Cruise from Scotland

Balmoral sailing out of Rosyth, Scotland
Balmoral sailing under the Forth Bridge, Scotland

Fred. Olsen’s cruises from Scotland can bring guests from the UK closer to incredible destinations in the comfort and timeless style of our smaller-sized cruise ships. Whether you want to immerse yourself in complete peace, tranquillity and outstanding natural beauty, or fascinating culture and rich history, you're sure to find yourself a perfect Fred. Olsen cruise around Scotland.[ReadMore]

Thanks to Scotland’s convenient close proximity to Scandinavia and Northern Europe, cruises from Scotland are perfect as a departure port for unforgettable cruises. Discover Norway's spectacular fjordland, beautiful Scandinavian capitals and cities famed for their fascinating history, and to Iceland, with its astonishing wonders and wildlife. Take in the scenery and culture of destinations such as Spain and Germany too, or cruise closer to home with a short cruise from Scotland for chances to uncover picturesque Scottish isles and legendary lochs.

Explore our last minute cruises from Scotland and our other departure ports across the UK.

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15 Ocean Cruises
Balmoral cruising by Furebergsfossen waterfall, Norway Balmoral cruising by Furebergsfossen waterfall, Norway Balmoral cruising by Furebergsfossen waterfall, Norway

Summertime Norwegian Fjords, Landscapes & Vikings • L2419

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Sail from Rosyth
Balmoral
27 Jun 2024
7 nights
  • See the magnificent Briksdal Glacier with a local expert
  • Enjoy a scenic diversion past the cascading Fureberg Waterfall
  • Embrace the Norwegian lifestyle concept of friluftsliv
Old Man of Storr rock formation on Isle of Skye, Scotland Old Man of Storr rock formation on Isle of Skye, Scotland Old Man of Storr rock formation on Isle of Skye, Scotland

Wildlife & Traditions of the Scottish Isles • L2420

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Sail from Rosyth
Balmoral
04 Jul 2024
8 nights
  • Enjoy birdwatching as Balmoral sails past Sumburgh Head
  • Search for whales with help from ORCA
  • Marvel at the Isle of Skye's scenery
Malbork castle, Poland Malbork castle, Poland Egeskov Castle on Funen Island, Denmark

Discovering the Cities of the Baltic • L2421

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Sail from Rosyth
Balmoral
12 Jul 2024
10 nights
  • Visit Schwerin Castle from Warnemünde 
  • Experience Baltic traditions such as fishing or cycling
  • Sail through the picturesque Kiel Canal on board Balmoral
Gullfoss waterfall in Iceland Gullfoss waterfall in Iceland Gullfoss waterfall in Iceland

The Life & Landscapes of Iceland • L2422

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Sail from Rosyth
Balmoral
22 Jul 2024
11 nights
  • Discover volcanic wonders, such as the Snæfellsjökull Glacier
  • Witness thundering waterfalls and spurting geysers
  • Take the chance to encounter humpbacks on a whale-watching tour
Kayaking in Lysefjorden, Norway Kayaking in Lysefjorden, Norway Kayaking in Lysefjorden, Norway

Summertime Norwegian Fjords in Five Nights • L2423

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Sail from Rosyth
Balmoral
02 Aug 2024
5 nights
  • Experience the natural beauty of Norway in just five nights
  • Cruise the serene waters of Nordfjord, Innvikfjord & Lysefjord
  • Sail under Pulpit Rock and past the Hornelen sea cliff
Sete Cidades landscape, Sao Miguel Island, Azores, Europe Sete Cidades landscape, Sao Miguel Island, Azores, Europe Sete Cidades landscape, Sao Miguel Island, Azores, Europe

Portugal's Islands in Search of the Meteor Shower • L2424

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Sail from Rosyth
Balmoral
07 Aug 2024
15 nights
  • Discover the natural wonders of the Azores
  • Join ORCA to search for marine life from Balmoral
  • See the Perseid Meteor Shower and hydrangeas in bloom
Guests on deck looking out to sea, Balmoral Guests on deck looking out to sea, Balmoral Guests on deck looking out to sea, Balmoral

One-Night Mini-Cruise • L2425

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Sail from Rosyth
Balmoral
22 Aug 2024
1 night
  • One night of Fred. Olsen’s small ship cruising
  • Enjoy delicious food, entertainment and personal service
  • Relax and sample ocean cruising on Balmoral
Guest taking a picture of Fingal's cave from deck Guest taking a picture of Fingal's cave from deck Guest taking a picture of Fingal's cave from deck

Scenic Scottish Isles & the West Country • L2512

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Sail from Rosyth
Balmoral
07 Jun 2025
10 nights
  • Enjoy scenic cruising of Scottish islands such as Fingal's Cave
  • Experience the foot-tapping Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival
  • Visit the Gardens of Heligan or Eden Project
Henningsvær (Lofoten, Norway) from above. Henningsvær (Lofoten, Norway) from above. Henningsvær (Lofoten, Norway) from above.

Norway's Arctic Islands & Mountainous Vistas • L2513

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Sail from Rosyth
Balmoral
17 Jun 2025
10 nights
  • Explore Arctic Norway in the summertime
  • Witness the Midnight Sun and see Torghatten
  • Travel along the iconic Atlantic Ocean Road
Schwerin Castle, Schwerin, Germany Schwerin Castle, Schwerin, Germany Schwerin Castle, Schwerin, Germany

Fairytale Castles & Old Towns of the Baltic • L2514

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Sail from Rosyth
Balmoral
27 Jun 2025
13 nights
  • Discover the enchanting cities of Riga, Tallinn and Copenhagen
  • Immerse yourself in Estonian life at the Song & Dance Festival
  • Uncover the Hanseatic history of the Baltic region

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