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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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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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84% Loved It
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Dover -> Jersey -> Hilford Haven -> Dublin -> Cruising -> Rosyth -> Rosyth -> Cruising -> Dover
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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
86% Loved It
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Southampton -> St. Peter Port (Guernsey) -> Bordeaux -> Bordeaux -> Bordeaux -> St. Jean de Luz -> St. Jean de Luz -> Pasajes -> Pasajes -> Bilbao -> Cruising -> Porto (Leixoes) -> Lisbon -> Lisbon
83% Loved It
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Amsterdam -> Brugge (Bruges) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Lisbon -> Seville (Cadiz) -> Gibraltar -> Malaga -> Cruising -> Marseille -> Florence (Livorno) -> Rome (Civitavecchia)
76% Loved It
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Southampton -> Cruising -> Vigo -> Lisbon -> Seville (Cadiz) -> Gibraltar -> Cruising -> Barcelona
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 ...
Very Disappointed Annette24
11/14
Embarkation This was swift and efficient. On boarding the ship, the uniformed greeting staff were chatting amongst themselves and did not acknowledge us. Cabins Our cabin had interconnecting doors (there are a lot on this liner) and we were ... Read more
The good points were the allocation of Cabin location on a saver deal. Food and service in the main dining room was better than previous experiences, we had changed to an early sitting from our original allocation. Now for the problem areas: ... Read more
Have previously been on the Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth (twice) and Aurora. One of my Queen Elizabeth cruises was in June 2014 with my husband. We went for 3 nights to Zeebrugge and had a fantastic time. Service and food no ... Read more
Good value Oakleyjack
03/15
I have just returned from a 4 night cruise to Amsterdam and zeebugge it was my first time on p&o having sailed on royal Caribbean and Holland America before all the cruise lines have good and bad points.the process of dropping the car off with ... Read more
My husband and I have cruised several times on several different cruise lines. Our first cruise was in 1998, and since then, we have felt the service and ambiance of cruising has fallen and become much more common- until this cruise. The ship was ... Read more
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12/14
Meridian Dining Room We thought the dining room was very noisy, the noise might be made worse because of the large open area in the floor between the upper and lower levels The Grill Excellent food and staff, and a very relaxing atmosphere East ... Read more
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
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