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Spotlight on the Isle of Arran

Often referred to as ‘Scotland in Miniature’ due to the remarkable diversity of its landscapes, the Isle of Arran is the seventh largest, and one of the most southerly Scottish islands, lying in the Firth of Clyde. LochranzaAlthough culturally and physically similar to the Hebrides, Arran i...


Hebridean Looks Forward to 2017

Hebridean Island Cruises Limited, having just completed a successful management buyout, is once again an independently owned British cruise company and looking forward to a successful season ahead with the company’s flagship vessel, Hebridean Princess, returning to service in March after her...


Renowned Travel Writer Gary Buchanan Reviews Hebridean Princess for Cruise International Magazine

Renowned journalist Gary Buchanan has been a travel writer for over 22 years.  He is a specialist writer on cruise travel and has won several writing awards.  Gary is the author of 7 maritime books and former chairman of the British Guild of Travel Writers.  He is also a Fellow of t...


Melodies of the Rhine – Musical Highlights

Each of our genuinely fully-inclusive European River Cruises, on board Royal Crown, is accompanied by a renowned Guest Speaker chosen because they are passionate about their subject.  Adrian Finnerty is a versatile musician and educator and as one of Hebridean's Guest Speakers he will...


To Sea Again - by John Noorani

Some of my favourite sights... There’s a rattle at the letterbox and a thump as a large white plasticised envelope hits the floor. It has a Skipton postmark, it can mean only one thing – a ‘fat lady’ beckons.How to get to her – Queen Street tunnel is closed for electrification works w...


Come and see us at various London cruise shows

During the early part of 2017 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…THE TELEGRAPH CRUISE SHOW - 13-15 January 2017 - ExCeL,...


Read our 2016 Cruise Logs

Although the 2016 season has drawn to a close and Hebridean Princess has returned to her winter home in Greenock on the Clyde for her annual re-fit, you can still read all the Cruise Logs from this years cruises on our website.>> READ OUR CRUISE LOGS Our Cruise Logs are a day by day accou...


New Guest Speaker: Joanna Macpherson

Historic Castles and Glorious Gardens - Tuesday 20th to Tuesday 27th June 2017Scotland boasts an abundance of castles and the Hebrides are no exception. Several islands of the Inner Hebrides are home to fascinating structures dating back many centuries.Scottish gardens are a delight to vis...


An insight into river cruising on board Royal Crown

2016 marks the fifth year of operation for Hebridean River Cruises on board Royal Crown.  During this time I have seen many pictures of the vessel in our brochures and in photographs taken by our guests and crew, however until now I had not seen the ship in her full glory. I was lucky enou...


Latest Offers

This year has been another hugely successful season for Hebridean Princess, with high levels of occupancy and 99.75% of guests telling us that they had an enjoyable holiday; 97% have also told us that they would consider cruising with us again in the future.  This is a huge testament to the hig...


RNLI Presentation Plaque

During the evening of 26th October, Captain Bailey was presented with a plaque by guest Mrs Willoughby, a volunteer for the RNLI at Tighnabruaich. The plaque was presented in appreciation of donations made to the RNLI as a result of fund raising events held on board Hebridean Princess.Pictured below...


Hebridean Times Issue 23 Read it Now

I am delighted to announce that the Autumn Edition of The Hebridean Times, brimming with all the latest news from on board and ashore at Hebridean Island Cruises is now available to view on our website. Another successful season is drawing to a close and in this issue we rekindle happy memories of t...


Hebridean Guests Continue to Support Marine Charity

Press Release‘CITIZEN SCIENCE’, ‘LOBSTER-TAGGING’ AND ‘EDUCATION’ AMONGST LATEST ROUND OF PROJECTS FUNDED TO SUPPORT THE HEALTH OF UK SEAS Eight UK marine conservation charities and projects are set to benefit from the latest round of Sea-Changers’ grants. The money is raised by fundra...


HEBRIDEAN TIMES: Read Now

Here is The Hebridean Times, brimming with all the latest news from on board Hebridean Princess and ashore at Hebridean Island Cruises.In this issue we are delighted to share with you details of the cruises we have planned for 2017, including a return to the stunning Norwegian fjords, and introduce...


HEBRIDEAN'S CHARITY PARTNERSHIP: Raises over £16k for Marine Conservation Projects

Hebridean Islands Cruises’ partnership with marine conservation charity Sea-Changers is now entering its fifth year of operation.  Many guests have chosen to add a small donation to their booking fee, as a way of giving something back to protect the beautiful seas, shores and marine wildlife...


NEW WEBSITE: Launched by Hebridean

After several months of work Hebridean Island Cruises is delighted to launch its new website.  Working closely with its website developer, Plan B Online, the new site highlights the cruising area of its flagship vessel, Hebridean Princess, as well as its European River Cruises programme.Emphasi...


MERCHANT NAVY MEDAL: Captain Bailey

At an investiture at Trinity House, London last week, Captain Trevor Bailey was awarded the Merchant Navy Medal for services to safety on high-speed catamaran ferries and to the Nautical Institute.The medal was presented by Admiral The Right Honourable Lord West of Spithead GCB DSC ADC, Patron...


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