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01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Westering Home and Whisky Galore

A luxury, whisky-themed cruise sailing to some of the finest distilleries in the Northern and Western Isles of Scotland including alternative visits to historical castles and magnificent cathedrals. Full board cruise including excursions.

No Fly Cruise
8 nights from £5110pp

Small Ship Holiday
  • Ardnamurchan Point
  • Oban
  • Whisky Barrells
  • Tobermory, Isle of Mull
  • Skye

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Discover some of the world’s finest whiskies on this adventurous cruise to Scotland. Explore exceptional distilleries, spectacular cathedrals and historical monuments as you sail the Northern and Western Isles.

Visit the most northerly distillery on the British mainland in Wick, explore the marvellous St Magnus Cathedral and savour an artisanal single malt whisky at the Scapa Distillery in Orkney before venturing to the historic Callanish Standing Stones and Carloway Broch.

Enjoy a tour of Harris Island, appreciate the spectacular views from the Isle of Raasay Distillery, marvel at the beauty of Armadale Castle and visit Britain’s most remote pub on this luxury whisky-themed cruise.

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Westering Home and Whisky Galore

Day 1 - Invergordon

Embark Hebridean Princess in Invergordon.

Day 2 - Wick

After cruising the East Coast, arrive in Wick and enjoy a visit to the Old Pulteney distillery which happens to be the most northerly distillery on the British mainland. Alternatively, visit the Wick Museum which charts the history of this Caithness town.

Day 3 - Kirkwall

Today you will sail to Kirkwall which is home to the St Magnus Cathedral, also known as the 'Light in the North'. Explore the magnificent cathedral before sampling fine whisky at the Highland Park Distillery. Next, visit the Scapa Distillery which creates an artisanal single malt, forged by the extreme elements of Orkney. Alternatively, you may prefer to marvel at the highly ornate Italian Chapel and series of causeways known as The Churchill Barriers.

Day 4 - Stornoway

After cruising Cape Wrath, arrive in Lewis and venture to the historic Callanish Standing Stones and Carloway Broch.

Day 5 - Tarbert

Today arrive in Tarbert, Harris, a dramatic island of mountains and beaches nestled in a valley where North and South Harris meet. Enjoy an island tour of Harris or a visit to the award-winning Harris Distillery.

Day 6 - Raasay

Start the day with a visit to the historical Raasay House or take a trip to the Isle of Raasay Distillery which boasts spectacular views before cruising the Narrows, Kyle Rhea and Loch Hourn.

Day 7 - Skye - Inverie

Arrive in Armadale, Skye home to the fascinating and romantic Armadale Castle ruins. Explore the castle which boasts an award-winning museum and beautiful gardens and enjoy a visit to the Torbhaig Distillery. Next, make your way to Inverie and enjoy light refreshments at Britain’s remotest pub, The Old Forge.

Day 8 - Loch Sunart - Tobermory

Make a short stop in Lock Sunart to visit Scotland's greenest distillery; Ardnamurchan Distillery before heading to Tobermory. Here you can visit one of the oldest commercial distilleries or enjoy a stroll through the colourful town, perhaps partaking in some retail therapy.

Day 9 - Oban

Disembark in Oban.

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

Price Includes

  • 8-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

2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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