As a cruise destination, Scotland is undoubtedly up there with the best. Breathtaking scenery, stunning cities, haunting history, UNESCO World Heritage sites, and a variety of ports large and small make Scotland the perfect cruise destination. Scotland's cruise ports are ideally located for inclusion in Britain and Ireland itineraries, transatlantic re-positioning, or for combining with cruises to Iceland, Faroe Islands or the Norwegian Fjords and Europe.
Yachting and Tall Ships mean triple contribution to Shetland economy … Lerwick Harbour has completed its most successful cruise season yet, with the sector’s record book at the Shetland port rewritten.
LARGEST CRUISE SHIP OF YEAR FOR LERWICK HARBOUR … Another maiden call for Shetland port … The largest cruise ship in Lerwick Harbour’s 2023 programme arrived today (Saturday 23 September) – the 132nd in what is set to be the Shetland port’s busiest season yet.
Meet-and-Greet team returns with Shetland welcome
The Port of Cromarty Firth (PoCF), in the Scottish Highlands, is preparing to welcome record numbers of passengers and ships during the 2023 cruise liner season, which will get under way at the start of next month (April).
One of Scotland’s main cruise ports is set to experience its busiest year since records began. Greenock Ocean Terminal has 91 cruise liners booked into the Inverclyde town’s new dedicated pontoon across 2023 – a rise of over 25 per cent on last year.