Caledonian Tapestry
Take an enchanting cruise through the awesome feat of engineering, the Caledonian Canal, before discovering the bustling Isle of Mull...

Caledonian Tapestry

Fort Augustus to Oban

Saturday 21st October to Thursday 26th October 2023

From £2,560 per person

5 nights including
1 Gala Dinners

A five night cruise through the Heart of Scotland.
Take an enchanting cruise through the awesome feat of engineering, the Caledonian Canal, before discovering the bustling Isle of Mull and tranquil Isle of Iona. Recently rebuilt for these waters,
Lord of the Highlands will transport you in comfort and style along scenic sea lochs and the intricate Caledonian Canal, which cuts through the Great Glen, to Oban, on a panoramic voyage at a gentle pace. With short stretches of man-made canal linking the scenic Scottish lochs, this is a stunning location for a cruise holiday.
On this relaxing voyage you will experience the rich culture and natural beauty of Scotland, whilst being cosseted in the elegant atmosphere of your floating home from home.

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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…

Saturday 21st October

Fort Augustus – Embarkation.

The Captain and crew welcome you on board in Fort Augustus where we remain overnight.

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Sunday 22nd October

Cruise the Caledonian Canal and transit Neptune’s Staircase to Corpach.

Fort Augustus on the Caledonian Canal by Loch Ness

Our first full day is spent relaxing on board as we sail to the highest point of the canal, Loch Oich at just over 100 feet above sea level, before transitting the pretty, tree-lined Laggan Avenue. Onwards through Loch Lochy in the heart of the Great Glen where steep, forested hillsides give this scenic area a fjord-like feel to the landscape. At Gairlochy we re-join the man made waterway and descend the impressive eight inter-connected locks of Neptune’s Staircase to Corpach where we berth overnight.

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Monday 23rd October

Scenic West Highland Railway to Glenfinnan. Cruise Loch Linnhe and the Sound of Mull to Tobermory.

Glenfinnan Monument in Scotland in a sunny day

From Corpach, we take a scheduled train along part of the West Highland Railway to Glenfinnan and cross the 21-arched Glenfinnan viaduct which overlooks Loch Shiel and the Jacobite monument. Considered by many to be the most scenic railway line in the world, we travel through a scenic landscape of mountains, steep-sided lochs, and heather moors. We spend the afternoon cruising Loch Linnhe and the Sound of Mull to our overnight berth at Tobermory.

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Tuesday 24th October

Tobermory, Mull – Free time to explore at leisure. Craignure, Mull – Duart Castle.

The colourful buildings of Tobermoray

We venture ashore at Tobermory to discover the brightly painted houses which line the waterfront; originally built by the British Fisheries Company to house its workers, they were constructed at a cost of £20 each. Onwards to Craignure where Duart Castle has been home to the Clan Maclean for over 700 years.

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Wednesday 25th October

Craignure, Mull – Visit to Iona. Oban – Oban Distillery.

IOna Abbey on the Isle of Iona in Scotland

This morning, we travel to the Isle of Iona, the last resting place of some 50 Scottish Kings and where St. Columba introduced Christianity to Scotland. After exploring the sacred isle and the restored Benedictine abbey, we sail to Oban, home to one of the smallest and oldest distilleries in Scotland. Our tour offers the chance to witness the traditional craftsmanship of whisky production first-hand, before enjoying a complimentary dram.

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Thursday 26th October

Oban – Disembarkation.

We disembark in Oban after breakfast and are transferred to Inverness for the onward journey home.

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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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