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Heart Of The Highlands

This seven night voyage on board the deluxe ‘Lord of the Glens’ encompasses the main highlights of a voyage through the very heart of the Scottish Highlands introducing the interested traveller to the intricate and endlessly fascinating inland waters of the Caledonian Canal, the glistening waters of Loch Linnhe, the Sound of Mull, the Sound of Sleat and finally to Kyle Rhea with calls at Inverness, Fort Augustus, Laggan, Corpach (Fort William), Craignure (Isle of Mull), Iona, Tobermory, Isle of Eigg, Armadale on the Isle of Skye as well as Loch Nevis for remote Inverie before ‘voyage end’ at Kyle of Lochalsh.

The arrangement will appeal to those seeking great natural beauty, excellent cuisine as well as sumptuous accommodation. The tariff provides for a full Scottish breakfast, luncheon and a splendid dinner.  At most ports of call there is something to interest and fascinate the weary traveller, but alternatively you are free simply to escape, perhaps read a book and sip a glass of wine as the glories of the landscape slip by.
30 April, 2018 to 07 May, 2018 Make a booking request for Heart Of The Highlands, departing on 30 April, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Cabin £ 1650 GBP pp
These cabins are located two decks below the Reception level. There are two twin berth cabins and two double-bedded cabins. Each cabin has two large portholes. NB: Please note for security reasons windows or portholes do not open.
view cabin photo
Middle Deck Cabin £ 1925 GBP pp
These cabins are located on the ‘Middle Deck’ being one deck below the Reception level. There are four twin berth cabins and four double-bedded cabins. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
Superior Cabin £ 2295 GBP pp
This category comprises of six twin berthed cabins on the middle or top deck being at the Reception Level and the same level as the Restaurant. In addition there are nine Superior Cabins on the deck below which are the largest cabins on the vessel. All having picture windows.
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07 May, 2018 to 14 May, 2018 (reverse) Make a booking request for Heart Of The Highlands, departing on 07 May, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Cabin £ 1650 GBP pp
These cabins are located two decks below the Reception level. There are two twin berth cabins and two double-bedded cabins. Each cabin has two large portholes. NB: Please note for security reasons windows or portholes do not open.
view cabin photo
Middle Deck Cabin £ 1925 GBP pp
These cabins are located on the ‘Middle Deck’ being one deck below the Reception level. There are four twin berth cabins and four double-bedded cabins. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
Superior Cabin £ 2295 GBP pp
This category comprises of six twin berthed cabins on the middle or top deck being at the Reception Level and the same level as the Restaurant. In addition there are nine Superior Cabins on the deck below which are the largest cabins on the vessel. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
14 May, 2018 to 21 May, 2018 Make a booking request for Heart Of The Highlands, departing on 14 May, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Cabin £ 1650 GBP pp
These cabins are located two decks below the Reception level. There are two twin berth cabins and two double-bedded cabins. Each cabin has two large portholes. NB: Please note for security reasons windows or portholes do not open.
view cabin photo
Middle Deck Cabin £ 1925 GBP pp
These cabins are located on the ‘Middle Deck’ being one deck below the Reception level. There are four twin berth cabins and four double-bedded cabins. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
Superior Cabin £ 2295 GBP pp
This category comprises of six twin berthed cabins on the middle or top deck being at the Reception Level and the same level as the Restaurant. In addition there are nine Superior Cabins on the deck below which are the largest cabins on the vessel. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
21 May, 2018 to 28 May, 2018 (reverse) Make a booking request for Heart Of The Highlands, departing on 21 May, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Cabin £ 1650 GBP pp
These cabins are located two decks below the Reception level. There are two twin berth cabins and two double-bedded cabins. Each cabin has two large portholes. NB: Please note for security reasons windows or portholes do not open.
view cabin photo
Middle Deck Cabin £ 1925 GBP pp
These cabins are located on the ‘Middle Deck’ being one deck below the Reception level. There are four twin berth cabins and four double-bedded cabins. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
Superior Cabin £ 2295 GBP pp
This category comprises of six twin berthed cabins on the middle or top deck being at the Reception Level and the same level as the Restaurant. In addition there are nine Superior Cabins on the deck below which are the largest cabins on the vessel. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
24 September, 2018 to 01 October, 2018 (reverse) Make a booking request for Heart Of The Highlands, departing on 24 September, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Cabin £ 1650 GBP pp
