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Castles and kingdoms, dramatic shorelines and highlands, natural beauty and stunning landscapes, myths and legends and majestic cities. All await as you voyage from one scenic port to the next on a cruise around the British Isles. Capture the magic of times past and current trends as you uncover quintessential UK experiences when you take to the shores to explore familiar and new destinations.  

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14 Days London to London

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15 Days London to Bergen

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11 Days Ijmuiden to Antwerp

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Virgin Voyages
Where superyacht design and your dream destinations meet. Welcome to how Virgin does cruise ships. With Richard Branson at the helm, Virgin Voyages is...more redefining what a luxury cruise ship means by combining premium elements from favorites on land with the freedom and simplicity of a life well lived on the open ocean. With with cool interiors filled with chic bars, city styled eateries, clever accommodation and rock star suites Virgin offers Sailors a new onboard experience, from wellbeing activities, fresh to order eateries and original boundary breaking entertainment without the formalities and traditions of other contemporary cruise lines.
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Known For:Re-writing the Rules
Fleet Size:4
It's time to join Ponant's team of experienced naturalist guides and expedition experts to discover some of the world’s most distant and sought-after shores,...more venture into the heart of extreme lands and be immersed in nature on one of many Zodiac outings and shore excursions. Whether you dream of stepping foot on the Antarctic Peninsula, witnessing the incredible rise of Montgomery reef in the Kimberley or meeting and interacting with local communities in the Arctic, Ponant, the world leader in luxury expeditions can take you there.
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Known For:Luxury Expeditions
Fleet Size:13
P&O Cruises Worldwide
No other cruise line serves more British holidaymakers on cruises out of the UK. We’ve been creating authentic travel experiences on land and sea for over...more 180 years. We design our holidays so that the great life on board is infused with British style, quality and innovation. And we offer full days in almost all destinations, as well as evening and overnight calls so that you have time to truly experience a destination, enjoy authentic encounters and immerse yourself in the culture.
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Known For:Britain's Favourite Cruise Line
Fleet Size:6

Discover Highlights to discover on a cruise circumnavigating the British Isles

Witness the Mystery of Stonehenge

Witness the Mystery of Stonehenge

Day trip through scenic southern England's countryside to Stonehenge to explore the magic and mystery of this impressive circle of stones.

Beatles Mania, Liverpool

Beatles Mania, Liverpool

Follow in the footsteps of Liverpool’s famous sons from Penny Lane to Strawberry Field, the Cavern and the exhibits at the Beatles Story.

Highland Castles and Loch Ness

Highland Castles and Loch Ness

Visit Scotland's medieval Highland castles and relive times past before you explore renowned Loch Ness, with your eyes peeled to sight Nessie.

Cobh Sea Safari, Cork

Cobh Sea Safari, Cork

Don your life vest to explore the picturesque and historic coastline from Cobh to Kinsale on a rigid inflatable boat. Witness seal colonies and bottlenose dolphins and visit the last port of the Titanic.

Scenic Snowdonia, Holyhead

Scenic Snowdonia, Holyhead

Explore Snowdonia National Park by coach tour or on a hiking trip to witness some of Wales’ most spectacular scenery, from Lake Llyn Padarn to Mount Snowdon and many other jagged mountain peaks.

Recent Reviews What our clients are saying about their UK cruises

Wonderful cruise   , NSW, Australia, Sep 2023
I would recommend this cruise. Iceland was an amazing destination. Happy with Princess. Even though Island Princess is one of their older ships I have no complaints.
Great cruise   , SA, Australia, Aug 2023
Had a wonderful time on the Viking Mars cruising around the British Isles. The weather was perfect, it only rained on our last day (in Bergen). Our favourite stop was Invergorden where we cruised Loch Ness, walked around Urquhart Castle (which was the only Highland castle to hold out against the English), then we visited the standing stones at Craigh ...read more na Dun (famous in the Outlander series), then onto the site of the Culloden battlefield. Thanks to Jemma for all her hard work in looking after and helping with our booking. We’ve booked another cruise through Global Journeys and are looking forward to cruising the Seine next year.
Viking Cruise   , Queensland, Australia, Jul 2023
Absolutely wonderful trip. Everything was never any trouble for the staff and crew. Everything from the shore excursions to the wonderful food and service were great. Friendly staff who helped in any way they could. I had my luggage misplaced by my airline between Rome and London and Viking went out of their way to help me in any way they could from ...read more tracking my luggage to give me a $150 on board credit even though it was not their fault. I think this is a great case of customer relations. I would have no hesitation in recommending Viking to any one wanting a wonderful trip.
Into the midnight shun   , NSW, Australia, Jul 2023
Recently returned from a Viking Cruise along the coast of Norway, Scottish Islands of Shetland and Orkney, Edinburgh and into London. The trip was amazing and well worth the experience. We once again booked the trip through Global as we have previously used their services. All the arrangements went without a hitch and we would like to thank Hannah once ...read more again for all her help and patience with our many requests. We will again book through Global on our next adventure wherever it is in the world. Big thanks Hannah your amazing.