Tuesday 27th September to Tuesday 4th October 2022.
As summer draws to a close and autumn approaches, cruise around Ardnamurchan, the most westerly point of the British mainland, to some of the west coast’s most remote mainland villages, and over The Minch to the Outer Isles for the final time this year. Relax in the warmth and comfort of Hebridean Princess and make memories to last a lifetime.
Tuesday 27th September
Guests arrived in Oban this afternoon and were welcomed aboard by the Captain and crew. In the evening we set sail for our overnight anchorage in Ardtornish Bay.
Wednesday 28th September
We spent this morning cruising round the Ardnamurchan Point, past The Small Isles, through Kyle Rhea and under the Skye Bridge for our afternoon visit to Plockton, where guests enjoyed walks ashore.
We anchored overnight in Gairloch.
Thursday 29th September
From Gairloch, guests travelled to Inverewe Gardens, where they were piped ashore.
When all guests were safely back on board, we sailed across The Minch. In the early evening we arrived and berthed alongside Stornoway, where we remained overnight.
Friday 30th September
Today was spent exploring the Isle of Lewis. Our morning tour of Lews Castle uncovered historic tales from land and sea. After lunch, our island tour included the highlights of the Callanish Standing Stones, Gearannan Blackhouse Village and Dalmore Beach.
We remained alongside in Stornoway tonight.
Saturday 1st October
After spending the morning cruising back over The Minch to Skye, we arrived at Portree where a coach transported guests to Dunvegan Castle and Gardens, ancestral seat of the MacLeods for over 800 years. Alternatively, guests explored Portree independently.
We anchored in Loch na Dal overnight.
Sunday 2nd October
Our next island port of call was the Small Isle of Rum, where guests enjoyed walks in the nature reserve.
We spent the afternoon cruising past the Small Isles and around Ardnamurchan point on passage towards our overnight anchorage in Tobermory.
Monday 3rd October
From Mull’s capital of Tobermory, guests enjoyed a morning visit to The Isle of Mull Cheese farm to learn how local cheeses are made by hand. They were also some of the first visitors to the recently opened distillery on the site.
Guests spent the afternoon relaxing on board as we cruised Loch Sunart and the Sound of Mull on passage towards our overnight anchorage.
Tuesday 4th October
Disembarkation took place after breakfast and we hope all out guests have a safe journey home.