10 Reasons to book an 'Isles of the Clyde and the Southern Hebrides Cruise'

The Isles of the Clyde and the Southern Hebrides is the first cruise of the season and heads from the Holy Loch to Oban. Cruising through the waters of the Firth of Clyde to Kilbranan Sound and round the Mull of Kintyre passing the Southern Hebrides to Oban.   Here are just some of the reasons that this is a great choice of cruise. As this is an April cruise it costs 10% less than other 6 night cruises, because it is early season; and yet the gourmet food, the customer service, the scenery, the wildlife and often the weather is just as good as any other month - a bargain! As it is the first… Read More

5 Great Reasons to Book a Scottish Cruise in April!

April is one of the best months to cruise the west coast of Scotland - here are five great reasons to book your April 2019 cruise now. 1. All our April cruises are 10% less in price, because its early season; and yet the gourmet food, the customer service, the scenery, the wildlife and often the weather is just as good as any other month - a bargain! 2. We cruise off the west coast of Scotland, so the weather is very changeable on any day on any month of the season. Some years we have snow on some days and glorious sunshine on others! Maritime weather provides ever changing dramatic and beautiful scenery which guests… Read More

Update on building the Glen Shiel

Last week some of the Majestic Line office team braved the freezing cold and visited Ardmaleish Boatyard on the Isle of Bute - our mission to see how work was progressing on our new ship the Glen Shiel.   As you can see from the photographs below she is really taking shape - we can't wait to see how she looks in the spring of… Read More

'Mastering the Mull'

Our final cruise of the season for all vessels this year departed Oban on Saturday 20th October and arrived in the Holy Loch on Friday 26th October. The 'Isles of the Clyde and the Southern Hebrides' can be a cruise for the more adventurous as it features a rounding of the 'Mull of Kintyre', which depending on the weather can be very lively.  This year would go down as one of the more adventurous roundings of the Mull.  Guests were presented with certificates to confirm that they had indeed 'Mastered the Mull'. Each of the boats followed their own itinerary, and occasionally they would meet up at anchorages.   They visited… Read More

Happy Halloween!

Guests aboard Glen Tarsan got to celebrate Halloween a week early - with pumpkin carving, a Halloween themed dinner and all with the back drop of the glorious Argyllshire autumn… Read More

Glen Tarsan Poem

Cruising with the Majestic Line can prove inspirational as this lovely poem we received from Julie Hughes demonstrates.  Julie cruised aboard the Glen Tarsan on an 'Isle of Skye and the Inner Hebrides Cruise' .     If cruising with The Majestic Line has inspired you, we would be delighted if you would like to share it with us email we love receiving poems, paintings, sketches and photographs from your cruises with us.   THOUGHTS ON THE GLEN TARSAN 10… Read More

Spotlight on Skye

One of the most intriguing and popular islands in the Inner Hebrides, Skye is a must see destination for many.  Cruising with the Majestic Line round Skye onboard Glen Etive has to be one of the best ways to experience the island.  Here are some of the benefits of seeing Skye from the water, aboard the Majestic Line's Glen Etive.   1.    Dining in a different location evey evening - with the most spectacular views of any restaurant. 2.    More opportunities to see wildlife. 3     View the Cuillins from different sides of Skye. 4.    Visit  Talisker Distillery from the… Read More

Wildlife of the Hebrides

The Hebrides is a fantastic habitat for a wild variety of wildlife.  Here are just some of the wildlife that has been spotted and photographed on our cruises so far this year.    The first image is of a dolphin enjoying the bow wake of the Glen Tarsan just off Islay at Port Ellen, taken by Bosun Marina Murray. Our second image is of common dolphin playing in the Sound of Mull, taken by engineer Robert Murray. The third image is of Sammy the Seal taken in Stornoway Harbour, by Robert Murray, Engineer on Glen Etive.    The fourth image is of a hedgehog spotted crossing the road in the south of Mull close… Read More

New Majestic Line Video - 'Start of A New Season'

We are absolutely delighted with this short video created by local company YG Productions.  The film crew came down to the marina at the start of the season and did some filming onboard our ships  before coming back on the afternoon when the first cruises of the season were departing.  Watch as the first guests of the 2018 season arrive and are piped aboard the ships by Piper Craig Wilson.   Let us know what you… Read More

Whale Track App Shortlisted for Award

Orcas photographed from Glen Massan

Whale Track, developed by our friends over at Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust (HWDT), has been named as a finalist in the 2018 National Lottery Awards, the annual search for people’s favourite National Lottery funded projects, and they need your vote to help them win! This first of its kind smartphone app allows anyone to quickly and easily submit marine mammal sightings off the west coast of Scotland. Whale Track is free to download and importantly works without signal or Wi-Fi. Every sighting recorded helps us to better understand the movements of the marine mammals in our waters, their behaviours, and measures we can take… Read More