St Margarets Hope Ferries
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St Margaret's Hope, also known as The Hope, is a village in the Orkneys, located off Scotland's north-east coast. The word Hope comes from the Norse word 'hjop', which means bay. Ferries from St Margarets Hope link the Orkneys to the Scottish mainlaind through the port of Gills Bay. The route is operated by Pentland Ferries, and by using the simple booking form from AFerry, you can find the best ferry for you.
Below you can find St Magarets ferry times, as well as our best deals.
Ferries to and from St Margarets Hope
Pentland Ferries provide you a unique opportunity to see a wide selection of wildlife such as seals, puffins, killer whales and sea birds while onboard all along the crossing thanks to their panoramic lounges and sundecks.
Pentland Ferries' newest ship Pentalina is a fast catamaran and reduces the crossing time by further 15 minutes making the total crossing time, just 45 minutes.
Pentland Ferries offer great deals and promotions on St Margarets Hope ferries, and you can take advantage of these by booking simply and securely with AFerry.
About St Margaret's Hope
St Margaret's Hope, also known as The Hope, is a village in the Orkneys, located off Scotland's north-east coast. The word Hope comes from the Norse word 'hjop', which means bay.
St. Margaret's Hope has a number of shops and restaurants and is famous for its annual Boys' Ploughing Match, a festival where young boys plough in the sands of the Sand of Wright, while girls wear traditional costumes.
If you catch a St Margaret's Hope ferry, do not forget to visit the Smiddy Museum, with lots of old blacksmith's tools to try out and lots of old photographs.
St Margarets Hope port facilities
There are a number of shops within walking distance from St. Margaret's Hope Ferry Port. Parking facilities are limited at the port, but there are a number of spaces where you may park your car for a short duration.
The ferries at St Margaret's Hope Ferry Port are accessible to those with limited mobility, with boarding assistance available from the friendly Pentland Ferries staff. Pentland Ferries provides onboard facilities including a comfortable cafeteria and a pleasant outer deck area.
St Margarets Hope Map