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Address: 36 Lancefield Quay, Glasgow G3 8HA, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 845 130 4647
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Description: Waverley is the last sea-going paddle steamer in the world. Offering Day...
Waverley is the last sea-going paddle steamer in the world. Offering Day, Afternoon and Evening Cruises from a port near you! Enjoy unrivalled access to Britain's Coasts, Rivers and Islands.Magnificently restored with towering funnels, timber decks, gleaming varnish and brass. See and hear the mighty engines - they will provide a whiff of nostalgia for some but are sure to impress all!
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Trip from Ayr

Was supposed to leave from Ayr for trip across to Arran, boat did not make it due to weather. We were bussed up to Largs where we boarded there for trip. Things were not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Durham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We travelled on the Waverley to Rothesay on the Isle of Bute from Helensburgh, we were a party of mixed ages (5 adults, 1 child) and from watching the Waverley arrive at the pier to our return to Helensburgh it was pure magic even the rain showers could not spoil the trip as even they produced a wonderful rainbow. The... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Travelled to the Isle of Bute on the Waverley yesterday afternoon. Tickets were reasonably priced and the boat and history is fantastic. As it was a Saturday there were a lot of stag and hen doos on the boat, predominately in the bar! As a group of mid 20s it only added to our positive experience. We were advised that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Arriving at Ayr Harbour we were met by coach driver who told us we would need to travel to Largs to get boat, that was fine it wasn't until we set sail and I approached a member of crew who told me trip would not be going to Ailsa Craig it was going round islands instead, I appreciate weather conditions... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We took the trip from Largs via Dunnoon and Blairmore up into Loch Long and back. The scenery is stunning and The Waveryley is a unique way to see it. The boat is surprisingly quiet when you're on deck and provides a very peaceful trip. The engine room is a must for all boys large and small .... proper engineering!... More 

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Was supposed to leave from Ayr for trip across to Arran, boat did not make it due to weather. We were bussed up to Largs where we boarded there for trip. Things were not explained to well and we had a return trip to/from Largs, then a trip to Dunoon. We were under impression that we were just visiting Dunoon.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Great day out on the Waverley 21/7/15. Trip from Largs to Dunoon, Blairmore and cruise of Loch Long. Great experience, good facilities on board - restaurant, cafe, bar and gift shop. Amazing to see the engine room. Definitely recommend. Only gripe was that smoking is allowed on the decks.

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

First time on the waverly yesterday, what a wonderful experience we had Sunday lunch what was lovely and tasty, we went from Glasgow to the mull of kintyre, the scenery was breath taking, what a beautiful country we have looking forward to having a other cruise next year.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

""Unfortunately we are unable to provide a refund of £24 as requested. All Waverley's sailings are subject to weather and circumstances permitting. Whereby an excursion is amended, passengers are not entitled to a refund of the fare." That is part of the reply when we requested a refund for the difference in price between the cruise we experienced and the... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Took the excursion from Helensburgh to the Isle of Bute which runs each Thursday from the pier in summer. The views were spectacular and the actual travel on the steamer really interesting, especially as the boat came alongside the destinations visited en route. It became overcast and with the wind it was quite cold so I would recommend wearing warm... More 

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Troon, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This great old ship is part of my childhood on the Clyde but even if it wasn't I'd still enjoy a day onboard! It's an adventure to go anywhere on her, the massive steam engine is a delight of the poetry in motion that is a steam engine! The crew are great, the food is good and the beer is... More 

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PS_Waverley, Front Office Manager at Waverley Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your day onboard. Thank you for your kind comments about the crew and the catering onboard. We will certainly pass those on. We look forward to welcoming you onboard again in the future. Kind regards, Waverley Excursions More 

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Address: 36 Lancefield Quay, Glasgow G3 8HA, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 845 130 4647
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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