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Black Watch is sleek, intimate and harks back to the days when cruise ships were revered for their style and charm. The ultimate home-from-home at sea; Black Watch is spacious with a friendly and familiar feel, and provides guests with a traditional cruise experience rather than gimmicks such as climbing walls and on board bumper cars. This is further enhanced by the ship's attentive staff who strive to offer Fred. Olsen's renowned personal service and remember the important things, such as your name, your favourite tipple and how you like your breakfast. Show less
Having undergone a thorough refurbishment in late 2016, Black Watch features a selection of stylish suites and rooms, restaurants and spacious public rooms that provide up to 804 guests with everything needed for a comfortable, enjoyable and stress-free holiday, while retaining the elegant style of a traditional cruise ship.

Black Watch has five dining venues, including the Glentanar Restaurant, the oriental-inspired Orchid Room and the new The Poolside; welcoming bars and lounges offering an extravanganza of music, dance, comedy and selection of drinks including premium gin; inviting open deck spaces; and a teak-lined promenade. What's more, smart TVs, mini-bars and an upgraded 4K, 3D cinema, mean Black Watch is better equipped for future adventures than ever before.


Cruises Available with this Ship

A Taste of Iceland - Polar Regions

Spend 9 nights in the A Taste of Iceland, in the Polar Regions.

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28th Jun 2019

Ancient Civilisations & Lost Cities - Mediterranean, Dubai & Emirates

Spend 24 nights in the Ancient Civilisations & Lost Cities, in the Mediterranean, Dubai & Emirates .

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4th Feb 2019

Authentic Andalusia - Europe, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 13 nights in the Authentic Andalusia, in the Europe, Iberian Peninsula.

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19th Feb 2020

Baltic - Baltic

Spend 15 nights in the Baltic, in the Baltic.

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15th Jul 2019

Canary Christmas & New Year(Overnights) - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 15 nights in the Canary Christmas & New Year(Overnights), in the Canaries, Iberian Peninsula.

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22nd Dec 2019

Canary Islands - Canaries

Spend 14 nights in the Canary Islands , in the Canaries.

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17th Jan 2020

Canary Islands - Canaries

Spend 14 nights in the Canary Islands , in the Canaries.

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28th Oct 2019

Cape Verde - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 18 nights in the Cape Verde, in the Canaries, Iberian Peninsula.

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14th Mar 2020

Carnival In The Canaries - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 14 nights in the Carnival In The Canaries, in the Canaries, Iberian Peninsula.

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28th Feb 2020

Carnival in the Canary Islands - Canaries

Spend 14 nights in the Carnival in the Canary Islands, in the Canaries.

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28th Feb 2019

Citi Break - Europe

Spend 5 nights in the Citi Break, in the Europe.

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14th Feb 2020

Crossing Arctic Circle & Midnight Sun - Scandinavia

Spend 13 nights in the Crossing Arctic Circle & Midnight Sun, in the Scandinavia.

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7th Jun 2019

Cruise to Nowhere - United Kingdom

Spend 2 nights in the Cruise to Nowhere, in the United Kingdom.

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11th Apr 2019

Discovering the Adriatic & Dalmatian Coast - Europe, Mediterranean, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 28 nights in the Discovering the Adriatic & Dalmatian Coast, in the Europe, Mediterranean, Iberian Peninsula.

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13th Apr 2019

Exploring Cape Verde & the Canaries - Canaries

Spend 18 nights in the Exploring Cape Verde & the Canaries, in the Canaries.

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14th Mar 2019

Exploring Portugal’s Highlights - United Kingdom

Spend 9 nights in the Exploring Portugal’s Highlights, in the United Kingdom.

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3rd Oct 2019

Four Fred.s in Funchal with the Azores - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 14 nights in the Four Fred.s in Funchal with the Azores, in the Canaries, Iberian Peninsula.

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26th Mar 2020

Fred. Olsen In The Canary Islands - Canaries

Spend 14 nights in the Fred. Olsen In The Canary Islands, in the Canaries.

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3rd Mar 2020

French River Cruising - Iberian Peninsula

Spend 10 nights in the French River Cruising, in the Iberian Peninsula.

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1st Apr 2019

French River Cruising - Europe

Spend 10 nights in the French River Cruising, in the Europe.

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10th Sep 2019

Greenland Fjords - United Kingdom, Polar Regions

Spend 14 nights in the Greenland Fjords, in the United Kingdom, Polar Regions.

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30th Jul 2019

Highlights of the Low Countries - Europe

Spend 7 nights in the Highlights of the Low Countries, in the Europe.

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17th Mar 2020

Irish Cities & Scenery - United Kingdom

Spend 7 nights in the Irish Cities & Scenery, in the United Kingdom.

