Scenic Isles of Scotland in Five Nights

3rd May 2024 5 nights Sails from Liverpool Bolette T2409
FREEDOM FARE FROM £749 per person
Passengers looking out to Fingals cave from onboard, UK Passengers looking out to Fingals cave from onboard, UK
FREEDOM FARE FROM £749 per person
Solo traveller offer available

Fantastic reduced single supplement deals available on selected grades on this sailing. T&Cs apply*

£50pp FREE On Board Spend or £100pp when booking a Suite

*Applicable to new bookings made from 16/03/2022 on 2022/23 cruises sailing from the UK, of 7 to 9 nights in duration, see terms & conditions.

On a cruise planned to coincide with the May Day Bank Holiday, Bolette will take you on a discovery of remote Scottish islands for a restful, relaxing and rewarding short break. Your journey amongst enchanting waterways and rugged lands includes hours of memorable scenic cruising, time to relax on board your smaller ship and revel in Scottish scenery. See the 13th century Duart Castle, against the backdrop of the Sound of Mull’s rolling landscapes; take in the wild scenes of Loch Hourn, the Small Isles and Holy Isle of Iona; marvel at the intriguing Dutchman’s Cap and bonnet-shaped Bac Mòr; and hear the echo of Atlantic Ocean waves crashing against Fingal’s Cave’s remarkable basalt columns.[ReadMore]

In between these unforgettable scenic cruising experiences, you visit two charming, remote destinations on consecutive days too, for opportunities to step ashore and uncover many more of Scotland’s greatest and most famous historic sites and scenic delights. Both at Orkney and on the Isle of Lewis, a number of ancient highlights await; a stop at Kirkwall will allow you time to take in some of Orkney’s Neolithic treasures, such as the UNESCO-listed village of Skara Brae and the Ring of Brodgar, while Stornoway is your gateway to fascinating sites including the Calanais & Callanish stone circles on Lewis.

In recent years, we have seen a new era emerging in cruising.

There is a trend for everything to get bigger and busier, and for a cruise to be seen as an alternative to a large luxury resort, with a limitless flurry of activity. But this is not for us. Find out more 


We are free to do things a different way because we are family-run. Of course some people enjoy the bigger, busier cruises, but it is not for everyone, and it is not for us. We prefer to do things, 'The Olsen Way'.


We have fewer guests, so the atmosphere on board our ships is always warm and civilised. Our smaller ships allow us to visit the more interesting places that the world has to offer.


We pride ourselves on putting our all into the Fred. Olsen cruise experience. Our itineraries are created from scratch every year, our service is genuinely personal and each and every area of our ships is designed by hand.

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.