British Isles Cruises

Duart castle, Scotland
Duart castle, Scotland

The British Isles offers captivating scenery, sprawling countryside, ancient historical sites, culture-rich cities and more. It’s so often the case that many who live on this Sceptred Isle never really explore the delights it has to offer, and yet there is a lifetime of hidden treasures a stone’s throw from home.  From the secluded pockets of the Shetlands and the cosmopolitan vibe of Belfast to the majestic Lochs of the Highlands and the Neolithic wonder of Skara Brae, a cruise around the British Isles will live long in the memory.

Explore the pretty village of Tobermory and unearth the amazing geology of Skye. [ReadMoreMob]Or go in search of myths and legends: visit Falmouth, the birthplace of King Arthur; Rosyth, where the secrets of the Knights Templar await; and Invergordon, from where the search for the infamous Loch Ness Monster can begin. [ReadMoreDesk]With the added advantage of cruises departing from a range of regional ports, including Edinburgh (Rosyth), Liverpool, Dover, Newcastle and Southampton, the chance to discover the Best of Britain has never been easier.

Cruises to British Isles

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Caribbean & the Americas from Liverpool • S220103A

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 Liverpool
Borealis
Tue 04 Jan 2022
38 nights
  • Experience an unforgettable voyage of discovery
  • A three day exploration of the beautiful Caribbean
  • Seek out wildlife in the tropical rainforests of Costa Rica
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Keel-billed toucan, Costa Rica Keel-billed toucan, Costa Rica Keel-billed toucan, Costa Rica

Caribbean & the Americas from Southampton to Liverpool • S220203A

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 Southampton
Borealis
Thu 06 Jan 2022
36 nights
  • Experience an unforgettable voyage of discovery
  • A three day exploration of the beautiful Caribbean
  • Seek out wildlife in the tropical rainforests of Costa Rica
Traditional Sami reindeer-skin tents, The northern lights in Norway, Tromso Traditional Sami reindeer-skin tents, The northern lights in Norway, Tromso Traditional Sami reindeer-skin tents, The northern lights in Norway, Tromso

In Search of the Northern Lights • S2204A

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 Liverpool
Borealis
Fri 11 Feb 2022
16 nights
  • Visit remote and dramatic lands of Norway
  • Unmissable sights of the regions scenic beauty
  • A chance to witness the remarkable Northern Lights
Flam railway, Norway Flam railway, Norway Flam railway, Norway

Classic Norwegian Fjords • S2208

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 Liverpool
Borealis
Wed 06 Apr 2022
8 nights
  • Experience the unique seasonal wonder of Norway
  • Witness Fureberg Waterfall at its most powerful
  • A chance to take a fjord kayak tour on glassy waters
Ruins of Urquhart Castle along Loch Ness, Scotland Ruins of Urquhart Castle along Loch Ness, Scotland Ruins of Urquhart Castle along Loch Ness, Scotland

Myths and Legends of British Isles • L2209A

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 Newcastle
Balmoral
Wed 13 Apr 2022
9 nights
  • Away from the beaten track, discover places famed for their history and folklore.
  • Delve into the Neolithic and Norse heritage of Orkney and Shetland; and tour to legendary Loch Ness from Invergordon. 
  • Visit Northern Ireland's Giant's Causeway and explore Dorset's Jurassic Coast; plus scenic cruise some of Scotland's most beautiful regions. 
Cliffs of Moher, Ireland Cliffs of Moher, Ireland Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Touring Scenic Ireland in FIve Nights • S2209

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 Liverpool
Borealis
Thu 14 Apr 2022
5 nights
  • Exploration of scenic and city highlights
  • Smaller Borealis takes you off the beaten track
  • Visit the impressive cathedral and harbour in Cobh
 Pendennis castle,  Falmouth, Cornwall, England  Pendennis castle,  Falmouth, Cornwall, England  Pendennis castle,  Falmouth, Cornwall, England

Devon & Cornwall in Five nights • M2211

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 Southampton
Braemar
Fri 15 Apr 2022
5 nights
  • Explore the pretty seaside town of Falmouth
  • Visit the beautiful Gardens of Heligan & Eden
  • Dock within walking distance of Plymouth
Scenic view of Cliffs of Moher, Ireland, County Clare Scenic view of Cliffs of Moher, Ireland, County Clare Scenic view of Cliffs of Moher, Ireland, County Clare

Touring Scenic Ireland • M2214

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 Rosyth (Edinburgh)
Braemar
Tue 17 May 2022
9 nights
  • Cruise Killary Harbour - Ireland’s glacial fjord 
  • Visit the Cliffs of Moher from Galway 
  • Visit the Guinness factory in Dublin 
Puffins on the sea cliff, Iceland Puffins on the sea cliff, Iceland Puffins on the sea cliff, Iceland

