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British Isles Discovery

A 9-night no-fly cruise from Liverpool exploring the diverse landscapes and rich history of the British Isles on board Azores

British Isles Discovery

9 nights from £929pp

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Experience the beauty and heritage of the British Isles on this summertime cruise from Liverpool.

See the imposing St Coleman's Cathedral which towers over Cobh's waterfront, take an optional excursion to the renowned Abbey Gardens on the island of Tresco and explore the attractive town of St Peter Port, loyal to the British crown.

Azores heads to Honfleur which has attracted many renowned painters and writers. See the beautiful half-timbered houses and charming old harbour, before spending a day at sea. Arrive in Invergordon, situated on the shores of the Cromarty Firth, from where you can take an optional excursion to the Glenmorangie Distillery or haunting Loch Ness.

Shop for the famous Harris Tweed in Stornoway on the island of Lewis, considered the heartland of Gaelic culture and explore the colourful port of Tobermory, one of the prettiest ports in Scotland before Azores heads back to Liverpool.

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British Isles Discovery Itinerary

Day 1 - Liverpool (UK)
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Embark Azores in Liverpool.
Day 2 - Cobh (Republic of Ireland)
Cobh lies at the mouth of the River Lee and has one of the best natural harbours in the world. See the brightly coloured houses which line the streets from the waterfront and the imposing St Coleman's Cathedral. Cobh is also the gateway to the city of Cork and excursions to the legendary Blarney Castle.
Day 3 - St Mary's (Isles of Scilly, UK) (by launch or tender)
The Isles of Scilly is Britain's only island archipelago which lies just off the coast of Cornwall. St Mary's is the largest of the inhabited islands and is a delight to explore. The village of Hugh Town is considered the capital. Perhaps visit the glorious Abbey Gardens on the privately-owned island of Tresco. Optional excursions explore St Mary's and Tresco.
Day 4 - St Peter Port (Guernsey, Channel Islands) (by launch or tender)
Castle Cornet has stood guard over St Peter Port for over 800 years. Guernsey is geographically closer to France yet loyal to the British crown. This tax-free haven is perfect for duty-free shopping.
Day 5 - Honfleur (France)
Many renowned painters and writers have been attracted to charming Honfleur with its beautiful old harbour off the Seine's tidal estuary. Historic buildings house art galleries, boutiques and souvenir shops.
Day 6 - At sea
Enjoy the facilities on board Azores as you spend a day at sea.
Day 7 - Invergordon (Scotland, UK)
Situated on the shores of the Cromarty Firth, Invergordon is a key port with an important naval history. The small town is the gateway to the beautiful Scottish Highlands. Perhaps take one of the optional excursions to the Glenmorangie Distillery or Loch Ness.
Day 8 - Stornoway (Outer Hebrides) (by launch or tender)
Stornoway was originally a Viking settlement and is today the main town on the island of Lewis, considered the heartland of the Gaelic culture. It has a range of local specialist shops selling handcrafted goods including the famous Harris Tweed.
Day 9 - Tobermory (Isle of Mull)
Tobermory is one of the prettiest ports in Scotland. See the rainbow painted buildings which line the harbour back by hills. Mull is the second largest island of the Inner Hebrides which boasts a diverse landscape. Neighbouring Iona is the island where St Columba first brought Christianity to Scotland in 563 AD.
Day 10 - Liverpool
Disembark Azores in Liverpool.
Please note that alternative arrangements will be made where possible if weather conditions prevent the ship from calling at a scheduled port of call.

Price Includes

  • 9 nights accommodation in cabin grade of your choice
  • Full board with traditional British and international cuisine including afternoon teas and late night snacks
  • Superb programme of daytime and evening entertainment
  • Informative guest lectures
  • Wide range of onboard leisure facilities
  • Port Taxes
  • UK Currency onboard

Price Does Not Include

  • Transport to and from the ship at the beginning and end of the cruise
  • Compulsory Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Optional Shore Excursions
Save up to 25% - now from just £929pp! Book by 30 Apr 2015

2015 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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Aug 18£1239£929
  • Prices are per person based on two sharing a Cat 1 cabin.
  • Cabin Upgrade Supplements:
  • Outside cabin - from £460pp
  • Junior Suite - from £1910pp
  • Deluxe Balcony Suite - £3010pp
  • Owners Suite - £3440pp
  • Third or fourth passengers sharing a cabin with two full fare paying adults: £269
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