Day 1 - Southampton
Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your journey to Southampton, where our staff will greet you and assist with embarking Braemar (3T+) in readiness for an evening sailing.
Day 2 - Falmouth
This morning we arrive in Falmouth, on the beautiful south coast of Cornwall. Possessing the third largest natural harbour in the world, Falmouth is a popular sailing centre and seaside resort. Relax on the sandy beaches; enjoy a Cornish cream tea in one of the inviting cafés; or head out of town to visit the subtropical Trebah Garden, with its exotic blooms and walking trails. Further afield, the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project are within reach. We leave late tonight.
Day 3 - Cardiff
We arrive in the Welsh capital, Cardiff, this afternoon. Discover Cardiff Bay, filled with restaurants, entertainment venues and attractions including the Doctor Who Experience and the 19th century Norwegian Church, now an arts-centre, where Cardiff-born writer Roald Dahl was baptised. In the city centre you’ll find the National Museum, housing one of Europe’s largest and most important collections of French Impressionist art, the landmark Millennium Stadium and the impressive Cardiff Castle. Late night sailing.
Day 4 - At sea
Relax on board today, perhaps taking a dip in the pool or treating yourself to a massage in the spa.
Day 5 - Barrow-in-Furness
Our destination this morning is Barrow-in-Furness, an historic town on the south coast of Cumbria, with many listed Victorian buildings, including the grand neo-Gothic Town Hall. Also worth visiting is the Dock Museum, dedicated to the town’s maritime history, and nearby Piel Island, with its medieval castle and 18th century inn. We leave this evening.
Day 6 - Liverpool
This morning we arrive in Liverpool, known for its historic waterfront district and Albert Dock, where you will find a wonderful collection of museums and galleries including Tate Liverpool, the International Slavery Museum, Merseyside Maritime Museum and The Beatles Story. In the city, the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool Cathedral and the Cavern Club are all worth seeing, or you could join a Beatles tour and learn more about the city’s most famous sons and their music. We leave Liverpool this evening.
Day 7 - At sea
Relax today, as we sail around Scotland. Perhaps join a Pilates class or catch up with friends over tea in one of the lounges.
Day 8 - Lerwick
We spend time in the Shetland Islands today, and their capital, Lerwick. Maybe visit the Shetland Museum, with exhibitions chronicling the islands’ long and fascinating history from earliest times to the present day, and the Böd of Gremista, a restored 18th century ‘fishing booth’, now housing the collections of the Shetland Textile Museum. Anyone interested in our prehistoric past should head to Clickimin Broch, a well-preserved Iron Age fortified dwelling just outside Lerwick. We leave tonight.
Day 9 - Edinburgh (Leith)
Late this evening we arrive in the port of Leith, Edinburgh’s historcal port, where we spend the night.
Day 10 - Edinburgh (Leith)
Explore the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, today - one of the UK’s finest and most historic cities. The UNESCO-listed Old Town and New Town districts are filled with remarkable architecture from the medieval period onwards, including the magnificent Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. Art lovers will be drawn to the neoclassical Scottish National Gallery while other rewarding sights include the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, established in 1670 and St Giles Cathedral. We depart tonight.
Day 11 - At sea
Enjoy your final day on board as we sail down the east coast of England on our way back to Southampton. Perhaps practise your golf swing on deck or settle down with a good book in the library.
Day 12 Southampton
We arrive back in Southampton early this morning, where you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.