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Bristol Channel 2024 Timetable Released

Bristol Channel 2024 Timetable Released

Waverley’s much anticipated 2024 Bristol Channel timetable has been published. This year’s sailing programme builds on the exceptional success of 2023 with an extended season on the Channel from Friday 31st May to Sunday 23rd June. In a surprise announcement Waverley will make her grand return to Bideford offering two sailings on Friday 31st May

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Waverley to Visit Fishguard & Holyhead this Season

To the surprise of many it has been announced that Waverley is extending her Welsh calling points this season with Fishguard being included for the first time since the early 90s with a unique cruise from the port on Thursday 30th May. Tickets for the cruise along the Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion Coasts to New Quay

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Waverley’s 2024 Oban & Inner Hebrides Timetable Released

Waverley will return to Oban and the Inner Hebrides on Monday 20th May with sailings operating to Bank Holiday Monday 27th May. On Wednesday 22nd May Waverley will make her “FIRST EVER” visit to Ullapool with the opportunity for passengers to join at Ullapool and enjoy cruising to Gairloch or to Kyle of Lochalsh. On

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Waverley’s 2023 in Pictures – 76 Images Capturing her 76th Year

2023 saw a dramatic turnaround in the fortunes of Paddle Steamer Waverley. Less than 3 weeks into the year and a public appeal was launched to raise £180,000 towards a £250,000 shortfall to afford the costs associated with her annual dry docking and recommissioning for another season. By the close of the season in October

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The City of Plymouth with Paddle Steamer Waverley berthed at the landing stage.

WAVERLEY ARRIVES IN PLYMOUTH

This morning Plymouth awoke to the sound of paddle beats as the World’s last seagoing paddle steamer arrived in the city. Paddle Steamer Waverley is currently making her way from the Thames back to Glasgow and has called in at Plymouth for fuel and to undertake a trial berthing at the landing stage. Given the

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Steamship Shieldhall and Paddle Steamer Waverley put on a show together!

There was a rare and wonderful sight on southern coastal waters on both Sunday 3 September and Monday 4 September when two heritage steamships, both built in Scotland and today forming part of the National Historic Fleet, met up with one another off of Bournemouth and the Solent. Southampton based Steamship Shieldhall was staying in

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Southend Pier Celebration Cruise Announced

In celebration of Southend Pier winning Pier of the Year 2023, step aboard Paddle Steamer Waverley for a special celebration cruise in association with Southend Pier & Railway on Friday September 22. Locals and visitors are invited to join this unforgettable sailing celebrating this remarkable achievement – with the opportunity to view this cherished pier

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London & Thames Estuary 2023 Timetable Published

We are delighted to announce Waverley’s 2023 London & Thames Estuary Timetable which will operate from Friday September 22 to Sunday October 8. This year’s timetable builds on the highly successful 2022 programme which saw several cruises fully booked. Once again Waverley will be offering sailings from a variety of ports and piers including London’s

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Sir Timothy Laurence Appointed Patron for Paddle Steamer Waverley

Sir Tim Laurence, husband of Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal, has accepted an invitation to become Patron for the Charity which owns the historic Paddle Steamer Waverley. Sir Tim recently enjoyed a visit to Waverley where he met crew members and Trustees of the Waverley Steam Navigation Co Ltd. which took ownership of the

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Waverley to Offer Evening Cruise from Warrenpoint – Tuesday May 30

Waverley will for the first time, set sail for a sunset cruise from Warrenpoint Harbour on Tuesday 30th May offering local people the unique opportunity to step aboard for an evening cruise, as she sails down Carlingford Lough & steams along the coastline passing Kilkeel Bay to Russell’s Point. Waverley’s General Manager, Paul Semple, commented,

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Waverley’s 2023 Bristol Channel Timetable Published

We are delighted and excited to publish Waverley’s Bristol Channel 2023 Timetable which will operate from Friday June 2 until Sunday June 18. This year’s timetable contains the greatest variety of cruises and calling points Waverley has offered in ten years. Don’t miss your chance to step aboard the World’s last seagoing paddle steamer and

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Waverley returns to Glasgow following annual dry docking

This afternoon Waverley departed the James Watt Dock after her annual dry docking and refit works at Dales Marine shipyard in Greenock. Waverley was slowly eased through the entrance of the dock by two of Clyde Marine Services tugs (Boxer & Wrestler). We are exceptionally grateful to Clyde Marine Services who provided tugs for all

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