These cabins are located two decks below the Reception level. There are two twin berth cabins and two double-bedded cabins. Each cabin has two large portholes. NB: Please note for security reasons windows or portholes do not open.
view cabin photo
Middle Deck Cabin £ 1925 GBP pp
These cabins are located on the ‘Middle Deck’ being one deck below the Reception level. There are four twin berth cabins and four double-bedded cabins. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
Superior Cabin £ 2295 GBP pp
This category comprises of six twin berthed cabins on the middle or top deck being at the Reception Level and the same level as the Restaurant. In addition there are nine Superior Cabins on the deck below which are the largest cabins on the vessel. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
28 April, 2019 to 05 May, 2019 Make a booking request for Heart Of The Highlands, departing on 28 April, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Cabin £ 1735 GBP pp
These cabins are located two decks below the Reception level. There are two twin berth cabins and two double-bedded cabins. Each cabin has two large portholes. NB: Please note for security reasons windows or portholes do not open.
view cabin photo
Middle Deck Standard Cabin £ 2025 GBP pp
These cabins are located on the ‘Middle Deck’ being one deck below the Reception level. There are four twin berth cabins and four double-bedded cabins. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
Top Deck Cabin £ 2400 GBP pp
This category comprises of six twin-berthed cabins on the ‘top deck’ being at the Reception Level and the same level as the Restaurant. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
Middle Deck Superior Cabin £ 2400 GBP pp
This category comprises of nine twin-berthed Superior Cabins on the ‘Middle Deck’ being one deck below the Reception level. These cabins are the largest cabins on the vessel. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
12 May, 2019 to 19 May, 2019 Make a booking request for Heart Of The Highlands, departing on 12 May, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Cabin £ 1735 GBP pp
These cabins are located two decks below the Reception level. There are two twin berth cabins and two double-bedded cabins. Each cabin has two large portholes. NB: Please note for security reasons windows or portholes do not open.
view cabin photo
Middle Deck Standard Cabin £ 2025 GBP pp
These cabins are located on the ‘Middle Deck’ being one deck below the Reception level. There are four twin berth cabins and four double-bedded cabins. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
Middle Deck Superior Cabin £ 2400 GBP pp
This category comprises of nine twin-berthed Superior Cabins on the ‘Middle Deck’ being one deck below the Reception level. These cabins are the largest cabins on the vessel. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
Top Deck Cabin £ 2400 GBP pp
This category comprises of six twin-berthed cabins on the ‘top deck’ being at the Reception Level and the same level as the Restaurant. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
16 June, 2019 to 23 June, 2019 (reverse) Make a booking request for Heart Of The Highlands, departing on 16 June, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Cabin £ 1735 GBP pp
These cabins are located two decks below the Reception level. There are two twin berth cabins and two double-bedded cabins. Each cabin has two large portholes. NB: Please note for security reasons windows or portholes do not open.
view cabin photo
Middle Deck Standard Cabin £ 2025 GBP pp
These cabins are located on the ‘Middle Deck’ being one deck below the Reception level. There are four twin berth cabins and four double-bedded cabins. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
Middle Deck Superior Cabin £ 2400 GBP pp
This category comprises of nine twin-berthed Superior Cabins on the ‘Middle Deck’ being one deck below the Reception level. These cabins are the largest cabins on the vessel. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
Top Deck Cabin £ 2400 GBP pp
This category comprises of six twin-berthed cabins on the ‘top deck’ being at the Reception Level and the same level as the Restaurant. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
15 September, 2019 to 22 September, 2019 Make a booking request for Heart Of The Highlands, departing on 15 September, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Cabin £ 1735 GBP pp
These cabins are located two decks below the Reception level. There are two twin berth cabins and two double-bedded cabins. Each cabin has two large portholes. NB: Please note for security reasons windows or portholes do not open.
view cabin photo
Middle Deck Standard Cabin £ 2025 GBP pp
These cabins are located on the ‘Middle Deck’ being one deck below the Reception level. There are four twin berth cabins and four double-bedded cabins. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
Middle Deck Superior Cabin £ 2400 GBP pp
This category comprises of nine twin-berthed Superior Cabins on the ‘Middle Deck’ being one deck below the Reception level. These cabins are the largest cabins on the vessel. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo
Top Deck Cabin £ 2400 GBP pp
This category comprises of six twin-berthed cabins on the ‘top deck’ being at the Reception Level and the same level as the Restaurant. All having picture windows.
view cabin photo

