Offering traditional cruising for the British market, Black Watch is a comfortable ship decorated in a modern style. Refurbished in late 2016, every cabin, suite and public area has been refreshed along with the addition of a new a la carte dining venue to complement the existing choices. Black Watch is best suited to the more mature traveller, with facilities to suit.
These include the two swimming pools and the Atlantis Spa and Salon, offering a number of beauty treatments and massages. Traditional cruise games such as quoits and shuffleboard are available, while in the evening there’s late night entertainment and a number of bars and lounges where you can enjoy a more relaxing drink.
From watching the sunrise over a hearty breakfast to winding down in the evening with an expertly prepared five-course meal, some of the most memorable experiences on any Black Watch cruise are enjoyed in the stylish and intimate dining venues on-board the ship. The main dining venues are Glentanar Restaurant, and the oriental-themed Orchid Room. For more casual dining, visit The Brigadoon for a delicious self-service buffet or The Poolside for fast food. For an extra special experience, book a table at The Black Watch Room to enjoy an a la carte evening meal prepared by expert chefs or The Poolside for a themed al fresco dinner. Room service and afternoon tea is also available. There are also plenty of bars and lounges available on-board Black Watch with a friendly and peaceful atmosphere. Choose from the Lido Lounge, Neptune Lounge, Observatory, Morning Light Pub, The Bookmark Café or the Marquee Bar.
Accommodation options on board Black Watch include interior cabins, cabins with portholes, cabins with picture windows or balconies and suites. For solo travellers, single cabins are available in all grades. Even the lowest-priced rooms feature climate control, and interactive smart TV, a fridge, hairdryer, desk, phone and tea and coffee making facilities.
Black Watch has lots of leisure activities to keep you busy all day long. Examples of the daily activities you’ll find include carpet bowls, table tennis, craft classes, deck quoits, bingo and dance classes. Take a dip in one of the two swimming pools or three Jacuzzis or soak up the sun on the loungers. Shop until you drop with jewellery, clothes and perfume on offer or, give yourself some quiet time to read a book in the library. You’ll also find fascinating lectures from a selection of guest speakers.
What better way than to spend a relaxing day than pampering yourself with a selection of treatments in the spa? You can choose from massage, facials or body wraps, all within comfortable surroundings. You’ll also find a fully-equipped fitness centre, table tennis and a teak-lined promenade which is perfect for a brisk stroll in the sunshine.
On peak holiday cruises, the Little Skipper´s Club provides a variety of entertainment and activities for children aged between 5 and 12 years old. These activities include arts and crafts, discos, treasure hunts and much more, and are run by Fred. Olsen’s friendly team of hosts and hostesses.
With a range of activities, shows and performances to enjoy by day and by night, you´re sure to be entertained throughout your time on-board Black Watch. There are plenty of bars and lounges aboard this ship with a variety of shows and entertainment acts. Neptune Lounge features live shows and cabaret acts. Observatory Lounge is where you can have a pre-dinner drinks and awe at the extraordinary ocean views. Lido Lounge offers cocktails and dancing to the on-board band, or if you fancy your hand with lady luck, then try the casino for blackjack, roulette and poker.
