St Margaret's Hope

Towns & Villages

    The picturesque town of St Margaret's Hope is located at northern end of South Ronaldsay.

    South Ronaldsay is the nearest Orkney Island to Scotland, being just 6.5 miles across the Pentland Firth from John O'Groats. The picturesque village of St. Margaret’s Hope is the main town on the island which lies at the head of a sheltered bay with houses round the shore. The village has an attractive waterfront and a number of interesting streets. St Margaret’s Hope is the departure point for the car ferry Pentland Ferries which departs daily for Gill’s Bay in Caithness.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

    Journey Planner

    Explore More

    Quick Finder

    Search for Places

    Search Accommodation

    Room / Property
    If booking self-catering accommodation please select 1 room/property for the total number of adults & children.
    Advanced Search

    Search What's On

    Start Date
    End Date

    Search things to do


    Search Food & Drink


    Recently Viewed