Scotland's Highlands and Islands
Experience Scotland as few others have on what National Geographic Traveler magazine named a “Tour of a Lifetime.” Sail on waterways through the heart of the Highlands aboard Lord of the Glens, an intimate ship purpose-built for this journey, and navigate the coastal Hebrides islands, calling on villages seldom seen by outside travelers. Discover ancient landmarks and wild places while fully immersed in the lore, history, and warmth of this fabled region.
Sail through the heart of Scotland via the Caledonian Canal, and explore remote and unspoiled islands of the Inner Hebrides
Stroll across the battlefield at Culloden—where Bonnie Prince Charlie was dramatically defeated in 1746—and discover Clava Cairns, a Bronze Age circular chamber tomb
Hike through stunning scenery and kayak on picturesque Loch Linnhe beside the towering grandeur of Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain
Visit Armadale Castle on the magnificent Isle of Skye, beautiful Eilean Donan Castle in Kyle of Lochalsh, and explore the medieval ruins and the burial ground of Iona Abbey—where Macbeth is buried
Transit Neptune’s Staircase, a series of eight interconnected locks on the Caledonian Canal that 3 drop, or rise, 64 feet
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Lord of the Glens
Sail to the heart of the Highlands and explore wild outer isles
Lord of the Glens was built for one purpose—to fit through the network of locks, lochs, and waterways that make up the Caledonian Canal, which cuts through the very heart of the Scottish Highlands connecting the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. Add to that her ability to navigate the coastline and venture to the islands of the Inner Hebrides and you have the basis for a singularly unique and striking expedition.
Life aboard Lord of the Glens feels like a cross between relaxing in a stately country manor and taking a voyage aboard a private yacht with friends. It is the perfect way to explore the Scottish countryside. She is paneled in polished wood, with teak decks, offering gourmet cuisine, and exceptional personal service.
Over 50+ years of exploring, Lindblad Expeditions’ veteran staff and the quality companionship they provide has established the company’s reputation. From expedition leaders to naturalists, most hold advanced degrees and are established authorities in their fields. Some join a few expeditions each year to explore the same sites, some of them spending some time in the field away from rigorous academic work. And others lead expeditions all around the world—with many guests saying, “Where you’re going, we’re going,” and returning time after time to travel with them. Browse our team directory to discover the full cast of expedition staff.
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