Special Interest: Marine Trips


  • Argyll

    As you would expect from the varied coast line and gulf stream influence, Argyll has quite a few opportunities to be taken out on the sea or the lochs to explore. In addition to those with links below, Private House Stays recommends the following for your consideration: The Corryvreckan Whirlpool wh...view more

  • Fort William

    On the North side of the town, in a suburb called Corpach, you find the engineering marvel of Neptunes staircase - the series of canal lochs that lead from Loch Eil up to the Caledonian Canal. Here pleasure boats can be hired for canal cruising up the stunning scenery of the Great Glen to Inverness....view more

  • Loch Ness

    Loch Ness is part of the Caledonian Canal route that leads from Inverness down the Great Glen to Fort William. However for those who just want a day out on the water as opposed to a week long boat hire, Jacobite Cruises and Castle Cruises on Loch Ness are two of the available commercial tour operato...view more

  • Skye

    Skyes unique location as one of the most westerly and northern points of the British Isles, makes it a great place for spotting of marine life and understanding the effect the Gulf Stream. The arranging of private personally guided boat trips is much recommended and this can be easily arranged throu...view more

  • Inverness

    There are a number of private boats that offer marine tours both on the Moray Firth for dolphin and whale watching and down the Caledonian canal. Private House Stays has identified Phoenix Boat Trips as one of these. ...view more