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Lochs & Castles of Scotland with Canada's Wheel & Anchor Company
A seven night leisurely voyage of the endlessly beautiful Caledonian Canal, hidden sea lochs and islands of Scotland’s western shore operated in conjunction with Canada's Wheel & Anchor company.

Lochs & Castles of Scotland with Canada’s Wheel & Anchor Company

Inverness to Kyle of Lochash

Monday 23rd September to Monday 30th September 2024

From £4,260 per person

7 nights including
2 Gala Dinners

THIS CRUISE IS OPERATED IN CONJUNCTION WITH CANADA'S WHEEL & ANCHOR COMPANY.
A seven night leisurely voyage of the endlessly beautiful Caledonian Canal, hidden sea lochs and islands of Scotland’s western shore.
This seven night cruise, through the very heart of the Scottish Highlands, introduces the interested traveller to the intricate and endlessly fascinating inland waters of the Caledonian Canal, the glistening waters of Loch Linnhe, the Sound of Mull, the Sound of Sleat and finally, Kyle Rhea.
This cruise will appeal to those seeking great natural beauty, excellent cuisine and warm and friendly service from a dedicated crew. At all ports of call there is something to interest and fascinate, but there will always be an opportunity to perhaps read a book, or sip a glass of wine as the glories of the landscape slip by.

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See our itinerary below...

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…

Deluxe Cabin (twin bedded with window): £4,260pp

Balcony Cabin (twin bedded with window and balcony): £4,900pp

Owners Suite (double bedded with windows and sitting area): £5,660pp

Deluxe Cabin (with window for single occupancy): £5,970

Monday 23rd September

Day 1: Inverness – Embarkation

Arrive in Inverness and embark Lord of the Highlands. This evening we remain berthed in the city.

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Tuesday 24th September

Day 2: Inverness - Culloden and Clava Cairns. Cruise the Caledonian Canal to Fort Augustus.

Leanach Cottage on Culloden Battlefield near Inverness

This morning visit Culloden, the infamous battlefield where Bonnie Prince Charlie’s Jacobite forces were defeated in 1746, and observe the ancient standing stones of Clava Cairns. We set sail this afternoon on the Caledonian Canal, built between 1803 and 1822 to connect the Great Glen’s four lochs. Entering Loch Ness, we pass the romantic ruins of Urquhart Castle, before ascending the impressive flight of locks that runs through the heart of Fort Augustus, the scenic and historic village, ahead of the welcome gala reception and dinner.

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Wednesday 25th September

Day 3: Cruise the Caledonian Canal to Banavie and Transit Neptune’s Staircase to Corpach. Scenic West Highland Railway passage to Glenfinnan.

Continue along the canal through Loch Oich, ascending to 106 feet at Laggan Locks after gliding serenely along the tree-lined section known as Laggan Avenue. Onwards through picturesque Loch Lochy, before descending Neptune’s Staircase, a set of eight interconnected locks dropping 64 feet into the sea lock at Corpach. After lunch, we venture to the Glenfinnan Monument Visitor Centre, an area also renowned for the spectacular arched viaduct which features in the Harry Potter films and which is surrounded by mountains.

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Thursday 26th September

Day 4: Sail Loch Linnhe to Oban.

Oban in Scotland

Today we sail Loch Linnhe, passing mysterious lochs and islands until we reach Oban, gateway to the isles. Here, we explore on foot where we can embrace the far reaching views from McCaig’s Tower standing high above the town.

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Friday 27th September

Day 5: Iona

This morning, we sail to Craignure on Mull before taking a small boat to the tranquil isle of Iona. The exiled Irish prince and missionary reached Iona in 563 to found his community, landing at pebbled St Columba’s Bay in the south, as the legend goes. Originally dating from the 12th Century, the restored abbey remains a much-revered place of pilgrimage.

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Saturday 28th September

Day 6: Mull, Tobermory and the Isle of Eigg

Explore the colourful Georgian sea front town of Tobermory on Mull, before sailing to the Small Isle of Eigg, catching glimpses of the islands of the Inner Hebrides along the way. This community owned island is a nature reserve and offers tranquil walks. 

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Sunday 29th September

Day 7: Armadale, Skye and Kyle of Lochalsh – Eilean Donan Castle.

Eileen Donan Castle in Scotland

A sail across the Sound of Sleat leads us to Armadale on the Isle of Skye, where we trace the legacy of the Clan Donald at the Museum of The Isles. From our berth at Kyle of Lochalsh, we visit the iconic Eilean Donan Castle, situated on an island at the point where three great sea lochs meet.

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Monday 30th September

Day 8: Kyle of Lochalsh – Disembarkation and transfer to Inverness.

Disembark in Kyle of Lochalsh after breakfast for the onward transfer to Inverness.

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Prices per person

Deluxe Cabin (twin bedded with window): £4,260pp

Balcony Cabin (twin bedded with window and balcony): £4,900pp

Owners Suite (double bedded with windows and sitting area): £5,660pp

Deluxe Cabin (with window for single occupancy): £5,970

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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
C1

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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C2

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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C3

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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