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

2019 Cruise Highlights

Scenery, Islands, Crew, Wildlife and Making Friends - Just some of your highlights from this season! This year our guests have been sending us their cruise highlights and memories via our post cruise feedback questionnaire, in lovely written letters and poems and even on canvas!  It is hard to single out any one highlight so here is just a selection from a wonderful 2019 season.  The scenery of the west coast of Scotland is unparalleled.  From the jagged mountain peaks to the basalt columns of ancient islands, our… Read More

The Majestic Line Shortlisted for Awards in 2019!

The 2019 Awards season is now upon us and we are delighted that the Majestic Line has been shortlisted for a number of different awards: Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards 2019 - nominated in the 'Innovation in Tourism' category Wave Awards 2020 - nominated in the 'Favourite Specialist Cruise Line' category Scotsman Food and Drink Awards 2019 - finalist in two categories 'Best Use of Scottish Produce' and 'Your Hidden… Read More

5 reasons to book our Autumn Spectacular 'Captain's Choice' Cruise

This October we are delighted to offer a one-off Autumn Spectacular 'Captain's Choice' cruise.  Here are just five reasons to book this special cruise! 1. During the month of October Autumn colours are at their best as the trees change from green to golden, burnt orange and ruby red. The crisp, fresh air makes for invigorating Autumn walks, a major highlight for our guests at this time of year. Loch Linnhe and its surrounding Lochs and bays have plenty of walking opportunities.  2.  Often a month of crisp clear days perfect for photography, while  at night clear… Read More

'Glen Shiel' Naming Ceremony

Wednesday 19th June 2019 was a special day for The Majestic Line - It was the naming day for our fourth vessel 'Glen Shiel'. The weather was kind and invited guests joined us on the pier at Holy Loch Marina to witness Molly McLauchlan name the Glen Shiel. Molly (95) is the great granddaughter of Robert Lorimer who founded the well known yacht slip and boat builders, Morris and Lorimer, with his business partner David Morris.   Molly grew up in Sandbank and went on to work in the office of Morris and Lorimer - during the war the company built pinaces for the RAF and harbour launches for the Royal Navy and Molly was… Read More