Thursday 2nd to Monday 6th March 2023
As a new season dawns, join Hebridean Princess on her maiden voyage of the year and explore some hidden gems of the Firth of Clyde. Explore west coast waters and mainland highlights including scenic Tighnabruaich and tranquil Holy Loch.
Thursday 2nd March
When all guests had been piped on board at Greenock Ocean Terminal, we sailed on passage to our overnight anchorage in Rothesay Bay.
Friday 3rd March
After breakfast, guest went ashore at Tighnabruaich for morning walks around this charming village on the shores of the Kyles of Bute.
Over lunch we cruised to the mouth of Loch Fyne, for our afternoon visit to the pretty harbour village of Tarbert and its ruined castle.
We anchored overnight in Kames Bay.
Saturday 4th March
This morning’s port of call was Crarae from where guests travelled to Inveraray Castle, seat of Clan Campbell and home of the Duke of Argyll, for a behind-the-scenes tour of the private apartments.
We spent the afternoon cruising Lower Loch Fyne and the Sound of Bute on passage towards our overnight anchorage in Brodick Bay.
Sunday 5th March
Our first island port of call was Millport, Great Cumbrae, where guests visited the tiny Cathedral of the Isles which seats only 100 worshippers, or enjoyed walks or bike rides on the island.
Sailing into Holy Loch, our final visit was to Historic Kilmun and the Argyll Mausoleum, where Clan Campbell chiefs have been buried since the 15th century.
The Farewell Gala Dinner was held at anchor in Holy Loch where we remained overnight.
Monday 6th March
Guests disembarked in Greenock after breakfast and we hope they have all enjoyed this exploration of the Clyde Coast.