Gills Bay to St Margarets Hope Ferry

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Gills Bay to St Margarets Hope Ferry - Prices from £146

    • Pentland Ferries
    • 3 crossings daily
    • 1 hr
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The Gills Bay to St Margarets Hope ferry route connects Gills Bay on the Scottish mainland which is about 3 miles (4.8 km) west of John o' Groats to St Margaret's Hope, a village in the Orkney Islands, off the north-east coast of Scotland. The route is operated by Pentland Ferries. There are up to 4 crossings per day. The crossing time is approximately 1 hour. This route accepts vehicles and foot passengers.

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About Gills Bay

Gills Bay ferry port lies on the Pentland. It is easily reached when driving round the Scottish north coast road. Gills Bay is located to the northeast of the Caithness settlement of Gills, 3 miles (5 km) west of John o' Groats in Highland Council Area. It is a favourite sunbathing spot for local seal populations.

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.

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  • 12 Apr 2019
    • Boarding was very quick and organised. Staff were efficient and certainly know how to jigsaw as many vehicles as possible.

      Review by Anon

  • 09 Apr 2019
    Plain sailing
    • I have no complaints about our trip on the ferry to Orkney.

      Review by Anon

  • 09 Apr 2019
    • Very good

      Review by GEORGE ALLAN

  • 31 Mar 2019
    I was surprised I wasn't seasick.
    • The boat was ideal, great experience. I personally thought vehicles were quite expensive to board with however I needed my car. There was no loo roll in the ladies, luckily I always carry tissues. I didn't chance my stomach at any hot food however there was plenty choice with crisps, chocolate and sweets, the cup of tea I had however was quite awful, it tasted rotten, it smelt like fish and when I was trying to avoid the sea sickness, this nearly set me off, so straight in the bin it went. Next time I'll bring my own so not really a massive problem.

      Review by ROSIE M

  • 04 Mar 2019
    • This was the first time I used this service and I was impressed by the professionalism and the manner of the whole experience