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British Isles and Ireland Discovery

Join us as we delve into the myths, legends and landscapes of the British Isles, Ireland and the Scottish Isles. Discover the hidden gem of the Isle of Scilly, the boatyards of Belfast, birthplace of RMS Titanic, and the UNESCO city of Galway, cruise the beloved ‘Emerald Isles’ of Scotland.  This voyage is rich in history, culture and is the best way to truly appreciate the heritage of the waters that surround our beautiful nation.

Your Tour Includes

  • Cruise into the final port of call for the RMS Titanic plus visit the Museum where the ship now rests
  • Spend time on the Orkney and Shetland Islands
  • Designer boutiques, artist studios, cobbled streets can be found in Irelands most engaging city of Galway
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Itinerary

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This afternoon we board Ambience in Tilbury, settle into your cabin and explore the ships facilities as we set sail to Isles of Scilly.

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Spend the day relaxing and getting to know your new surroundings as we spend the day at sea.

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The Scilly Isles are a subtropical paradise off the coast of Cornwall. Little more than six square miles, St Mary’s is the largest, with an atmosphere unlike anything you’ll experience on the mainland.

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Cobh is home to Ireland’s only dedicated cruise terminal and famous for being the final port of call for the RMS Titanic before it set off on its maiden voyage. From Cobh you can travel to Cork and discover the city’s highlights, including the spires of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, the Old Courthouse, City Hall and the renowned Bells of Shandon.

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Spend time relaxing onboard and make the most of the services available.

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Today’s stop is one of Ireland’s most engaging cities. Arty and bohemian, the cobbled streets of Galway are bursting with designer boutiques, artists’ studios and alternative cafés and restaurants.

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As we sail into the fishing port of Killybegs on the southern coast of County Donegal. Admire the colourful trawlers of this charming working town as we glide into port.

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Visit the vibrant city of Belfast, birthplace of the RMS Titanic and capital of Northern Ireland. Explore the historical centre, take in sights such as the Grand Opera House, Albert Memorial, Botanic Gardens and Belfast City Hall, culminating at the Titanic Belfast, a state-of-the-art multimedia Museum.

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You’ll believe you’ve entered a Tolkienesque fantasy landscape when you see Skye’s surreal crags and peaks – but you’ll be sure of a warm welcome from the down-to-earth locals in the capital of Portree.

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In bustling Kirkwall, the main town on Orkney, there's plenty to see in the narrow, winding streets extending from the harbour. The cathedral and some museums are highlights.

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Spend time exploring the charming capital and Lerwick of the Shetland Islands.  This historic town dates back to the 18th century, wonder around the sandstone building along the waterfront or follow the main street to the modern harbour.

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Spend time relaxing onboard and make the most of the services available.

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After breakfast, we disembark and bid farewell to our captain and crew

Accommodation

Travel Options

When it comes to getting you to your destination. Leger Holidays make it easy, with a selection of travel options for you to choose from

Meet us at the ship

Meet us at the ship

For complete flexibility, make your own transport arrangements to and from the ship. We will provide you with times and locations as well as some useful information for you to make your own arrangements to join your cruise.

If you require any further information to assist with your travel plans, please contact our Holiday Advisors who will be happy to help.

Meet your Coach at Dover

Meet your Coach at Dover

Travel down to Dover and jump onboard your coach for your ferry crossing.

Alternatively, travel the day before your departure and enjoy an overnight stay, with complimentary parking for the duration of your cruise, before being collected after breakfast the following morning.

Travel by Eurostar

Travel by Eurostar

Step aboard Eurostar at London St Pancras for a fast and comfortable journey to mainland Europe. You can even upgrade your reserved seat to Standard Premier – speak to our Holiday Advisors for more information. On arrival in Paris, Lille or Brussels, you will then join connecting services for your onward journey.

Travel by Air

Travel by Air

Return flights from London Heathrow with transfers to and from the ship are included in our package on our specific arrival and departure dates. We also include one item of checked in luggage per person.

If our included flights are not suitable, alternative flights may also be available from other airports on our arrival and departure dates. These may have an additional supplement and are subject to availability at the time of booking.

More flexible travel options

Travelling by Eurostar?

Travelling by Eurostar?

Why not stay overnight in London?

For those travelling from further afield, you can also book overnight accommodation in London, before and after your holiday. Speak to our Holiday Advisors for more information.

Travelling by Eurostar?

Stay overnight near the port

For an even more relaxed start to your European holiday, why not stay overnight in Dover or nearby Ashford the night before your cruise from only £65pp? All our quoted prices include car parking for one vehicle for the duration of your cruise and cooked breakfast the following morning. Our coach will collect you and return you to the hotel on its way to/from the port of Dover. And if you don’t want that holiday feeling to end, why not do the same on your return journey?