Witness Service Portree

Welcome to your local witness service. We provide free, confidential information and support for victims and witnesses of crime, including:

  • Court familiarisation visits and an explanation of court procedures prior to trial
  • Information regarding court attendance for victims and witness
  • Emotional support while you wait to give evidence
  • Appointments to meet with our support team

Service location, opening hours and contact details are listed below along with court and parking details.

Witness Service Fort William

The Castle
Sheriff Court House

01463 242240

Opening hours:

Monday 9am – 5pm
Tuesday 9am – 5pm
Wednesday 9am – 5pm
Thursday 9am -5pm
Friday 9am – 4.30pm

If you need support outwith these hours, our helpline is open 8am-8pm, Mon-Fri 0800 160 1985

Portree Sheriff Court

If you need to contact the court or are looking for more information about attending a trial, please use the contact details below:

Somerled Square
Isle of Skye
IV51 9EH

01478 612191
Portree Sheriff Court website

Directions to the court can found on the Portree Sheriff Court website

Parking information
There is a public car park in Somerled Square with a number of disabled parking places. There is another long stay car park at Bayfield (five minutes walk from the court) which is free.