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


Closer Spain & Cruising the Seine

28 May 2020 for 10 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £899 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Cruising River Seine - Rouen - Cruising River Seine - La Coruna - Aviles - Santander - L'Orient - Liverpool

Authentic Flavours of Portugal

7 Jun 2020 for 10 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £899 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Vigo - Portimao - Lisbon - Leixoes - Liverpool

Scenic Fjords of Norway

17 Jun 2020 for 8 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £799 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Lerwick - Bergen - Olden - Nordfjorden - Hornelen - Flaam (Flam) - Cruising Naeroyfjord to Gudvangen - Liverpool

A Voyage to Remote Spitsbergen

25 Jun 2020 for 16 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £1649 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Alesund - Rorvik - Torghatten - Seven Sisters mountain range - Crossing the Arctic Circle - Djevelen Tanngard - Honningsvaag - Longyearbyen - Tempelfjorden - Cruising by Nordenskioldbreen - Pyramiden - Tromso - Bodo - Lerwick - Liverpool

Exploring the Lochs of Scotland

11 Jul 2020 for 7 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £699 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Ullapool - Cruising Loch Broom, UK - Kirkwall - Invergordon - Portree - Cruising Loch Torridon - Cruising Loch Shieldaig - Cruising Fingal's Cave - Sound of Mull - Duart Castle - Liverpool

Cruising the Fjords of Norway

18 Jul 2020 for 9 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £1199 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Lerwick - Bergen - Alesund - Cruising Hjorundfjord - Nordfjorden - Olden - Hornelen - Flaam (Flam) - Cruising Naeroyfjord to Gudvangen - Liverpool

Whales Wonders & Waterfalls

27 Jul 2020 for 9 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £1579 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Reykjavik - Isafjordur - Cruising by Hornstrandir - Eyjafjorour - Akureyri - Cruising Seydisfjordur - Seydisfjordur - Liverpool

Scottish Isles & the Edinburgh Military Tattoo

5 Aug 2020 for 8 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £1049 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Kirkwall - Rosyth - Cruising By Old Man Of Hoy - Cruising by Marwick Head - Lerwick - Portree - Cruising Fingal's Cave - Cruising Tobermory Bay - Sound of Mull - Duart Castle - Liverpool

The Fjords of Greenland

13 Aug 2020 for 14 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £1999 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Reykjavik - Prins Christian Sund - Cruising Torssukatak - Nanortalik - Cruising Tasermiut Fjord - Narsarsuaq - Qaqortoq - Liverpool

Scotland with the Isles of Orkney & Mull

27 Aug 2020 for 5 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £649 pp

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