Scenic Orkneys & Shetlands in Five Nights • L2214

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 Newcastle
Balmoral
Wed 01 Jun 2022
5 nights
  • Scenic cruising past coastal sea stacks
  • Spot local wildlife including a variety of seabirds
  • Explore Lerwick, capital of the Shetland Islands
The Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye, Scotland The Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye, Scotland The Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Scenic Isles of the UK • T2212

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 Southampton
Bolette
Sat 04 Jun 2022
10 nights
  • Visit the UK’s most hard-to-reach islands
  • Marvel at wildlife in natural habitats
  • Explore off the beaten track on remote islands
Daylight view of Dunrobin Castle, Scottish Highlands Daylight view of Dunrobin Castle, Scottish Highlands Daylight view of Dunrobin Castle, Scottish Highlands

Scenic Isles of Scotland • S2215

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 Liverpool
Borealis
Thu 09 Jun 2022
8 nights
  • Scenic cruise by impressive Fingal’s Cave
  • Calls into remote Islands, such as Orkney
  • View seabirds & sea stacks on the Isle of Skye
Skara Brae, Orkney Skara Brae, Orkney Skara Brae, Orkney Isles, Scotland

Scenic Isles of Scotland • S2215BFS

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 Belfast
Borealis
Fri 10 Jun 2022
8 nights
  • Scenic cruise by impressive Fingal’s Cave
  • Calls into remote Islands, such as Orkney
  • View seabirds & sea stacks on the Isle of Skye
Puffin on the sea cliff, Shetlands Puffin on the sea cliff, Shetlands Puffin on the sea cliff, Shetlands

Scenic Isles & Lochs of Scotland • L2218

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 Newcastle
Balmoral
Thu 07 Jul 2022
7 nights
  • Cruise past Fingal’s Cave and Dutchman’s Cap
  • Admire the seabirds of Skye, the Orkneys and Shetlands
  • Visit remote Scottish destinations
Kirkwall, Orkney, Scoland, the ruins of the Bishop's and Earl's palace Kirkwall, Orkney, Scoland, the ruins of the Bishop's and Earl's palace Kirkwall, Orkney, Scoland, the ruins of the Bishop's and Earl's palace

Scenic Isles of Scotland • T2215

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 Southampton
Bolette
Sat 09 Jul 2022
8 nights
  • Scenic cruise by Fingal’s Cave & Dutchman’s Cap
  • Visit remote islands of Bute, Orkney & Shetlands
  • Spot seabirds on St. Kilda & the Shetlands
Lady looking out to Fingal's cave from on board Lady looking out to Fingal's cave from on board Lady looking out to Fingal's cave from on board

Scenic Isles of Scotland • S2219

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 Liverpool
Borealis
Tue 19 Jul 2022
7 nights
  • Tour to see Loch Ness from Invergordon
  • Call at the hard to reach Shetland Islands
  • Scenic cruise the pretty Sound of Mull
Cawdor Castle with gardens near Inverness, Scotland Cawdor Castle with gardens near Inverness, Scotland Cawdor Castle with gardens near Inverness, Scotland

Scenic Isles of Scotland • S2219BFS

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 Belfast
Borealis
Wed 20 Jul 2022
7 nights
  • Tour to see Loch Ness from Invergordon
  • Call at the hard to reach Shetland Islands
  • Scenic cruise the pretty Sound of Mull
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Scenic British Isles • T2217A

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 Southampton
Bolette
Mon 01 Aug 2022
11 nights
  • Discover the beauty, history and wildlife of rugged and remote Scottish isles.
  • Look out for native seabirds in Shetland, Orkney and on the Isle of Skye, plus seek-out their historic sites. 
  • Experience memorable scenic cruising, and visit Belfast, Cobh and the Isle of Man too. 
View of the old Lerwick, Town Hall, Shetland, Scotland. View of the old Lerwick, Town Hall, Shetland, Scotland. View of the old Lerwick, Town Hall, Shetland, Scotland.