Heart Of The Highlands itinerary:

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Day 1 Embarkation
Arrive in Inverness and embark ‘MV Lord of the Glens’. Evening Captain’s reception and dinner. Moor Inverness overnight.
Day 2 Culloden and Caledonian Canal
Morning visit to Culloden, the famous battlefield where ‘Bonnie’ Prince Charlie’s Jacobite forces were defeated and then see the ancient stones of Clava Cairns. Sail this afternoon on the Caledonian Canal, built between 1803 and 1822 to connect Loch Ness with the Great Glen’s three other lochs. Enter Loch Ness, pausing in front of Urquhart Castle for photographs. Ascend the impressive flight of locks that run through the heart of Fort Augustus. Moor Fort Augustus overnight.
Day 3 Laggan Avenue and Glenfinnan
Sail through the tree-lined section known as Laggan Avenue and into Loch Lochy and on until we descend Neptune’s Staircase, a set of eight interconnected locks, to the village of Corpach, nestled in the shadow of Ben Nevis. In the afternoon we take the West Highland railway line over the renowned viaduct to beautiful Glenfinnan, surrounded by mountains. Moor overnight at Corpach.
Day 4 Oban
Today we enter the ocean, passing mysterious lochs and islands till we reach Oban, the seafood capital of the Highlands. Join us for a walk up to McCaigs Tower dominating the skyline of the town with great views of the Western Isles. Overnight at Oban.
Day 5 Isle of Iona and Tobermory
This morning we sail to Craignure on the Isle of Mull, with a pause in front of Duart Castle for photographs. Visit to Iona, the last resting place of some 50 Scottish kings and where St. Columba introduced Christianity to Britain. Later sail to Tobermory, again on the Isle of Mull. Tobermory’s most striking feature is the gaily painted houses that line the waterfront originally built by the British Fisheries Company to house its workers for £20 each. Moor Mull overnight.
Day 6 Eigg and Inverie
Sail north from Tobermory to tiny Eigg this morning, catching glimpses of the islands of the Inner Hebrides along the way. At Eigg you can get a sense of what life is like for the roughly 90 people who live on this island community. Then sail to the small village of Inverie on Loch Nevis, where you can have a drink at the most remote pub in the British Isles. Moor Inverie overnight.
Day 7 Kyle
Early morning sail across the Sound of Sleet to Armadale and the Isle of Skye. Visit the Clan Donald Centre. Later sail to Kyle of Lochalsh from where we visit the Eilean Donan Castle and picturesque village of Plockton. Evening Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner. Overnight in Kyle of Lochalsh.
Day 8 Disembarkation
Disembark in Kyle of Lochalsh after breakfast and drive to Inverness.
Please Note:
Timings and schedule are subject to weather conditions and tide.

Heart Of The Highlands reverse itinerary:

