Stornaway, Scotland – Cruise Port Guide

Stornoway, on the east coast of Lewis, is a busy port and a popular stop on Round Britain cruise itineraries.  A new cruise terminal with deep water berth is under construction but at present only smaller vessels can moor alongside, larger ships tender passengers ashore to the CalMac pier. Cruisers are met by a team of Cruise Ambassadors, local volunteers, who are on hand to offer information and assistance. The currency here is the Scottish £ and, whilst Gaelic is a frequently used language on the islands, locals also speak English. The Sabbath is strictly observed here so most shops are closed on a Sunday.

Enchanted Princess in Southampton

Enchanted Princess is on her Maiden Season in Southampton the newest of the four Princess Cruise ships currently home porting there. This represents a huge investment of confidence in the British cruise market by Princess and having so many UK based ships is providing some really interesting themed cruises and excellent last minute deals so keep your eyes peeled!

Princess Pamper Day at Sea

There is really nothing better than a sea day – and even more when it unexpectedly turns into a Princess Pamper Day at Sea! Emma and I were recently guests of Princess Cruises on a 5 day itinerary from Southampton. We visited Zeebrugge, Rotterdam and Guernsey. This was a huge treat in itself and we already felt very lucky to be aboard Enchanted

Masterchef Stars for Enchanted Princess Cruise…

sterchef Stars will join Enchanted Princess for a culinary inspired cruise. judges John Torode and Rachel Allen from Ballymaloe Cookery School which featured in the Finals of the last series will be onboard in late August. Alongside Matt Tebutt from Saturday Kitchen they will join Cruise Addicted favourite, Daniel Tanchev – Executive Chef of Enchanted Princess, for this wonderful voyage.

Laughter onboard Enchanted Princess

Popular impressionist Rory Bremer headlines a fantastic lineup of comedy stars taking part in a new comedy-themed cruise on Enchanted Princess’ seven-night Scandinavia voyage departing 24 June, 2022.

Enchanted Princess makes Maiden call to the Port of Southampton

Enchanted Princess makes her Maiden call to the Port of Southampton and received the keys to the city today in a ceremony onboard today. One of four Princess ships to be sailing from the UK this year…

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations for Princess

There are some special sailings and events planned for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations for Princess Cruises ships based in Southampton this summer. On cruises between 2-5 June 2022 a special series of activities to celebrate the milestone will take place onboard the line’s four UK homeport ships

UK homeport for Enchanted Princess!

In a surprise announcement from Princess Cruises this morning we heard some great news. Southampton will be the UK homeport for Enchanted Princess this summer! She will be based in Southampton for this year’s UK summer season beginning in May 22

Sky Princess’ Second Southampton Season

Princess Cruises popular Medallion Class ship Sky Princess is due back in Southampton on 28th March for the second of three planned UK summer homeport seasons, with cruises planned throughout the summer around the UK as well as to Iceland, Scandinavia and the Mediterranean. We are really is hoping that the popular Captain Tuvo is back at the helm for Sky Princess’ second Southampton season because he was such a huge hit with cruisers last summer along with all the other amazing Princess crew on board.