A memorable voyage of discovery through the best of Scotland

Spirit of Scotland

Hotel Barge Spirit of Scotland

Spirit of Scotland is an elegant hotel barge with extensive public areas inside and out that are perfect from which to admire the breath-taking Scottish Highlands scenery in comfort as she cruises the Caledonian Canal and the lochs of the Great Glen.

Although purpose-built less than twenty years ago as a hotel barge, her style evokes that of the traditional steamers that plied the lochs of Scotland in times gone by.

Accommodating up to 12 passengers in comfort, Spirit of Scotland’s interior features a bright and spacious saloon and dining area with picture windows, a separate bar, and an integral forward wheelhouse giving views of the cruise route ahead. The 6 air-conditioned cabins offer a choice of twin or double beds and are complemented by well-designed en suite shower rooms.

Outside, there are separate areas where you can relax on a recliner, or perhaps in the heated spa pool, as well as a covered dining terrace. And the large upper sun deck is the ideal place to admire the dramatic backdrop as you cruise on deep-water lochs such as Loch Oich and past historic landmarks along the way.

Your voyage aboard Spirit of Scotland will be an unforgettable experience, giving you the opportunity to appreciate the very best this dramatic region of Scotland has to offer from a unique perspective.

All this, together with the traditional Scottish cuisine, fine wines and wide range of whiskies served on board by an attentive crew of 6, combine to ensure a truly memorable cruising experience.

Cruise Highlights

  • Tour of the renowned Ben Nevis whisky distillery with a private tasting
  • Majestic Falconry Display on the banks of Loch Ness
  • Tour of Cawdor Castle and gardens, home of Shakespeare’s Macbeth
  • Visit Eilean Donan Castle, featured in “The World is Not Enough” and “Highlander”
  • Wonderful river, canal and loch cruising & excellent opportunities for walking
  • Visit Culloden Moor, scene of the last major battle on British soil in 1746

Classic Cruise Itineraries

Classic Cruise – Scotland


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