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  • History, Heritage, Myths & Legends

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World-class scenery awaits your guests

As a cruise destination, Scotland is undoubtedly up there with the best. Breathtaking scenery, stunning cities, haunting history, UNESCO World Heritage sites, and a variety of ports large and small make Scotland the perfect cruise destination. Scotland's cruise ports are ideally located for inclusion in Britain and Ireland itineraries, transatlantic re-positioning, or for combining with cruises to Iceland, Faroe Islands or the Norwegian Fjords and Europe.

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Scotland's Cruise Ports

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Photo CreditAberdeen
Town1 km
Centre:
NearestAberdeen International Airport, 7 km
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Dundee
Town1 km
Centre:
NearestEdinburgh, 72 km
Airport:
Edinburgh
TownLeith 4 km, Rosyth 25 km Hound Point 17 km, Newhaven 4.8 km
Centre:
NearestEdinburgh, 17 km
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Glasgow (Greenock)
Town0.5 km
Centre:
NearestGlasgow, 24 km
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Invergordon
Town0.5 km
Centre:
NearestInverness, 50km
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Inverness
Town0.5 km
Centre:
NearestInverness, 14 km
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Lerwick
Town1km
Centre:
NearestSumburgh, Sumburgh, 40km
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Montrose
Town1 km
Centre:
NearestAberdeen, 72 km
Airport:
NLB Oban
Town0.5 km
Centre:
NearestOban, 8 km
Airport:
Oban
Town0.5 km
Centre:
NearestOban, 8km
Airport:
Peterhead
Town0.9-5km
Centre:
NearestAberdeen, 53km
Airport:
Port Ellen
Town200m
Centre:
NearestIslay Airport, 5 miles
Airport:
Portree
Town0.8 km
Centre:
NearestInverness, 200 km
Airport:
Scrabster
Town3 km
Centre:
NearestWick, 33 km
Airport:
Stornoway
Town0.5 km
Centre:
NearestStornoway, 4 km
Airport:
Ullapool
TownAdjacent
Centre:
NearestInverness, 104km
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As a cruise destination, Scotland is undoubtedly up there with the best. Breathtaking scenery, stunning cities, haunting history, UNESCO World Heritage sites, and a variety of ports large and small make Scotland the perfect cruise destination.

Most Recent Stories

  • Cruise Scotland Statement on Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

    The safety and health of passengers, crew and port staff is the number one priority for the UK cruise industry.

    28 February 2020
  • Cruise Season Underway at Lerwick

    New operators and more records in prospect … Lerwick Harbour’s 2020 cruise season launched today (Wednesday 26 February) with the arrival of the first vessel of the year and the prospect of more new port records by autumn.

    26 February 2020
  • Forth Ports wins industry Cruise Award

    Edinburgh awarded “Best Destination Experience”.

    25 November 2019
  • Another Big Day For Cruise Season At Lerwick Harbour

    The record for the biggest cruise ship into Lerwick Harbour will be broken on Sunday (14 August) for the second time this summer when Celebrity Silhouette enters the Shetland port on a 14- nights British Isles Cruise.

    20 November 2019
  • Another Record-Breaking Year For Cruise In The Port Of Cromarty Firth

    The Port of Cromarty Firth is looking forward to another record-breaking year, as it brings more passengers and cruise ships to the Highlands than ever before.

    19 November 2019
  • Positive Outlook For Cruise Activity At Lerwick

    A positive season for the cruise industry at Lerwick Harbour, Shetland, draws to a close today (Tuesday 1 October), with the final arrival for 2019 - the 99th cruise ship at the port since March, eight more than the record set in 2018.

    1 October 2019