St Margarets Hope Ferries

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St Margarets Hope Ferries - Prices from £59

Book a ferry to St Margarets Hope with AFerry. Ferries to St Margarets Hope, in Orkney, are available from Scotland. You can take a ferry to St Margarets Hope from Gills Bay.

St Margarets Hope Ferry Companies

Ferries to and from St Margarets Hope are operated by Pentland Ferries. When you search for a ferry to St Margarets Hope, we will always show a range of times just in case it's cheaper earlier or later than the time you select. We'll also show you results for similar ports like Stromness to help you find the best times and prices to suit your plans.

St Margarets Hope ferries with Pentland Ferries are known for their comfort and high levels of service, and you will feel like your holiday has begun the moment you step on board. Travelling to St Margarets Hope will be easy and hassle free. Start by making your booking today, it's quick and easy.

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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.

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.

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.

Below you can find St Magarets ferry times, as well as our best deals.

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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