St Margarets Hope Ferries


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St Margarets Hope Routes

Special Offers

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.

Latest prices

Route Price Fare Details
Gills Bay - St Margarets Hope
(Pentland Ferries)
  • Booked: Sunday, 6 September 2020
  • Travel: Saturday, 24 October 2020 - Saturday, 31 October 2020
  • Car + 3
  • St Margarets Hope Ferries
  • St Margarets Hope Ferries
  • St Margarets Hope Ferries

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.

St Margarets Hope Map

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Port Addresses


  • 03 Jan 2020
    Nizam Hussein
    • Good trip but just a bit pricy.

      Review by NIZAM-UD-DIN HUSSEIN

  • 28 Oct 2019
    Good fast crossing to Orkney
    • Excellent value home made soup and bacon rolls on board.

      Review by Anon

  • 28 Oct 2019
    Good fast crossing to Orkney
    • Great crossing in fine weather. Good value home made soup and bacon rolls on board.

      Review by LYNN MOLLESON

  • 04 Oct 2019
    good value and safe crossing
    • Great value, friendly staff and smooth crossing. Would use again.

      Review by DAVID IRELAND

  • 26 Sep 2019
    As good as usual!!
    • Did the job well!

      Review by ALEXANDER SMITH

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