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3rd Sep 2019

Islands of the Azores & Cities of Portugal - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 13 nights in the Islands of the Azores & Cities of Portugal, in the Canaries, Iberian Peninsula.

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11th May 2019

Isles of Scotland - United Kingdom

Spend 8 nights in the Isles of Scotland, in the United Kingdom.

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20th Jun 2019

Madeira, Portugal & Spain - Canaries

Spend 11 nights in the Madeira, Portugal & Spain, in the Canaries.

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6th Jan 2020

Northern Norway With Sami National Day - Scandinavia

Spend 14 nights in the Northern Norway With Sami National Day, in the Scandinavia.

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31st Jan 2020

Norway's Northern Islands - Scandinavia

Spend 13 nights in the Norway's Northern Islands, in the Scandinavia.

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20th Sep 2019

Norwegian Fjords - Scandinavia

Spend 8 nights in the Norwegian Fjords, in the Scandinavia.

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7th Jul 2019

Norwegian Fjords - Scandinavia

Spend 8 nights in the Norwegian Fjords, in the Scandinavia.

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26th Aug 2019

Party Night - United Kingdom

Spend 1 nights in the Party Night, in the United Kingdom.

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21st Dec 2019

Portugal - Iberian Peninsula

Spend 9 nights in the Portugal, in the Iberian Peninsula.

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3rd Oct 2019

Reposition - United Kingdom

Spend 2 nights in the Reposition, in the United Kingdom.

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24th Mar 2020

Roundtrip Liverpool - Europe, Mediterranean, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 15 nights in the Roundtrip Liverpool, in the Europe, Mediterranean, Iberian Peninsula.

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11th Nov 2019

Scotland With Edinburgh Tattoo - United Kingdom

Spend 8 nights in the Scotland With Edinburgh Tattoo, in the United Kingdom.

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13th Aug 2019

Scottish Isles - United Kingdom

Spend 9 nights in the Scottish Isles, in the United Kingdom.

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29th May 2019

Scottish Lochs & Isles - United Kingdom

Spend 5 nights in the Scottish Lochs & Isles, in the United Kingdom.

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24th May 2019

Scottish Lochs & Isles - United Kingdom

Spend 5 nights in the Scottish Lochs & Isles, in the United Kingdom.

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21st Aug 2019

Spain, Portugal & Casablanca - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 11 nights in the Spain, Portugal & Casablanca, in the Canaries, Iberian Peninsula.

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26th Nov 2019

Waterways of Holland & Belgium - United Kingdom

Spend 7 nights in the Waterways of Holland & Belgium, in the United Kingdom.

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20th Jun 2019

Western Med with French Riviera - Europe, Mediterranean

Spend 16 nights in the Western Med with French Riviera, in the Europe, Mediterranean.

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12th Oct 2019


Cabin Type


Superior Ocean View cabin (A)

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Picture window, bathroom with bathtub and shower, hairdryer, television.

Note - Some Cabins may have restricted view.

Superior Ocean View Cabin (B)

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This room is approximately 160 square feet in size and can be found on Main Deck 5.

It has a picture window, bathroom with a bath and/or shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Balcony Cabin (BC)

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This cabin is approximately 160 square feet in size and can be found on Bridge Deck.

These cabins have a balcony and bathroom with shower.

Facilities include air conditioning, telephone, safe and a hairdryer.

All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a European 2 pin plug (220 volts)

Smoking is permitted on cabin balconies.

Cabins 8029, 8019, 8020, 8028, 8035, 8037 have fully restricted Views.

Balcony Suite (BS)

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Bedroom & sitting area, picture windows and balcony, bathroom with bathtub and shower (or shower only). hairdryer, television, refrigerator.

Superior Ocean View Cabin (C)

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This room is approximately 160 square feet in size and can be found on Main Deck 5.

It has a picture window, bathroom with bath and/or shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Ocean View Cabin (D)

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This room grade is approximately 160 square feet in size and can be found on Atlantic Deck 4.

They have portholes and bathroom with bath and/or shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.


Superior Junior Suite (DS)

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This suite is approximately 260 square feet in size and can be found on Lido deck 7 and Main Deck 5.

These suites have a bedroom and sitting area, a picture window, and a bathroom with bathtub and shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Ocean View Cabin (E)

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This room is approximately 160 square feet in size and can be found on Atlantic Deck 4 and Marina Deck 3.

It has portholes, a bathroom with bath and/or shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Ocean View Cabin (F)

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This room is approximately 160 square feet in size and can be found on Marina Deck 3.

It has 2 portholes and a bathroom with shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.


Interior Cabin (H)

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This room grade is approximately 140 square feet in size and can be found on Atlantic Deck 4.

