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Voyage Through the Heart of Scotland
A five night sheltered water cruise through the Highlands of Scotland

Voyage Through the Heart of Scotland

Oban to Inverness - 5 nights

Saturday 1st to Thursday 6th October 2022

From £1,095

5 nights

A five night sheltered water cruise through the Highlands of Scotland. Explore Scotland as few people have, on this enchanting Scottish Highlands cruise. Purpose-built for these waters, Lord of the Glens will transport you in comfort and style from Oban, along scenic sea lochs and the narrow Caledonian Canal, which cut through the heart of Scotland, to Inverness, on a panoramic voyage of gentle pace.

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On this relaxing voyage you will have the opportunity to experience the rich culture and natural beauty of Scotland, which has inspired poetry and folklore, most famously Loch Ness, which is rumoured to be home to the mythical monster, Nessie. This 5 night cruise can be booked from the commencing dates 1st October 2022.

Below you can explore the itinerary for this cruise. Click on the arrows to see more information on each days itinerary. Simply click the ‘Book this Cruise’ button to get booking and embark on ab exciting journey with us…

*Transfers are provided to Oban from Inverness at the start of the cruise. Alternatively, independent arrangements may be made to join the ship at Oban, with the train from Glasgow being particularly convenient.

Day 1

Oban – Embarkation.

A view of Oban and the sea beyond

Embark in Oban and settle into your cabin prior to the welcome reception and dinner. We remain alongside in Oban overnight.

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Day 2

Oban – Walking tour and McCaig’s Folly. Craignure, Mull – Duart Castle.

Duart Castle on a sunny day

Explore Oban, the gateway of the isles, on foot and visit the impressive McCaig’s Folly for spectacular vistas across the bay to the Atlantic Isles. During lunch, we sail to Craignure, Isle of Mull, for a tour of Duart Castle. Seat of Clan Maclean for over 700 years, it dominates the view of the Sound of Mull with its huge curtain walls and solid keep. We berth overnight in Tobermory or Oban.

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Day 3

Tobermory - sail the Sound of Mull and Loch Linnhe to Corpach. Transit Neptune’s Staircase to Banavie.

Castle Stalker on Loch Linnhe

Onwards to Mull’s island capital of Tobermory, for a morning exploring the brightly painted harbour town, before cruising the Sound of Mull and Loch Linnhe to Corpach at the entrance of the Caledonian Canal. From sea level, Lord of the Glens ascends the spectacular eight inter-connected locks of Neptune’s Staircase to Banavie in the shadow of Ben Nevis, where we moor overnight.

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Day 4

Scheduled West Highland Train passage to Glenfinnan. Caledonian Canal to Fort Augustus

Laggan Avenue on the Caledonian Canal which connects Loch Oich with Loch Lochy

From Banavie we take the West Highland Train to Glenfinnan and cross the 21-arched Glenfinnan viaduct which overlooks Loch Shiel and the Jacobite monument. Considered by many to be the most scenic railway line in the world, we travel through a scenic landscape of mountains, steep-sided lochs, and heather moors.

Spending a relaxing afternoon on board we sail through Loch Lochy then transit the tranquil, tree-lined Laggan Avenue to Loch Oich before descending the series of locks to Loch Ness at Fort Augustus, where we moor overnight.

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Day 5

Free time in Fort Augustus. Caledonian Canal to Loch Ness.

The Lord of the Glens cruise ship on the Caledonian Canal at Fort Augustus

This morning, we enjoy free time to explore Fort Augustus, the gateway to Loch Ness, which takes its name from a fort built after the defeat of the 1715 Jacobite uprising, before setting sail along Loch Ness. Pausing briefly, for a view of the ruins of Urquhart Castle, we continue the 21 mile transit of Loch Ness and Loch Dochfour, and along the first man-made section of the Caledonian Canal to the cosmopolitan city of Inverness, where the farewell reception and dinner are held.

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Day 6

Inverness – Disembarkation.

Inverness and bridge going over the River Ness

After breakfast, we say farewell and disembark in Inverness.

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Our decks and Cabins

James Watt Deck
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Category One Cabin

A Category One Cabin on the James Watt Deck on the Lord of the Glens cruise ship

These cabins are located on the James Watt Deck, two decks below the reception level. Cabins 103 and 105 are twin bedded and cabin 104 and 106 can be either double or twin bedded. Each cabin has two large portholes.

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David Roberts Deck
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Category Two Cabin

A Category Two Cabin on the David Roberts Deck on the Lord of the Glens cruise ship

These cabins are located on the David Roberts Deck being one deck below the reception level. There are four twin berth cabins (201, 202, 209 and 210) and four double bedded cabins (211, 212, 219 and 218). All having picture windows.

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Category Three Cabin

A Category Three Cabin on the David Roberts Deck on the Lord of the Glens cruise ship

This category comprises of nine twin-berthed Superior Cabins on the David Roberts Deck being one deck below the reception level. These cabins are the largest cabins on the vessel. All having picture windows.

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Alexander Graham Bell Deck
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Category Three Cabin

A Category Three Cabin on the Alexander Graham Bell Deck on the Lord of the Glens cruise ship

This category comprises of nine twin-berthed Superior Cabins on the David Roberts Deck being one deck below the reception level. These cabins are the largest cabins on the vessel. All having picture windows.

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