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The British Isles include Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and all the offshore islands, including the separate nation of Ireland. From rolling green countryside and castles to charming cobblestone streets and traditional pubs, the region offers something for every type of cruiser. The compact nature of the British Isles means you can spend more time onshore, so you can visit landmarks such as Stonehenge and the Blarney Stone, and spend time in historic cities such as Dublin, Edinburgh and London.
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Scotland, Wales, England and Ireland: Read our tips on how to cruise, British style.
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Whisky, royals, literature, natural beauty - and castles! See what you can do on shore.
Top 10 British Isle Historical Sites Top 10 British Isle Historical Sites
History abounds throughout the British Isles. Check out our must-see stops.

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Dover -> Jersey -> Pembroke -> Dublin -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Dover
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Venice -> Cruising -> Korcula -> Cruising -> Crete (Heraklion) -> Rhodes -> Kusadasi -> Athens (Piraeus)
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Southampton -> St. Peter Port (Guernsey) -> Cruising -> Bordeaux -> Bordeaux -> St. Jean de Luz -> St. Jean de Luz -> Bilbao -> Cruising -> Porto (Leixoes) -> Lisbon -> Gibraltar -> Cruising -> Barcelona -> Barcelona
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Lisbon -> Cruising -> St. Peter Port (Guernsey) -> Cherbourg -> Honfleur -> Honfleur -> Amsterdam -> Amsterdam -> Hamburg -> Hamburg
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Amsterdam -> Brugge (Bruges) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Lisbon -> Seville (Cadiz) -> Gibraltar -> Malaga -> Cruising -> Marseille -> Florence (Livorno) -> Rome (Civitavecchia)
Amsterdam
There is a fairytale quality to the tree-lined canal streets of ...
Antwerp
Flanders, the northern half of Belgium, has four lovely cities to ...
Belfast
There was a time when the name Belfast raised an immediate red flag ...
Brugge (Bruges)
Brugge (in Flemish -- it's Bruges in French) is one of the most ...
Brussels
If you've been to Brussels, chances are you were sent on a business ...
Dover
Located 76 miles (122 kilometers) to the east of London, Dover is a ...
Dublin
Imagine Dublin and visions of Guinness, Leopold Bloom, and hearty ...
Edinburgh
Historic Edinburgh, capital of Scotland, has so much to offer that ...
Ghent
Brugge (Bruges) may be the better known -- and possibly better ...
Harwich
Harwich, on London's east coast, is the quietest of the three main ...
Holyhead
Located on the very northwestern tip of Wales, facing out to the ...
Invergordon
Although it's the most popular cruise ship port of call in Scotland, ...
Le Havre
Le Havre, which lies along the English Channel on France's western ...
Lisbon
Lisbon, Europe's westernmost capital and Portugal's cultural hub, ...
Liverpool
Liverpool is a small but thriving city that is poised to flourish, ...
London (Tilbury)
London is one of the world's greatest cities. Diverse, ethnically and ...
Newcastle (England)
One of the most vibrant cities in the north of England, Newcastle ...
Paris
Home to more than 10 million people, the "City of Light" is majestic ...
Rotterdam
If Holland's past lives on in Amsterdam's fabled canals and historic ...
Rouen
The capital of Normandy, Rouen is just a bit over an hour's train ...
Southampton
Located on the south coast of England, Southampton served as the ...
St. Peter Port (Guernsey)
St. Peter Port, the principal town on the island of Guernsey, charms ...
Vigo
Vigo is the main port for Spain's Galicia region, with Portugal to ...
Having cruised with Cunard four times previously this was our first time in Queens Grill on the Queen Elizabeth and we were suitable impressed. The cruise was the 3 night voyage (16-19th Dec) immediately before the infamous cruise to nowhere! I am ... Read more
Not what we expected cruisedancer-Fin
01/15
We spent 5 nights on New Year's Cruise on QV. We have been on QM2 4-5 year's ago, so we were looking forward to an amazing New Year's celebration. The reason why we chose Cunard is that we love dancing, and Cunard is almost the only Cruise line ... Read more
01/15
This was my first cruise and I was unsure what to expect. I read the reviews on here so went with an open mind. Embarkation was a bit of a shock as there were so many people waiting to check in. I stupidly expected to walk straight on. That was the ... Read more
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01/15
This was a Chrstmas present from my best friend..neither of us had cruised before so thought a good idea. We departed from Southampton to Zeebrugge for the market in Brussels. This was the first cruise after the ship's refit so we were looking ... Read more
Like a Swiss timepiece whitmarshjohn
01/15
First time with Princess and first time around the British isles. We would like to do both again. This was our eleventh cruise and, all round, probably the best. There were things to gripe about (the food was much of a muchness, the shows were ... Read more
What a great ship. Everywhere was spotlessly clean, the food was very good and the staff could not be more helpful. The only thing you should be careful of is where your cabin is located and the time at your destinations. I myself did not book this ... Read more
FAB Cruise candgholiday
01/15
Having sailed on many cruises before (all Caribbean cruises with NCL) we were a little apprehensive after reading some of the reviews on here about our 5 days / 4 nights cruise to Bruges & Amsterdam. Well............ we had a great time! Cabin ... Read more
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