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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
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NLB Oban
Town0.5 km
Centre:
NearestOban, 8 km
Airport:
Oban
Town0.5 km
Centre:
NearestOban, 8km
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Peterhead
Town0.9-5km
Centre:
NearestAberdeen, 53km
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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
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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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  • LERWICK Scotland's first call

    FIRST CRUISE SHIP FOR LERWICK AND SCOTLAND IN 17 MONTHS … Covid health & safety measures to protect community, passengers and crew … The first cruise ship to visit Shetland and Scotland since early 2020 is scheduled to arrive in Lerwick Harbour next week.

    22 July 2021
  • RESTART OF DOMESTIC CRUISE TRAVEL IN SCOTLAND

    WELCOME FOR TODAY’S RESTART OF DOMESTIC CRUISE TRAVEL IN SCOTLAND … Covid safety measures basis for rebuilding activity and protecting communities.

    19 July 2021
  • The Princess Royal unveils new quay at Port of Cromarty Firth

    The Princess Royal unveils new quay at Port of Cromarty Firth … The Port of Cromarty Firth has developed into one of Scotland’s leading cruise destinations, having welcomed 104 ships and over 167…

    14 June 2021
  • New Deep Water Terminal for Stornoway

    New £49 million Deep Water Terminal will boost Hebrides cruise industry and local economy … Stornoway Port Authority has welcomed a £49 million investment in a new Deep Water Terminal which will bring larger cruise ships to the Outer Hebrides.

    21 December 2020
  • 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