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Scottish Highlander

Scottish Highlander

From
€3,390 Per Person

Premier Class

 

Experience the beauty of Scotland's scenery known for its rolling hills, green fields and mountains on board the charming Scottish Highlander.

  • Country / Region
    Scotland /
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
  • Cruise Code
    BTSCO0716
  • Itinerary
    Muirtown to Banavie
  • Cabins
    4
  • Max Passengers
    8
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Up to €2,620 per charter*
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From
€3,390 Per Person

Premier Class

 

Experience the beauty of Scotland's scenery known for its rolling hills, green fields and mountains on board the charming Scottish Highlander.

  • Country / Region
    Scotland /
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
  • Cruise Code
    BTSCO0716
  • Itinerary
    Muirtown to Banavie
  • Cabins
    4
  • Max Passengers
    8
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Up to €2,620 per charter*
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Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Cabin accommodation (twin or double bed) with en-suite bathroomActivityActivity Excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary DrinksDrinks Open bar with alcoholic and non alcoholic drinksInclusionInclusion Sun deckTransportation Transportation Vehicle for transfers and excursions ActivityActivity Use of bicyclesMealsMeals Gourmet meals paired with wine and cheeseItineraryItinerary Cruise between Muirtown and BanavieInclusionInclusion WiFi on board

Summary

Scottish Highlander is a luxurious and spacious hotel barge that cruises along the Great Glen and the canals of Loch Ness. It features four en-suite cabins, a saloon and sundeck. This beautiful barge can accommodate up to eight passengers.

 

Cruise Highlights

  • All-inclusive 6-night/7-day cruise
  • Daily excursions and entry fees to:
    • Glen Ord whisky distillery
    • Walk along the River Ness to the hamlet of Dochgarroch
    • Urquhart Castle, overlooking the Loch Ness
    • Eilean Donan 13th-century castle, pictured on many Scottish shortbread tins
    • Cawdor Castle and its gardens, home to Shakespeare's 'Macbeth'
    • Culloden Moor, scene of the last battle on British soil in 1746
    • Excellent walking and fishing opportunities
  • All gourmet meals and open-bar 24/7
  • Attentive service from 4 crew members
  • Transfers between Inverness and Scottish Highlander
  • Cruise from April to October/Sunday departures
  • Short cruises available from 3 nights
  • Bookings available by the cabin. Alternatively, this barge may be fully chartered for the exclusive use of your group.

Cruise Cuisine

Regional Specialities
Munro of Marinated Salmon; Rack of Lamb on a Scotch Broth Risotto with Mint infused Olive Oil; Fillet of Aberdeen Angus Beef with a Sherry and Wild Mushroom Sauce; Hickory Smoked Venision with Candied Walnuts and Blue Cheese


Single Malt Whiskies Served Aboard
Laphroaig 10 Year Old; Lagavulin 16 Year Old; Dalwhinnie 15 Year Old; Bowmore 12 Year Old; Isle of Jura 10 Year Old; Talisker 10 Year Old; Highland Park 12 Year Old; Macallan 10 Year Old Fine Oak; Glen Ord 12 Year Old; Benromach Speyside 10 Year Old


Cheese Board
Isle of Kintyre Mature Cheddar; Scottish Brie; Whisky Chase; Dunsyre Blue; Connage Smoked; Lanark Blue; Caboc; Gruth Dhu; Black Crowdie; Strathdon Blue; Bonchester

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Itinerary 

Muirtown to Banavie

Day 1, Sunday
Guests are met at the Stafford Hotel in Central London for afternoon English Cream Tea, before being transferred by private chauffeured minibus to Magna Carta. Champagne reception and welcome by the Captain and crew. Dinner on board.

Day 2, Monday
This morning, explore the magnificent Hampton Court Palace. Then, tour Henry VIII’s apartments and the Royal Chapel, feel the chill in the haunted gallery and wonder at the Tudor kitchens. Outside, the gardens are breathtaking with The Great Vine, the oldest in the country still producing grapes and the famous maze. After lunch, we cruise through Molesey Lock and moor at Runnymede. Dinner on board.

Day 3, Tuesday
After breakfast, you have the option to use the spa facilities of the newly refurbished Runnymede-on-Thames Hotel. Then we cruise to Windsor, past the Magna Carta Memorial and Magna Carta Island where in 1215, King John was forced to put meet the powerful barons and seal the historic document. Our afternoon excursion is to Windsor Castle. Built by William the Conqueror in 1066 and a royal home for over 900 years by the Royal Family, this is the largest inhabited castle in the world. We explore the State Apartments, see Queen Mary's Dolls House, St George's Chapel and enjoy the far-reaching views. Dinner on board.

Day 4, Wednesday
This morning, take a short drive to the Tudor manor house of Dorney Court, a very special home that has been owned by the Palmer family for more than 450 years and used regularly as a film location. Later, we cruise upstream past the fabulous waterside houses of Bray and through the spectacular Cliveden Reach to moor en route at Cliveden House itself. Once home to the Astor family, it has amazing gardens and was, of course, the scene of much political scandal and intrique. Late afternoon cruise to Cookham. Dinner on board.

