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

Scenic Shores of England

Discover the natural wonders of the stunning Jurassic Coast and explore the tranquil Scilly Isles on this exciting no-fly cruise from Portsmouth around the beautiful British Isles, with Privileged Access to a handpicked selection of private country estates

Mid size Ship Holiday
  • Liverpool
  • Tresco, Scilly Isles
  • Falmouth
  • Portsmouth

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Scenic Shores of England Special Offer

Discover the rich heritage and outstanding natural beauty of the British Isles on this superb no-fly cruise from Portsmouth.

Cruise the English Channel and Irish Sea to Liverpool, birthplace of the Beatles and renowned for its impressive architecture. Perhaps enjoy a flavour of English nobility with Privileged Access to spectacular grand homes, including Tatton Park and Knowsley Hall.

According to Arthurian legend, the Isles of Scilly are all that remain of Lyonnesse, a land once connected to Cornwall that vanished beneath the Atlantic. Step ashore on the white sandy beaches of Tresco and explore its stunning tropical gardens, before calling at Falmouth, where there is a scenic drive through Cornwall's rugged landscape.

Portland is the southernmost point of the county of Dorset and lies along the dramatic UNESCO-listed Jurassic Coast, which can be appreciated on a scenic drive. Your ship then cruises the English Channel back to Portsmouth.

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Scenic Shores of England Itinerary

Day 1 - Portsmouth (England)

Embark your ship in Portsmouth.

Day 2 - At sea

Admire the vistas from your ship as you cruise the English Channel into the Irish Sea. Perhaps, take a seat in The Theater and join one of our esteemed guest speakers as we celebrate iconic aspects of British culture. Or learn more about our upcoming destinations during an enriching port talk.

Day 3 - Liverpool

Discover Liverpool, birthplace of the Beatles and a stunning cultural center of soaring churches and impressive architecture. Get a flavor of English nobility and enjoy Privileged Access to spectacular grand homes as you explore several country estates. Should you choose to stay on board, take a trip down memory lane as we celebrate the music of Liverpool’s most famous sons, otherwise known as the “Fab Four,” and learn about their quest to take the music world by storm.

Day 4 - Tresco (Isles of Scilly)

According to Arthurian legend, the Isles of Scilly are all that remain of Lyonnesse, a land once connected to Cornwall that vanished beneath the Atlantic. This archipelago is formed by approximately 140 islands, only five of which are inhabited, famed for their mild climate and bright blooms. Tender ashore to explore the exotic gardens of Tresco Abbey and the neighboring isle of St. Mary's. Or, you may choose to remain on board and join special guests for a series of enriching lectures that celebrate Britain’s heritage.

Day 5 - Falmouth (England)

Call on Falmouth today, gateway to the dramatic county of Cornwall in the far southwestern corner of England. Admire the gray granite architecture overlooking this picturesque port city’s deep, scenic harbor, famous as a backdrop for countless film and television series. Set out to explore the unspoiled beauty of the Lizard Peninsula during an invigorating hike. Alternatively, discover some of Cornwall’s stunning private country estates, including Pencarrow House, or the unique characteristics of Tregothnan’s award-winning tea at Britain’s first tea plantation.

Day 6 - Portland

Explore Portland, the southernmost point of the county of Dorset. The island lies along the stunning Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that spans 185 million years of geological history, with an abundance of natural treasures to behold. Discover romantic medieval castle ruins and embark on a fascinating journey to witness the breathtaking views as featured in the hit TV series Broadchurch, starring David Tennant and Olivia Coleman.

Day 7 - At sea

Set sail along the Channel, the narrow stretch of water that lies between England and France.

Day 8 - Portsmouth

Disembark your ship in Portsmouth.

The Captain reserves the right to modify the itinerary. PLEASE NOTE: Shore excursion content may vary due to government regulations and health & safety requirements at the time of sailing. Shore excursions will not include buffet-style meals, independent exploration time, independent shopping time, or inside visits to venues where social distancing may be compromised. All shore excursions are subject to change without notice.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise
  • Complimentary shore excursion in every port with a wide choice of optional extra excursions available
  • House wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Choice of dining options from casual to private dining and al fresco dining
  • 24-hour room service
  • Tea and Coffee available 24-hours
  • Wi-Fi throughout the ship
  • Gratuities
  • All port charges and government taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel Insurance
  • Additional optional shore excursions
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