- Many of the greatest adventures start with a ferry ride - where will yours take you? Scotland's various ferry services are a great way to explore the unique beauty of these remote areas - all with fantastic views to soak in along the way. There is plenty to do on the islands, and many different routes you can take to get there; take the ferry to amazing destinations like Shetland and Orkney, and learn how to make the most of your journey with our island Itineraries, including a guide on how to have an island hopping holiday on the west coast.
Visiting the Islands
Ferries are used in Scotland to travel between the mainland and the islands off the north and west coasts.