The colourful town of Tobermory
The colourful town of Tobermory
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In 2022 the hugely popular ‘Lord of the Glens’ will be joined by a brand new sister ship, the ‘Lord of the Highlands’.

The challenge, as with her sister ship, was to craft a vessel that could both transit the intricate waters of the Caledonian Canal as well as navigate the sheltered waters around Scotland’s hauntingly beautiful fretted west coast, the result being a splendid craft whose elegance calls to mind that of a luxury yacht.

There are twenty outward facing state cabins spread over two decks, four with their own small balcony, each named with references to John Buchan’s “THIRTY-NINE STEPS”. Each cabin is finished in hardwood finishes, plush carpeting, dressing table, stool, wardrobe, satellite tv, and en suite facilities with shower, wc and washbasin. All state cabins are air conditioned and heated with an internal telephone and picture windows. The cuisine is excellent, freshly prepared on board by a loyal and long serving brigade of chefs, drawing on the rich bounty of locally sourced produce. Complement your meal with specially selected wines of the day, and enjoy other house wines and spirits, soft drinks and beers, tea and coffee at no extra charge. Taittinger Champagne is also included by the glass throughout your cruise.

The five-night cruise between Fort Augustus and Oban combines both fresh and saltwater cruising. Highlights include the various sections of the Caledonian Canal as well as Loch Ness and Loch Oich, a train ride over the iconic Glenfinnan Viaduct and Thomas Telford’s engineering masterpiece Neptune’s Staircase, a series of eight interconnected locks that takes vessels from the canal to sea-level. We also cruise the stunning west coast, taking in Loch Linnhe, the islands of Mull and Iona and the bustling harbour town of Oban.

  • Up-grade to Category 2 Deck: £420
  • Up-grade to Category 3 Deck: £920

Tour highlights:

  • Welcome and Farewell Receptions
  • Negotiating Neptune’s Staircase and sections of the Caledonian Canal
  • Enjoying a stroll in Tobermory
  • Visit to Iona and its Abbey
  • Cruising on Loch Oich and Loch Lochy
Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals - as per the itinerary

Please note there is no lift onboard the ship and there are a number of steps between each deck.

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