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The aim of these genuine Black Watch reviews is to give you a good idea of what life is like on-board this intimate and stylish vessel.

All of them have been sent in to us by genuine cruisers who’ve travelled on the ship in the past, and will cover topics such as the dining options available, the quality of the on-board entertainment and the amenities to be found in the ship’s cabins.

Black Watch is Rated 4 Star Rating 4.47 out of 5 with highest 5 stars based on 17 reviews.

Customer Reviews

Amanda Peretti from Wimborne 5 Star Rating

We have cruised with Fred Olsen four times before and are yet to be disappointed. This was our second time on the Black Watch Ship and had a lovely …

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Benjamin Moss from Walmer Bridge 5 Star Rating

I travelled on a cruise on the Black Watch with Fred Olsen recently that was so much more than I had expected. I went just before Christmas and the …

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Cheryl Hayes from Teignmouth 5 Star Rating

I have just returned from my cruise with Fred Olsen on board the Black Watch. As a single traveller I was nervous about being lonely on my cruise. However I …

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Claire Dunmore from Swinton 5 Star Rating

The Fred Olsen ship the Black Watch was superb. We met some fantastic people on board. The staff were polite, efficient and attentive. The food was fantastic and varied …

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Denise Poole from Stirling 5 Star Rating

It was our 1st cruise and what an experience!!! We checked in at Southampton which was quick and good. Our trip was to Norway as we wanted to do …

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Jason Sharpe from Kent 5 Star Rating

As well established members of the oceans club both my wife and I consider ourselves to be somewhat of Fred Olsen connoisseur and expect only the best. Yet again Fred …

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Mr & Mrs Sanders from Southampton 5 Star Rating

We decided to take the plunge and go on a cruise with our friends who have been asking us for the past 2 years to go. We were a …

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Roberta Down from Gravesend 5 Star Rating

We really like dancing and we get chance to do this on here as they have proper ballroom classes and dances onboard. We go with our friends every year if …

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Sian Henderson from Exeter 5 Star Rating

We decided that the cruise to the Fjords from Dover was one of those trips you just have to do . The Dover departure worried us as being up North …

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Janine Lasky from Pakenham 4 Star Rating

Just come back from the Fred Olsen Black Watch – lovely little ship, perfect for me and my husband not too big and you won’t get lost, we like …

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Lillian Housden from Macclesfield 4 Star Rating

Sailed on the Black Watch recently what a fantastic time we both had, the crew on board I have to say are so friendly and warm great to be …

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Loretta Shaw from Loughton 4 Star Rating

The Black Watch suited all of our needs perfectly, being a small ship meant it was very easy to navigate around, yet there was still plenty of choice with …

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Melinda Kelly from Plymouth 4 Star Rating

I have come back from a mini cruise on Fred Olsens black watch. Having not cruised before I didnt know what to expect. When we arrived at the port we …

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Mr Estair from Greater London 4 Star Rating

I recently sailed on the black watch with Fred Olsen, The service and the food is outstanding on-board. The staff cant do enough for you. They were helpful everytime. …

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Primrose Roworth from Havant 4 Star Rating

The Balmoral is fantastic, I’ve just got back off a little Amsterdam trip on this one and it really is a charming little ship. The food was excellent in …

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Samantha Horbury from Fleetwood 4 Star Rating

Although the oldest of the ships it still had a presence on board…..Very intimate and everyone on board was like family! Service very good – staff knew your …

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David Gerard from Newport 3 Star Rating

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Oldest Ship, Black Watch , was voted in 2012 by Cruise Critic Readers as the Ship with the Best Entertainment! She is a vessel that will …

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