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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Celtic Panorama

See the beauty and character of the Celtic coasts that have inspired countless artists on this unique all-inclusive cruise around western Scotland and Northern Ireland, with visits to renowned private art collections and famous museums and a champagne reception at Duart Castle

No Fly Cruise
7 nights from £4330pp

Small Ship Holiday
  • Dumfries House
  • Duart Castle
  • Laphroaig

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Artists have for centuries captured the character of Celtic coasts of western Scotland and Northern Island. Admire these inspirational views on this unique cruise and enjoy visits to private art collections at Glenarm Castle and Dumfries House.

See exhibits by contemporary artist Frances Macdonald and her son Ross Ryan at the Crinan Hotel then cruise the Sound of Jura and the North Channel to Northern Ireland. Here, see some of the finest Irish art at the Ulster Museum, learn more about the 1912 disaster at the award-winning Titanic Museum then visit Glenarm Castle to discover superb examples of Irish furniture and a private collection of family portraits.

Dumfries House is one of Britain’s most beautiful stately homes and boasts a fantastic collection of 18th-century furniture and 17th-century Dutch paintings. After a visit here, sail back to Scotland for a malt whisky tasting at Laphroaig Distillery and tranquil walks at Tayvallich. A superb finale to this cruise is a champagne reception in the magnificent Great Hall of Duart Castle, hosted by clan chief, Sir Lachlan Maclean.

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Celtic Panorama Itinerary

Day 1 - Oban (Scotland)

Embark Hebridean Princess in Oban.

Day 2 - Crinan

Visit the renowned Crinan Hotel to see exhibits by contemporary artist Frances Macdonald and her son Ross Ryan. Later, admire spectacular coastline views whilst cruising the Sound of Jura and the North Channel.

Day 3 - Larne (Northern Ireland)

Discover Irish art the Ulster Museum including works by Jack Butler Yeats, William Conor and Sir John Lavery then visit the award-winning Titanic Museum.

Day 4 - Larne - Troon (Scotland)

See superb Irish furniture and a private collection of family portraits at Glenarm Castle, home of Viscount and Viscountess Dunluce then continue cruising to Troon.

Day 5 - Troon

Spend a full day, including lunch, at the prestigious Dumfries House which is set in 2,000 acres and is home to neoclassical architecture and an unrivalled collection of Chippendale furniture.

Day 6 - Islay

Hebridean Princess cruises round the Mull of Kintyre to the Isle of Islay, renowned for its whisky. Enjoy a tasting of the island's distinctive peaty malt at the award-winning Laphroaig Distillery.

Day 7 - Mull

Enjoy walks ashore with a landing at the pretty village of Tayvallich. Later, enjoy a champagne reception in the magnificent Great Hall of Duart Castle, hosted by clan chief, Sir Lachlan Maclean.

Day 8 - Oban

Disembark Hebridean Princess in Oban.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night all-inclusive cruise
  • Private coach transfers from the local airport or train station to and from the ship
  • All meals on board and ashore
  • Champagne, selected wines plus beer, spirits, soft drinks, tea, coffee and other hot drinks
  • Knowledgeable guides on board and on tours
  • Shore excursions as outlined in the itinerary
  • Use of the ship’s bicycles
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Port taxes
  • Gratuities

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel to and from the private coach transfer points
  • Wines from the Library Wines list
  • Private shore visits organised by request which are not part of the itinerary
  • Personal telephone calls
  • Items purchased from the shop on board
  • Personal laundry
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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Map for Celtic Panorama