It has a bathroom with a shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Interior Cabin (I)

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This room is approximately 140 square feet in size and can be found on Marina Deck 3.

It has a bathroom with a shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Interior Cabin (IS)

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This cabin grade is approximately 140 square feet in size. This cabin grade has a bathroom with shower, hairdryer and television

Single Balcony Suite (JB)

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This room is approximately 150 square feet and can be found on Marquee Deck 9 and Bridge Deck 8.

This room has a balcony and bathroom with bathtub and/or shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug and a European 2 pin plug.

Smoking is permitted on room balconies.

Junior Suite (JS)

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This suite is approximately 240 square feet in size and can be found on Lido Deck 7 and Main Deck 5.

This suite has a seating area, picture window and bathroom with bathtub and shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and have a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Single Ocean View Cabin (K)

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These rooms are approximately 150 square feet in size and can be found on Main Deck 5 and Atlantic Deck 4.

They have 2 portholes and a bathroom with bathtub and/ or shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Single Ocean View Cabin (L)

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This room grade is approximately 150 square feet in size and can be found on Marina Deck 3 and Atlantic Deck 4.

It has 2 portholes and a bathroom with shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Balcony Cabin (LBC)

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Balcony Cabin

Balcony Suite (LBS)

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Balcony Suite

Superior Junior Suite (LDS)

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Superior Junior Suite

Junior Suite (LJS)

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Junior Suite

Marquee Suite (LMS)

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Marquee Suite

Ocean View Lower Grade (LOL)

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Ocean View Lower Grade

Ocean View Higher (LOU)

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Ocean View Higher

Premier Suite (LPS)

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Premier Suite

Superior Suite (LSS)

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Superior Suite

Single Interior Cabin (M)

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This room grade is approximately 140 square feet in size and can be found on Main Deck 5.

It has a bathroom with a shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Marquee Suite (MS)

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These suites have a bedroom and sitting room, floor to ceiling windows, a balcony and en-suite bathroom with bathtub and shower. Facilities include a television, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar and refrigerator.

Single Interior Cabin (N)

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These rooms are approximately 140 square feet in size and can be found on Atlantic Deck 4.

They have a bathroom with shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Ocean View Cabin (OS)

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This cabin grade is approximately 160 square feet in size. This cabin is equipped with portholes, bathroom with bathtub and shower (or shower only) hairdryer and television.

Note - Some Cabins may have restricted view.

Premier Suite (PS)

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This suite is approximately 550 square feet in size and can be found on Marquee Deck 9.

These suites have a bedroom and sitting area, floor to ceiling windows and a balcony, bathroom with bathtub and shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug and a European 2 pin plug.

Smoking is permitted on room balconies.

Interior Single (SI)

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This cabin grade is approximately 140 square feet in size. This cabin grade has a bathroom with shower, hairdryer and television

Single Ocean View (SO)

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Superior Ocean View

Superior Ocean View (SOS)

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Picture window, bathroom with bathtub and shower, hairdryer, television.

Superior Suite (Ocean View) (SS)

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This suite is approximately 300 square feet in size.
This luxurious suite enjoys a separate sitting area and veranda. The bathroom has a bathtub and shower and facilities include a hairdryer, television, DVD and CD player and refrigerator.

Terrace Balcony Suite (TS)

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This suite is approximately 260 square feet in size and can be found on Lido Deck 7.

These suites have a bedroom and sitting area, a terrace balcony, and a bathroom with bathtub and shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.


Cruise Ship Facilities

Entertainment

  • Children's Play Area
  • Dance Floor
  • Lido Lounge
  • Marina Theatre
  • Neptune Lounge
  • Photo Gallery
  • Theatre

Food and Drink

  • Garden Cafe
  • Gelentanar Restaurant
  • Marquee Pool Bar
  • Orchid Restaurant
  • Orchid Room
  • Pipers Bar
  • Promenade Lounge and Bar
  • Restaurant L'Orchidee
  • The Garden Cafe
  • The Gourmet Restaurant

Other

  • Future Cruise Sales
  • Medical Centre
  • Observation Lounge
  • Photo Gallery
  • Reception
  • Shops
  • Shore Excursion Office

Recreational

  • Card Room
  • Library
  • Outdoor Pool

Relaxation

  • Beauty Salon
  • Beauty Treatments for Men
  • Body Wraps
  • Facial Treatments
  • Jacuzzi
  • Marquee Pool & Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Whirlpool

Technology

  • Internet Access Lounge
  • Photo Shop

Cruise Ship Facts

Line: Fred Olsen Cruise Lines
Launched: 1st January 2009
Tonnage: 28,613
Length: 674 feet
Total Crew: 330
Occupancy: 804


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