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Hebridean Celebrates Wave Awards Win

The Wave Awards celebrate the very best of the UK’s cruise industry. The Oscars of cruising, they recognise and reward excellence and innovation in a business that is continuously evolving to deliver an exceptional experience, both on board and ashore. Launched in 2015 and now in their fifth year,...


Hebridean Princess Relocates for Summer 2021

Hebridean Island Cruises, the small luxury cruise ship operator, has announced it will reposition its flagship, Hebridean Princess, to the south coast of England for the 2021 summer season.The ship will operate a series of cruises during July and August departing from Cardiff and Portland before ret...


2022 European River Cruise Brochure Now Available

We are delighted to release our 2022 European River Cruise Collection on boardRoyal Crown, a bespoke selection of relaxing itineraries which will transport you tothe very heart of the continent.Offering wonderfully varied and meticulously planned itineraries on the tranquil Dutchand Belgian wat...


Hebridean Princess 2022 Early Booking Offers Extended

Due to popular demand, we have extended our Early Booking Savings for Hebridean Princess 2022 cruises.Book before 7th May 2021 and save 10% on the full brochure fares on all departures on board Hebridean Princess in 2022.If you have previously sailed with Hebridean Island Cruises, you will receive a...


Hebridean Wins Food and Travel Magazine Award

This year's Food and Travel Magazine Awards were very much different to previously. Over the past few years the event has been held by means of a glittering ceremony at the RAC Club, Pall Mall, London. But on Thursday evening (4th March) a virtual event, containing as much anticipation, was staged.&...


2022 Hebridean Princess Cruise Directory Now Available

With beauty waiting at every port of call, there is always plenty to explore on a Hebridean Princess holiday.Explore the majesty of the British Isles, or perhaps the intriguing coast of northern France and Belgium, in the elegance and luxury of a Scottish country house. Britain’s wonderful wi...


Seasonal Opening Times

Wishing all our followers and loyal guests a safe and peaceful Christmas and all good wishes for better times to come in 2021....


Read The Hebridean Times Online

The winter edition of The Hebridean Times is now available to view online. The latest issue is filled with all the latest news from Hebridean Island Cruises, including the expansion of our fleet with the acquisition of MV Lord of the Glens.With all sailings paused until early 2021, in this issue we...


2021 European River Cruises Brochure Now Online

Whilst travel plans have been placed on hold this year, many of you will have been dreaming of better times and looking forward to future adventures; it is the contrast between a small, personal company such as Hebridean and mass market travel that now becomes even more apparent.Hebridean's 2021 Eur...


We're Good to Go in March 2021

Protecting the health, safety and welfare of our guests, crew and the remote communities which we visit, is our number one priority and we have been working hard to adhere to government and public health guidance. We're delighted to announce that Hebridean has been awarded the 'We're Good to Go...


Highly Commended in the Silver Travel Advisor Awards

We're delighted to announce, that at yesterday's Silver Travel Advisor Awards, Hebridean Island Cruises was Highly Commended in the Best Specialist Cruise Line category.Thank you to everyone who voted for us.Over 225,000 votes were cast - 60% more than last year, setting a new record – in this yea...


When You're Ready, We'll Be Here

The Coronavirus outbreak has created unprecedented and challenging circumstances for every one of us and has made 2020 a year we'll never forget. For Hebridean Princess, it has meant several months out of service, with many guests not being able to enjoy the cruise which they had been looking f...


Please vote for Hebridean and you could be a winner too!

The Silver Travel Awards 2020 will celebrate the very best in over 50s travel.  We would greatly appreciate your vote for us as the Best Specialist Cruise Line. And you could be a winner too! Vote now in the Silver Travel Awards for your chance to win one of 8 fabulous travel prizes, inclu...


Farewell to Chief Purser David Indge

“Ladies and Gentlemen!Dinner is now served in the Columba Restaurant.And, don’t forget, whatever you choose – ENJOY!”Just one of the memorable and heart-warming announcements made by the exuberant Chief Purser, David Indge, who, after 14 years of working on board Hebridean Princess and enter...


Read the spring edition of The Hebridean Times here

The first edition of The Hebridean Times in 2020 brings you up to date with all the latest news from on board Hebridean Princess and ashore at Hebridean Island Cruises.  In a few days time, Hebridean Princess will emerge from her winter re-fit and set sail from Greenock on the Clyde to com...


Wave Awards 2020 Finalists Announced

Considered the Oscars of Cruising, the Wave Awards marks and celebrates the very best in the cruise travel industry, as voted for by readers of World of Cruising magazine.The Wave Awards recognise and reward excellence and innovation in a business that is continuously evolving to deliver an exceptio...


Scotland's Year of Coast and Waters 2020

2020 has been designated the year to celebrate Scotland's remarkable coasts and waters.From water inspired myths and legends to historic harbours, sweeping coastlines and the very best in seafood, whisky and wildlife – Scotland’s enviable reputation for unspoiled beaches, rich natural and cultur...


Hebridean Shortlisted for 2020 Wave Awards

The Wave Awards are the most prestigious accolades in UK cruising and we are delighted to announce that Hebridean Island Cruises has been shortlisted in the Favourite Specialist Cruise Line and  Favourite River Cruise Line categories. We would love to secure your votes.  Voting closes...


Christmas and New Year Opening Times

We would like to wish you a most enjoyable festive season and a prosperous New Year.CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR OPENING TIMES23rd December 2019 9am to 6pm24th December 2019 9am to 12pm 25th December 2019 Closed26th December 2019 Closed27th December 2019 9am to 6pm28th & 29th Dec 2019 Closed ...


Read All About It!

With the warm days of summer firmly behind us and the lead up to Christmas firmly taking hold, here's the chance to update yourself with what's been happening at Hebridean Island Cruises, in this winter 2019 issue of The Hebridean Times.In this edition, Captain Richard Heaton shares with us some of...


Destinations - The Holiday and Travel Show

In January we will be attending one 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 would love to see you at ...EVENTCITY MANCHESTER - 16th January to 19th January 2020OLYMPIA LONDON - 30th January to 2nd F...


Cruising in a boutique hotel with Hebridean Island Cruises

By Alan Fairfax - Travel Writer, Cruise Journalist and Silver Travel AdvisorAlan was a guest on our Grandeur and Splendour of Argyll and Bute voyage.Green rolling hills of summer turning to shades of gold, yellow and brown as winter approaches, the sun, low in the sky glistens on open water, as the...


St Kilda - Islands on the Edge

Hebridean Princess makes two or three visits each year to the UK’s only double UNESCO World Heritage Site; the abandoned and remote archipelago of St Kilda.On reaching St Kilda it is as though you have reached the ‘islands at the edge of the world’. Situated 41 miles west of Benbecula in the O...


Cycling Over The Minch

Olympic Cyclist Chris Boardman has written an article for The Telegraph on how his Hebridean Princess cruise changed his focus from road bikes and power metres to more relaxing off-road adventures and photogenic scenery.Chris says "My brand (Boardman Bikes) supplied some bikes to a cruise ship in Sc...


A Feast for the Senses

Our 'Flavours' cruises on board Hebridean Princess and Royal Crown are a true feast for the senses.  A gastronomic voyage is the best way to discover the regional cuisine and local specialities for which the area visited is famous. Scottish food and drink lies at the very heart of Scotland's cu...


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