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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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.
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.
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.
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.Book Now
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.
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We are delighted to announce that Waverley’s Clyde 2021 timetable has now been published following the successful completion of sea trails which took place last week. The Clyde 2021 timetable can be downloaded from our website. Bookings can be made online at waverleyexcursions.co.uk. Given the ongoing need to limit capacity to ensure physical distancing, advance booking is … Continued
Waverley emerged from dry dock yesterday after her three week visit. During the annual docking six paddles were renewed, steel work was replaced in the paddlebox, the bow was repaired, and her hull was repainted. After leaving dry dock Waverley berthed briefly in Greenock before undertaking sea trials to test the main engine. The trials … Continued