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British Isles and Cities

This 10-night no-fly cruise from London Tilbury contrasts remote Scottish islands with the scenic splendour of the Emerald Isle, and calls at Rotterdam and Honfleur add a continental flavour

No Fly Cruise
10 nights from £764pp

cruises from the uk Holiday
  • Portree
  • Dublin
  • Honfleur
  • Standing Stones, Kirkwall

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Cruise and Maritime

Save up to 50%! Book by 31 Jan 2018

British Isles and Cities Special Offer

Discover the natural beauty, incredible wildlife and ancient history of far-flung Scottish islands, as well as the lively Irish cities of Belfast and Dublin.

Explore the exhilarating city of Rotterdam before sailing to the Orkney Islands to learn more about the archipelago's history through Neolithic standing stones and the well-preserved site of Skara Brae, and experience life on the Isle of Skye on optional excursions from Portree.

Discover the Emerald Isle on a visit to the cosmopolitan city of Belfast then explore Dublin's iconic landmarks, including Dublin Castle, Christchurch Cathedral and Trinity College. From colourful Cobh perhaps visit the city of Cork and legendary Blarney Castle before sailing to the pretty town of Honfleur.

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British Isles and Cities Itinerary

Day 1 - London Tilbury (UK)

Embark Columbus in London Tilbury.

Day 2 - Rotterdam (Netherlands)

Rotterdam's architecture is an intriguing mix of old and new. The city was founded in 1328 and today modern glass skyscrapers stand side-by-side with buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries.

Day 3 - At Sea

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

Day 4 - 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 5 - Portree (Isle of Skye)

Charming Portree is the main town on the beautiful Isle of Skye. On the outskirts of the town, the Skye Heritage Centre and Aros Experience bring the history of the island to life. Skye’s stunning scenery ranges from the soaring peaks of the Cuilins to undulating heather moorland and spectacular lochs. Optional excursions feature crofting villages and iconic castles with both colourful and poignant history.

Day 6 - Belfast (Northern Ireland)

The cosmopolitan city of Belfast is home to Titanic Belfast, the museum exploring the legend of the Titanic. At the heart of today’s cosmopolitan city is Belfast’s elegant City Hall, which stands in Donegal Square. Perhaps discover the extraordinary Giant’s Causeway on an optional excursion from the city.

Day 7 - 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 8 - Cobh

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 optional excursions to the legendary Blarney Castle.

Day 9 - At Sea

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

Day 10 - Honfleur (France)

Many renowned painters have been attracted to charming Honfleur with its ever-changing light, half-timbered houses and beautiful old harbour. Nestled in its picturesque cobbled streets, explore the art galleries, artists’ studios, boutiques, restaurants, cafes and fine souvenir shops.

Day 11 - London Tilbury (UK)

Disembark Columbus in London Tilbury.

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

Price Includes

  • 10 nights accommodation in cabin grade of your choice
  • Full board with traditional British and international cuisine including afternoon tea 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
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2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Brochure Price from Blue Water Price from
Columbus
Sep 25£1439£764

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two sharing an IG 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
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