Welcome Aboard Braemar
Braemar’s timeless style and elegance will capture your senses. Large windows bathe the ship’s interiors in natural light and provide spectacular views; while polished wooden fixtures, shining brass fittings, decadent fabrics and carefully designed decor assume the feel of a traditional country house hotel. Capable of comfortably accommodating up to 929 guests, Braemar has a unique, intimate feel with friendly staff offering a fantastic level of personal service. Catering to your every want and need, they will learn your name and your favourite tipple, how you prefer your steak and perfectly prepare your breakfast every morning.
On board Braemar you’ll find a superb selection of restaurants, bars and lounges offering sumptuous cuisine, a wide range of beers, wines and spirits and fantastic entertainment. Enjoy a delicious buffet-style lunch at the Palms Café and a expertly prepared, five-course a la carte dinner at the Thistle and Grampian Restaurants; refresh at the Marquee poolside bar in the sunshine; or perhaps enjoy cosy drink in the familiar surroundings of Morning Light Pub. Traditional afternoon tea in the Observatory Lounge is not-to-be-missed, and be sure to take in a show in the Neptune Lounge.
One of the focal points on Braemar is a beautifully painted, five-deck high Atrium which leads to the fully-equipped Fitness Centre, Palms Café, Coral Club and the Thistle Restaurant; while the cascading decks at the stern enhance the ship’s elegant profile and offer stunning vistas no matter which outside deck you’re on.
Watch our video below to get a taste of life on board Braemar.
We are immensely proud of the services we offer our customers, so why not explore our other cruise ships for even more choice.
Rooms 485 Passengers 929 Standard Occupancy Crew approx 371 Refitted 2008 Fully Stabilised Yes Tonnage 24,344 grt Length 195.92 m Beam (width) 22.5 m Speed 17.0 knots
Relax and Fitness
Braemar may be smaller than many of today’s megaships but there are still plenty of places to relax and unwind on board. Take a dip in the heated pools on Marquee Deck 8, or simply lay back and enjoy the sunshine and scenery on deck; stroll along the Promenade; or perhaps lose yourself in a good book from the Library.
Feeling a little more energetic? You might prefer to enjoy a workout in the fully-equipped Fitness Centre, followed by a soothing massage in the Atlantis Spa or a quick session in the Sauna and Steam Rooms.Read more
Every meal is a special experience on board Braemar, with tempting indulgences on offer in the stylish dining venues throughout your cruise.
Start each day with a hearty breakfast cooked just the way you like it; help yourself to delicious buffets at lunch and dinner in the delightful Palms Café; and experience formal, intimate dining in the main Thistle or Grampian Restaurants. For unforgettable al fresco dining, book a table at The Grill and enjoy perfectly prepared steaks, seafood and more, all accompanied by spectacular views.Read more
From a wide range of luxury gifts to those all-important holiday essentials that you may have forgotten to pack; the shops and boutiques on board Braemar have you covered.
Stock-up on toiletries, medication and sun cream; grab a good book and a few snacks from some time in the sunshine; or perhaps treat yourself or your loved-ones to a new watch, necklace, handbag or perfume – there’s a great selection from high-end brands to choose from, and all at fantastic duty free prices.Read more
There’s always something to keep you entertained on board Braemar. From interesting talks and lectures, brain-teasing quizzes and insightful classes to enjoy during the day – perfect if you’ve somehow had enough of relaxing in the sunshine or exploring ashore; to fantastic performances from live singers, dancers, comedians and more in the evenings.
Head to the Neptune Lounge – the main entertainment venue – and take in a show; hit the dance floor in the Coral Club; or perhaps relax and enjoy the views from the Observatory Lounge over a glass of your favourite tipple – there’s something for everyone on board Braemar.Read more
Although Braemar is a small and intimate cruise ship, it still has everything you need for a comfortable and stress-free stay. Facilities include a self-service Laundry Room, fully-equipped Medical Centre – with a doctor/nurse on call 24 hours a day – and Guest Services Desk where our friendly staff will be happy to help with any questions or queries you have.Read more
Before you embark on your cruise, watch our latest videos for a glimpse of what sailing the world’s waterways on board Braemar is like.
See a selection of destinations and experiences awaiting you on Braemar’s expertly crafted cruise programme; take a look at some of the highlights on board; and even hear from a few of Fred.’s previous guests.Read more
Booking Tours & Future Cruises
Shore Tours are great for discovering the very best of each destination on your itinerary, and our friendly on board Tours team are always on hand to help you make the most of your time ashore.
Plus, we’re sure you’ll have such a great time on board Braemar that you’ll want to book your next cruise as soon as possible. With this in mind, our friendly and helpful Future Cruise Manager will be happy to help you browse the latest brochure and choose the perfect cruise.
Cruise Tours Office
Our Cruise Tours are always popular, and we recommend booking prior to joining your cruise holiday. However, with a wide range of Cruise Tours available to suit everyone and every port visited during your cruise holiday; many of our guests like to talk over their options available and our friendly Cruise Tour Team are on hand to do just that.
Please visit our Cruise Tours Office on the Lounge Deck of Braemar, where our staff will be happy to answer your queries or help with pre-booked tours or the booking additional tours.
Cruise Sales Office
Once on board, this is often the perfect time to consider booking your next Fred. Olsen cruise!
Relax in the knowledge that at the end of your cruise holiday, your next one isn’t too far away. Our Future Cruise Manager is on hand every day to browse our latest brochure with you, discuss the different itineraries or cruise ships in our fleet and to help you make the perfect cruise selection for yourself, your friends or your family.
From stylish Suites to cosy Interior Rooms, Braemar has accommodation to suit all tastes. Whichever room or suite you choose, you’ll have ample space and everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing stay on board.Read more
Explore Braemar before you even step foot on board with our handy deck plans. Find a room you would like to book, or perhaps show your friends and loved ones where you’ll be staying on your next cruise; locate the lounges, bars and restaurants ready for when you embark; and find out where you can relax and soak up the sunshine on the outside decks.Read more