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Things to do: historic sites
Scrabster is a small settlement on Thurso Bay in Caithness on the north coast of Scotland. It is some 1+1/2mi from Thurso, 22+1/2mi from Wick and 112mi from Inverness.Scrabster Harbour is an important port for the Scottish fishing industry.During the Second World War, Scrabster harbour was the base for a ferry operation started to carry military explosives to Scapa Flow. Initially running a 40 ft, King's Lynn pilotcutter "MERMAID" built in 1908, Antony Bridges maintained the service until 1945.FerriesThe Northlink ferry leaves from Scrabster regularly for Stromness in Orkney.In summer months, Smyril Line operated a weekly service to the Faroe Islands, but this was discontinued in 2008.Far North LineThe nearest railway line is the Far North Line connecting Thurso railway station to Inverness railway station.
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