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Step onboard the 12 passenger barge
Spirit of Scotland, and experience cruising the Caledonian Canal.


Sightseeing Highlights

Visit the ruins of Urquhart Castle on the shores of the world famous Loch Ness. Cawdor Castle, immortalized by Shakespeare as the home of Macbeth. Culloden Moor, scene of the last major battle on British soil in 1746. The Clava Cairns, a pre-historic burial site.

Canals & Waterways

Known as one of the world’s great waterways, The Caledonian Canal is actually a series of small canals connecting four natural lakes, or lochs, as they are known in Scotland: Loch Lachy, Loch Oich, Loch Dochfour and Loch Ness.


Why Barge in Scotland?

Celtic heritage abounds, appealing to history buffs. As one of the world’s most extraordinarily scenic cruise routes, Scotland’s timeless natural beauty is perfect for lovers of nature photography and outdoor activities. Guests aboard Scottish cruises will visit the ruins of majestic castles and walk through sobering battlefields while also exploring the small slices of Scottish life typically overlooked while traveling.

Are you ready to discover the breathtaking
beauty of Scotland?

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