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

Clyde Castles and Stately Homes

Scotland is a treasure trove of stately homes and grand castles, and this 7-night all-inclusive cruise on Hebridean Princess takes in some of the Clyde's most stunning architecture

No Fly Cruise
7 nights from £2910pp

Small Ship Holiday
  • Mount Stuart House
  • Brodick Castle, Arran
  • Pollock House
  • Greenock

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Scotland has a long and turbulent history, and this voyage around the Firth of Clyde calls at some of the country's most impressive architectural treasures.

Enjoy a visit to Hunterston Castle, seat of the Clan Hunter, before heading to the grand Ardgowan House, held by the Stewart family since the early 15th century. There are also visits to Dumfries House, built for the 3rd Earl by brothers John and Robert Adam, and Pollock House, a magnificent country house set in the heart of Glasgow.

Dumbarton Castle, overlooking the River Clyde, is the last architectural treasure, before Hebridean Princess cruises Loch Long and Long Goil on her return to Greenock.

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Clyde Castles and Stately Homes Itinerary

Day 1 - Greenock (Scotland)

Embark Hebridean Princess in Greenock.

Day 2 - Largs

Hebridean Princess arrives in Largs for a visit to Hunterson Castle, seat of the Clan Hunter. In 1799, the 16th-century tower house was replaced by Hunterston House. Continue to the magnificent Ardgowan House, which was held by the Stewart family since the early 15th century.

Day 3 - Troon

Spend a full day at Dumfries House, built for the 3rd Earl by brothers John and Robert Adam, and inherited by John Stuart, Marquess of Bute.

Day 4 - Brodick

Head to Great Cumbrae for a visit to the Cathedral of the Isles, then sail to the Isle of Arran to explore the baronial Brodick Castle with its formal gardens, woodland country park and breathtaking views.

Day 5 - Rothesay

Call at the Isle of Bute to discover the Victorian mansion of Mount Stuart House, explore its stunning gardens and learn how this house was one of the most technologically advanced of its era.

Day 6 - Greenock

Visit Pollok House, a grand country house set in the heart of Glasgow which houses an impressive collection of Spanish art. Later, head to The Burrell Collection, an impressive art collection in one of the finest post-war buildings in Britain.

Day 7 - Rhu

Spend time at Dumbarton Castle, situated on a volcanic rock overlooking the River Clyde. Climb more than 500 steps to the top of this former stronghold. Later, re-join the ship and cruise Loch Long and Long Goil.

Day 8 - Greenock

Disembark Hebridean Princess in Greenock.

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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2021 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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Map for Clyde Castles and Stately Homes