Hear from Scotswoman and broadcaster Kirsty Wark, Newsnight’s longest-serving presenter, when she makes a special guest appearance onboard.
This trip is sold out, but you can still experience the stunning
Scottish scenery on board Lord of the Glens with Monty Halls in
October 2023. Find out more here.
Step aboard Lord of the Glens, a traditionally-furnished
yacht-style ship that's small enough to pass through the locks of
the Caledonian Canal and offer personalised service to its 52
guests. Setting sail from Inverness, you'll explore Scotland's
Caledonian Canal and hidden sea lochs on a five-night voyage to
This special voyage enjoys the company of proud Scotswoman and
broadcaster Kirsty Wark for the first few days. Kirsty will be on
hand to chat with guests about the history of modern Scotland - the
perfect conversation as you travel through the Caledonian Canal, a
masterpiece of 18th-century engineering. You'll also have the
opportunity to take a scenic train journey over the renowned
Glenfinnan Viaduct. It became even more famous when the Hogwarts
Express crossed it in the Harry Potter movies.
Descending through the eight interconnected locks of Neptune's
Staircase will be a memorable moment on the itinerary as the ship
is slowly lowered back to sea level following its journey through
the Great Glen. A stop at the pretty painted waterfront town of
Tobermoray provides an opportunity to explore on foot, along with a
walking tour around Oban, where you'll visit McCaig's Folly, a
hilltop tower with far-reaching views across Oban Bay and the
This trip is a full-board cruise, and on each evening of the
five-night sailing you'll be seated for dinner in the Robert Louis
Stevenson restaurant for banquet-style, three-course meals. To
finish the evening, guests can enjoy the David Livingstone Lounge
or Sir Walter Scott Bar, fitted with rich mahogany tables and plush
sofas, including original seating from the 1929 armchairs from the
legendary Cote d'Azur Express.