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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Best of Britain

Discover the stunning scenery, ancient castles and picturesque harbours of the British Isles on this no-fly cruise from Newcastle calling at the Emerald Isle, remote Scottish islands, tranquil Guernsey and the Scilly Isles

No Fly Cruise
10 nights from £1079pp

cruises from the uk Holiday
  • Tobermory
  • Dublin
  • Earl's Palace, Kirkwall
  • St Mary's, Scilly Isles
  • St Peter Port

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Cruise and Maritime

Save up to 30%! Book by 31 Mar 2018

Best of Britain Special Offer

Learn about the fascinating history of the breathtaking British Isles on this no-fly cruise from Newcastle on board Magellan.

After a call at Dundee sail to the remote Orkney Islands to uncover over 6,000 years of history through Neolithic standing stones and the incredible Skara Brae archaeological site. Picturesque Tobermory on the Isle of Mull is renowned for its colourful harbour and is an unforgettable port of call.

The friendly city of Dublin offers a warm welcome as well as magnificent architecture and traditional pubs. Beautiful Ringaskiddy is the gateway to the fashionable city of Cork and from St Marys in the Scilly Isles there is the opportunity to visit Tresco's famous Abbey Gardens. Call at historic St Peter Port where Castle Cornet has stood guard for over 800 years, and relax in the wonderful Anglo-French atmosphere.

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Best of Britain Itinerary

Day 1 - Newcastle (UK)

Embark Magellan in Newcastle.

Day 2 - Dundee (Scotland)

There is also the option to embark Magellan in Dundee. Spend time at leisure in the city.

Day 3 - Kirkwall (Orkney Islands)

Kirkwall is the capital of the Orkney archipelago. The spectacular St Magnus Cathedral dominates the town's skyline. Take one of the optional excursions during your time here.

Day 4 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship’s facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 5 - Tobermory (Isle of Mull)

The picture-postcard village of Tobermory is one of the prettiest ports in Scotland. Its large natural harbour is home to colourful boats bobbing on the waves and a rainbow of brightly painted buildings backed by wooded hills. Mull’s diverse landscape ranges from high mountain and wild moorland to sea cliffs and sandy beaches.

Day 6 - Dublin (Ireland)

Dublin is the capital of the Emerald Isle and boasts a superb mix of medieval, Georgian and modern architecture. The city is home to Dublin Castle, Trinity College and majestic Four Courts. Perhaps cross the Ha’penny Bridge, one of Dublin’s most famous landmarks.

Day 7 - Ringaskiddy

Ringaskiddy in County Cork is the gateway to the fashionable city of Cork. This historic city has become the lively cultural and shopping capital of the south, yet still retains the feel of a country town.

Day 8 - St. Mary's (Isles of Scilly)

The Isles of Scilly lie just off the coast of Cornwall. St Mary's is the largest of the inhabited islands and is a delight to explore. The island of Tresco, the only privately-owned island, is home to the famous Abbey Gardens. Optional excursions explore St Mary's and and Tresco.

Day 9 - St. Peter Port (Guernsey)

Castle Cornet has stood guard over St Peter Port for over 800 years. See the picturesque waterfront of grey and white stone buildings, stroll along the cobbled streets and take in the Anglo-French ambiance.

Day 10 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship’s facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 11 - Newcastle (UK)

Disembark Magellan in Newcastle.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 10 nights accommodation in the 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 on-board leisure facilities
  • Port Taxes
  • UK Currency onboard

2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Brochure Price from Blue Water Price from
Jun 02£1529£1079

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two sharing an Cat 1 cabin. Single cabins are available at a supplement
  • Cabin upgrade supplements are available - please contact us for details
  • Third or fourth passengers sharing a cabin with two full fare paying adults: £299