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Cruises Around the British Isles

The UK has so much to offer, and a cruise around the British Isles can be a great way to visit many different places within a short space of time. Liverpool, Belfast and Edinburgh are popular ports of call. Avoid the hassle at the airports and the hauling of heavy luggage with a cruise from the UK. Spend less time queuing and more time enjoying your ship’s facilities, starting your holiday as soon as you step on-board. 

Which cruise lines sail around the UK?

Where to visit on a UK cruise

Cruises depart from ports including Southampton, Dover, TilburyHull, Newcastle, Bristol and a number of Scottish ports, each of which travels to their fair share of the British Isles, including Inverness, Holyhead and Dublin, as well as many more!

Experience familiar landscapes from the deck of your cruise ship, witnessing the wonder of the British Isles from a whole new perspective. Uncover exciting ports and discover new destinations to visit along the British coastline.

Book your cruise around the UK

It is often the smaller ships that sail around the UK, and our Cruise Concierge team is on-hand to advise you of the available itineraries for your cruise, as well as which cruise line will suit you best. Call our award-winning team for further information and assistance with your booking.


The Scottish capital is best known for the impressive castle that dominates the city skyline, but it is a city absolutely packed with interesting museums and historic sites, and Princes Street is a...

Inverness Castle, Invergordon

The city of Inverness has its own castle and a number of attractions to explore, but without a doubt, most people who get off the ship here are heading on an excursion to Drumnadrochit and Loch Nes...


The biggest port in the north of England, Liverpool can also lay claim to being one of the most cultural. Wander along the picturesque docks or head into the city centre to enjoy excellent shopping...


Holyhead itself isn’t a huge town, but it acts as a gateway for some of the best landmarks and excursions in Wales and even into England, with scenic drives along the North Wales Coast providing ...


A lot of Belfast’s heritage relates to The Troubles, which have long since ended but have left notable scars around the city. It is fascinating to learn more about this period now that it is one ...

The Cruise Lines
Cruise ship sailing into an inlet on a sunny evening

Pretty much every major cruise line offers some form of UK cruise, whether as part of a longer itinerary or as a dedicated sailing. Circumnavigation cruises generally last between seven and ten day...

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