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St Margaret's Hope - Gills Bay is one of our busiest routes - sailings regularly sell out at busy periods
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St Margaret's Hope - Gills Bay Ferry Operators

    • 14 Sailings Weekly 1 hour
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St Margaret's Hope Gills Bay Ferry reviews

  • "Review of Ferry "

    Very quick and efficient way of travelling to Orkney. Staff were exceptional and helpful getting my car on and off the ship . The sea crossing was lovely on a very good day.

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  • "Orkney excursion"

    This is the quickest crossing from mainland UK to orkney. It was also one of the smoothest crossings I've experienced.

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  • "Pentlandite ferry"

    All good. Quick to load and unload.

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  • "Great bacon butty"

    Ferry on time. Great views across pentlandite Firth. We were hoping to see the captain on the running machine on the bridge. Excellent bacon butties and coffee.

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St Margaret's Hope to Gills Bay Ferry

The St Margaret's Hope Gills Bay ferry route connects Orkney Islands with Scotland. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Pentland Ferries. The crossing operates up to 14 times each week with sailing durations from around 1 hour.

St Margaret's Hope Gills Bay sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.