British Isles Cruises 2017

The rural countryside of Ireland, the ancient castles and mysterious lochs of Scotland, the icons and museums of England and the uncontaminated nature of the Hebrides and the Channel Islands.

British Isles

A cruise to the British Isles never fails to impress with a wide variety of memorably beautiful landscapes that is sure to remain with you long after you have departed its shores. The British Isles is a sublime wilderness- it is a place where the past comes to life. Breathtaking geographical and historical sites that are a must-see include England's Stonehenge, Scotland's Edinburgh Castle, Northern Ireland's Giant's Causeway and Northern England's Yorkshire Dales.


While the summer is the peak time for tourist visits, the cities throughout the British Isles have an atmosphere of their own in winter with festivals, carol concerts and cosy pubs. Surfing in Newquay, drinking Guinness in Dublin, walking the walls of Conway Castle and walking on Dartmoor are just a small but exciting handful of activies available to tourists in this area. The rolling green countrysides and charming cities will leave you wanting to return to the region time and time again.

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  Fly Cruises
Scotland, Ireland and Guernsey
Scotland, Ireland and Guernsey
16 Nights with the Oriana
 27.07.2017
p.p.from AU$ 5199
  Last Minute Cruises
Mediterranean Venice Cruise
Mediterranean Venice Cruise
12 Nights with the Vision of the Seas
 22.05.2017
p.p.from AU$ 2354
An Enchanting British Isles Escape
An Enchanting British Isles Escape
12 Nights with the Vision of the Seas
 22.05.2017
p.p.from AU$ 2298
The British Isles and Beyond from Southampton
The British Isles and Beyond from Southampton
12 Nights with the Caribbean Princess
 13.05.2017
p.p.from AU$ 2229
Celtic Charms from Amsterdam
Celtic Charms from Amsterdam
14 Nights with the ms Prinsendam
 03.06.2017
p.p.from AU$ 4699
Highlands and Lochs of Scotland
Highlands and Lochs of Scotland
4 Nights with the Boudicca
 26.05.2017
p.p.from AU$ 932
  British Isle Cruises
British Isles Expedition from Amsterdam
British Isles Expedition from Amsterdam
12 Nights with the Vision of the Seas
 27.06.2017
p.p.from AU$ 2278
The British Isles and Beyond from Southampton
The British Isles and Beyond from Southampton
12 Nights with the Caribbean Princess
 May 2017 - September 2017
p.p.from AU$ 2229
Mediterranean Venice Cruise
Mediterranean Venice Cruise
12 Nights with the Vision of the Seas
 22.05.2017
p.p.from AU$ 2354
Northern Dreams Southampton Return
Northern Dreams Southampton Return
12 Nights with the Royal Princess
 May 2018 - July 2018
p.p.from AU$ 2819
Trail Around the British Isles from Le Havre
Trail Around the British Isles from Le Havre
12 Nights with the Royal Princess
 April 2018 - July 2018
p.p.from AU$ 2829
Ports in the British IslesTop British Isles Ports
Tilbury (London), England, United Kingdomfrom
AU$ 74
This British city is situated on the north bank of the Thames, next to a sea port and a fortress. Tilbury forts were important defenses during several wars.
Dover (London), England, United Kingdomfrom
AU$ 677
London, the capital of Great Britain, offers many famous sights you should not miss. Big Ben, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace, St Paul's Cathedral are just a few of them. Culturally, there's a lot on offer in London. In addition to fascinating architecture of the past, London is also known as a fashion and shopping center.
Leith (Edinburgh), Scotlandfrom
AU$ 2139
Leith is a district belonging to Edinburgh with a major freight port.
Tobermory, Isle of Mull, Scotlandfrom
AU$ 819
Tobermory is the main town of the Isle of Mull, which is one of the Inner Hebrides, off the north west coast of Scotland. The colorful houses lining the harbor of Tobermory shape the scenery of the place.
Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotlandfrom
AU$ 829
The small harbor town of Portree is located on the Isle of Skye - the biggest island of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. Portree is the only town on Skye and therefore ideal for tourists as it serves as the main point of the island.
London, England, United Kingdomfrom
AU$ 4299
London is the capital city of both the sovereign nation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland as well as the nation within of England. The name comes from the Latin "Londinium" dating back from the period of Roman rule of most of the island of Great Britain. London is one of the world's leading financial centres and an important hub in Europe for entertainment, business, fashion, the arts and International relations.
British Isles

Discover undulating hills every shade of green, jagged and menacing cliff facades, eerie ruins and a rich culture that has evolved over millennia.

A cruise to the British Isles allows passengers to delve into an enchanted past while also delivering a modern experience in cities such as London, Dublin, Glasgow and Edinburgh. These enduring islands offer everything, from charming hamlets to cosy pubs and famous landmarks that will leave you speechless. Most cruises from the British Isles depart from southern ports such as Tilbury and make their way to Ireland and Scotland where the rugged beauty and friendly people uphold their reputation with ease. Often these cruises venture as far as Iceland where the distinctive volcanic landscapes, winding glaciers and cascading waterfalls offer a nice contrast to the Emerald Isles.

Excursions and Activities in the British Isles

Marvel at the castle-studded coastline of these ancient islands as you sail around on your luxury liner equipped with all the modern comforts one would expect from cruise companies such as Cunard Lines, Azamara Club Cruises and Celebrity Cruises. These formidable fortresses give a sense of the scale of the splendour of ancient times when Celts ruled and druids were respected throughout the land. This dramatic and impressive architecture extends throughout cities like Edinburgh, Dublin and London, where they blend seamlessly with their modern counterparts. The nature of islands means that many settlements sprung up along the coast; these have since flourished into bustling cities with a unique maritime backdrop. The aforementioned cities are cornucopias of artistic and cultural delights where you can explore museums, do some shopping and take a guided tour as part of an informative shore excursion.