If you believe the cruise brochures, every ship offers a life of luxury. However, on some British ships the lux-factor is noticeably absent. These vessels tend to be older and lack the finer, more indulgent touches that are a hallmark of newer ships operated by Cunard, P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line.
However, we've done a bit of digging and found that there are a number of ships based on these shores where if you look hard enough you will find luxury, whether that's in the form of stunning suites, key-card access private lounges or restaurants only for those passengers travelling in higher cabin grades.
Here's where to find luxury on ships sailing from British ports.