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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...


Hebridean Island Cruises Increases its Support for UK Marine Conservation

Hebridean Island Cruises has been working with its customers to raise funds for Sea-Changers, the UK marine conservation charity, since 2012 and during this time their guests have donated nearly £30,000. Up until now donations have been made as an optional addition by Hebridean’s guests when they...


North Norfolk Travel Show - Sunday 10th March 2019

Discover the world in one day - and all under one roof!Hebridean's Business Development Manager, Hannah Cockell, will be on hand to showcase everything Hebridean and provide answers to any questions you may have about Hebridean Princess, as well as our European river cruises programme on board...


Cruise of the Week - The Romantic Main and Rhine

GERMAN GREATS ON THE ROMANTIC MAIN AND RHINE - by Stella Grace LyonsGerman art has often been overlooked and neglected. This is particularly the case for the artworks produced during the middle ages and Renaissance. Yet Germany has an extremely rich and varied tradition in the history of art; from t...


Visit Hebridean at Alnwick Rugby Club

Hebridean has teamed up with Travel Counsellors to support Alnwick RFC under 15's fundraising Cruise/Travel Event, to raise monies to help fund a trip to the Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup.Hebridean, along with other cruise lines and travel suppliers, will be showcasing its 2019 line up of cru...


Cruise of the Week - Outlook on the Clyde

Outlook on the ClydeHebridean Princess5th March 2019 - 7 Nights Greenock - Rothesay - Strachur - Crarae - Sanda Island - Holy Isle - Great Cumbrae - GreenockDoubles from £3,190 per personSingles from £3,140 Sheltered from the Atlantic by the Kintyre peninsula, the Firth of Clyde is...


Christmas & New Year Opening Times

 Day Date Opening Times Monday (Christmas Eve) 24th December 2018 9am to 12pm mid-day Tuesday (Christmas Day) 25th December 2018 Closed Wednesday (Boxing Day) 26th December 2018 Closed Thursday 27th December 2018 9am to 6pm Friday 2...


A Serenade to the Hebrides - by Mark Dury

 Following the delightful Classical Inspiration cruise on boardHebridean Princess, which commenced on 3rd July this year, guest MrMark Dury was inspired to write the following poem.We would like to thank Mr Dury for his kind permission to publish hisSerenade to the Hebrides. Double click o...


Hebridean makes 2019 Wave Awards Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2019 Wave Awards has been announced.  These prestigious awards, now in their 4th year, celebrate the very best in the cruise industry, and are open to cruise lines, travel agents, tourist boards and ports.We are delighted to be shortlisted in the following categories...


FREE Tickets to the Destinations Holiday & Travel Show

In January we will be attending one of the UK’s biggest cruise and travel shows. Come along and meet our experienced team and have your questions answered face to face – we’d love to see you…Book your next holiday or travel experience at the UK's biggest and most inspiring travel show. Takin...


Read the Latest Edition of The Hebridean Times Here

As our 30th anniversary season draws to a close, I should like to take this opportunity to update you with all the latest news from Hebridean Island Cruises and on board your favourite cruise ship, Hebridean Princess, by inviting you to read the 30th issue of The Hebridean Times here onlin...


British Travel Awards Win for Hebridean

The results of the British Travel Awards 2018 were announced on 28 November to an audience of 900 senior leisure travel company executives and representatives from consumer and trade media.The presentation ceremony – held at Battersea Evolution, London – saw 130 awards presented to 98 companies...


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Hebridean News

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


25-01-2019

Hebridean Island Cruises Increases its Support for UK Marine Conservation


25-01-2019

North Norfolk Travel Show - Sunday 10th March 2019


11-01-2019

Cruise of the Week - The Romantic Main and Rhine


11-01-2019

Visit Hebridean at Alnwick Rugby Club


04-01-2019

Cruise of the Week - Outlook on the Clyde


18-12-2018

Christmas & New Year Opening Times


18-12-2018

A Serenade to the Hebrides - by Mark Dury


11-12-2018

Hebridean makes 2019 Wave Awards Shortlist


11-12-2018

FREE Tickets to the Destinations Holiday & Travel Show


04-12-2018

Read the Latest Edition of The Hebridean Times Here


04-12-2018

British Travel Awards Win for Hebridean


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