First Visit to Cape Wrath in 2021

The 29th of May was the start of our first 10 night North West Coast Wilderness cruise of 2021.   Guests were welcomed aboard the Glen Shiel by the excellent team of Skipper Neil White, Chef Will Mason, Engineer Alan Greene and Bosun Kerrie Holland.   The cruise enjoyed excellent weather and made it all the way to Cape Wrath.   Highlights of the cruise included going ashore to Inverewe Gardens and being welcomed as the first visitors to arrive by sea since 2019!  There were plenty of wildlife and bird spotting… Read More

2023 Calendar Launched Early

Due to exceptional demand we are delighted to launch our 2023 calendar six months early.  With prices held this is the perfect time for our guests to plan ahead and book their dream cruise.  With very limited availability in 2021 and some of our most popular cruises already sold out in 2022 we wanted to allow our guests the opportunity to guarantee their cabin on their favourite cruise itinerary.  New for 2022 our Orkney cruises sold out quickly, so the addition of dates in 2023 were a must.  But with only two 10-night Oban to Orkney and Orkney to Oban cruises and three 6-night 'Orkney: A Voyage Through Time'… Read More

Rural Hospitality Award Winners

We are delighted to have received the Award for Rural Hospitality in the Scottish Rural Awards 2020.   Early in 2020 we were notified that we had been nominated by a previous guest and that we had made it through to the finalists of the award.  We discovered that we were up against some very prestigious names so did not hold out much hope of winning, it was an honour to have reached the final shortlist. The award ceremony was due to take place in Glasgow in April 2020 however, Covid came along and everything was postponed until November 2020.   Unfortunately, restrictions in… Read More

Looking Forward to Cruising in 2021

With the covid-19 vaccine being rolled out across the country we are now looking forward to cruising in 2021.   We have limited availability this year, so book your cruise now!   Having cruised successfully in 2020 we know we can deliver the perfect cruise safely, all the required hygiene protocols are already in place.  Whether you would like to start the season with a short break or delve straight into a longer cruise we have something to suit your needs – 3, 6 or 10-night cruises exploring the stunning west coast.   Book with confidence – if restrictions mean… Read More

Delighted to be Cruising in 2020

We are delighted to finally be cruising in 2020 over 20 weeks later than normal, but then these are not normal times.    Our first week cruising has been completed successfully with guests and crew adjusting to the new measures put in place to allow us to cruise with confidence.   It is lovely to have the boats out on the water showing guests the stunning scenery and amazing wildlife that the west coast of Scotland and the Inner Hebrides has to offer.   Highlights of the first week include: - A basking shark swimming alongside Glen Etive. - Sighting of an orca. - Lots of dolphin action on the bow… Read More

'We're Good To Go' - Cruising in 2020!

We are delighted to announce that we plan to commence cruising on the 29th August 2020! We will be running two of our most popular cruises ‘Mull and Her Inlets and Islands’ and ‘Skye and the Inner Hebrides’ plus one-off cruises ‘Captain’s Choice’ and ‘Isles of the Clyde and the Southern Hebrides’. Cruising with Confidence We want to make our cruises as safe… Read More

The Future is Looking Bright as Majestic Line Announces Orkney Cruises

Our new brochure has arrived and we are very excited to announce that we will be cruising to the Orkney Islands in 2022.     For cruising seasons 2021/22 the Majestic Line is offering a choice of 18 itineraries which includes Orkney cruises as well as an extended season with additional Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal cruises.   Due to the uncertainty surrounding the 2020 season the company has taken the decision to focus on cruising in 2021 and 2022. The Orkney Islands are perfect for small ship cruising with 70 islands and over 600 miles of coastline. The Majestic Line’s newest ship MV Glen Shiel (launched in… Read More

Covid-19 Update

CORONAVIRUS (Covid-19) The Coronavirus is obviously causing great concern to those planning cruises with us in the near future. We are closely monitoring global developments regarding the Coronavirus (Covid-19) and are fully focused on protecting the health, safety and welfare of our guests and crew. We take the advice of both the UK and Scottish Governments. We are delighted to announce that we plan to commence cruising on the 29th August 2020!  We will only be cruising with two of our boats MV Glen Etive and MV Glen Shiel, there will be a reduced number of passengers on board… Read More

Five Reasons To Cruise On The Clyde with The Majestic Line

As April arrives and spring is blooming, our four small ships get ready for a new season. The refreshing sea air and stunning scenery in the West coast of Scotland will not only help revive your spirits, an April cruise will shake off the lethargy of winter while you enjoy delicious food and impeccable service.  Here are five more reasons to cruise on the Clyde with us in April! The Clyde was our original cruising ground – this was our first cruising area, so we know all the best anchorages and places to visit. Mount Stuart House and Gardens – this Gothic mansion built by… Read More

The Majestic Line scoops 'Innovation in Tourism Award' at 'The Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards 2019

The Majestic Line was delighted to win the ‘Innovation in Tourism’ award at the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards Ceremony and Dinner that took place In Inverness on the 1st November.    Commenting on the award the judges said that they ‘loved this entry as it exceeded all aspects of the category criteria. True innovation, creativity based on customer experience and now achieving real growth - all after identification of a gap in the market. An inspirational example - this business has really captured the best of Scotland.’   Andy Thoms, said; ‘In the year that we launched our fourth small cruise ship, we are… Read More