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Scotland & Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Scotland & Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This diverse sailing presents a healthy mix of awe-inspiring landscapes, wildlife and ancient historical sites across dramatic islands and in charming capitals.

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Fred Olsen Cruises from Liverpool - Scotland & Edinburgh Military Tattoo



13-21 August 2019             8 nights                     Black Watch            from £1449


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diverse sailing presents a healthy mix of awe-inspiring landscapes, wildlife and ancient historical sites across dramatic islands and in charming capitals.  From the iconic Giant’s Causeway and the Neolithic village of Skara Brae to the rugged Isle of Mull, a melting pot of extraordinary experiences awaits you.  What is more, this rewarding journey of exploration has been timed to co-incide with the annual Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.




Date                                         Arrive               Depart                  Destination

Tue 13 Aug                                               pm                   Liverpool

Wed 14 Aug                                                                     Cruising

Thu 15 Aug                         early am           late pm             Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

Fri 16 Aug                           early am           late night           Edinburgh (from Rosyth), Scotland

Sat 17 Aug                                                                       Cruising

Sun 18 Aug                         early am           late pm              Ullapool, Scotland

Mon 19 Aug                         early am           late pm             Tobermory, Isle of Mull

Mon 19 Aug                         late pm            late pm              Cruising Sound of Mull

Mon 19 Aug                         late pm            late pm              Cruising by Duart Castle

Tue 20 Aug                         early am           late pm              Belfast, Northern Ireland

Wed 21 Aug                        am                                           Liverpool




· Watch the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (tickets not included in price)

· Tour to the Neolithic village, Skara Brae

· Search for eagles on the Isle of Mull

· Tour to the intriguing Giant’s Causeway from Belfast




Home pick-up * Comfortable ensuite cabin accommodation * Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, 5 course a la carte dinner, late night buffet and self-service tea & coffee * Varied daytime activities * Lectures & Talks * Swimming pools, Jacuzzis & Gym * Choice of live evening entertainment * 2 formal nights




Not included in package:

All drinks on board

Shore excursions

Hair & beauty treatments & selected fitness classes

Personal laundry & dry cleaning

Passport & Visa costs

Holiday Insurance

Government levies or taxes

Discretionary gratuities to crew & guides etc on board or ashore.


Please Note:  In partnership with CITO Limited who is the principal for Fred Olsen Cruise Lines and therefore Jones Holidays are acting as agents.


Fuel Surcharges / Fuel Supplements

Fred Olsen reserve the right to levy fuel surcharges/fuel supplements at any time and we will advise any changes to the above prices as soon as we are aware.


Prices are correct at time of going to print but may change at any time, call for latest prices.


BLACK WATCH - Fred Olsen Line


The Black Watch is the ultimate home from home at sea, spacious with a friendly, familiar feel and providing a traditional cruise experience.  Refurbished at the end of 2016, the ship features stylish new decor, fittings and furniture, plus the new 'The Poolside' restaurant.  What is more, new TVs, mini-bars and safes enhance the accommodation on board, boasting a 3D cinema too.  Despite all these new features, Black Watch still retains her sleek, intimate style and has a welcoming ambience just like the rest of the Fred.Olsen fleet.




Comfortable, stylish complete with smart TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities and individually controlled air conditioning.


Irresistible choice of cuisine every day throughout your cruise – with 5 course a la carte dinners, casual breakfast and lunch buffets, late-night snacks and more.

Shore Excursion:

Shore excursions are not included in our packages.  A shore tour information booklet will be sent to you by Fred.Olsen.  These can be booked directly with Fred.Olsen prior to departure or once on board (subject to availability).  Naturally you may wish to explore at your own pace, however please do check visa & immigrations requirements for the port of call.


Having suitable insurance cover is a mandatory requirement for your cruise, please ensure your policy covers ocean cruising.


Fred.Olsen requires every passenger to have a passport with at least 6 months validity.


Whilst Fred.Olsen warmly welcome guests with disabilities and/or reduced mobility it should be recognised that their fleet is not ideally suited to those fully reliant upon mobility aids or those unable to negotiate a stepped gangway.  If you have any concerns regarding your suitability please discuss this with us before booking.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bodelwyddan Marble Church
Chester - Services Services on M56
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Garden City Amontola Restaurant
Holywell Holywell Bus Station
Llandudno Junction Train Station Car Park
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