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Sheep walking on the road in the British countryside.
England
Sunset in Houses of Parliament
London
Big Ben on a sunny day in London
Ireland
Castle ruins overlooking the sea
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Your small ship will carry you to world heritage sites
Shetland Islands
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Shetland pony in the Shetland Isles.
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If you are looking for a vacation that allows you to explore the different regions and cultures of EnglandScotlandWales, and Northern Ireland, the right way to do it is on a small ship cruiseCruises are not only fun, but they allow you to see areas of the United Kingdom that you could never visit on your own. Visit unique places like IonaKirkwallLerwickSt. Kilda, and Orkney Islands. Get up close to the culture of the United Kingdom with exclusive village visits, be amazed by the diversity of wildlife, and learn about the treasures of this country with our wonderful archaeological site visitsContact one of our travel advisors to start planning your United Kingdom cruise in 2024 or 2025.
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Ring Of Brodgar, Orkney
$10,095
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Wild Scotland

Edinburgh - Aberdeen - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Visit the St Kilda
  • Explore the Orkney Islands
  • Kayak through caves and lochs
  • Visit an Iron Age broch
Starts / Ends:
Edinburgh / Aberdeen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
From the Hebrides in the west to inhospitable windswept specks of land like St Kilda and Foula, and to the Orkney and Shetland islands in the north, you’ll explore the intriguing diversity of Scotland’s wild islands. You can plan to take in Neolithic sites scarcely changed in 5,000 …
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Ring of Brodgar is a unique stone circle in Scotland.
$10,290
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Scotland's Highlands and Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Lord of the Glens
  • Sail through Loch Ness
  • Visit medieval abbey ruins
  • Hike in spectacular Cuillin Hills
  • Discover ancient standing stones
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Hiking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
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The only expedition of its kind, explore Scotland as few people have on an encompassing and enchanting Scotland voyage. Walk among ancient stone monuments, weave your way through ruins of fantastic castles, and stroll through a sacred abbey. Learn the legacy of 1,300-year-old clans and visit the …
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Broch of Mousa, Scotland
$6,195
EBD 20%
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British Isles: Legendary History & Wild Nature

13 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • See Tresco, Bronze Age burial site
  • Discover Tresco Abbey Garden
  • Enjoy bird-watching in Rathlin
  • Step inside the fortress Llanduno
  • Visit the island of Staffa
Starts / Ends:
Portsmouth / Leith
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take this opportunity to join Sea Spirit on its 13-day cruise to explore and discover the wonderful beaches, ruins and wildlife as you visit different islands. Discover the sand-fringed island of Tresco, Bronze Age burial site and see the 20,000 exotic plants in Tresco Abbey Garden. Enjoy …
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Adventures in Europe. Scottish marine band
$5,690
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European Classic Cruise - Scotland

7 Day Itinerary aboard Scottish Highlander
  • Visit Glencoe
  • Cruise Scotland's Lochs
  • Tour Cawdor Castle
  • Visit Eilean Donan Castle
Starts / Ends:
Muirtown / Banavie
Activities:
River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the beauty of Scotland on a 7-day getaway cruise aboard the cozy barge hotel Scottish Highlander. Explore the mysterious battlefield in Glencoe, famed for one of the darkest days in Scottish history. Tour Cawdor Castle and gardens, a setting that is forever immortalized in …
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Explore the enchanting city of Glasgow
$7,395
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Scotland Slowly

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Observe prehistoric structures
  • Appreciate Scotland's shorelines
  • Climb an Iron Age fortification
  • View a large sea bird colony
Starts / Ends:
Glasgow / Aberdeen
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
June is an ideal month to visit Scotland, with birds breeding well underway, there are plenty of opportunities for avian enthusiasts. Photographers are in their glory amid the gorgeous scenery and small-group tutorials can help shutterbugs capture the experience at its finest. Board the Ocean …
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England Old Bell
$6,090
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Classic England Cruise

7 Day Itinerary aboard Magna Carta
  • Taste the English Cream Tea
  • Explore Hampton Court Palace
  • Experience British Royalty
Activities:
River Cruises, Spa Relaxation, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience British royalty in this 7-day cruise embarking the luxurious, 8-passenger Magna Carta. Explore the castles of England and its quaint riverside towns and villages.Take in the Capital's most famous sights and enjoy a unique look at the spectacular waterway that has been so important in …
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Eilan Donan Castle
$6,090
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European Classic Cruise - Scotland

7 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Scotland
  • Tour of Cawdor Castle
  • Cruise Scotland's Lochs
  • Visit to Culloden Moor
Activities:
Biking, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Discover the beauty of Scotland on a 7-day getaway cruise aboard the elegant barge hotel Spirit of Scotland. Take an evening stroll at Banavie before the start of the tour. Cruise along Lochs Lochy, Oich and the famous Loch Ness and perhaps a chance to see "Nessie". Take a stop at one of …
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Ring Of Brodgar, Orkney
$5,595
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British Isles & Faroes: Wild Islands & Lands of Legends

12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Explore Edinburgh
  • Discover Kirkwall
  • Experience Orkney
  • Enjoy Fair Isle
Starts / Ends:
Edinburgh / Edinburgh
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 12-day expedition aboard the Sea Spirit starting in Edinburgh, Scotland, where historic charm awaits. Cruise from the Port of Leith to Kirkwall, immersing yourself in Orkney's rich heritage at St Magnus Cathedral and ancient Neolithic sites. Fair Isle dazzles with birdwatching and …
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Colorful sunset over the Scottish Highlands
$10,887
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Ancient Isles: England, Ireland, and Scotland

