'Scottish Highlander' - Caledonian Canal & Loch Ness (2017)

Graceful 'Scottish Highlander' travels on Scotland's Caledonian Canal and Loch Ness between Muirtown and Banavie, a route that includes canal, loch and river. This is inland cruising at its finest, passing ancient castles and heather-clad hillsides. Visit Glen Ord whisky distillery, where you learn whisky-making secrets and enjoy a dram or two; stop at the Glencoe battlefields; and keep an eye out for Nessie as you cruise fabled Loch Ness. Unique itineraries can be arranged for chartering parties with special interests, such as family, cycling, walking or golf. "Honeymoon cruises" are also available for couples.

Time Event Description
30th Nov -0001
'Scottish Highlander' - Caledonian Canal & Loch Ness (2017) Meet in Inverness fortransfer to ‘Scottish Highlander,’ mooredat Muirtown. After awelcome reception, cruise along the picturesque,heather-lined canal.
1st Dec -0001
'Scottish Highlander' - Caledonian Canal & Loch Ness (2017) Cruise to the hamlet of Dochgarroch. Visit the Glen Ord whisky distillery, which has been producing one of Scotland's best-known exports since 1838.
2nd Dec -0001
'Scottish Highlander' - Caledonian Canal & Loch Ness (2017) Visit 14th-century Cawdor Castle with its beautifully landscaped gardens and superb collection of tapestries, paintings and furniture. At Culloden Moor, see the site of the last major battle on British soil in 1746. Continue to Clava Cairns, a prehistoric clan burial site dating from 2,000 BC. Cruise Loch Ness in search of its infamous monster - said to inhabit the murky waters, which are over 700 feet deep.
3rd Dec -0001
'Scottish Highlander' - Caledonian Canal & Loch Ness (2017) Cruise up a staircase of five lochs in the village of Fort Augustus, continuing to the pretty village of Cullochy. Visit the imposing ruins of Urquhart Castle, set on a rocky peninsula on the banks of Loch Ness, making a scenic stop at Invermoriston Falls. Dinner is ashore tonight at a local restaurant.
4th Dec -0001
'Scottish Highlander' - Caledonian Canal & Loch Ness (2017) Explore romantic Eilean Donan Castle this morning, the idyllic setting for films such as Highlander and James Bond's The World is Not Enough. Cruise to Laggan Locks, the overnight mooring.
5th Dec -0001
'Scottish Highlander' - Caledonian Canal & Loch Ness (2017) Cruise across Loch Lochy to moor at Banavie. At Gairlochy, you may choose to visit the nearby Spean Bridge Woolen Mill or Clan Cameron Museum. Visit the evocative battlefields of Glencoe, scene of an infamous 17th-century massacre - one of the darkest days in Scottish history. Later, gather for a farewell dinner on board your barge.
6th Dec -0001
'Scottish Highlander' - Caledonian Canal & Loch Ness (2017) After breakfast, transfer toInverness where your journey ends.

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