Category: Ports

The Best Places to see Charles Rennie Mackintosh Design

Charles Rennie Mackintosh is an icon of 20th Century Design, not to mention being one of Glasgow’s favourite sons. The city has the finest examples of his work.

Around Scrabster: What to see and do

Scrabster is a working harbour on Scotland’s northern coast, skirting the wild waters of the Pentland Firth and best known as the gateway to the Orkney Islands. Here are a few ideas if your cruise stops here: John O’Groats This is Scotland’s most northerly… Continue Reading “Around Scrabster: What to see and do”

Going Ashore: The Outlander Tour Shore Excursion

Jamie and Claire

The success of Diana Gabaldon’s series of books, along with the hugely popular Netflix adaptation, has brought Outlander fans to Scotland in their droves.

Going Ashore: Cawdor Castle

Flower Garden from Roof

This ancient fairy tale castle, with 600 years of fascinating history, is the seat of the Earl of Cawdor and still a family home.

Radar: Proposed New Port for Lothian Area

Scotland is becoming a global hotspot in the cruise industry, being widely recognised as one of the fastest growing destinations in the world. Figures from trade body Cruise Scotland show a 16.75 per cent year-on-year rise in passenger numbers to 794,577, with an 8.4%… Continue Reading “Radar: Proposed New Port for Lothian Area”