Roag

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Roag (Scottish Gaelic: Ròdhag), meaning noisy place or 'deer bay' in Norse, is a small remote scattered hamlet on the north west shore of Pool Roag in the west of the Duirinish peninsula. Located on the Isle of Skye, Scottish Highlands, it is in the Scottish council area of Highland.

Roag
Roag is located in Isle of Skye
Roag
Roag
Location within the Isle of Skye
OS grid referenceNG270440
Council area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDunvegan
Postcode districtIV55 8
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57°24′15″N 6°32′44″W / 57.40428°N 6.54562°W / 57.40428; -6.54562Coordinates: 57°24′15″N 6°32′44″W / 57.40428°N 6.54562°W / 57.40428; -6.54562

The villages of Heribost approximately 12 mile (800 metres) northeast, Orbost lying less than 12 mile (800 metres) southeast of Roag, and Ardraog lying closer to the shore are considered part of Roag. Harlosh lies on the other side of Loch Vatten.

Roag also overlooks the sea lochs Loch Na Faolinn and Loch Bracadale.

There are about 27 houses in Roag

Roag at sunrise