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


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

Uncovering the Natural Wonders of Iceland

1 Sep 2020 for 11 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £1899 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Reykjavik - Cruising by Hornstrandir - Cruising Drangaskoro - Cruising Dinosaur Rock (Hvítserkur) - Akureyri - Cruising Seydisfjordur - Seydisfjordur - Eskifjordur - Liverpool

Azorean Islands & Portuguese Cities

12 Sep 2020 for 13 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £2099 pp

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

Norway's Northern Archipelago with Lofoten

25 Sep 2020 for 12 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £1689 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Kristiansund - Rorvik - Torghatten - Seven Sisters mountain range - Crossing the Arctic Circle - Trollfjord - Cruising Raftsundet - Sortland - Tromso - Leknes - Cruising By Reine - Lerwick - Liverpool

Authentic Portugal

7 Oct 2020 for 9 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £1149 pp

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

Cultural Cities with the River Seine

16 Oct 2020 for 9 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £1199 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Rotterdam - Cruising the Nieuwe Maas - Antwerp - Cruising River Seine - Rouen - Honfleur - Liverpool

Cultural Highlights of Southern Spain

25 Oct 2020 for 12 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £1499 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Cadiz - Malaga - Cartegena - Melilla - Leixoes - Liverpool

Idyllic Islands of the Caribbean

6 Nov 2020 for 32 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £3699 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Lisbon - Funchal - Bridgetown - Castries - Mayreau - St George's - Bequia - Fort de France - Pointe-a-Pitre - Basseterre - St John's - Ponta Delgada - Liverpool

Canaries & Portugal with Madeira Meteor Shower

8 Dec 2020 for 14 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £1499 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Vigo - Funchal - Santa Cruz - Arrecife - Lisbon - Leixoes - Liverpool

Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks

22 Dec 2020 for 15 nights on board Black Watch

Price From £2849 pp

Ports of call: Liverpool - Cadiz - Puerto del Rosario - Las Palmas - Santa Cruz - Funchal - Lisbon - Leixoes - Liverpool