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Waverley is now operating on the Firth of Clyde. Tickets can be booked for sailings until August 22. Further sailings will be announced beyond August 22. Visit the ‘Plan Your Cruise’ page to view the timetable. Some sailings are selling out quickly with several dates now fully booked.

Scottish Government Pre-Departure Testing – The Scottish Government is inviting those travelling to the islands to take a self-test for Covid-19. Find out more here.

‘A Diamond Waltz for Waverley’ is out now and can be purchased (just 79p) from iTunes and Bandcamp here. View the music video now on our YouTube Channel.

Thank you to everyone that has donated to Waverley’s Covid-19 Relief Appeal – we have now reached £350,000. Over 2,700 people donated which is a fantastic level of support, our virtual donor wall can be viewed here.

Friends of Waverley

Support Waverley by making a small monthly donation by Direct Debit. From as little as £5.20 per month you can play your part and help safeguard Waverley in operation. Sign up online today.

We welcome donations to help meet winter maintenance and upkeep costs. Donate online here.

Coasts and Waters 20/21

In 2021 Waverley will join in celebrations to celebrate Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters 20/21. Only aboard Waverley can you steam round Ailsa Craig, cruise the spectacular Kyles of Bute, sail up the peaceful waters of Loch Fyne or take a trip “Doon the Watter” aboard a real steam ship.

In 2021 we will also mark the 75th anniversary of Waverley’s launch.

Bookings Open

Tickets can be booked for all sailings up to August 22. Advance booking is recommended as some sailings may sell out due to Waverley operating at reduced capacity to ensure social distancing.

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Sailing Updates

THURSDAY July 29 Sailing cancelled

Waverley is unable to operate this sailing. The forward steam winch has been removed from the ship for repair. Pre-booked passengers will be contacted and offered a free transfer to another available sailing or a full refund. We sincerely apologise for this cancellation.

FRIDAY JULY 30 Sailing operating as timetabled

Waverley will sail from Glasgow (1000) and Dunoon (1210) for a cruise to Rothesay. Tickets can be booked online.

Saturday July 31 Sailing operating as timetabled

Waverley will sail from Glasgow, Greenock and Dunoon to Tighnabruaich. This sailing is now fully booked.

Plan Your Cruise

Timetables, Fares & Brochures, Departure Point Information, Catering and more.

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Tickets can be booked online or by calling 0141 243 2224.

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Introducing Waverley

Learn more about Waverley, her history, steam engine, videos and gallery.

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Supporting Waverley

Become a Friend of Waverley, Join the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society, Donate, Volunteer.

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Groups & Exclusive Use

Accommodating groups of 10 to 700, Paddle Steamer Waverley makes an ideal venue for your event.

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Latest News


Waverley is now scheduled to be in daily service on the Firth of Clyde until at least August 22nd offering a wide variety of sailings from her home base in Glasgow and from over a dozen piers on the attractive Clyde coast. Given ongoing restrictions capacity aboard the world’s last seagoing paddle steamer will be … Continued

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