoy

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Portsoy is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.The original name may come from Port Saoithe, meaning "saithe harbour".Portsoy is located on the Moray Firth Coast of North East Scotland, 50 miles North West of Aberdeen & 65 miles East of Inverness. It has an approximate population of 2000 persons.Portsoy is known for: local jewellery made from "Portsoy marble" (which is not marble, but rather serpentine)locally milled oatmeal which is sold around the world The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival, started in 1994, occurs annually, which is worth over £4 million to the local economy.17th Century "Old" Harbour & 18th Century "New" Harboura pottery, whose ceramics are noted for their delicate colouring, located at "Portsoy Marble" at the Old Harbour areaTown amenitiesThe town currently has three public houses, The Station Hotel on Seafield Street, and The Shore Inn, on Shore Street and The Boyne Hotel reopened in 2014.A Cooperative foodstore, petrol station, TSB bank, 3 hairdressers, chemist, 2 bakers, hardware store & cafe, kilt hire shop, 3 taxi businesses, bowling club, sports pavilion & gymnasium, boiler & heating engineers & showroom, thrift shop, marble shop, antiques store, fish processor.Portsoy Ice Cream sells home made ice cream, widely known for its wide choice of flavours, as well as many other grocery goods.Beggars Belief Coffee Cove located on the harbour is a coffee shop selling local crafts with exclusive evening dining bistro two nights a week.Portsoy Primary School located on Aird Street.Notable people Jimmy MacBeath (1894-1972), the wandering singer, was born in Portsoy and is buried there Eoin Jess, the former Aberdeen and Scotland footballer, was born in Portsoy Jimmy Paterson, trombonist with Dexy's Midnight Runners, was born and raised in Portsoy
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