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A Cruise Around Scotland’s Western Isles by Dave Monk

On a tour of Scotland’s Western Isles, journalist and cruise blogger Dave Monk discovered the quirky delights of Hebridean Princess.Read his review for World of Cruising Magazine here: <<READ MORE>>...


Where are we going - Holland or The Netherlands?

By Sheila Salmon, Cruise Director, Hebridean River Cruises Keukenhof GardensSorry for any confusion but it is a reasonable question which is frequently asked.  To be honest, both are correct in a way – nowadays North and South Holland form two counties or provinces of The Netherlands, bu...


Footloose through the Inner Sound

Our first ‘Footloose’ cruise of 2020 offers a tantalising blend of energising walks and fascinating visits to suit every taste.  The diverse landscapes of the Small Isles and Skye contrast with the mainland gems of Gairloch and Shieldaig on this ‘Footloose’ escape of peaceful seclu...


Hebridean Roadshow October 2019

Over the coming weeks Hebridean will be out and about attending various events. Members of the Hebridean shore-based team will be on hand to showcase both Hebridean Princess and our European River Cruise Programme.  We'd love to see you - please come along and we'll be pleased to answ...


Hebridean Princess Returns to Norway in 2020

 Following the success of Hebridean Princess' Norwegian sojourn in 2017, we will once again be spreading our wings in 2020. During the summer months of July and August, Hebridean Princess will ply the waters of Norway exploring the lesser known Hardangerfjord and the almost undis...


Hebridean Shortlisted for 2020 Wave Awards

The Wave Awards are the most prestigious accolades in UK cruising and we are delighted to announce that Hebridean Island Cruises has been shortlisted in the Favourite Specialist Cruise Line and  Favourite River Cruise Line categories. We would love to secure your votes.  Voting closes...


Hebridean to attend Cruise Select Cruise Show

It's that time of year again, and Hebridean Island Cruises will be attending Cruise Select's highly popular annual Cruise Show on the 6 October 2019 at the Sharnbrook Hotel, near Bedford.During the day, you will be able to meet with travel professionals from various cruise and river lines inclu...


Read the Latest Hebridean Times Online

You should by now have received your copy of The Hebridean Times, but if not you can read it by clicking the link below.  In Issue 32 you will find all the latest crew news and Captain David Kirkwood's View from the Bridge, and can test your little grey cells with our crossword competition...


2020 European River Cruise Collection

Our ninth season of relaxing itineraries will transport you to the very heart of the continent in relaxing style on board the 1930's style river cruiser, MS Royal Crown.Hebridean’s 2020 European River Cruise CollectionOffering wonderfully varied and meticulously planned itineraries on the tranquil...


Last few days to vote!

Hebridean Island Cruises Nominated for 2019 Food and Travel Magazine AwardsThe eight annual Food and Travel Reader Awards short list has been revealed and Hebridean Island Cruises is delighted to be included once again!Food and Travel magazine says:“Eight years ago we set out to create a...


Flavours of the Low Countries

Join Guest Speaker John Ducker and taste the best of Dutch and Belgian food and drink as you cruise through a vast network of canals and rivers, stopping in key cities to soak up local culture and sample the produce for which this area is renowned.Savour local beer in Europe’s diamond capital of A...


Hebridean Island Cruises Nominated for 2019 Food and Travel Magazine Awards

The eight annual Food and Travel Reader Awards short list has been revealed and Hebridean Island Cruises is delighted to be included once again!Food and Travel magazine says:“Eight years ago we set out to create a series of awards that were unique. We wanted to impartially identify the v...


Cruising the Clyde

You don’t have to travel far north to the Highlands to explore grand historical castles, baronial mansions and escape to Hebridean-style islands of peace and tranquillity. Around south west Scotland, experience a wealth of architectural and aristocratic treasures and exhilarating outdoor adventure...


Cruise Spotlight - Inlets and Islands of Argyll

Our Inlets and Islands of Argyll cruise which departs from Greenock on Tuesday 17th April 2020, offers a wonderful opportunity to experience the beauty of the Clyde islands and lochs of Argyll, combined with our first foray north of the season and arrival in our home port of Oban after a long winter...


Hebridean Island Cruises Nominated for 2019 Food and Travel Magazine Awards

The eight annual Food and Travel Reader Awards short list has been revealed and Hebridean Island Cruises is delighted to be included once again!Food and Travel magazine says:“Eight years ago we set out to create a series of awards that were unique. We wanted to impartially identify the v...


