Stromness to Scotland Ferry
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Stromness is connected to Scotland via the port of Scrabster. On average, there are 3 crossings each day between Stromness and Scotland, which are operated by NorthLink. Crossings from Stromness to Scrabster usually take around 1 hour 30 minutes.
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Stromness Ferry Port is on the South West coast of mainland Orkney and is the second largest town in the Orkney Islands. The port of Stromness has long been established as a seaport, becoming more important when England was at war with France in the late 17th century. The town of Stromness is centred around the main street with narrow alleys branching off it. To learn more about Stromness and its port visitors can visit the Stromness Museum which illustrates the history of the town and its fauna. Stromness also has a golf course which welcomes visitors, weekday mornings and afternoons are usually available with weekends becoming busy during club competitions.
Scotland has a rich and vibrant culture and history which delights and interests the many visitors that travel to the area each year.
Scotland's main cities are always worth visiting. Edinburgh is the capital and the seat of the Scottish Parliament. It is also a historic city, complete with castle, ancient University and the Royal Mile.
Visit Edinburgh for cultural and historical education; visit the medieval Old Town or admire the Georgian architecture of the more modern areas of the city.
If you time your visit right you may be able to catch the world-famous Edinburgh festival, an arts and culture festival that is popular with people the world over.
Edinburgh is the city where J.K Rowling wrote most of the Harry Potter books, which were subsequently made into world-famous blockbuster films.