Scenic British Isles

1st Aug 2022 11 nights Sails from Southampton Bolette T2217A
FROM ONLY £1,899 per person
Guests looking out to Fingal's cave from on board, UK Guests looking out to Fingal's cave from on board, UK
FROM ONLY £1,899 per person

In Scotland, Bolette takes you off the well-travelled beaten track to discover the beauty, history and wildlife of rugged and remote isles. The landscapes of Orkney, Shetland and the Isle of Skye will entice you to explore ashore; at each of these beautiful locations, be sure to look out for native seabirds and other fauna – you may even spot puffins before they leave for the winter. Perhaps visit Orkney’s UNESCO-listed neolithic village of Skara Brae; Norse villages in Shetland; and ancient castles, including Dunvegan and Eilean Donan, on Skye, too. There’s also a visit to Invergordon, gateway to Highland landscapes and landmarks such as Cawdor Castle, as well as the legendary waters of Loch Ness.

Smaller ship Bolette also takes you to see some of the finest Scottish scenery, away from the well-sailed routes; behold the sight of Fingal’s Cave and Dutchman’s Cap, spot historic sites such as Duart Castle amongst the countryside scenes of the Sound of Mull, and see the beautiful Small Isles. What’s more, you’ll spend time on the ‘Emerald Isle’, visiting Belfast – Northern Ireland’s attraction-packed capital – and Cobh, in beautiful County Cork, while there’s also a visit to the pretty Isle of Man and scenic cruising along North Cornwall’s scenic northern coast.

Your Itinerary

  • Discover the beauty, history and wildlife of rugged and remote Scottish isles.
  • Look out for native seabirds in Shetland, Orkney and on the Isle of Skye, plus seek-out their historic sites. 
  • Experience memorable scenic cruising, and visit Belfast, Cobh and the Isle of Man too. 
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Bringing the world closer

Our size advantage means we can take you to places that some of the larger cruise vessels simply can’t. We dock close to the heart of some of the world’s most beautiful cities and can take you on scenic cruising adventures showcasing inspirational landscapes. Our itineraries are expertly crafted to make the most of this advantage.

Smaller but spacious

Aboard our smaller, friendlier ships you'll find there's plenty of room to stretch out by the pool, enjoy a drink and great conversation with like-minded guests, and make the most of your time away. Sailing with hundreds, not thousands, of others allows you to get ashore faster too, and make the most of each destination.

Service with a smile
Waitress with drinks and guest on deck, Boudicca

Each member of the Fred. Olsen team has been carefully selected for their warm and welcoming personalities. The quality of our people, supported by training and development, ensures they will give you a great holiday. In fact, 97% of guests rated Fred. Olsen’s friendly, attentive staff ‘Excellent’ or ‘Good’.

While Bolette is one of the largest ships, by overall size, in our fleet, she still has capacity for less than 1,400 guests. So on board you’ll find you have more space in which to relax, in public areas such as the all-season pool and the beautiful two-tiered entertainment theatre, and enjoy a premium level of comfort – as well as our renowned personal service – in the elegant lounges, bars and dining venues.
With its warm, welcoming atmosphere and timeless style, and classic open deck spaces providing a place to fully immerse yourself in the magic of ocean cruising, Bolette is very much in keeping with what our guests have come to expect from a Fred. Olsen ship.