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Fort William – Cruises of the Highlands

8 days - from only £609pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Fort William – Cruises of the Highlands

Explore the magnificent Scottish Highlands as we discover the spectacular scenery with two included cruises.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 7 nights hotel and Scottish breakfast and 7 evening meals (8-day breaks from North)
  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals and 2 overnights stays in northern England with breakfast and evening meal (8-day break from South)
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

8 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then onto Fort William for seven nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Day at leisure

    Relax in Fort William and explore at your own pace.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: Loch Ness Cruise

    Trip to Fort Augustus where we take to the waters and cruise along magnificent Loch Ness.

    Breath-taking vistas, informative commentary and top of the range sonar equipment means you’ll experience the sights, wildlife, history and legend of the loch on our cruise.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Loch Ness

    Loch Ness

    Included Highlights

    • Loch Ness
  • Day 4: Day at leisure or Mallaig

    Relax in Fort William, or join our optional excursion along the Road to the Isles to the thriving fishing port of Mallaig.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Mallaig

    Mallaig

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    • Mallaig

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 5: Day at leisure

    Enjoy a day at your own pace in Fort William.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Fort William

    Fort William

    Included Highlights

    • Fort William
  • Day 6: Loch Linnhe Cruise

    Scenic cruise taking in the views of Ben Nevis.

    With a fascinating commentary throughout from the Skipper, this is a fantastic way to see the area and learn about the history, wildlife, geology and way of life in the beautiful corner of Scotland.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Loch Linnhe

    Loch Linnhe

    Included Highlights

    • Loch Linnhe
  • Day 7: Oban

    Today we visit Oban, which means 'little bay' in Gaelic and is often referred to 'The Gateway to the Isles' with the Isle of Mull just off the shore. This popular tourist town has a wealth of shops and attractions, as well as some of the freshest seafood in Scotland.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Oban

    Oban

    Included Highlights

    • Oban
  • Day 8:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

8 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1: To North England

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to our comfortable overnight hotel. This break in the journey gives you time to socialise with your fellow travellers and relax, ready for your holiday to begin.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: North England to Fort William

    This morning we will continue our journey to Scotland, arriving at the Caledonian Hotel, Loch Linnhe near Fort William for five nights.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: Loch Ness Cruise

    Trip to Fort Augustus where we take to the waters and cruise along magnificent Loch Ness.

    Breath-taking vistas, informative commentary and top of the range sonar equipment means you’ll experience the sights, wildlife, history and legend of the loch on our cruise.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Loch Ness

    Loch Ness

    Included Highlights

    • Loch Ness
  • Day 4: Day at leisure or Mallaig

    Relax in Fort William, or join our optional excursion along the Road to the Isles to the thriving fishing port of Mallaig.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Mallaig

    Mallaig

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

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    • Mallaig
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    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 5: Day at leisure

    Enjoy a day at your own pace in Fort William.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Fort William

    Fort William

    Included Highlights

    • Fort William
  • Day 6: Loch Linnhe Cruise

    Scenic cruise taking in the views of Ben Nevis.

    With a fascinating commentary throughout from the Skipper, this is a fantastic way to see the area and learn about the history, wildlife, geology and way of life in the beautiful corner of Scotland.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Loch Linnhe

    Loch Linnhe

    Included Highlights

    • Loch Linnhe
  • Day 7: Fort William to North England

    Today we will say farewell to Fort William and begin our journey home, staying at a comfortable overnight hotel.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 8: North England to home

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

8 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1: To Northern England

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to our comfortable overnight hotel. This break in the journey gives you time to socialise with your fellow travellers and relax, ready for your holiday to begin.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: To Fort William

    After breakfast, we continue our journey northwards to Scotland and on to the Caledonian Hotel near Fort William for a five night stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: Fort Augustus and Loch Ness Cruise

    Travelling via the poignant Commando Memorial, we make our way to Fort Augustus, located at the southern tip of Loch Ness where we enjoy an included cruise.

    Breathtaking vistas, informative commentary and top of the range sonar equipment means you'll experience the sights, wildlife, history and legend of the loch on the cruise.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Cruise Loch Ness

    Cruise Loch Ness
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    Included Highlights

    • Fort Augustus
    • Cruise Loch Ness
    • Cruise Loch Ness
  • Day 4: Oban

    We take the Argyll Coastal Route to reach Oban - a bustling harbour town situated on a sheltered horseshoe bay, protected by the Inner Hebridean island of Kerrea. This busy port town is the gateway to the isles with regular ferries departing to the Inner Hebrides. There are plenty of shops to discover, as well as a popular chocolate shop and whisky distillery!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Oban

    Oban

    Included Highlights

    • Oban
  • Day 5: Day at Leisure

    Enjoy a day at leisure to relax and admire the spectacular scenery from the hotel which overlooks Loch Linnhe or perhaps make your own way into nearby Fort William - a bustling town with shops and cafes. Fort William is known as the 'Outdoor Capital of the UK' and this is the start/end of the famous West Highland Way walking route.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Fort William

    Fort William

    Included Highlights

  • Day 6: Road to the Isles, Mallaig and Wildlife Cruise

    From Fort William we take the 'Road to the Isles', a route steeped in history, to reach the thriving fishing port of Mallaig. Here we take to the waters, with the Isles of Skye, Rhum and Eigg in the distance and explore these waters that are frequently visited by a variety of birds, seals, porpoises, dolphins, whales and basking sharks.

    We return to Fort William making a stop at the Glenfinnan Visitor Centre. Why not take a stroll to the Glenfinnan Monument on the shores of the loch, or admire the spectacular Glenfinnan Viaduct - an iconic structure also famous for its appearance in the Harry Potter films!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Mallaig

    Mallaig

    Included Highlights

    • Mallaig and Wildlife Cruise
  • Day 7: To Northern England

    After breakfast we leave Fort William behind and make our way to an comfortable hotel in Northern England for an overnight stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 8:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Hotels

If travelling from the North of England, you will stay for seven nights at the Caledonian Hotel in Fort William. 

If travelling from the South of England, you will stay for five nights at the Caledonian Hotel, and will have a comfortable overnight stay en route outbound and return.

  • Caledonian Hotel

    The Caledonian Hotel is located just two miles from the centre of Fort William, between Loch Linnhe and Ben Nevis, and is ideally placed for a relaxing stay amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of the western Scottish Highlands. The scenery doesn’t stop at the hotel door; you’ll find tremendous views from the recently refurbished bar and lounge area, as well as the restaurant where you can enjoy delicious breakfast and evening meals. The hotel has a regular programme of authentic entertainment during the holiday season, including musicians and comedians, perfect for relaxing to with a well-deserved drink after a day discovering the local sights.

    • Bar
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.

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