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British Isles Singles Cruise
England - Scotland - Ireland
August 8 to August 19, 2025

Join Best Single Travel on this fascinating cruise around the British Isles, stopping to take in the delights of historic port towns all along the way. Visit ancient castles, small villages, and the beautiful lochs of England, Scotland and Ireland. Discover the history and hear the stories behind decades of war, love and royal intrigue.
Kiss the Blarney Stone - Explore the Scottish Highlands - Visit a 5000 Year Old Village
Titanic Museum - View the Magna Carta - And Much Much More

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British Isles Singles Cruise Daily Itinerary

Cruise Day 1: London (Southampton), England (Friday: August 8, 2025 / 5:00pm) 
southampton englandSouthampton is a port city on England’s south coast. It’s home to the SeaCity Museum, with an interactive model of the Titanic, which departed from Southampton in 1912. Nearby, Southampton City Art Gallery specialises in modern British art. Solent Sky Museum features vintage aircraft like the iconic Spitfire. Tudor House & Garden displays artifacts covering over 800 years of history, including a penny-farthing bike.
Board the Norwegian Dawn: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Cruise Day 2: A Day at Sea  (Saturday: August 9, 2025)
Tote bag paintingOur first day at sea should be relaxing but lots of fun. So let's get to know each other using the interesting Conversation Starter questions. We never know what the question is or the unexpected answers from your fellow cruisers. 
This afternoon is Paint Your Tote time.  If you can color then you will love painting a tote bag. So sit back and let your artistic juices start flowing.  And yes you get to keep the bag so get as creative as you like. 


Cruise Day 3: Edinburgh (Newhaven), Scotland  (Sunday: August 10, 2025 / 7:00am - 6:00pm)
edinburgh castleMake sure you pack your walking shoes for Edinburgh. Stroll along the medieval Royal Mile to the Palace of Holyroodhouse to see the abbey and Queen Mary’s chambers. Savor the old town’s marvelous Georgian and Victorian architecture. Marvel at the impressive Edinburgh Castle, high on its volcanic crag with a fabulous view. Visit St. Giles’ Cathedral where John Knox once preached. 
Royal Mile EdinburghIncluded Shore Excursion - Hop-on Hop-off Bus - Experience the grandeur of Scotland’s brooding capital with a full-day hop-on hop-off bus pass of Edinburgh. Journey by coach to the city’s main attractions such as the formidable Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, and the Royal Yacht Britannia, owned by the British Royal Family for more than four decades! Get on and off the bus as much as you like but don't miss a stroll along the Royal Mile and through Old Town, the city’s oldest quarter strewn with historic landmarks. 


Cruise Day 4: Inverness (Invergordon), Scotland (Monday: August 11, 2025 / 7:00am - 6:00pm)

dunrobin castleInverness is a city in the glorious Scottish Highlands . Teeming with bagpipe players and enthusiasts thanks to the city's annual Northern Meeting in September, Inverness also boasts a diverse music scene. Gaelic was the native language until the turn of the 19th century.

Included Shore Excursion - The Ultimate Dunrobin Castle Tour -  We start our day with a drive through the town of Invergordon, along the coastal road to Alness, passing the world famous The Falls of ShinDalmore Distillery before climbing in to the hills through Ardross to one of the best views in Scotland, Millionaire's Viewpoint. Our drive descends in to the Glen through Bonar Bridge on our way to The Falls of Shin, where Atlantic Salmon can often be seen leaping the falls.

Then we continue through the villages of Lairg and Rogart on our way to Dunrobin Castle & Gardens. The castle's falconry display is amazing and the castle looks like it is straight out of a fairy-tale set in the Scottish Highlands. Dunrobin also has a wonderfully unique museum and taxidermy collection.

Our travel heads south through Golspie to the Royal Burgh of Dornoch, one of Scotland's most picturesque villages. The old Jail has been turned into a shop and the Cathedral has a collection of beautiful stained glass windows. Our last stop is a tour at Glenmorangie distillery, one of the most well known whisky brands in the world. 


Cruise Day 5: Stornoway, Scotland (Tuesday,  August 12, 2025 / 7:00am - 3:30pm)

Stornoway is the main town of the Western Isles and the capital of Lewis and Harris in Scotland. The town's population is around 6,953, making it by far the largest town in the Outer Hebrides, as well as the third largest island town in Scotland after Kirkwall in Orkney and Lerwick in Shetland.


