A Closer Look at Black Watch

Black Watch Cruises


As with the rest of the Fred.Olsen fleet, Black Watch is a small ship with a big character. This stylish vessel offers a charming nod to the days where cruising was all about quality and excellent standards of service. The size of the ships means that the atmosphere on board is a friendly and welcoming one and you are sure to meet more than a few new friends who share your interest in cruising.

Fred.Olsen are extremely proud of the fact that Black Watch was awarded ‘Best for Entertainment’ in the small ships category at the Cruise Critic awards in 2012 and have continued to improve upon this in recent years. With an excellent standard of food across the entire cruise line and service that makes you feel as though you have been in the crew’s company for years; you are sure to thoroughly enjoy yourself on board this fantastic ship.

There is a range of restaurants and cafes for you to choose from when it comes to dining and your evenings can be spent enjoying the award-winning entertainment in the Neptune Lounge. As you sail towards places like Scandinavia, St. Petersburg and Iberia; you can guarantee that your time spent on the ship will be just as enjoyable as the time you take to explore these exciting port destinations.



All Cruises


Carnival in the Canary Islands

28 Feb 2019 for 14 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £1899 pp

Ports of call: Southampton - La Coruna - Santa Cruz - Las Palmas - Santa Cruz - Funchal - Lisbon - Southampton

Exploring Cape Verde & the Canaries

14 Mar 2019 for 18 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £2349 pp

Ports of call: Southampton - La Coruna - Funchal - Mindelo - Praia - Santa Cruz - Arrecife - Lisbon - Southampton

French River Cruising with Bordeaux

1 Apr 2019 for 10 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £1299 pp

Ports of call: Southampton - St Malo - La Rochelle - Bordeaux - Cruising River Seine - Rouen - Honfleur - Southampton

Cruise to Nowhere

11 Apr 2019 for 2 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £199 pp

Ports of call: Southampton - Liverpool

Discovering the Adriatic & Dalmatian Coast

13 Apr 2019 for 28 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £3499 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Cadiz - Palma - Cruising Stromboli - Straits of Messina - Corfu - Kotor - Hvar - Cruising Laguna Veneta - Venice - Koper - Zadar - Split - Dubrovnik - Valletta - Mahon - Malaga - Leixoes - Liverpool

Islands of the Azores & Cities of Portugal

11 May 2019 for 13 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £1849 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Praia da Vitoria - Horta - Ponta Delgada - Lisbon - Leixoes - Liverpool

Scottish Islands & Lochs in Five Nights

24 May 2019 for 5 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £759 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Greenock - Tobermory - Kirkwall - Liverpool

Scenic Scottish Islands

29 May 2019 for 9 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £1349 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Greenock - Tobermory - Cruising Fingal's Cave - Ullapool - Cruising Loch Broom, UK - Kirkwall - Lerwick - Invergordon - Liverpool

Crossing the Arctic Circle with Midnight Sun

7 Jun 2019 for 13 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £2099 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Trondheim - Rorvik - Torghatten - Seven Sisters mountain range - Crossing the Arctic Circle - Leknes - Tromso - Honningsvaag - North Cape - Alta - Kristiansund - Liverpool

Isles of Scotland

20 Jun 2019 for 8 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £1849 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Greenock - Tobermory - Sound of Mull - Duart Castle - Lerwick - Torshavn - Kirkwall - Liverpool