|Departure Date||Itinerary||Embarkation port||Nights||Prices from|
|03 September 2019|| Irish Cities & Scenery ||Liverpool||7 ||£1349pp view|
|10 September 2019|| French River Cruising ||Liverpool||10 ||£2319pp view|
|20 September 2019|| Norway's Northern Islands ||Liverpool||13 ||£3099pp view|
|03 October 2019|| Portugal ||Liverpool||9 ||£769pp view|
|12 October 2019|| Western Med with French Riviera ||Liverpool||16 ||£1499pp view|
|28 October 2019|| Canary Islands ||Liverpool||14 ||£1059pp view|
|11 November 2019|| Roundtrip Liverpool ||Liverpool||15 ||£1349pp view|
|26 November 2019|| Spain, Portugal & Casablanca ||Liverpool||11 ||£1059pp view|
|22 December 2019|| Canary Christmas & New Year(Overnights) ||Southampton||15 ||£1939pp view|
|06 January 2020|| Madeira, Portugal & Spain ||Southampton||11 ||£719pp view|
|17 January 2020|| Canary Islands ||Southampton||14 ||£1499pp view|
|31 January 2020|| Northern Norway With Sami National Day ||Southampton||14 ||£1699pp view|
|14 February 2020|| Citi Break ||Southampton||5 ||£499pp view|
|19 February 2020|| Authentic Andalusia ||Southampton||13 ||£1399pp view|
|03 March 2020|| Fred. Olsen In The Canary Islands ||Southampton||14 ||£1499pp view|
|14 March 2020|| Cape Verde ||Southampton||18 ||CALL view|
|24 March 2020|| Reposition ||Southampton||2 ||£199pp view|
|26 March 2020|| Four Fred.s in Funchal with the Azores ||Liverpool||14 ||£3489pp view|
|09 April 2020|| Mystery ||Liverpool||9 ||£969pp view|
|18 April 2020|| Closer Spain & Cruising the Seine ||Liverpool||10 ||£1199pp view|
|28 April 2020|| Canaries & Portugal with Funchal Flower Parade ||Liverpool||14 ||£1549pp view|
|12 May 2020|| Norwegian Fjords with National Day in Oslo ||Liverpool||11 ||£1449pp view|
|23 May 2020|| Scotland with the Isles of Orkney and Mull ||Liverpool||5 ||£669pp view|
|28 May 2020|| Closer Spain & Cruising the Seine ||Liverpool||10 ||£1259pp view|
|07 June 2020|| Authentic Flavours of Portugal ||Liverpool||10 ||£1259pp view|
|17 June 2020|| Scenic Fjords of Norway ||Liverpool||8 ||£1159pp view|
|25 June 2020|| A Voyage to Remote Spitsbergen ||Liverpool||16 ||£2419pp view|
|11 July 2020|| Exploring the Lochs of Scotland ||Liverpool||7 ||£969pp view|
|18 July 2020|| Cruising the Fjords of Norway ||Liverpool||9 ||£1349pp view|
|27 July 2020|| Whales, Wonders & Waterfalls ||Liverpool||9 ||£1349pp view|
|05 August 2020|| Scottish Isles & the Edinburgh Military Tattoo ||Liverpool||8 ||£1159pp view|
|13 August 2020|| The Fjords of Greenland ||Liverpool||14 ||£2229pp view|
|27 August 2020|| Scotland with the Isles of Orkney and Mull ||Liverpool||5 ||£719pp view|
|01 September 2020|| Uncovering the Natural Wonders of Iceland ||Liverpool||11 ||£1639pp view|
|12 September 2020|| Azorean Islands & Portuguese Cities ||Liverpool||13 ||£1639pp view|
|25 September 2020|| Norway's Northern Archipelagos with Lofoten ||Liverpool||12 ||£1689pp view|
|07 October 2020|| Authentic Portugal ||Liverpool||9 ||£1099pp view|
|16 October 2020|| Cultural Cities with the River Seine ||Liverpool||9 ||£1159pp view|
|25 October 2020|| Cultural Highlights of Southern Spain ||Liverpool||12 ||£1449pp view|
|06 November 2020|| Caribbean ||Liverpool||32 ||£3579pp view|
|08 December 2020|| Canaries & Portugal with Madeira Meteor Shower ||Liverpool||14 ||£1449pp view|
|22 December 2020|| Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks ||Liverpool||15 ||£2229pp view|
|06 January 2021|| Liverpool to Southampton ||Liverpool||2 ||CALL view|
|05 March 2021|| Exploring Australia & the Far East ||Sydney, Australia||24 ||CALL view|
|05 March 2021|| Exploring Australia, Asia & the Med ||Sydney, Australia||53 ||CALL view|
|29 March 2021|| Historic Sites of India, Jordan & Israel ||Colombo||29 ||CALL view|
|04 May 2021|| Islands of the Mediterranean ||Liverpool||18 ||£2419pp view|
|22 May 2021|| Sailing Around Iconic Ireland ||Liverpool||7 ||£969pp view|
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