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Scotland's Magical West Coast by Richard A Baines of Logan Botanic Gardens

Richard Baines with Gardener's World presenter Carol Klein.There are few horticultural spectacles that can compete with the beauty and splendour of gardens along the West Coast of Scotland in early Summer. Gardens along the western seaboard are famous for their impressive displays of Himalayan...


A day in the life: David Indge

Hebridean Princess Chief Purser David Indge, tells Ben Ireland from Travel Weekly how life at sea on the 50-berth luxury cruise ship enables him to combine his love of travel and people.David was born in Bristol and lived at Keynsham.  After attending Weston-Super-Mare catering college for two...


30 Years Cheers by Graham Clarke

Now that 2018 has arrived, here at Hebridean Island Cruises we are excitedly looking forward to celebrating the 30th cruising season of Hebridean Princess. Guest speaker Graham Clarke has kindly penned a 30th anniversary poem titled "30 Year's Cheers".Our 30th anniversary season will not go unmarked...


Land of Waterways and Windmills on board Royal Crown

This captivating cruise explores the history, heritage and art of The Netherlands with a variety of intriguing visits along the scenic Dutch waterways. After uncovering a hidden gem right in the heart of the capital Amsterdam, the Hortus Botanicus, we sail through some of the smaller and lesser visi...


Christmas and New Year Opening Times

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you a most enjoyable festive season and a prosperous new year.CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR OPENING TIMES Friday 22nd December 9am - 12pm Saturday 23rd December Closed Sunday  Christmas Eve Closed Monday Christmas Day Closed Tuesday B...


Photography Competition

We would like to invite you to submit your favourite photographs, taken from on board Hebridean Princess or in and around the waters in which she sails, for a 2019 calendar which will be available to purchase on board during next season, or ordered from our office in Skipton by telephone or email.&n...


Hebridean shortlisted for more prestigious awards

The shortlist for The Wave Awards 2018 – the most prestigious awards event in the cruise industry – has been revealed.We are delighted to announce that Hebridean Island Cruises has been shortlisted in the following categories:Best for Solo TravellersBest Luxury Cruise LineBest Luxury River Cruis...


Luxury Scotland Celebrates 25 Years with Limited Edition Monopoly Game

To celebrate their 25th Anniversary, Luxury Scotland has released a new limited-edition version of Monopoly featuring all of the consortium's 31 member properties including Donald Trump's Turnberry golf course, Andy Murray's Cromlix Hotel and, of course, Hebridean Princess.The Luxury Scotland e...


Bolsover Cruise Club writes about Hebridean Princess

In October of this year Rebecca Martin from Bolsover Cruise Club enjoyed a seven night cruise on board Hebridean Princess.  During her time on board she kept a diary of her experiences.To learn what she had to say select the links below to read her four part blog:>> PART ONE>> PART...


FREE TICKETS to London cruise shows

During the early part of 2018 Hebridean Island Cruises will be attending some of the UK’s biggest cruise and travel shows.Come along and meet our experienced team and have your questions answered face to face – we’d love to see you…Destinations: The Holiday and Travel Show Olympia Londo...


Cycling over The Minch with Chris Boardman

Island hopping through the Hebrides by bike is a magical and varied experience. From the white shell sands of Tiree, Eriskay and Harris, to the majestic mountains of the Cuillins and theawe-inspiring scenery of the Trotternish Peninsula on Skye, the islands each have a unique atmosphere.The thrill o...


The Delights of Ardgowan House

Ardgowan is a beautiful late 18th century house which stands at the mouth of the River Clyde, looking across to the hills of Argyll, and south-west to the islands of Bute and Arran. Its predecessor, an ancient keep - now a romantic roofless ruin in the garden - stands testament to the strategic im...


Hebridean's Rising Star

The Cruise Trade News’ Rising Star awards shine a spotlight on the brightest and best talent in the cruise holiday sector and celebrate the achievements of outstanding younger members working within the industry.The awards are open to employees who are 35 years and under on 15th September 2017.&nb...


