A Taste of Caledonia
Join Lord of the Highlands to transit Telford’s remarkable Caledonian Canal through the dramatic Highland scenery of the Great Glen...

A Taste of Caledonia

Inverness to Oban

Sunday 6th October to Saturday 12th October 2024

From £3,490 per person

6 nights including
1 Gala Dinner

Join Lord of the Highlands to transit Telford’s remarkable Caledonian Canal through the dramatic Highland scenery of the Great Glen. Onwards to discover the delights of Mull and Iona and sail into Oban, the Gateway to the Isles, on this delightful spring getaway.

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Below you can explore the itinerary for this cruise. Click on the arrows to see more information on each days itinerary. Simply click the ‘Book this Cruise’ button to get booking and embark on an exciting journey with us…


Sunday 6th October

Inverness - Embarkation.

Monday 7th October

Inverness – Culloden and Clava Cairns. Sail Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal to Fort Augustus.

Embark in Inverness, where the infamous battlefield of Culloden is haunted with the souls of fallen warriors of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s Jacobite forces, which were defeated in 1746. We set sail at lunchtime along the Caledonian Canal, built between 1803 and 1822 to connect the Great Glen’s four lochs, and ascend the impressive series of locks which runs through Fort Augustus.

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Tuesday 8th October

Sail the Caledonian Canal to Banavie and descend Neptune’s Staircase. Corpach – Glenfinnan Monument Visitor Centre.

Continuing along the canal, we ascend to the highest point at Loch Oich and glide serenely through the picturesque tree-lined Laggan Avenue, before reaching Neptune’s Staircase. Overlooked by the magnificent Ben Nevis, this amazing feat of engineering descends the canal over 19 metres and is the longest lock staircase in Scotland.

At Glenfinnan we visit the iconic monument honouring the fallen Jacobite clansmen, framed by spectacular Highland scenery.

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Wednesday 9th October

Sail Loch Linnhe and the Sound of Mull to Tobermory. Tobermory, Mull – Free time to explore at leisure.

Sail Loch Linnhe and cruise into open sea to the colourful harbour town of Tobermory on Mull.

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Thursday 10th October

Craignure, Mull – Visit to Iona.

On Iona, the tranquility of the restored Benedictine Abbey awaits.

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Friday 11th October

Craignure, Mull – Duart Castle. Oban – Walking tour and McCaig’s Tower.

At Craignure we visit the ancient seat of Clan Maclean, Duart Castle, which has dominated the view of the Sound of Mull for over 7 centuries. Our final port of call is Oban, where the folly of McCaig’s Tower affords panoramic views over the bay to the Atlantic Islands.

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Saturday 12th October

Oban - Disembarkation.

Our decks and Cabins

Below you can see our decks and what cabins are on each of them. If you click the arrow you can see further information on each cabin and what it has to offer. So get exploring and get booking. We look forward to you joining us on board for an experience of a lifetime…

Lord of the Highlands Cabins

Category One Deluxe Cabins

John Buchan Deck and Richard Hannay Deck

Category One Deluxe Cabins

The 15 deluxe cabins are located on the Richard Hannay and John Buchan Decks. All feature twin beds and large picture windows.

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Category Two Balcony Cabins

John Buchan Deck

Category Two Balcony Cabins

The 4 balcony cabins are located on the John Buchan Deck and feature twin beds. The balconies afford privacy and are fitted with teak furniture for you to enjoy the magnificent scenery.

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Category Three Suite

John Buchan

Category Three Suite

The spacious suite is located at the forward end of the John Buchan Deck and features large picture windows both port and starboard affording delightful views. The sitting area is furnished with a comfortable sofa, coffee table and mini bar.

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