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FREE Tickets to Countryfile Live at Blenheim Palace - 2nd to 5th August 2018

 Hebridean Island Cruises will be attending BBC Countryfile Live at Blenheim Palace between 2nd and 5th August 2018.  The four day event schedule is packed with features celebrating everything we love about the Great Brtish countryside and hebridean will be exhibiting on stand C104.We have...


Hebridean Nominated for 5th Consecutive Year in the Food & Travel Magazine Awards

For the 5th consecutive year, Hebridean Island Cruises has been nominated in the renowned Food & Travel Magazine Awards. From thousands of entries, Food & Travel Magazine compiled the shortlist for this year’s Reader Awards.Ken Charleson, Managing Director of Hebri...


Hebridean Island Cruises Nominated for 2018 British Travel Awards

Hebridean Island Cruises has been nominated for the following categories in the prestigious 2018 British Travel Awards (BTAs).Best Ultra-Luxury Cruise Line Best Specialist Cruise Line (Ocean & Expedition) Best Ultra-Small/Boutique Cruise Line The winners will be determined by the consu...


Hebridean Princess 2019 Calendar

The next winner in our 2019 Calendar Photography Competition is John Noorani with this fabulous shot of the interior of the Italian Chapel on Orkney.You can still obtain your copy of the calendar for just £10 on board Hebridean Princess or by mail order. Please call 01756 704704 or email reservati...


Hebridean Princess 2019 Calendar

The next winner in our 2019 Calendar Competition is Maitland Woods with the amazing shot of sunset on the Skye Deck. Order your copy of the calendar for just £10 by calling 01756 704704 or email [email protected], or on board Hebridean Princess....


Hebridean Princess 2019 Calendar

The next winner in our 2019 Calendar Competition is John Noorani with this colourful image of Inverewe Garden. Order your copy of the calendar for just £10 by calling 01756 704704 or email [email protected], or on board Hebridean Princess....


Hebridean Princess 2019 Calendar

The 3rd winner in our 2019 Calendar photography competition is Dr Christoph Haertel who submitted this lovely image of ponies on the Isle of Muck.Order your copy of the calendar for just £10 by calling 01756 704704 or email [email protected], or on board Hebridean Princess....


River Cruising on Royal Crown by Martin Bell OBE

Since I am no longer sent off to the war zones at short notice, I am in the happy position of being able to pick my destinations at my leisure. Not all invitations are accepted by any means. Some years ago I twice declined to appear on Strictly Come Dancing – a wise decision, in my case.But 2 year...


Hebridean Princess 2019 Calendar

Congratulations to Rob Norman, the next winner in our calendar photo competition for this shot of Hebridean Princess at anchor off the Isle of Jura. Don't forget the 2019 calendars are available to buy on board or by mail order from our office at a cost of £10. Please call 01756 704704 or emai...


Hebridean Princess 2019 Calendar

You may recall in the last issue of The Hebridean Times we invited you to submit photographs for our 2019 Hebridean Princess Calendar competition. We were delighted with the standard of the entries and will be sharing some of the winning images on our website and Facebook page over the next few week...


Easter Opening Times

Please note our office will be closed on the following days for the Easter break:Friday 30th MarchSaturday 31st MarchSunday 1st AprilMonday 2nd AprilWe will re-open at 9.00am on Tuesday 3rd April.We would like to wish you all a very Happy Easter....


Cruise Focus - Classical Inspiration

The beauty of Scotland’s Highlands and Islands has inspired numerous artists, composers and musicians, most famously the dramatic cathedral-like Fingal’s Cave on Staffa, immortalised by Mendelssohn and J M Turner to name but two. This cruise uncovers the talent of local musicians and artists who...


New season - New cabins

During this winter refit period, we have continued with our programme of cabin refurbishment. Once again we have worked closely with interior designers Sally and Lynsey from John Dick and Sons to transform 12 guest cabins on board. Continuing with the subtle Scottish feel created in the pu...


The return of the Cruise Log

As our 30th season of Hebridean Princess cruises has just begun you can be kept abreast of what is happening on board by logging onto our website and reading our online cruise logs which are updated regularly:>> Cruise LogsWe hope you will join us on a virtual voyage of relaxation and dis...


Hebridean Road Show

Over the coming weeks Hebridean will be out and about attending various events.  Members of the Hebridean shore-based team will be on hand to showcase both Hebridean Princess and our European River Cruise Programme.   We'd love to see you - please come along and we'll be pleased...


Come and meet us at London Cruise Shows

Next month we will be attending some 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…Destinations: The Holiday and Travel Show Olympia London, 1st - 4th February 2018Come face to fa...


Scotland's Magical West Coast by Richard A Baines of Logan Botanic Gardens

Richard Baines with Gardener's World presenter Carol Klein.There are few horticultural spectacles that can compete with the beauty and splendour of gardens along the West Coast of Scotland in early Summer. Gardens along the western seaboard are famous for their impressive displays of Himalayan...


A day in the life: David Indge

Hebridean Princess Chief Purser David Indge, tells Ben Ireland from Travel Weekly how life at sea on the 50-berth luxury cruise ship enables him to combine his love of travel and people.David was born in Bristol and lived at Keynsham.  After attending Weston-Super-Mare catering college for two...


30 Years Cheers by Graham Clarke

Now that 2018 has arrived, here at Hebridean Island Cruises we are excitedly looking forward to celebrating the 30th cruising season of Hebridean Princess. Guest speaker Graham Clarke has kindly penned a 30th anniversary poem titled "30 Year's Cheers".Our 30th anniversary season will not go unmarked...


Land of Waterways and Windmills on board Royal Crown

This captivating cruise explores the history, heritage and art of The Netherlands with a variety of intriguing visits along the scenic Dutch waterways. After uncovering a hidden gem right in the heart of the capital Amsterdam, the Hortus Botanicus, we sail through some of the smaller and lesser visi...


Christmas and New Year Opening Times

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you a most enjoyable festive season and a prosperous new year.CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR OPENING TIMES Friday 22nd December 9am - 12pm Saturday 23rd December Closed Sunday  Christmas Eve Closed Monday Christmas Day Closed Tuesday B...


Photography Competition

We would like to invite you to submit your favourite photographs, taken from on board Hebridean Princess or in and around the waters in which she sails, for a 2019 calendar which will be available to purchase on board during next season, or ordered from our office in Skipton by telephone or email.&n...


Hebridean shortlisted for more prestigious awards

The shortlist for The Wave Awards 2018 – the most prestigious awards event in the cruise industry – has been revealed.We are delighted to announce that Hebridean Island Cruises has been shortlisted in the following categories:Best for Solo TravellersBest Luxury Cruise LineBest Luxury River Cruis...


Luxury Scotland Celebrates 25 Years with Limited Edition Monopoly Game

To celebrate their 25th Anniversary, Luxury Scotland has released a new limited-edition version of Monopoly featuring all of the consortium's 31 member properties including Donald Trump's Turnberry golf course, Andy Murray's Cromlix Hotel and, of course, Hebridean Princess.The Luxury Scotland e...


Bolsover Cruise Club writes about Hebridean Princess

In October of this year Rebecca Martin from Bolsover Cruise Club enjoyed a seven night cruise on board Hebridean Princess.  During her time on board she kept a diary of her experiences.To learn what she had to say select the links below to read her four part blog:>> PART ONE>> PART...


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