Hebridean Road Show

Over the next few weeks, Hebridean will be exhibiting in conjunction with a select number of its travel agency partners.  If you're in the area, we'd love to see you.Cruise Select Cruise Show - Sunday 15th October - Sharnbrook Hotel, BedfordOctober is National Cruise Month, and Cruise Select&nb...


Richard Wilson’s Highland Fling - Broadcast date announced - More4 19 October 9pm

During June of this year Hebridean Princess welcomed a small film crew on board for the filming of a special documentary. STV Productions were commissioned to make a documentary for More4 following actor, director and broadcaster Richard Wilson as he fulfilled a lifelong ambition to e...


Meet our newest sales team member

Abigail Stevens - Sales ConsultantAbigail is the newest member of the reservations team. Born and bred in Yorkshire, she studied Travel and Tourism at Craven College in Skipton. Abigail originally joined Hebridean as maternity cover in February 2016 and was offered a permanent position lat...


Acclaimed British Actor On Board Hebridean Princess

During June of this year Hebridean Princess welcomed a small film crew on board for the filming of a special documentary to be shown on More4. We were approached by STV Productions seeking a unique filming opportunity that would showcase some of Scotland’s beautiful highland attractions, ...


Boutique Cruise Line of the Year - WINNERS

On Monday evening (18th September 2017), Food & Travel Magazine held its annual Reader Awards ceremony in the elegant surroundings of the Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall, London.It was a great night for Hebridean Island Cruises as we scooped the accolade of Boutique Cruise Line o...


Berlitz Guide to Cruising and Cruise Ships 2018

 We are delighted to announce that Hebridean Island Cruises has been awarded a Star Performer Top Ten rating in the highly-revered Berlitz Cruising and Cruise Guide 2018. Based on ratings by the eminent expert author, Douglas Ward, Hebridean Princess ranked 6 in the Boutique Ships category.Mana...


Hebridean launches 2018 European River Cruise Collection

We are delighted to launch our 2018 European River Cruise Collection on board Royal Crown, our seventh season of relaxing itineraries which transport you to the very heart of the continent. Our 2018 river cruise collection has been meticulously planned to allow you to discover the highlights of the...


Visit us at Countryfile Live, Blenheim Palace – FREE Tickets available

We’re delighted to announce that from 3rd to 6th August Hebridean Island Cruises will be exhibiting at Countryfile Live.Packed with wholesome countryside fun, BBC Countryfile Live returns to the beautiful grounds of Blenheim Palace for four days of live arena shows, hands on activities, animal dis...


Hebridean Island Cruises Nominated for Prestigious Awards

The small luxury cruise ship operator, Hebridean Island Cruises, is proud to announce that it has been nominated for several major awards.Ken Charleson, Managing Director for Hebridean Island Cruises, remarked“Being nominated for these three prestigious awards is testament to the hard work and ded...


Hebridean’s Agency Partners enjoy their On Board Experiences

Over the past twelve months, Hebridean Island Cruises has had the pleasure of showcasing both Hebridean Princess and its European river cruise programme on board Royal Crown to a number of selected travel agency partners.Such invitations, to experience a Hebridean cruise first hand, allow our partne...


Hebridean Launches 2018 Cruise Directory for 30th Season

Hebridean Princess Celebrates 30 Seasons with cruises to the South Coast of England, Northern France and, for the first time, Belgium.Hebridean Princess, the unique and luxurious small cruise ship, renowned for her voyages to the off the beaten track destinations in and around the Highlands and Isla...


Historic Castles and Glorious Gardens

Star of the BBC Scotland series Lady Lairds, Joanna Macpherson, will be joining Hebridean Island Cruises’ (www.hebridean.co.uk / 01756 704 704) luxury cruise ship, Hebridean Princess, on the Historic Castles and Glorious Gardens cruise commencing on 20 June 2017.The rich history of the deeply...


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