British Isles Cruises

Tobermory, Isle of Mull, United Kingdom
Tobermory, Isle of Mull, United Kingdom

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

Scenic Islands of the British Isles

Scenic Islands of the British Isles

Departs: Dover • Sun 11 Jul 2021
13 nights • Boudicca • D2118

  • Discover and explore some of the British Isles most beautiful and remote islands, with smaller-sized Boudicca as your guide.
  • You’ll get to wonder at the best of British nature, from the landscapes of the Sound of Mull and intriguing Fingal’s Cave to the iconic ponies of the Shetland Islands.
  • Immerse yourself in rich history of the Orkney’s, Isle of Bute and Isle of Lewis; explore Belfast, Northern Ireland’s capital; and visit the Isle of Man, Guernsey and Isles of Scilly.

From £1,999pp

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Scenic Islands in the Summertime

Scenic Islands in the Summertime

Departs: Rosyth (Edinburgh) • Thu 05 Aug 2021
5 nights • Balmoral • L2124

  • In just five nights, visit two beautiful countries to uncover intriguing islands, natural wonders and enchanting wildlife for a short, yet simply unforgettable summer break.
  • See magnificent sea stacks guarding the rugged Orkneys; and visit the Shetlands to take in gorgeous coastal scenery, remarkable ancient settlements and wildlife such as iconic native ponies.
  • Marvel at the unspoilt beauty of the uninhabited islets of Gáshólmur and Tindhólmur; arch-shaped Drangarnir and picturesque Gásadalur; plus the bird habitats of Hestur Island and Mykines.

From £749pp

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Delights of Devon & Cornwall

Delights of Devon & Cornwall

Departs: Southampton • Thu 29 Jul 2021
5 nights • Braemar • M2118

  • Experience a perfect escape from it all, sailing a short yet wonderfully rewarding journey along England’s beautiful south coast and by the spectacular Isles of Scilly.
  • See the gorgeous landscapes of Cornwall’s Fal Estuary and stop overnight in Falmouth, home to Pendennis Castle, the National Maritime Museum and gateway to the Eden Project.
  • In Devonshire, you can wander Plymouth’s historic Barbican district – following in the footsteps of legendary explorers, and even visit England’s oldest gin distillery.

From £799pp

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Loughs, Isles and Iconic Sites of Ireland

Loughs, Isles and Iconic Sites of Ireland

Departs: Southampton • Tue 03 Aug 2021
9 nights • Braemar • M2119

  • Circumnavigating the ‘Emerald Isle’, taking in scenic and city highlights along the way, makes for an immersion into Ireland’s incredible beauty and rich culture.
  • Scenic cruising on small ship Braemar will be unforgettable; you’ll navigate the spectacular Killary Fjord and Lough Swilly, see the mighty Cliffs of Moher and much more.
  • Ashore, Cobh and Belfast display seafaring heritage and links to Titanic; Galway offers seafood and medieval history; and there are iconic highlights aplenty to uncover in Dublin.

From £1,349pp

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Delights of Devon & Cornwall

Delights of Devon & Cornwall

Departs: Southampton • Sat 28 Aug 2021
5 nights • Braemar • M2122

  • Experience a perfect escape from it all, sailing a short yet wonderfully rewarding journey along England’s beautiful south coast and by the spectacular Isles of Scilly.
  • See the gorgeous landscapes of Cornwall’s Fal Estuary and stop overnight in Falmouth, home to Pendennis Castle, the National Maritime Museum and gateway to the Eden Project.
  • In Devonshire, you can wander Plymouth’s historic Barbican district – following in the footsteps of legendary explorers, and even visit England’s oldest gin distillery.

From £799pp

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Irish Highlights & Scottish Scenery

Irish Highlights & Scottish Scenery

Departs: Liverpool • Thu 29 Apr 2021
5 nights • Black Watch • W2108

  • Iconic tipples, historic treasures and many must-see attractions: the Irish delights of the Emerald Isle make for a five-night break packed with highlights and memorable sights.
  • Visit the fascinating Titanic Belfast exhibit, historic SS Nomadic and much more during your two days in Belfast; or opt to tour to the spectacular Giant’s Causeway. Meanwhile, there’s unforgettable scenic cruising in Scotland too.
  • Marvel at Fingal's Cave and appreciate the beauty of the Sound of Mull as you cruise by.

From £729pp

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Five-Night Celtic Cruise

Five-Night Celtic Cruise

Departs: Liverpool • Sat 29 May 2021
5 nights • Black Watch • W2111

  • Uncover historical, architectural and natural highlights aplenty on this enlightening Bank Holiday escape to three of the six Celtic nations: Ireland, Cornwall and Brittany.
  • In Dun Loghaire, you can visit the James Joyce Tower and Museum, known for its appearance in the novel Ulysses, while Falmouth is your starting point for discovering attractions along the Cornish coast, such as the beautiful Lizard Peninsula.
  • A full-day in St Malo allows time to explore the dramatic fortifications of Mont St Michel, or the ruins of the Celtic Aleth Cathedral in nearby Saint-Servan, before Black Watch sails among the spectacular Isles of Scilly.

From £749pp

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Lochs & Legends of Scotland

Lochs & Legends of Scotland

Departs: Liverpool • Thu 29 Jul 2021
8 nights • Black Watch • W2117

  • Create memories that last a lifetime as you sail Scottish Lochs on a smaller ship – the best way to experience the beauty and tranquility of this astonishing part of the world.
  • See mighty Ben Nevis in Loch Linnhe and Beinn Ghobhlach towering over Little Loch Broom; Loch Fyne; Fingal Cave’s basalt columns and more.
  • Ashore, your call at Fort William could coincide with the annual Lochaber Highland Games, while legendary historic sites, from castles to Neolithic treasures, await you too.

From £1,349pp

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Scenic Scotland in Five Nights

Scenic Scotland in Five Nights

Departs: Liverpool • Sat 28 Aug 2021
5 nights • Black Watch • W2120

  • Discover enchanting waterways and remote islands on board Black Watch and experience a memorable snapshot of Scotland’s gorgeous summertime scenery.
  • Relax during hours of daytime scenic cruising, taking in historic Duart Castle and the picturesque Sound of Mull, the intriguing Dutchman’s Cap and astonishing Fingal’s Cave.
  • Step ashore in the Shetlands and at the Isle of Lewis, to go in search of many more of Scotland’s most famous highlights, such as pretty Lews Castle and iconic Shetland ponies.

From £799pp

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