The Undisputed Ship of Queens by Robin McKelvie, Travel Writer

Renowned travel writer, Robin McKelvie, recently travelled on board Hebridean Princess to the outlying archipelago of St Kilda.Since his return he has written a colourful account of his travels and time on board this well-loved ship for The Telegraph and TravelMagazines.comClick here to read Robin's...


Read the Latest Edition of The Hebridean Times Here

We set sail from Greenock in March to commence our 31st season. Signs of spring were already visible as we cruised the Firth of Clyde and headed north for our home port of Oban. We are looking forward to our summer out of area cruises; during July and August a series of four eagerly anticipated voya...


COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS to Sheku Kanneh-Mason at the Swaledale Festival

** UPDATE ** - TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT HAVE NOW BEEN ALLOCATEDThe award-winning Swaledale festival is an annual celebration of music and arts in the beautiful alndscape of the three northernmost Yorkshire Dales - Swaledale, Wensleydale and Arkengarthdale.  With a primary emphasis on classical mu...


Cruise of the Week - Celtic Panorama

From galleries and museums to castles and coastlines, get a true taste of Scottish and Northern Irish culture on a stunning Celtic Panorama cruise.The wild landscapes and rugged coasts of western Scotland and Northern Ireland have inspired many an artistic soul – now let them inspire you, too...


What's in Store for 2020?

Earlier than ever before, the Hebridean Princess 2020 Cruise Directory has been sent to the printers in order to be released during April.  Next year Hebridean Princess will return to Norway for a series of four fascinating cruises.  We will explore the lesser known Hardangerfjord and...


Hebridean Princess Starts Season with Refurbished Cabins and Restaurant

Sumptuously refurbished cabins, marble-style bathrooms and a new look Columba Restaurant have been order of the day during the latest winter re-fit of Hebridean Princess.  The renowned Glaswegian interior designers, John Dick and Son, were once again commissioned to complete our programme...


Cruise of the Week - Westering Home and Whisky Galore

 This summer, Hebridean Princess will voyage to the Northern Isles of Orkney and Shetland for a series of four extended cruises to uncover some of the best secrets of these remote outposts with a distinctly Nordic feel.As we return to our home port of Oban, we tour some of the finest disti...


M.V Hebridean Princess - The History of the Ship by John Noorani

Regular guest John Noorani has always been interested in the history of transportation, but he has a special interest, and indeed love, for Hebridean Princess.  This is clear from the detail of his research into his recently written book, M.V Hebridean Princess - The History of the Ship.Jo...


Eagerly Anticipated Hebridean Princess Video - Watch Now

You may have read in issue 29 of our newsletter, The Hebridean Times, the article about capturing the World of Hebridean Princess on video.During last year, Upfront Photography from Glasgow, were invited to film on board Hebridean Princess to produce a video that would capture everything typica...


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Hebridean News

18-10-2019

A Cruise Around Scotland’s Western Isles by Dave Monk


17-10-2019

Where are we going - Holland or The Netherlands?


04-10-2019

Footloose through the Inner Sound


03-10-2019

Hebridean Roadshow October 2019


20-09-2019

Hebridean Princess Returns to Norway in 2020


19-09-2019

Hebridean Shortlisted for 2020 Wave Awards


19-09-2019

Hebridean to attend Cruise Select Cruise Show


12-09-2019

Read the Latest Hebridean Times Online


03-09-2019

2020 European River Cruise Collection


03-09-2019

Last few days to vote!


29-08-2019

Flavours of the Low Countries


21-08-2019

Hebridean Island Cruises Nominated for 2019 Food and Travel Magazine Awards


16-08-2019

Cruising the Clyde


02-08-2019

Cruise Spotlight - Inlets and Islands of Argyll


26-07-2019

Hebridean Island Cruises Nominated for 2019 Food and Travel Magazine Awards


11-07-2019

Hebridean River Cruises 2020 Launch Offers Expire on 12th July 2019


13-06-2019

The Undisputed Ship of Queens by Robin McKelvie, Travel Writer


13-06-2019

Read the Latest Edition of The Hebridean Times Here


29-03-2019

COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS to Sheku Kanneh-Mason at the Swaledale Festival


19-03-2019

Cruise of the Week - Celtic Panorama


19-03-2019

What's in Store for 2020?


08-03-2019

Hebridean Princess Starts Season with Refurbished Cabins and Restaurant


07-03-2019

Cruise of the Week - Westering Home and Whisky Galore


07-03-2019

M.V Hebridean Princess - The History of the Ship by John Noorani


25-01-2019

Eagerly Anticipated Hebridean Princess Video - Watch Now


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