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

Spring in the Inner Isles

This all-inclusive no-fly cruise on the luxurious Hebridean Princess explores the untouched natural beauty of Scotland's wonderful Inner Isles as they showcase a stunning tapestry of spring colours

No Fly Cruise
7 nights

Small Ship Holiday
  • Iona Abbey
  • Oban Harbour
  • Staffa and Fingal's Cave
  • Tobermory Isle of Mull
  • Trailleich Beach, Isle of Coll

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Spring is the perfect time to discover Scotland’s glorious Highland and Island landscapes begin the journey with a relaxing sail of Loch Linhe to the iconic Glenfinnan Monument on Fort William. Explore the turbulent history of Glencoe in Ballachulish and discover Kingairloch Estate which is surrounded by untouched beauty.

Cruise through the Gulf of Corryvreckan, famous for its strong tidal currents and huge whirlpool, stroll through the remarkable gardens of Colonsay House which were planted in the 1930’s and visit the museum dedicated to the remarkable Skerryvore Lighthouse.

Embrace the sense of remoteness on the Island of Coll; a walker’s paradise and immerse yourself in the tranquillity of the beautifully-restored Iona Abbey. Sail past the dramatic Fingal’s Cave on Staffa and enjoy a relaxing walk through the colourful town of Tobermory.

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Spring in the Inner Isles

Day 1 - Oban (Scotland)

Embark Hebridean Princess in Oban.

Day 2 - Fort William

Arrive in the town of Fort William which sits on the shores of Loch Linnhe and visit the iconic Glenfinnan Monument, a moving tribute to those who died fighting for the Jacobite cause. Next, sail onward to Ballachulish and head to the charming village of Glencoe which boasts lovely waterfalls and walking trails. Learn about Glencoe's turbulent history as the scene of one of the most infamous massacres in Scottish history.

Day 3 - Kingairloch

Journey to Kingairloch, an area of unspoiled beauty and discover the Kingairloch Estate; a tranquil haven teeming with wildlife. This afternoon, cruise on to Armaddy Castle Gardens which were formed on the site of the barracks dating to the 1745 rebellion.

Day 4 - Colonsay

Cruise the Gulf of Corryvreckan, famous for its strong tidal currents which create the third largest whirlpool in the world. Arrive in Colonsay and head to the gardens of Colonsay House which were planted in the 1930's and are regarded as some of the finest rhododendron gardens in Scotland. Explore the magnificent variety of trees, plants and shrubs set over 200 acres.

Day 5 - Coll

Visit the Skerryvore Lighthouse Museum on the Isle of Tiree; a fitting tribute to the Lighthouse Stevensons. Journey on to Coll, a paradise for walkers and enjoy a delightful walk ashore.

Day 6 - Iona

Explore the beautifully-restored Iona Abbey in its tranquil setting before following in Mendelssohn's footsteps and sailing past the dramatic cathedral-like basalt columns that form Fingal’s Cave on Staffa.

Day 7 - Tobermory

Arrive on the Isle of Ulva this morning and enjoy a visit to Sheila's Cottage and one of Telford’s parliamentary churches. Next, head to the colourful harbour town of Tobermory and go for a lovely stroll through the town.

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 on board Hebridean Princess
  • 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
Map for Spring in the Inner Isles