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Book ferries to Orkney and Scotland with Pentland Ferries - St Margaret's Hope, Gills Bay

You can use AFerry to book a Pentland ferry to Orkney and Scotland. Pentland Ferries is a family owned Ferry Company and has been is offering crossings between the Pentland Firth and the Orkney islands since 2001. AFerry always has cheap prices for Pentland Ferries and the latest special offers.

You can use AFerry to book Pentland Ferries to St Margaret's Hope and Gills Bay. See below for the latest Pentland Ferries prices and sailing times. Click on your ferry route for a detailed timetable with arrival and departure times.

Pentland Ferries Routes

On board Pentland Ferries

Pentland Ferries fleet consist of two ships the MV Claymore and the Pentalina B. The facilities onboard the Pentland Ferries are limited due to the duration of the crossing, however you will find nice relaxing lounges with views across the Firth and a cafeteria with snack bar and toilets.

There are great opportunities to see wide selections of wildlife such as seals, puffins, killer whales and sea birds while onboard thanks to panoramic lounges and sundecks.

About Pentland Ferries

Pentland Ferries' newest ship Pentalina is a fast catamaran that provides an even faster service and a greater carrying capacity reducing the crossing time between St. Margaret's Hope and Gills Bay to under an hour.

Whenever you choose to use the Pentland Ferries Gills Bay St Margaret's Hope ferry route, you are bound to have a relaxing and enjoyable journey.

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Pentland Ferries

Pentland Ferries Ports



  • Gills Bay

    Port Address: Gills Bay Ferry Terminal, Canisbay, Wick, Caithness
    KW1 4YB

    Gills Bay Port


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  • 08 Jun 2019
    Orkney adventure
    • We have used the ferry many times last ten or more years. Reliability is always important to us. Back again next year!

      Review by Anon

  • 06 Jun 2019
    Ferry to Orkney
    • Very well organised.

      Review by Anon

  • 03 Jun 2019
    On time good service
    • The staff very very helpful and the ferry left on time and arrived on schedule It is remarkable that this ferry to the Orkney Islands is 30 pounds cheaper each way than its competitor which receives a government subsidy well done to your team

      Review by DONALD MASON

  • 30 May 2019
    • I was booked onto the wrong ferry on the way back Nearly had to wait 6 hours and pay again but I was allowed on !!

      Review by IAN GARDINER

  • 27 May 2019
    Great crossing
    • First time across using this route. All fantastic from initial booking to arrival at Margaret Hope. A special mention for losing staff -1st class-brilliant!!!

      Review by JEREMY KEOHANE