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Hebrides cruise, The Sounds of Mull, Luing, Shuna and Jura

This Inner Hebrides cruise in Scotland is one of the most relaxing ways to discover this stunning coastline, its wildlife and remote islands. In the safe and welcoming hands of skipper and chef, you will cruise past the Inner Hebridean Islands of Luing, Lismore, Shuna, Jura and the Isle of Mull. The itinerary below includes highlights such as Fladda lighthouse in the Sound of Luing, the Isle of Jura and Sound of Jura, historic Loch Linnhe and the Sound of Mull. Whichever Sounds we discover, they have one glorious thing in common. They are all the Sounds of Silence. Bring a kayak and windsurfer on board if you want to play some more in the sheltered waters around some of these spectacular ... Read more >
From £480 excluding flights

Painting holiday cruise in Scotland

This special six night Mull Odyssey cruise goes to all the usual wonderful places (Staffa, Iona, Treshnish Islands, Coll, Ross of Mull, Tobermory, etc) and, in addition, we have onboard, for your enjoyment, a very experienced art tutor Anthea Gage, RSW. Anthea has more than 30 years’ experience teaching artists of all ages and of all abilities. You don't have to take advantage of Anthea's tutoring but, if you wish, we will supply all the art materials free of charge. Please note that you have to let us know if you would like to take part in Anthea's sessions when you book your cruise, so that we can organise the art materials in advance. The Isle of Mull is the heart of the Inner Hebrides ... Read more >
From £1,125 excluding flights

Lochs and Castles photography cruise in Scotland

This five night Scottish cruise takes you along the majestic Sound of Mull, famous for its wildlife and bordered by the Isle of Mull and the Morvern Peninsula, and along historic Loch Linnhe. Our voyage will give you the full flavour of Scotland from the sea: its sheltered sea lochs, tranquil anchorages, picturesque harbours, ancient castles and even a whisky distillery. The mini cruise is a wonderful introduction to the breath-taking Hebrides and Islands. In addition, for your enjoyment, we have on board photography tutor, Jose-Ann. After gaining a degree in photography, Jose-Ann has taught digital photography and Photoshop courses to students of all ages. A love of the Scottish ... Read more >
From £1,125 excluding flights

Isle of Mull and Small Isles explorer

Enjoy an extraordinary voyage of seven nights exploring the Sound of Mull and the Small Isles. The Isle of Mull, inhabited since 6000 BC, is the quintessential island of the Inner Hebrides and rich in Scottish history. The outlying Small isles, Muck, Eigg, Rum and Canna, are justly famous for their sheltered anchorages, spectacular birdlife and ever-changing, island scenery. History, wildlife, spectacular islands and breathtaking mountains, this is a truly unforgettable Scottish cruise. Don't forget your hiking boots for stunning island walks! Our guests can choose to book St Hilda or Seahorse II. St Hilda is a traditional, wooden 54ft ketch. She is an ex-tall ship and sail training ... Read more >
From £1,120 excluding flights

Caledonian Canal Art Cruise in Scotland

One of the best ways to have a true Scottish Experience is to cruise Scotland’s Great Glen in a wee ship (Seahorse II) sailing through Loch Ness and along the incredible Caledonian Canal. This experience is even more enhanced by seeing the wonderful autumn colours in the company of our onboard, very experienced, art tutor Anthea Gage, RSW. Anthea has more than 30 years’ experience teaching artists of all ages and of all abilities. During the cruise you will be discovering, through the use of several sketch books, how to record and capture the ever changing and beautiful Scottish sea and land-scapes around the boat, as well as ashore when appropriate. We will explore a wide variety of ... Read more >
From £1,125 excluding flights

Whisky and wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland

Single Malt Whisky, made in an individual distillery from malted barley, distilled in copper pot stills and matured in oak casks, is one of the wonders of Scotland. Mixed with magnificent wildlife and spectacular islands it creates an unforgettable Hebridean cruise. In this cruise you can sample the delights of some of the most famous single malts from some of the most famous of Scottish "malt whisky islands" – Mull, Jura and especially Islay with its many distilleries. On the way you can see the incredible wildlife - soaring sea and golden eagles, basking sharks, minke and orca whales, porpoises, dolphins, seabirds and seals. On board do as little or as much as you want as you travel ... Read more >
From £1,280 excluding flights

Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland

We provide unique wildlife cruises on the beautiful west coast of Scotland. Cruise spectacular isles and sea lochs where there are large areas of sheltered waters and remote anchorages that are perfect for observing the wildlife. The west coast of Scotland is rich in sea birds and marine life and you will never forget your sightings of otters, seals, porpoises, basking sharks, orcas and minke whales. We have even seen a humpback whale breach right in front of the boat. Come aboard to sail; explore wild sea lochs, islands and coastlines; observe the extraordinary wildlife or just relax and mess about on the water. Each day is as action packed or as relaxing as you please - perfect for ... Read more >
From £480 excluding flights

