ND4494 : A Pentland Ferry at St Margaret's Hope pier

taken 1 year ago, near to St Margaret's Hope, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

A Pentland Ferry at St Margaret's Hope pier
A Pentland Ferry at St Margaret's Hope pier
The Pentland Ferries ply their route between Gills Bay on the north coast of mainland Scotland and this pier on the western side of St Margaret's Hope Bay.
These sturdy catamaran hulled ferries take about an hour to cross the notorious Pentland Firth which separates the Orcadian archipelago from the mainland.
The photo was taken from the window of a bedroom in ND4493 : The Creel, St Margaret's Hope
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 24 January, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Village, Rural settlement  Islands  Docks, Harbours 
Island (from Tags)
South Ronaldsay 
Place (from Tags)
St Margarets Hope 
Primary Subject of Photo
Ferry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 4458 9424 [10m precision]
WGS84: 58:49.9226N 2:57.7005W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 4478 9354
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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