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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.
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History abounds throughout the British Isles. Check out our must-see stops.

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Southampton -> St. Peter Port (Guernsey) -> Cobh (Cork) -> Dublin -> Liverpool -> Belfast -> Greenock (Glasgow) -> Cruising -> Invergordon -> Edinburgh -> Cruising -> Le Havre -> Southampton
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Rome (Civitavecchia) -> Cruising -> Corfu -> Kotor -> Cruising -> Trieste -> Venice -> Venice
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Southampton -> Brussels -> Southampton
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Dover -> Cruising -> Lerwick -> Scrabster -> Cruising -> Seydisfjordur -> Akureyri -> Grundarfjordur -> Reykjavik -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Eidfjord -> Bergen -> Cruising -> Dover
87% Loved It
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Dover -> Jersey -> Hilford Haven -> Dublin -> Cruising -> Rosyth -> Rosyth -> Cruising -> Dover
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 ...
A Short Taster Graham Sitton
05/15
We did not fancy cruising out of New York as we holiday in January and prefer the Caribbean. The ship was quite nice, but as we are avid Oasis/Allure cruisers now, we found it a little cramped with a lot less to do. The shows were magnificent ... Read more
05/15
Embarkation went smoothly except for treacherous outside steps up to deck 4, even for the fit and able, with little evidence of staff to assist those with a mobility problem. The cabin was very clean and one of the best suites,as far as lay out ... Read more
05/15
Cunard promoted this cruise - or voyage - as something special: the 175th anniversary of the founding of the line, and the 100th anniversary of the Lusitania disaster. Was it? It started rather disjointedly. We were at the Queen Elizabeth ... Read more
Fabulous ship, great cabins ( we had a balcony cabin on deck 10), love the decor. Only faults were: Replacing the full restaurant menus with a "best of" taste of anthem menu every night of our 3 night cruise Service in restaurants ... Read more
To put this review in perspective, a lot of my friends said I should be hired by Viking for my rave reviews of their river long boats. About 15 booked cruises with Viking because of them. The Danube Waltz from Budapest to Passau was awesome. ... Read more
04/15
This was our first Atlantic crossing, and second cruise with the Royal. Our primary concern, before we sailed, was would the ocean be rocking and rolling? Much to our delight it was very calm. We could not find any information on the seas, so we ... Read more
Pleasant holiday maggiealdred
04/15
This was our first cruise, so we were not sure what to expect. The check-in procedure was smooth and once we were on board the staff were waiting to show us to our cabin, with our suitcases not far behind. Throughout the whole voyage the staff and ... Read more
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