Wildlife cruise in Isle of Skye and Small Isles

On this special eight night cruise aboard Seahorse II you will be accompanied by your wildlife guide and host Dr Julie Ackroyd FHEA. In her role as Bird Wise Ranger for the North Kent Marshes she has been responsible for surveying the overwintering wildfowl on the Thames, Swale and Medway. She has also run coastal bird identification walks. If you have always wanted to start birding, or coastal species are new to you, then bring your binoculars and Julie will be delighted to help you identify what we see.  This guided cruise around the sea lochs of the Isle of Skye and the Small Isles (Muck, Eigg, Rum and Canna) has to be one of the best ways to visit the Hebridean islands. Extraordinary ... Read more >
From £1,800 excluding flights

Scotland private charter sailing holidays

Private Charter the St Hilda or Seahorse II to sail around the spectacular coastlines, sea lochs and islands of the Inner and Outer Hebrides – their very names are evocative and conjure up the wildness and beauty of Western Scotland: St Kilda, Barra, Mull, Jura , Islay, Arran, the beautiful Kyles of Bute are just a few. Wildlife is everywhere, with many marine mammals and rare birdlife - especially sea eagles. We can help you plan, or suggest, a wonderful itinerary and fun activities for your special private cruise which starts from Oban and is easily accessible from Glasgow airport or train station. Our guests can choose to book St Hilda or Seahorse II. St Hilda is a traditional, wooden ... Read more >
From £7,188 excluding flights

Caledonian Canal cruise, Scotland

The Great Glen cuts the Scottish Highlands in half and the Caledonian Canal is an extraordinary feast of Victorian engineering that was devised by Thomas Telford to connect the east and west Scottish coasts and to allow ships to avoid the northern stormy water of the Pentland Firth and Cape Wrath. Our six night cruises travel both ways through the Canal which connects Fort William on the west coast of Scotland, situated at the top of Loch Linnhe, to Inverness, on the east coast and the capital of the Highlands, situated on the Moray Firth. Guests can decide in which direction they wish to travel – either eastwards from Fort William or westwards from Inverness. Depending of your choice of ... Read more >
From £1,420 excluding flights

Photography cruise in Scotland

This adventurous Scottish cruise includes some of Scotland’s most famous and remote destinations: the delightful Small Isles of Muck, Eigg, Rum and Canna; the spectacular Isle of Skye with its deep-sea lochs such as Dunvegan and it’s famous castles; the uninhabited Shiant Isles with their thousands of puffins; and the remote Summer Isles, named after their green summer pastures, with their remote anchorages and rich wildlife. In addition, we have onboard, for your enjoyment, a photgraphy tutor. During the cruise you will discover how to get the best from your camera to capture the stunning scenery and amazing wildlife on offer in this glorious part of the British Isles. Gary will share his ... Read more >
From £1,125 excluding flights

St Kilda, Outer Hebrides Cruise, Scotland

This wonderful, 12 day St Kilda cruise will, if the weather is kind, give us time to explore fabulous St Kilda; the remote Monach Isles; many dramatic islands of the Outer Hebrides; and the spectacular Small Isles. Our starting point is the harbor Oban, the gateway to the Hebridean islands. Our sea adventure vessels will anchor in scenic, lonely islands, in tranquil bays and, throughout the trip, we see incredible wildlife - soaring sea and golden eagles, many species of sea birds, basking sharks, orca and minke whales, porpoises, dolphins and seals. Aboard St Hilda or Seahorse II you can do as little or as much as you want. Sit back and enjoy the trip as you travel through the Sounds; pass ... Read more >
From £1,760 excluding flights

Wildlife tour of St Kilda and the Shiants, Scotland

On this cruise you will be accompanied by a wildlife guide, Dr Peter Garson, who is passionate about wildlife. As a career conservation biologist at Newcastle University he has worked on many different species in a variety of environments. From studying endangered wildlife in the mountain ranges of the Himalayas to our threatened, native red squirrels in the Scottish Borders. For his Doctorate at Oxford University he studied the local wren population, which is very different to those found on St Kilda. These wrens are relatively common on St Kilda and, with Peter's help, should be relatively easy to find! This Guided Outer Hebridean (10 night) cruise will, if the weather is kind, give us ... Read more >
From £1,800 excluding flights

