Arguably the home of cruising, no other nation on earth has such an affinity with the world's oceans; for more than a century providing many of the companies whose liners were a vital link to the vast British Empire. Today the British Isles is a destination in itself and a perfect base to soak up several hundred years of history.
For cruises from the UK and around the British Isles, Cruise1st have selected a range of travel partners providing excellent cruises.
Sail from the traditional home of cruising, Southampton, with its unique double tide, or ports such as Dover and Harwich with their convenient links to the capital city of London. Sail into history with a visit to Leith, the port for Edinburgh with its towering castle and pay a visit to the former Royal Yacht Britannia. Sail into Liverpool and its dominant Royal Liver and Cunard buildings, and the unique connection of the Beatles or venture further to the Emerald Isle and the Republic; visit the pubs, restaurants and museums of thriving Dublin and Cork, see where the Titanic was built and where she departed on her last fateful journey. A cruise around the British Isles and Ireland is truly a journey into the history and landscape which forged a nation!
You can also sail to the Continent from the UK, with countless options including stops in Holland, France, Spain, Germany, or even a British Open Golf cruise including playing opportunities with Azamara or Celebrity, to name just a few. You have a choice of the Baltic Capitals Itineraries or the Norwegian Fjords Itineraries from Southampton and Dover. For a truly iconic journey, sail Transatlantic from Southampton to New York.
A cheap UK cruise is an excellent start to your exploration of the UK and for UK cruise deals, try Cunard Line, P&O Cruises, Silversea Cruises, Holland America Line, Azamara Cruises and Fred Olsen Cruise Lines.