Special 65th anniversary Waverley cruise
Published 15 Jun 2012 09:30 1 Comment
Sailings of the paddle steamer from Largs Pier start on Saturday June 16 with a special cruise to celebrate Waverley's 65th birthday and continue on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer.
You can recapture happy memories or create new ones as you visit seaside resorts: Rothesay, Dunoon and Ayr; sail through the world famous Kyles of Bute to Tighnabruaich and Tarbert or cruise amidst dramatic mountain scenery on the peaceful waters of Loch Fyne, Loch Long and Goil. Steam round Ailsa Craig with close-up spectacular views of towering cliffs, rock formations and an impressive variety of seabird colonies, steam across the Kilbrannan Sound and cruise to Skipness Point.
View the magnificent scenery of 'Scotland in Miniature' as you sail along Arran's coastline to Pladda Island and cruise round Holy Isle. From June 26 until August 23 Waverley also sails from Millport on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Spend your Sunday relaxing on board reading the Sunday papers with your morning coffee, enjoy a selection of real ales before tucking into a traditional 'Sunday Roast' and wash it all down with a fine malt - choose from a selection of 50 onboard! Visit Arran, Campbeltown, cruise the Mull of Kintyre to Sanda Isle or cruise to Tarbert - Loch Fyne. Don't miss your chance to visit and sail all the way to Ireland on Sunday, June 24!
Waverley has excellent onboard facilities including a restaurant serving hot and cold snacks, two bars, heated lounges, steam engines and a souvenir shop.
Prices start at £13 for adults and there are discounts for senior citizens, children under 18 half fare and under 5s travel free. To receive a brochure or book tickets call the Booking Office on 0845 130 4647 or find out more and Book Online at www.waverleyexcursions.co.uk
This article appeared in Largs & Millport Weekly News 15 Jun 12
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