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Please Note: *
Timings and schedule are subject to weather conditions and tide.
Day 8 Disembarkation *
Disembark in Kyle of Lochalsh after breakfast and drive to Inverness.
Day 7 Kyle *
Early morning sail across the Sound of Sleet to Armadale and the Isle of Skye. Visit the Clan Donald Centre. Later sail to Kyle of Lochalsh from where we visit the Eilean Donan Castle and picturesque village of Plockton. Evening Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner. Overnight in Kyle of Lochalsh.
Day 6 Eigg and Inverie *
Sail north from Tobermory to tiny Eigg this morning, catching glimpses of the islands of the Inner Hebrides along the way. At Eigg you can get a sense of what life is like for the roughly 90 people who live on this island community. Then sail to the small village of Inverie on Loch Nevis, where you can have a drink at the most remote pub in the British Isles. Moor Inverie overnight.
Day 5 Isle of Iona and Tobermory *
This morning we sail to Craignure on the Isle of Mull, with a pause in front of Duart Castle for photographs. Visit to Iona, the last resting place of some 50 Scottish kings and where St. Columba introduced Christianity to Britain. Later sail to Tobermory, again on the Isle of Mull. Tobermory’s most striking feature is the gaily painted houses that line the waterfront originally built by the British Fisheries Company to house its workers for £20 each. Moor Mull overnight.
Day 4 Oban *
Today we enter the ocean, passing mysterious lochs and islands till we reach Oban, the seafood capital of the Highlands. Join us for a walk up to McCaigs Tower dominating the skyline of the town with great views of the Western Isles. Overnight at Oban.
Day 3 Laggan Avenue and Glenfinnan *
Sail through the tree-lined section known as Laggan Avenue and into Loch Lochy and on until we descend Neptune’s Staircase, a set of eight interconnected locks, to the village of Corpach, nestled in the shadow of Ben Nevis. In the afternoon we take the West Highland railway line over the renowned viaduct to beautiful Glenfinnan, surrounded by mountains. Moor overnight at Corpach.
Day 2 Culloden and Caledonian Canal *
Morning visit to Culloden, the famous battlefield where ‘Bonnie’ Prince Charlie’s Jacobite forces were defeated and then see the ancient stones of Clava Cairns. Sail this afternoon on the Caledonian Canal, built between 1803 and 1822 to connect Loch Ness with the Great Glen’s three other lochs. Enter Loch Ness, pausing in front of Urquhart Castle for photographs. Ascend the impressive flight of locks that run through the heart of Fort Augustus. Moor Fort Augustus overnight.
Day 1 Embarkation *
Arrive in Inverness and embark ‘MV Lord of the Glens’. Evening Captain’s reception and dinner. Moor Inverness overnight.
* = Indicative
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Lord of the Glens, the ship servicing Heart Of The Highlands

Lord of the Glens

Vessel Type: Luxury Small Ship

Length: 46 metres

Passenger Capacity: 48

Built: 1985

 

Until recently, size-limiting locks prevented travelers from seeing the Highlands from the remarkable vantage point of the inland waterway that links Scotland's most famous lochs. Now, with the style of a classic luxury yacht, the 48-guest Lord of the Glens journeys through this spectacular countryside in spectacular style. 

The moment you step aboard the Lord of the Glens you are surrounded by the rich mahogany finishes of the reception area and lobby. The ship is magnificently appointed and brings to mind that one is in a stately country manor rather than a five-star ship.

Cabins: Cabins are tasteful, comfortable and spacious with wonderful outside views. Most cabins have large picture windows (four have two large portholes). Facilities include a private bathroom with shower, individually controlled air-conditioning and heating, satellite television, music system, hairdryer, telephone, safety deposit box, bathrobes and toiletries. 

Public Areas: With all round teak decks, hardwood finished interiors and fine fabrics, the Lord of the Glens offers a stylish and relaxing ambience. The two lounges and two open-air viewing areas are social hubs aboard shop, and the small library and cozy bar are a refuge for the more solitary.

Meals: Served in the elegant single-seating Dining Room. Chefs create healthy, delicious cuisine served by an attentive staff.

 

Cabin layout for Lord of the Glens
• Visit Culloden, the infamous battlefield where “Bonnie” Prince Charlie’s Jacobite forces were defeated in 1746

• Cruise past the romantic ruins of Urquhart Castle

• Glide along the tree-lined canal known as Laggan Avenue

• Visit the Isle of Iona, the last resting place of some 50 Scottish Kings and where St. Columba introduced Christianity to Britain

• Look for marine animals and birdlife, including Atlantic seals, minke whales, dolphins, porpoises and a variety of seabirds
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