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

British Isles

Explore the stunning scenery and fascinating heritage of the British Isles, from picture-postcard villages to remote islands and picturesque ports on this no-fly cruise from Hull

No Fly Cruise
11 nights from £929pp

Mid size Ship Holiday
  • St Mary's, Scilly
  • Kirkwall Standing Stones
  • Callanish Standing Stones
  • Tobermory
  • Belfast
  • Dublin
  • St Peter Port
  • Portsmouth

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Discover ancient traditions, beautiful landscapes and tranquil islands on this circumnavigation of the British Isles.

Sail to the remote Orkney Islands and Outer Hebrides to discover important prehistoric sites then visit picture-postcard Tobermory with its colourful waterfront. Discover Belfast's golden era of shipbuilding then cruise to Dublin, the lively capital of the Emerald Isle.

Tranquil St Mary’s on the Isles of Scilly is home to the famous Tresco Abbey Gardens and the picturesque harbour town of St Peter Port on Guernsey is crowned by the 800-year-old Castle Cornet. Learn about Portsmouth's illustrious past and the part the city played in the D-Day Normandy landings.

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British Isles Itinerary

Day 1 - Hull (UK)

Embark Astoria in Hull.

Day 2 - At Sea

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

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 - Stornoway (Outer Hebrides)

Originally a Viking settlement, Stornoway is today the main town on the beautiful island of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. Explore the local specialist shops selling handcrafted goods from the Outer Hebrides including jewellery and the famous Harris Tweed. The Isle of Lewis is considered to be the heartland of the Gaelic culture, and is home to some important prehistoric sites including the Neolithic Callanish Stones and Pictish Carloway Broch.

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 - 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 - 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 - Portsmouth (UK)

Portsmouth is home to the Tudor battleship Mary Rose, the HMS Victory and the D-Day Museum.

Day 11 - At Sea

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

Day 12 - Hull

Disembark Astoria in Hull.

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

Price Includes

  • 11 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
  • On board speakers
  • Wide range of onboard leisure facilities
  • Port Taxes
  • UK Currency onboard

Price Does Not Include

  • Shore Excursions
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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Price Information

  • Third or fourth passengers sharing a cabin with two full fare paying adults: £329
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