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ANNOUNCEMENT:

*DISRUPTION TO TRAVEL*

Due to the forecast of adverse weather conditions, the following sailings will be disrupted:

26/01/2022

 

Scheduled sailing 17:00 from St Margaret’s Hope will now sail at 15:30.

Scheduled sailing 18:450 from Gills Bay will now sail at 17:30.

 

We apologise for any inconvenience.

 

REDUCED SAILING SCHEDULE: Please note that the midday sailing of MV Alfred (1130 sailing from St Margaret’s Hope and 1330 sailing from Gills Bay) is currently suspended on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (25, 26 and 27 January 2022). We apologise for the disruption, which is to allow for essential maintenance.

ADVANCED NOTICE: Our service will be suspended from Sunday 27 February until Friday 4 March 2022 inclusive (while MV Alfred is in dry dock). Normal service will resume on Saturday 5 March 2022. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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TO ORKNEY
IN AN HOUR ACROSS THE PENTLAND FIRTH

Next Sailing

Departing St Margaret's Hope

17:00

Departing Gills Bay

09:30


How to get to Orkney? Travel by Pentland Ferries. The sea crossing is onboard MV Alfred, a purpose-built car and passenger ferry that operates across the Pentland Firth from Gills Bay in Caithness to St Margaret’s Hope in South Ronaldsay.
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To reduce the risk of coronavirus being brought into the community, the Scottish Government is encouraging anyone planning to travel to a Scottish island to test before they do so. Please follow the latest travel and transport guidance and international guidance.  

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