Cruise Day 6: Dublin, Ireland (Wednesday: August 13, 2025 / 9:30am - 8:00pm)
Temple BarDublin, capital of the Republic of Ireland, is on Ireland’s east coast at the mouth of the River Liffey. Its historic buildings include Dublin Castle, dating to the 13th century, and imposing St Patrick’s Cathedral, founded in 1191. City parks include landscaped St Stephen’s Green and huge Phoenix Park, containing Dublin Zoo. The National Museum of Ireland explores Irish heritage and culture.
Trinity CollegeIncluded Shore Excursion: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus  - We will start off as a group and get onboard the Dublin Hop-On, Hop-off red bus tour which ihas a 90 minute route. With over 30 stops covering all the city’s highlights including Trinity College, St Patrick’s Cathedral and Dublin Castle the choice is yours where you want to get off. Stay with the cruise leader or enjoy Dublin sightseeing at your own pace. You can visit The Guinness Storehouse (admission not included), Croke Park stadium and Kilmainham Gaol to name but a few.


Cruise Day 7: Belfast, Northern Ireland (Thursday: August 14, 2025 / 7:00am - 3:00pm)
giants causewayBelfast is Northern Ireland’s capital. It was the birthplace of the RMS Titanic, which famously struck an iceberg and sunk in 1912. This legacy is recalled in the renovated dockyards' Titanic Quarter, which includes the Titanic Belfast, an aluminium-clad museum reminiscent of a ship’s hull, as well as shipbuilder Harland & Wolff’s Drawing Offices and the Titanic Slipways, which now host open-air concerts.
Included Shore Excursion: Giant Causeway & Titanic Museum - Our first stop will be the Giant’s Causeway, an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, and legend has it, it was built by the Irish giant, Finn MacCool. Scientists alternative explanation is the Causeway is the result of an ancient volcanic fissure eruption.
Titanic Museum BelfastThen we drive to St George's Market, the last surviving Victorian covered market in Belfast for lunch and shopping. Enjoy the foods brought by local producers, as well as speciality foods from around the world. The market has a special emphasis on local arts and crafts. Live music from top local bands and solo artists will keep us entertained.
Our Titanic Experience includes exploring the shipyard, walking the decks, traveling to the depths of the ocean and uncovering the true legend of Titanic in the city where it all began. Titanic Belfast Titanic Interiorextends over nine interactive galleries, with multiple dimensions to the exhibition, drawing together special effects, dark rides, full-scale reconstructions and innovative interactive features. Berthed next to Titanic Belfast in the historic Hamilton Dry Dock is SS Nomadic, tender to RMS Titanic and the last remaining White Star Line ship in the world. Restored to her original 1911 glory, our visit combines the authentic heritage and atmosphere of this historic ship with the intriguing stories of her passengers
Loch LomondGlasgow is a port city on the River Clyde in Scotland's western Lowlands. It's famed for its Victorian and art nouveau architecture, a rich legacy of the city's 18th–20th-century prosperity due to trade and shipbuilding. Thirty minutes away is Stirling, a market town, surrounded by rich farmland, grew up connecting the royal citadel, the medieval old town with its merchants and tradesmen, the bridge and the port.


Cruise Day 8: A Day at Sea (Friday: August 15, 2025)
Our final day at sea together. Time to finish your jewelry projects, make any last minute purchases, take any last minue photos and to enjoy the calm of the sea as tomorrorow is disemabarkment day. Get your luggage packed then enjoy our Farewell Dinner together.


