The working area of the Portsoy Past and Present Community Group is the parish of Fordyce. This includes the settlements of Portsoy, Sandend and Fordyce. On the coast the Parish stretches from the mouth of the Boyne Burn in the east to just short of Cullen in the west. Inland on the east the boundary follows the Boyne Burn and reaches to the top of the Knock Hill. Cornhill is not included. Inland on the west the boundary stretches from the Knock Hill in the South to just east of Cullen on the coast. Deskford and Lintmill are not included.