Small ship Lord of the Glens cruising past the Urquhart Castle in the Loch Ness highlands of Scotland
Lord of the Glens ship lounge area with piano, cushioned seating, tables and large picture windows throughout.
Lord of the Glens lounge area with bar, chairs, couch, tables and large picture windows throughout.
Lord of the Glens dining room with table and chairs, set up for a meal with large picture windows and wood paneling.
A double bed with white sheets and 2 folded towels on a small cruise ship with brown interior.
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Lord of the Glens

150 feet

The Lord of the Glens Scotland cruise ship is the perfect balance between a stately country manor and a private yacht, making her the ideal ship to cruise through the Scottish countryside. With polished mahogany features, teak decks, gourmet cuisine and personal service guests can relax comfortably and be swept into the Scottish moorlands in style.

Lord of the Glens Review

AdventureSmith Explorations’ Lord of the Glens review includes a detailed description of the small ship including deck plans and a photo gallery. Please read our Lord of the Glens review below then contact our small ship cruise experts to compare the Lord of the Glens with other small cruise ships offering Northern European expeditions.

Choose the Lord of the Glens for her stately charm and her unique ability to offer a holistic Scotland tour. The Lord of the Glens ship is purpose-built for traversing the Scottish locks and waterways. At 150 feet she fits perfectly through the Caledonian Canal, which connects the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. Her style and ability to navigate the Neptune’s Staircase locks as well as sail smoothly along the Atlantic Coast to explore the Scottish islands makes her stand above any other vessel sailing in the area.

Common Areas Aboard Lord of the Glens

The cozy overstuffed furnishings and nooks and lounges offer ideal opportunities for travelers to gaze out over the lush green landscape of Scotland as she passes by. Guests relax on the open, expansive decks, breathing in the moorland air while sipping on single malt among friends. The top deck with tables and chairs are ideal for watching the ship sail through the locks.

The main lounge is the heart of this Scottish cruise ship where presentations, films and slideshows are offered as well as the natural gathering point for the onboard community. This lounge is in two parts; the forward area is the Sir Walter Scott lounge, which is a perfect spot for friends to gather, as it is a cozy intimate space. Seating in the bar features original 1929 ‘Riviera’ armchairs from the legendary ‘Cote d’Azur’ Express. The aft is the David Livingstone lounge, which is where briefings take place. The bar is located between the lounges.

The Lord of the Glens cruise ship’s open-bridge policy offers guests the opportunity to watch the officer and learn about the business of navigation. The small library shares books and games. Reception is staffed throughout the day. Complimentary wifi access is offered on the ship and there is a communal computer in the reception. Laundry for small items can be available for an addition charge. Smoking is allowed in designated outside areas only.

Dining Aboard Lord of the Glens

Meals are served in the Robert Louis Stevenson Restaurant in a single seating with unassigned tables for casual and easy mingling. Dress is casual with the ambiance of relaxed and informal. The dining room is encapsulated by picture windows and the cuisine focuses on local fare.

Breakfast is served buffet style with numerous options including a full Scottish breakfast with eggs, bacon, tomatoes, black pudding and toast, as well as fresh bread, cereal, fruit and yogurt. Lunch is commonly served buffet style, while dinner always plated. Expedition leaders, historians and guest speakers join guests for lunch and dinner.

Filtered water, tea, coffee and hot chocolate is available 24-hours a day. Soft drinks are available with meals for no additional cost, whereas alcoholic beverages are available at an additional charge. The bar serves beer, wines, cocktails, specialty drinks and spirits.

Activities Aboard Lord of the Glens

This Scottish ship carries bikes for passengers to explore the countryside and offers opportunities to kayak on Loch Ness.  

Cabins & Deck Plan Aboard Lord of the Glens

All cabins aboard this cruise ship are outside facing to maximize Scottish countryside and coastline views. The roomy and comfortable cabins each have a picture window or two large portholes, for security these cannot be opened. Each offers comfortable furnishings and traditional highland décor. Cabins have air conditioning and heating controls, a writing table and stool, a satellite TV, safe deposit box, hair dryer, shampoo and shower gel, luggage storage under the bed and a closet. 220 volt outlets with 3 pronged British rectangular plugs. Adapters available onboard, but guests need to bring own transformer.

Two twin beds aboard small ship with folded towel and port windows.
Category 1

Cabins #104 & 106 feature two portholes and either two lower single beds or one double bed. Cabins #209 (two lower single beds) & #211-212 (one double bed) each has a picture window.

bedroom aboard small cruise ship, with two beds with folded towels and a picture window.
Category 2

Cabins #201-208, 210, 214 & 216-217 (two lower twin beds) and #301-306 (two lower single beds) each has a picture window.

A double bed with white sheets and 2 folded towels on a small cruise ship with brown interior.
Category 2 Solo

Category 2 cabins #218, 219 are dedicated for single occupancy with a double bed and a picture window.

Deck plan of Lord of The Glens ship with 4 passenger decks, 26 cabins, 2 outdoor terraces, 2 indoor lounges & restaurant.
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