Cruise Day 9: Amsterdam, Netherlands (Saturday: August 16, 2025/11:00am - 7:30pm)
AmsterdamAmsterdam is the Netherlands’ capital, known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades, legacies of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age. Its Museum District houses the Van Gogh Museum, works by Rembrandt and Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum, and modern art at the Stedelijk. Cycling is key to the city’s character, and there are numerous bike paths.
Included Shore Excursion: Amsterdam Highlights & Zaanse Schans Windmill Village Tour - Leave the city behind as we drive to one of Holland's most charming villages, Zaanse Schans. Travelers associate Holland with its windmills, and Zaanse Schans has plenty of historic windmills and houses, most completed in the late 1500s to the 1600s. At one time, Zaanse Schans had more than 500 windmills along its canals. Sadly, most of them are long gone. We will walk tour past some of the historic green-timbered houses and canals to a working windmill.
Cheese-making is also an old Dutch guild and a visit to a local dairy farm offers us an opportunity to view a cheese-making demonstration and experience the taste of fresh cheese.
Then we will drive back to the beautiful capital of the Netherlands for an overview tour of Amsterdam. See the architecture of city mansions, countless canals and amazing views from the famous museum district to the historic city center. We will walk by St. Nicholas Basilica and around Amsterdam's main square, the Dam.


Cruise Day 10: Brussels / Bruges (Zeebrugge), Belgium (Sunday:  August 17, 2025 / 8:00am - 4:30pm)

BrugesBruges is an ancient city located in the northern part of Belgium, about 62 miles from Brussels. The city was once a main port of Belgium welcomed artists and nobles from Europe during the 15th century and is distinguished by canals, cobbled streets and medieval buildings. Its port, Zeebrugge, is an important center for fishing and European trade. In the city center’s Burg square, the 14th-century Stadhuis (City Hall) has an ornate carved ceiling. Nearby, Market square features a 13th-century belfry with a 47-bell carillon and a 272 foot tower with panoramic views.
Included Shore Excursion: Shuttle to Bruges & Private Walking Tour - Our drive to Bruges is Bruges canalabout a half an hour and where our walking tour begins. Our old town walk will take us to the best of countless bridges, chocolate shops and medieval treasures highlighting the splendor of this historically rich city. Having gracefully aged from its days as a medieval trading center, Bruges seems almost too good to be true, made of stunning gothic and Renaissance buildings and presenting a charming atmosphere today.

We will tour the striking canal side views, cross legendary bridges and have some breaks for photos at the Market Square, Belfry Tower, Quay of the Rosary, Chapel of the Holy Blood and Saint John’s Hospital, an eight hundred-year-old venue once caring for pilgrims and travelers.

Before we depart for our ship the guide will be happy to direct us towards the most delectable Belgian chocolate shops, legendary breweries or waffle shops for a taste of local delicacies.

Cruise Day 11: Le Havre (Paris), France  (Monday: August 18, 2025 / 6:00am - 10:00pm) 
Mont St MichelLe Havre is a major port in northern France's Normandy region, where the Seine River meets the English Channel. It's joined to the city across the estuary, Honfleur, by the Pont de Normandie cable-stayed bridge. Following WWII, Le Havre's heavily damaged city center was famously redesigned by Belgian architect Auguste Perret. Today it features many landmark examples of reinforced-concrete architecture.
Included Shore Excursion: Mont St Michel Visit
 - Enjoy the French countryside as we travel from the port of Le Harve to Mont St Michel. So worth the 2 1/2 hour drive as Mont-Saint-Michel is one of Europe’s most unforgettable sights and will take your breath away.. Built between the 11th and 16th centuries, it is set in the mesmerizing bay where Normandy and Brittany merge. Rising hundreds of feet above a rocky islet amidst vast sandbanks exposed to powerful tides stands a Gothic Benedictine abbey surrounded by a medieval village.
We will have a few hours to explore the village and Mont St Michel's surrounding views. There are many things to see including museums, churches and the spectacular Abbey (10 Euro). The climb up to the Mont Saint-Michel is considerable: the pathway leading to the top is steep, narrow and cobblestoned and there is a lot of stairs, especially when going to the Abbey. You can explore as much or as little as you would like.


Cruise Day 12: London(Southampton), England  (Tuesday: August 19, 2025 / 5:00am - Disembark)
Our cruise docks back in Southampton this morning. - Arrange your flights accordingly - Time to say goodbye to all your new single cruise friends as we make our way to the airport for our flights home.

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Singles Cruise Pricing

Inside Cabin
Interior staterooms are an excellent value. These spacious staterooms have no window which is great if you like to sleep late!

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The large picture window will delight you and provides an excellent view of the ocean and all destinations!
* Some oceanview cabins have obstructed views

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Enjoy the scenic views from your own private balcony. Most balcony staterooms also have a separate sitting area.

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British Isles Singles Cruise
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