Cruising the Highlands of Scotland


Enjoy the colours of autumn

October 4 – October 19, 2018

When Anneka and I first stepped aboard the Lord of the Glens we fell in love with this private yacht. At the time we were looking for a unique way to discover the most scenic areas of Scotland and the Lord of the Glens is the perfect way to do this. The Highlands are one of those magical places on earth with rolling hills mirrored by the great Lochs, dotted with castles and great manors. We now had the perfect vessel to discover this place that legends are made of. We then decided to add Ireland to the itinerary and this journey was an overnight success.

Eventually the Lord of the Glens was sold and exchanged hands and Anneka and I decided it was time to part ways with our favourite Scottish yacht.

In 2013, we received a call from the original owner telling us that we should have another look at the Lord of the Glens as it was now in the hands of a good friend of his. We did and a new chapter was started. From a single picture and a brief mention in the 2014 Journal, the 2015 journey was sold out in a week without a detailed itinerary or price. Anneka and I always knew this journey was something incredible, just like the Lord of the Glens.

Scotland – Sail the intricate waters of the Caledonian Canal and the sheltered waters of the hauntingly beautiful, fretted west coast on board the Lord of the Glens. Mcaig’s Folly, Duart Castle, Tobermory, ‘Neptune’s Staircase,’ West Highland Train, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Ben Nevis, Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness, Caledonian Canal. Glasgow, Burrell Collection, Willow Teas, Oban, a wee dram whiskey tasting, St. Andrews, Glamis Castle, Edinburgh, pub lunch, Royal Mile, Royal Yacht Britannia.

Ireland – Dublin walking tour, Book of Kells and St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Powerscourt Hotel and Gardens, dinner in an Irish Pub with Irish folklore and traditional Irish Music, Adare and Killarney, Ring of Kerry tour, Burren and the Cliffs of Moher, breathtaking Connemara, Kylemore Abbey.

Lord of the Glens – Splendid, unique, only 54 guests. Her elegant appeal calls to mind that of a luxury yacht, which is no surprise since the ‘Royal Yacht Britannia’ was very much in mind when it came to deciding her exterior livery. Cozy, intimate, comfort.

Why do we encourage you to reserve now?

Traditionally, new journeys sell very quickly as our returning guests are anxious for new adventures. Additionally, every year more and more guests bring their friends! Contact us today. If you wait, you may be disappointed!

Reserve early and save 5% with our NEW Early Reservation Bonus

How does it work?


Reserve Early and Save 5% with our Early Reservation Bonus, which for this journey ends January 31, 2018.

These journey fares include the current known fuel surcharges. Additional charges may apply at final payment date. All fares are for departure from Toronto. Other air gateways available.

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