Tuesday 11th to Tuesday 18th October

From superb seafood and famous beef, to seasonal fresh game, artisan cheeses and fine malt whiskies – Scotland bears some of the world’s finest produce imaginable. Join Hebridean Princess on this gastronomic voyage, and indulge yourself with the best of cuisine and the traditional warmth of Scottish hospitality.

Tuesday 11th October

We cruised south from Oban in the early evening on passage to our overnight anchorage off Crinan.

Wednesday 12th October

Guests were tendered ashore at Crinan for morning walks along the towpath of the canal which opened in 1809.

During lunch we sailed to Colonsay where guests visited the village hall for an oyster and honey tasting experience with Andrew Abrahams. Andrew has supplied Hebridean Princess with oysters for many years.

We anchored overnight at Java Point in the Sound of Mull.

Thursday 13th October

Today was spent in Tobermory, Isle of Mull, where guests enjoyed free time to explore the town during the morning before representatives from the Tobermory Distillery gave a talk and tasting of Tobermory whisky and gin in the Tiree Lounge.

After lunch, guests visit the Isle of Mull Cheese Farm and distillery to learn how the local cheeses are still made by hand using traditional methods.

We anchored overnight in Loch na Dal, off the Isle of Skye.

Friday 14th October

From Kyle of Lochalsh, guests spent the morning exploring Armadale Castle and the Clan Donald Centre, before enjoying lunch at Kinloch Lodge.

On return to Kyle, guests had the option of going ashore for local walks. We anchored overnight off Portree, Isle of Skye.

Saturday 15th October

Ashore on the Isle of Skye, our morning tour of Dunvegan Castle & Gardens allowed guests to discover the history of Clan MacLeod at the oldest continually inhabited castle in Scotland, before savouring lunch at the world renowned Three Chimneys Restaurant.

We anchored overnight off Armadale, Isle of Skye.

Sunday 16th October

Guests spent the morning on board as we cruised south, around Ardnamurchan point and into Loch Sunart for afternoon walks ashore.

We anchored overnight at Java Point in the Sound of Mull.

Monday 17th October

This morning we arrived in Oban for morning walks ashore and to travel to the Airds Hotel for lunch.

We visited Craignure, Isle of Mull, in the evening for the farewell Champagne Reception at Duart Castle, hosted by Sir Lachlan MacLean.

Tuesday 18th October

Disembarkation took place in Oban after breakfast and we hope all our guests have enjoyed this taste of the Hebrides.