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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
Airport:
Invergordon
Town0.5 km
Centre:
NearestInverness, 50km
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Inverness
Town0.5 km
Centre:
NearestInverness, 14 km
Airport:
Lerwick
Town1km
Centre:
NearestSumburgh, Sumburgh, 40km
Airport:
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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Lerwick

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.

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    Successful restart after Covid restrictions and encouraging bookings for 2022

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    21 December 2020