Day 5, Thursday
After breakfast, visit the Stanley Spencer Gallery in Cookham and take a walk around the village he once described as ‘Heaven on Earth’, before cruising through Marlow to Hurley. We tour Peter Freebody’s boatyard nearby and watch in wonder as the traditional craftsmen build and restore classic wooden craft. We have time to explore the ancient village, including Ye Olde Bell, reputed to be the oldest inn in the country, before returning to the hotel barge. Dinner on board.

Day 6, Friday
A morning cruise to Henley-on-Thames through fabulous countryside to our final mooring along the famous Henley Regatta Rowing Course. Then, an earlier lunch, followed by a drive to Oxford for a fascinating tour of Christ Church, Oxford’s grandest college, founded by Cardinal Wolsey and then again by King Henry VIII. The magnificent surroundings were also where Lewis Carroll wrote Alice in Wonderland. Captain’s Farewell Dinner on board.

Day 7, Saturday
After breakfast, you are transferred by private chauffeured minibus to Central London.

Barge Details 

Scottish Highlander Deck Plan

Scottish Highlander deck plan

  • 4 crew
  • 36 metres long
  • 4 twin/double en-suite cabins (11 - 14 sqm)
  • Air-conditioned
  • Centrally heated
  • Sundeck
  • 8 bicycles available on board
  • CD player, iPod dock and sonic fish finder
  • WiFi (subject to local reception)
  • Air-conditioned minibus
Dates & Prices 

Rates for 2017

Departure Dates (Sunday) Stateroom person Suite per person Single Supplement
September 3, 10, 17 3,950 Euros 4,590 Euros 1,450 Euros
September 2 3,390 Euros 3,950 Euros 1,250 Euros
October 1, 8, 15, 22 3,390 Euros 3,950 Euros 1,250 Euros

Charter (Whole Barge)

20% off per charter on October 15

Departure Dates (Sunday) Charter 2 ppl Charter 6 ppl Charter 7 ppl Charter 8 ppl Book Before
September 3, 10, 17 21,000 Euros 28,500 Euros 29,400 Euros 30,300 Euros  
September 24 18,500 Euros 24,800 Euros 25,500 Euros 26,200 Euros  
October 1, 8, 22 18,500 Euros 24,800 Euros 25,500 Euros 26,200 Euros  
October 15 14,800 Euros 19,840 Euros 20,400 Euros 20,960 Euros 13 October 2017

Rates for 2018

Departure Dates Stateroom per person Suite per person Single Supplement
April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 3,490 Euros 4,090 Euros 1,300 Euros
May 6 3,490 Euros 4,090 Euros 1,300 Euros
May 13, 20, 27 4,090 Euros 4,750 Euros 1,500 Euros
June 3, 10, 17, 24 4,090 Euros 4,750 Euros 1,500 Euros
July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 4,090 Euros 4,750 Euros 1,500 Euros
August 5, 12, 19, 26 4,090 Euros 4,750 Euros 1,500 Euros
September 2, 9, 16 4,090 Euros 4,750 Euros 1,450 Euros
September 23, 30 3,490 Euros 3,090 Euros 1,300 Euros
October 7, 14, 21 3,490 Euros 3,090 Euros 1,300 Euros

Charter (Whole Barge)

10% off per charter on April 8, 15, 22 & 29

Departure Dates Charter 2 ppl Charter 6 ppl Charter 7 ppl Charter 8 ppl Book Before
April 8, 15, 22, 29 19,710 Euros 23,040 Euros 23,670 Euros 24,300 Euros 15 September 2017
May 6 21,900 Euros 25,600 Euros 26,300 Euros 27,000 Euros
May 13, 20, 27 24,900 Euros 29,500 Euros 30,400 Euros 31,300 Euros
June 3, 10, 17, 24 24,900 Euros 29,500 Euros 30,400 Euros 31,300 Euros
July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 24,900 Euros 29,500 Euros 30,400 Euros 31,300 Euros
August 5, 12, 19, 26 24,900 Euros 29,500 Euros 30,400 Euros 31,300 Euros
September 2, 9, 16 24,900 Euros 29,500 Euros 30,400 Euros 31,300 Euros
September 23, 30 21,900 Euros 25,600 Euros 26,300 Euros 27,000 Euros
October 7, 14, 21 21,900 Euros 25,600 Euros 26,300 Euros 27,000 Euros

Theme Cruise Supplement

Theme Available For Supplement
Family Charter up to 8 ppl None
Golf Charter up to 8 ppl 750 Euros per passenger
Honeymoon For 2 ppl Refer to cruise rates

Family cruises include a tailor-made itinerary taking into consideration the ages and interests of all those in the group. Baby and child equipment can be provided at no extra cost including children’s bikes, car seats, cots, high chairs etc. Children under 18 years receive a discount on many vessels.

Golf cruises include four pre-booked and paid tee times and transfers to and from the golf clubs. Hire of clubs, caddy or buggy not included. Only those golfing pay the supplement. A minimum of 4 passengers on a golf charter are required to play golf.

Honeymoon charters are available on all hotel barges but we highly recommend these 3 vessels for your special 6 night celebration.

Terms & Conditions

Prices shown in Euros and will be converted in Australian Dollar (AUD) at time of payment using a daily ROE. An initial deposit of €800 is payable at the time of booking. The balance must be paid within 90 days as per our terms and conditions and as specified in our confirmation invoice, which will be despatched when the booking form has been processed. Cancellation policy applies to all bookings.

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