1st March - Argyll Escape

Experience the excitement of the first cruise of the season as Hebridean Princess emerges from her winter slumber and sets sail from Greenock to sample the delights of the Firth of Clyde including a grand house, a ruined castle, a distillery and Britain's smallest cathedral.

Friday, 1st March.

Embarkation took place at Greenock Ocean Terminal and when all guests had been piped on board we set sail to anchor off Greenock overnight.

Saturday, 2nd March.

During breakfast we cruised on passage to the Isle of Arran where guests enjoyed pre-lunch walks along the coastal path.

After lunch on board, guests visited the Isle of Arran Distillery for a tour and tasting.

We remained alongside at Brodick, Isle of Arran overnight.

Sunday, 3rd March.

After a relaxing morning cruising Loch Fyne we arrived in Strachur for an afternoon visit to Strachur House, home of Sir Charles and Lady Maclean and built by General John Campbell in the 1780s.

We anchored overnight in Lower Loch Fyne. 

Monday, 4th March.

Our next port pf call was Tarbert, Loch Fyne, where guests went ashore for walks and to visit Robert the Bruce's 14th century ruined castle.

During lunch we cruised to Millport, Great Cumbrae, where guests went ashore to explore the tiny but beautiful‘Cathedral of the Isles’.

The Farewell Gala Dinner was held at our overnight anchorage in Holy Loch. 

Tuesday, 5th March.

During breakfast we sailed into Grennock for disembarkation to take place at the Ocean Terminal.