Scenic Isles and Lochs of Scotland • T2219

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 Dover
Bolette
Fri 19 Aug 2022
8 nights
  • Scenic cruise the picturesque Sound of Mull
  • Explore the remote Orkney & Shetland Islands
  • Explore Loch Ness from Invergordon
Ruins of Urquhart Castle along Loch Ness, Scotland Ruins of Urquhart Castle along Loch Ness, Scotland Ruins of Urquhart Castle along Loch Ness, Scotland

Scenic Isles & Lochs of Scotland • L2224

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 Newcastle
Balmoral
Sat 20 Aug 2022
7 nights
  • Enjoy scenic cruising past remote natural wonders
  • Visit the famed Loch Ness from Invergordon
  • Discover Neolithic and Norse settlements
The Giants causeway, Belfast, Ireland The Giants causeway, Belfast, Ireland The Giants causeway, Belfast, Ireland

Touring Scenic Ireland in 5 Nights • S2222

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 Liverpool
Borealis
Wed 24 Aug 2022
5 nights
  • Visit the Giant’s Causeway from Belfast 
  • Scenic cruise the beautiful Lough Swilly 
  • Explore the medieval city of Galway 
Trinity college, Dublin, Ireland Trinity college, Dublin, Ireland Trinity college, Dublin, Ireland

UK Scenic Isles & Celtic Cities • M2228

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 Southampton
Braemar
Sun 11 Sep 2022
12 nights
  • Visit remote islands of Scilly, Shetland & Orkney 
  • Explore beautiful Cornwall from Falmouth 
  • Experience scenic cruising by Fingal’s Cave 
Aurora Borealis - Northern lights in the sky over Tromso, Norway Aurora Borealis - Northern lights in the sky over Tromso, Norway Aurora Borealis - Northern lights in the sky over Tromso, Norway

Northern Lights • S2228A

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 Liverpool
Borealis
Sun 13 Nov 2022
11 nights
  • Visit Tromsø for a chance to seek-out Aurora Borealis amongst the Arctic wilderness, away from light-polluted skies.
  • Experience a taste of Sami community life at Alta; and explore the unique 'blue town' of Sortland. 
  • Scenic cruise by Torghatten and the Seven Sisters mountains too.
Rouen on the River Seine, France Rouen on the River Seine, France Rouen on the River Seine, France

Easter on the River Seine • L2306

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 Southampton
Balmoral
Thu 06 Apr 2023
5 nights
  • Explore the medieval city of Rouen
  • Enjoy pretty Falmouth and perhaps tour to the Eden Project
  • Relax and enjoy stunning scenery as Balmoral cruises the River Seine
Puffins on a sea cliff, Scotland Puffins on a sea cliff, Scotland Puffins on a sea cliff, Scotland

Scenic Isles of Scotland • L2310

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 Southampton
Balmoral
Wed 03 May 2023
9 nights
  • See the remarkable rock formations of Dutchman’s Cap and Fingal’s Cave
  •  Capture the coastal scenes of Northmavine, the Shetlands’ northernmost point
  • Perhaps visit the famous site of Loch Ness from Invergordon
Puffin perched on a cliff, Scotland Puffin perched on a cliff, Scotland Puffin perched on a cliff, Scotland

Scenic Isles and Lochs of Scotland • T2313

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 Newcastle
Bolette
Sat 13 May 2023
7 nights
  • Marvel at the natural wonder of the imposing Needle, Old Man of Hoy and Duncansby sea stacks
  • Visit Lews Castle from Stornoway
  • Look for native seabirds on the cliffs of Marwick Head
Panoramic view on Kynance Cove on the Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall in England, UK Panoramic view on Kynance Cove on the Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall in England, UK Panoramic view on Kynance Cove on the Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall in England, UK

Bank Holiday Escape to Cornwall and Scilly Isles • L2312

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 Southampton
Balmoral
Fri 26 May 2023
5 nights
  • Be sure to enjoy a Cornish cream tea when in Falmouth
  • Explore St. Mary's charming towns when in the Scilly Isles
  • Enhoy scenic cruising of the Channel Islands
Sydney Harbour, Australia Sydney Harbour with Opera House, Australia View of Sydney Harbor with Opera House and Bridge, Australia

World Cruise to and from Liverpool • S240107

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 Liverpool
Borealis
Fri 05 Jan 2024
105 nights
  • Experience the thrill of an around the world voyage on Borealis
  • Discover a mix of cultural, historical and natural wonders across the globe
  • Find paradise at Pacific Islands; explore Sydney, Singapore and Mumbai; revel in the beauty of New Zealand; seek-out the lost city of Petra; and much more
Sydney bridge and harbour, Sydney, Australia Sydney bridge and harbour, Sydney, Australia Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, Australia

World cruise from Southampton to Liverpool • S240207

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 Southampton
Borealis
Sun 07 Jan 2024
103 nights
  • Experience the thrill of an around the world voyage on Borealis
  • Discover a mix of cultural, historical and natural wonders across the globe
  • Find paradise at Pacific Islands; explore Sydney, Singapore and Mumbai; revel in the beauty of New Zealand; seek-out the lost city of Petra; and much more