12 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Explore Celtic and Viking culture
  • Sail around Skellig Michael
  • Zodiac cruise in Scotland
  • Visit giant seabird colonies
Starts / Ends:
Windsor / Edinburgh
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 12-day cruise from Portsmouth to Edinburgh aboard the National Geographic Explorer. Exploring the enduring Celtic and Viking influences in local culture and language. Visit the ancient Fingal's Cave on Staffa Island and observe a thriving puffin colony. Explore the 12th-century Iona …
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Discover ancient cultures of the Orkney islands
$21,495
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Cruising the British Isles: Scotland, Ireland & England

Scotland to London - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Dumont-d'Urville
  • Experience a luxurious voyage
  • Explore Edinburgh Castle
  • Explore the Highlands
  • Experience the fantastic history
  • Drive through Western Isles
Starts / Ends:
Edinburgh / London
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 14-day journey of the British Isles aboard Le Dumont D'Urville. Begin in Edinburgh, where you'll stay at the luxurious Balmoral Hotel and explore the iconic Edinburgh Castle. Sail on the Firth of Forth and witness the world's largest gannet colony on Bass Rock. Discover the …
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Visit charming Portree
$6,880
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Scottish Isles and Norwegian Fjords Voyage - with Smithsonian Journeys

Glasgow, Scotland - Bergen - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Explore Bergen
  • Experience a rail journey
  • Visit Lerwick
  • Experience Loch Ness
Starts / Ends:
Glasgow / Bergen
Activities:
Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 8-day adventure on Le Bellot, exploring the Norwegian fjords and the untamed landscapes of the Scottish Isles. The trip begins in Bergen, renowned for its Hanseatic port, Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage site reflecting the city's medieval history. Hop on the Flam Railway for a …
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Grass covers the houses of the Faroe Islands, blending them into the landscape.
$5,395
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Scotland, The Faroe Islands, & Iceland: North Atlantic Saga

Aberdeen-Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Stand among Neolithic stones
  • Shop for exquisite handicrafts
  • See the volcanic Surtsey island
  • Follow the routes of the Vikings
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 11-day expedition cruise charts a course unlike any other on Earth, from the costaline of Scotland, through the cliffs of the Faroe Islands, to the volcanic plains of Iceland. Explore ancient Neolithic ruins on rugged Celtic islands, and sail into the sagas of Norse explorers bound for …
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An polar bear makes its way across the rocks.
$14,195
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Across the Arctic Circle

15 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Visit strongholds of Scottish clans
  • Encounter Neolithic sites
  • Search polar bears and walrus
  • Experience Svalbard
Starts / Ends:
Aberdeen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Onboard the Greg Mortimer, embark on a 15-day Arctic Circle expedition cruise. The Orkney and Shetland Islands reveal a rich Scottish heritage, while Vikings, fjords, and fishing communities appear along Norway's stunning coastline, including a visit to the famous Lofoten Islands. Crossing the …
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View of Reykjavik from the Church Tower
$5,490
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Through the North Atlantic

Aberdeen - Reykjavik - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Explore the historic Orkney Island
  • Visit Tórshavn in Faroes islands
  • Explore Scalloway Castle
  • Experience harbour village of Gjogv
Starts / Ends:
Aberdeen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
JoinOcean Albatroson a 9-day springcruiseand explore the northern Atlantic Aberdeen to Reykjavik.Starting from the Scottish East Coast in Aberdeen. The voyage takes you to Kirkwall, the captivating capital of Orkney, famous for its sandstone cliffs and ancient cities. The next stop is the Shetland …
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Lighthouse near Torshavn
$10,799
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British Isles Rhapsody

Dublin to Reykjavik - 9 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore medieval charm of Dublin
  • Discover Kelvingrove and Glasgow
  • Experience rich history of Scotland
  • Visit Stone Age ruins
Starts / Ends:
Dublin / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 9-day cruise through Ireland and Scotland aboard World Navigator. Start in Dublin, Ireland, exploring medieval charm and modern sights like the Book of Kells. In Glasgow, Scotland, visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and enjoy Wellpark Brewery. Explore Fort William, Loch Ness, …
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View of Reykjavik from the Church Tower
$10,999
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Northern Legends

Reykjavik to Dublin - 9 Day Itinerary aboard World Voyager
  • Explore Reykjavík's
  • Discover wonders of Tórshavn
  • Visit Callanish in Stornoway
  • Marvel at Belfast
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Dublin
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a remarkable 9-day journey from Reykjavik to Dublin aboard World Voyager, exploring Iceland, Denmark, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Ireland. Begin in Reykjavík and be captivated by the colorful houses and the modern architecture of the Harpa Concert Hall. Continue to …
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Beautiful view of Spitsbergen.
$6,795
EBD 20%
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Crossing the Arctic Circle, Jan Mayen & Svalbard

13 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Enjoy Edinburg's unique charm
  • Explore St. Magnus Cathedral
  • Explore Spitsbergen & its wildlife
  • Visit Kirkjubøur
Starts / Ends:
Edinburgh / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Sea Spirit to join this 13-day Arctic cruise from Edinburgh, Scotland to Longyearbyen, Norway. Long days and short nights give you ample opportunity to experience this region the way the Vikings did centuries ago. Enjoy stops in the Faroe Islands, Kirkwall, and the Shetland Islands before …
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pair of killer whales
$2,750
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Arctic Ocean - Fair Isle, Jan Mayen, Ice Edge, Spitsbergen, Birding

Aberdeen - Longyearbyen - 10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Explore Aberdeen
  • Experience Fair Isle's charm
  • Explore Jan Mayen
Starts / Ends:
Aberdeen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience the 10-day cruise aboard MV Plancius as you journey through the stunning Arctic Ocean. From the city of Aberdeen to the remote island of Jan Mayen, each destination offers unique experiences and breathtaking scenery.Explore the rugged landscapes of Fair Isle, where you can experience …
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