Outer Hebrides and Shiant Isles cruise, Scotland

This magical Hebridean cruise wanders through the Scottish isles of the Inner and Outer Hebrides visiting the famous Small Isles (Muck, Eigg, Rum and Canna), Isle of Skye and remote Shiant Isles. They are all part of a kaleidoscope of islands scenery: the soft white sandy beaches with turquoise waters of the Outer Hebrides, steep sea cliffs with nesting seabirds and soaring eagles, to the ragged Scottish Highland mountains. The Outer Hebrides are composed of some 200 islands with evocative names such as Mingulay, Barra, South Uist, Benbecula and Taranay and is one of the world’s remotest and beautiful cruising areas. The Shiants are home to thousands of seabirds with a puffin population of ... Read more >
From £2,250 excluding flights

Scottish cruise, castles and sea lochs

This cruise takes you along the sheltered Sound of Mull, famous for its wildlife and bordered by the Isle of Mull and the Morvern Peninisula, and along historic Loch Linnhe. Our voyage will give you the full flavour of Scotland from the sea: its sheltered sea lochs, tranquil anchorages, picturesque harbours, ancient castles and even a whisky distillery. The cruise is a wonderful introduction to the breath-taking Scottish Highlands and Islands. Our guests can choose to book St Hilda or Seahorse II. St Hilda is a traditional, wooden 54ft ketch. She is an ex-tall ship and sail training vessel and on St Hilda, youngsters and adults love to help work the sails. St Hilda was built in in 1973 in ... Read more >
From £800 excluding flights

Skye and the Small Isles sailing holiday

This Skye and Small Isles cruising holiday starts three miles North of Oban where you board one of two vessels: Our guests can choose to book St Hilda or Seahorse II. St Hilda is a traditional, wooden 54ft ketch. She is an ex-tall ship and sail training vessel and on St Hilda, youngsters and adults love to help work the sails. St Hilda was built in in 1973 in St Monans, Fife (Scotland) in a family-owned (Miller's) boatyard specifically for sail training with a crew of 20, which is why she is such a spacious yacht for her six guests. Although St Hilda has sailed across the North Sea on a number of occasions, she is more of a motor sailor than an "ocean greyhound"! Seahorse II (82 feet ... Read more >
From £1,120 excluding flights

Skye, Shiant & the Summer Isles cruise, Scotland

This adventurous Scottish cruise includes some of Scotland’s most famous and remote destinations: the delightful Small Isles of Muck, Eigg, Rum and Canna; the spectacular Isle of Skye with its deep-sea lochs such as Dunvegan and it’s famous castles; the uninhabited Shiant Isles with their thousands of puffins; and the remote Summer Isles, named after their green summer pastures, with their remote anchorages and rich wildlife. Our guests can choose to book St Hilda or Seahorse II. St Hilda is a traditional, wooden 54ft ketch. She is an ex-tall ship and sail training vessel and on St Hilda, youngsters and adults love to help work the sails. St Hilda was built in in 1973 in St Monans, Fife ... Read more >
From £2,250 excluding flights

Mull circumnavigation cruise, Scotland

This Mull small ship cruise is a weeklong circumnavigation of one of the most vibrant Inner Hebridean Islands but also one of the most heritage rich. Natural and cultural. Embark in Oban on the Scottish west coast and head over to Tobermory, the main town which is famous for multicoloured sea front terrace. Mull is at the heart of the Inner Hebrides really and, as we circumnavigate we discover its plethora of wildlife including whales, basking sharks, puffins, golden and white-tailed eagles. The Sound of Mull is a particular favourite with dolphins. On this trip we also explore the uninhabited Isle of Staffa, with its astounding basalt columns and mythical Fingal’s Cave. Nearby, the ... Read more >
From £960 excluding flights
15% off for families (min 4 on our 2019 cruises) aboard st hilda or seahorse. book before the 20th jan 2019 with code 15rt. st hilda is the perfect holiday for a family - children and adults love learning to hoist the sails and using our sea kayak.

Scotland family cruises holidays

We provide a unique small ship cruise on the beautiful west coast of Scotland. Our small cruise ships are ideal for that very special family cruising holiday in Scotland. Cruise spectacular isles and sea lochs where there are large areas of sheltered waters and remote anchorages that are perfect for waterborne activities. Come aboard to explore wild sea lochs, islands and coastlines; observe the extraordinary wildlife or just relax and mess about on the water. Each day is as action packed or as relaxing as you please - perfect for recharging the batteries. The west coast of Scotland is rich in sea birds and marine life and you will never forget your sightings of otters, seals, porpoises, ... Read more >
From £480 excluding flights
15% off for families (min 4 on our 2019 cruises) aboard st hilda or seahorse. book before the 20th jan 2019 with code 15rt. st hilda is the perfect holiday for a family - children and adults love learning to hoist the sails and using our sea kayak.
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