British Isles Cruises

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 charming area that are sure to convince you to return time and time again.

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  Fly Cruises
British Isles and the Open
British Isles and the Open
18 Nights with the Celebrity Silhouette
p.p.from AU$ 4699
Scotland, Ireland and Guernsey
Scotland, Ireland and Guernsey
16 Nights with the Oriana
p.p.from AU$ 5199
Fly Free Grand Britain, France and Ireland
Fly Free Grand Britain, France and Ireland
27 Nights with the Minerva
p.p.from AU$ 11675
Fly Free Grand Great Britain
Fly Free Grand Great Britain
30 Nights with the Aegean Odyssey
p.p.from AU$ 13950
  Last Minute Cruises
Mini Mystery Cruise from/to Harwich
Mini Mystery Cruise from/to Harwich
2 Nights with the Black Watch
p.p.from On Request
New World to Hanseatic Hamburg
New World to Hanseatic Hamburg
9 Nights with the Queen Mary 2
p.p.from On Request
  Cruises from Australia
Epic Lands from Sydney to Southampton
Epic Lands from Sydney to Southampton
71 Nights with the Queen Elizabeth
p.p.from AU$ 21699
Ports in the British IslesTop British Isles Ports
London, England, United Kingdomfrom
AU$ 4199
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.
Dover (London), England, United Kingdomfrom
AU$ 477
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.
Tilbury (London), England, United Kingdom from
AU$ 94
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.
Leith (Edinburgh), Scotlandfrom
AU$ 2075
Leith is a district belonging to Edinburgh with a major freight port.
Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotlandfrom
AU$ 1577
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.
Portland, England, United Kingdomfrom
AU$ 1755
The peninsula of Portland is located in the south of England. Visit the Portland Museum, or the 300-year-old lighthouse at the southern tip of the peninsula.
British Isles

The 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.