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Explore and discover the Great Glen between Inverness and Fort William by travelling along the Caledonian canal, including loch Lochy, loch Oich and the iconic loch Ness. We offer a chance to explore the Glen by either walking, cycling, canoeing...more
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The Slipway Annat | The Slipway, Fort William PH33 7NB, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were 4 of us traveling from the US. We boarded the Fingal on September 1st. The weather was perfect for the start of our journey. Our trip was Discover the Great Glen. There were eleven guests on board. There happen to be that 8...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank quist
CalDisc, Public Relations Manager at Caledonian Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Quist, I was very happy to read you enjoyed the whole experience with your fellow countrymen, the remaining guests and crew. Our guests come mainly from the UK, followed by USA, Canada, Australasia and of course Europe. Wherever home is, we love welcoming people...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018

Excellent walking on the Great Glen Way from Fingal. Such a comfortable barge and a highly competent crew - nothing was ever too much trouble. We had a wonderful time in fair weather and foul and particularly enjoyed the benefits of the drying room! Hopping...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christine L
CalDisc, Public Relations Manager at Caledonian Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for your positive comments. Happy to read, despite the weather, you had fun.

Reviewed 30 October 2018

This was 6 days of sheer delight on the Ros Cana. The crew of 4 were extremely professional but both helpful and friendly in every way possible. We sailed, biked, walked and canoed with varying degrees of success, though Alfie was never anything but positive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sultanoman
CalDisc, Public Relations Manager at Caledonian Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thank you for this fine and supportive review.

Reviewed 28 October 2018

We went on a mini cruise in Sept 2018 and it was the best 4 days of our Scottish holiday! The crew were so competent, relaxed and friendly that the whole trip was a delight. The barge was cosy and comfortable (the weather was fairly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joy P
CalDisc, Public Relations Manager at Caledonian Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Joy, Thank you for your lovely words of satisfaction and enjoyment. I will certainly share your kind words with the crew.

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

I had a wonderful week on the Ros Crana barge going through the Caledonian canal . The barge was extremely comfortable with every amenity you would possibly need on a activity holiday The crew were all very professional with a vast knowledge of the canal,and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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CalDisc, Public Relations Manager at Caledonian Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

We are always happy to read our guests had an enjoyable experience. Thank you for your company and your positive recommendation.

Reviewed 3 October 2018

In August this year we embarked on a Caledonian Discoveries cruise from Inverness to Fort William onboard the barge “Ros Crana”. We have done the trip from Inverness to Fort William by car many times but we didn’t know what we were missing until we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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CalDisc, Marketing Manager at Caledonian Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

And thank you for kind and informative review of your time aboard Ros Crana. It is appreciated.

Reviewed 1 October 2018

My wife and I went on a Classic Cruise the last week in September 2018. It was an extraordinary experience. The crew, Martin, Lucy, Chris and James were delightful, welcoming, hospitable and helpful. James's cooking was delicious. All the team did their utmost to ensure...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CalDisc, Public Relations Manager at Caledonian Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

David, Thank you for your kind, positive comments. We are glad even spying the curvature of the earth did not phase you. And as for the scenery - it is wonderful, and we never forget how lucky we are to be able to work here.

Reviewed 30 September 2018

We knew this was going to be good, but wow......we experienced quite extraordinary hospitality and had an amazing week of adventures, scenery, entertainment and bonhomie. The crew were amazing and turned cartwheels to get everyone doing the activity they wanted and coped with ease in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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CalDisc, Marketing Manager at Caledonian Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you. It is our pleasure to make sure you enjoyed your stay with us.

Reviewed 17 September 2018

My husband & I did the classic cruise in August along with 5 other friends. What an amazing experience....starting with the booking, the pre-trip instructions, boarding, each day of the cruise....it was sad to say good-bye. The Caledonia Canal is absolutely beautiful and the barge...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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CalDisc, Marketing Manager at Caledonian Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for your recommendation and for thanking the whole team. We all know how lucky we are to work in such a beautiful part of Scotland, and we are more than happy to share our love for the area to those who wish to...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018

"Tell us what you want to do and we will do our best to make it happen" said the crew - and they did! We thoroughly enjoyed our week cycling, walking, sailing, canoeing and swimming, thanks to our brilliant skipper Martin, chef extraordinaire James, rib...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lynn H
CalDisc, Marketing Manager at Caledonian Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Lynn, Thank you. Your warm review is greatly appreciated and we agree, it is the most enjoyable way to journey between Fort William and Inverness.

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