Portree Registration Office
Accommodation for up to 100 persons is available in the Council Chamber.
A member of staff will be available to welcome the party and their guests.
The venue (which are available for viewing by arrangement) is at ground level and suitable for disabled access. It is situatated in the centre of Portree, only a few minutes walk from the picturesque fishing harbour, the bay with spectacular views of the Cuillins and the main village square.
Parking facilities are available at the car park next to the Tourist Information Centre which is across from the office.
Photographs and video recordings may be taken during the ceremony at the Registrar’s discretion (usually the signing of the Schedule). There are many dramatic viewpoints within walking distance which provide a romantic backdrop for photographs.
Background music is provided or you may provide music of your choice, in consultation with the Registrar.
Silk flower arrangements are provided, or you may wish to supply fresh flowers.
Other Approved Venues in Skye and Lochalsh
You may wish to have your ceremony in a hotel or other venue of your choice, provided it has been approved by the local authority for that purpose. Further information regarding approved premises is available from the Registrar and a full list of Approved Venues in Highland can be found in the 'Related Information' section opposite.
When you have booked with your chosen venue, they will contact the registration office to arrange for the attendance of a registrar.
Please note that you must also contact the registration office regarding the legal preliminaries to marriage or civil partnership registration.
If your preferred venue is not approved for civil ceremonies you should contact the Registrar for further advice.
Prior to the ceremony the parties are required to verify all details to be recorded on the schedule which will be signed during the ceremony, and to discuss the form of the ceremony used. A separate appointment is required for this, at a time to be mutually agreed.
The Registrar will be happy to discuss any aspects relating to your civil ceremony.
Tigh Na Sgire
Isle of Skye IV51 9GP
Tel: 01478 613850
Fax: 01478 613277
- HOURS OF BUSINESS -
Monday to Friday - 9.00 to 12.30 and 1.30 to 4.30
Saturday by appointment
REGISTRAR: Meg Gillies