12th November - Argyll Escape

Experience the unique house-party atmosphere of the last cruise of the season as Hebridean Princess sets sail from Greenock to sample the delights of the Firth of Clyde including a grand house, a ruined castle, a distillery and Britain's smallest cathedral.

Tuesday, 12th November.

The crew were excited to welcome on board the last guests of our 2019 season in Greenock.

Wednesday, 13th November.

Our first morning was spent cruising the Kyles of Bute and Loch Fyne on passage towards Strachur for our afternoon visit to Strachur House.

We anchored off Portavadie overnight. 

Thursday, 14th November.

Our morning port of call was Portavadie for walks ashore on the Cowal peninsula.

The afternoon was spent exploring Tarbert, Loch Fyne, and Robert the Bruce's 14th century ruined castle with its panoramic views. 

We anchored overnight in Skipness Bay. 

Friday, 15th November.

We landed at Lochranza, Arran, after breakfast for a tour and tasting at the Arran Distillery.


Our final port of call of the season was Millport, Great Cumbrae, where guests visited the Cathedral of the Isles or enjoyed walks in Millport.

The Farewell Gala Dinner was held in Holy Loch where we anchored overnight.

Saturday, 16th November.

A stunning sunrise accompanied us as we cruised into Greenock this morning where guests disembarked.  We hope to welcome them all back on board next year!

Our thanks to Michael Meier for sharing this lovely shot of Hebridean Princess sailing towards Greenock this morning.