The Majestic Line Sets Sail for 2024 Season with Bagpipes, Weddings and Green Tourism Gold

The Majestic Line has officially kicked off its highly anticipated 2024 season with a grand welcome featuring the stirring melodies of bagpipes at both Dunoon and Oban. With a touch of tradition, guests were greeted with the iconic sounds of Scotland as they stepped aboard to embark on unforgettable adventures. Adding to the enchantment of the occasion, we played host to not just one, but two wedding celebrations aboard, setting the stage for romance amidst the serene beauty of the Scottish West Coast. Couples exchanged vows and honeymooned against a backdrop of breathtaking scenery, creating timeless memories to last a… Read More

New Brochure and 2025 Calendar Launched

We are delighted to launch our new brochure and 2025 calendar with early booking guaranteed at this year’s prices.  For those booking before Monday 16th October 2023, there is the opportunity to take advantage of our current prices and our loyal returning guests also benefit from a 5% customer loyalty discount. With over half of all cruises booked up already for 2024 and some of our more popular cruises already sold out, we have opened up our 2025 calendar to help people plan ahead and book their dream cruise.  Don’t delay, get in touch to secure your preferred date, cabin, or even your favourite boat today and enjoy… Read More

Aurora Borealis lights up the Scottish skies

As we come into Autumn we embark on Aurora season!  The Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis are a natural occurrence caused by an interaction between the solar wind escaping the sun and the earth’s magnetic field.  When the charged particles collide they create a dancing, pulsing wave of purple and green glow filling the dark skies.  Over the past couple of nights, the people of Scotland have been witness to the awe-inspiring Aurora and most of the guests on our small ships were lucky enough to see them too.  With clear, calm evenings on the West Coast, our guests ventured out on deck to witness this incredible… Read More

Win a Luxury Gift Box for Four of Local Scottish Produce from Inverawe

As Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight is in full swing, what better way to celebrate the wonderful Scottish produce we have on our doorstep than with a prize draw for our followers.  Over the next week we will be running a giveaway across our social channels to win a “Gift Box for Four” Hamper from Inverawe Smokehouse.  Included will be 200g Sliced Smoked Salmon 140g Dill & Mustard Sauce 115g Smoked Salmon Pâté 112g Smoked Argyll Ham 200g Poachers Pickle 120g Duck Pâté with Apricots poached in Cointreau 200g… Read More

The Isles of Orkney delight guests and crew for a second year

Glen Shiel is making her way home from Stromness to our Oban base today after a wonderful four weeks cruising the Orkney Isles.  Over the last month, guests and crew have been warmly welcomed by the people of Orkney especially our valued suppliers noted below. They were lucky to sample some of the delicious produce from the island’s best, sustainable businesses and visit some of the most breathtaking places.  They witnessed incredible sunsets, enjoyed land tours to the most iconic and culturally significant historical sites, walked on deserted white sandy… Read More

Glen Rosa Welcomed to the Cruising Calendar

Glen Rosa, the newest addition to the Majestic Line fleet commenced cruising on May 6th.   On a busy Saturday in Oban, it was wonderful to see all five of our ships tied up alongside each other on the pontoons awaiting their guests. Since being launched, Glen Rosa has cruised to Mull, Skye, and the Southern Hebrides and is now a regular sight at our popular anchorages. Sleeping just 6 guests in 3 ensuite cabins, Glen Rosa offers a slightly different type of cruise to our other four small ships - an intimate yachtlike experience – but still with world-class Scottish hospitality.  Guests are loving this different type of… Read More

The Majestic Line has achieved the Green Tourism Gold Award

We are delighted to have achieved the Green Tourism Gold Award.   This is an important step for The Majestic Line on our journey to becoming a more sustainable tourism business.    Green Tourism is a world-leading sustainability accreditation partner.   Achieving a Green Tourism award means that our sustainability practices have been assessed and verified by a credible partner.  Green Tourism has assessed our business against 15 sustainability criteria grouped under the pillars of People, Places and Planet. We are proud to have gained 100% in the following categories - Community, Experiences and Food &… Read More

Launch of new vessel - Glen Rosa

Exciting News!!  Due to the popularity of small ship cruising and with very little availability in 2023 The Majestic Line sought a solution to satisfy the demand for cabins. We are delighted to introduce Glen Rosa, a stunning motor cruiser accommodating up to 6 guests. Launching in 2023 she will be available for a selection of our 3 and 6-night itineraries and Private Charter. Originally commissioned as a Naval officers training vessel, she is being lovingly upgrading over the winter ready to join our fleet. Glen Rosa's accommodation is in 3 ensuite cabins -1 double ensuite cabin aft on the lower… Read More

There's still time to enter our 2022 season guest photography competition...

As we come into the last couple of weeks of a wonderful cruising season, it’s been a delight to see so many of our guests' photos coming in.  We’ve enjoyed receiving shots of marine mammals, birds, sunsets, standing stones, idyllic landscapes and historic castles to name a few.  It was especially nice to receive images from our first season up in Orkney!  If you have been keeping up to date with our social media you will have seen a lot of these images.  The quality of entries so far has been exceptional. There are a few categories to choose from ranging from wildlife, landscapes,… Read More

Your chance to win a luxury Scottish produce hamper direct from Orkney

Win a luxury Scottish Produce Hamper  As Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight kicks off, what better way to celebrate the wonderful Scottish produce we have come across this year in Orkney, than with a prize draw for our followers.  Over the next fortnight we will be running a giveaway across our social channels to win a “Luxury Taste of Orkney” Hamper from our new supplier, Jollys of Orkney.  Delight in delicious Orkney cheeses, succulent smoked fish and Scottish sweet treats, all wonderfully packaged in a gorgeous wicker basket.  Family run… Read More