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Voyage Around the British Isles

A no-fly cruise from London back to London

Sail from the heart of London to appreciate the magnificent British Isles, beginning with the cobblestone streets of St Peter Port in the Channel Islands, the Eden Project, the world's largest global garden, and the Abbey Gardens of Tresco in the Isles of Scilly. Discover the rich history of Wales and Ireland with excursions in Anglesey and Dublin before reaching Scotland, a land of mighty fortresses and castles on rocky heights, elegant homes and rugged islands with wild charm. Returning to English soil, learn of the strength and weaknesses of the Roman army, and the bold Vikings of York.

Included excursions and visits: 11

  • Choice of Castle Cornet & Town Walk or Scenic Island Drive
  • Choice of The Eden Project or St Michael’s Mount
  • Abbey Gardens
  • Choice of Anglesey's Coastline or Caernarfon Castle
  • Choice of Dublin City Highlights or County Wicklow
  • Choice of Inveraray Castle or Scottish Highlands and Glencoe
  • Choice of Scenic Skye, Dunvegan Castle & the Cuillin or Isle of Skye and Museum of the Island
  • Choice of Castle of Mey, Bettyhill & the Highland Clearances or John O’ Groats & Duncansby Head
  • Choice of Stirling Castle or Edinburgh’s Royal Mile
  • Choice of Hadrian’s Wall or Holy Island or Lindisfarne
  • Visit the old Viking town of York

Including...

  • 14 nights cruise on MV Aegean Odyssey
  • All meals on board the MV Aegean Odyssey
  • All onboard gratuities for restaurant and cabin staff
  • Selected wine, beer or soft drinks with dinner on board
  • In-depth lecture programme featuring expert guest speakers
  • Portable audio headset system on excursions

Plus all these benefits:

  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Embarkation assistance by Titan staff
  • Services of the experienced staff on board MV Aegean Odyssey
  • Port taxes

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Day 1 - London

Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your journey to Tower Bridge, London, where our staff will greet you and assist with embarking Aegean Odyssey (4T) in preparation for an evening sailing.

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Day 2 - At sea

Enjoy onboard activities while at sea.

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Day 3 - Guernsey, Channel Islands

St Peter Port, a picturesque town with cobbled streets and narrow alleys filled with Regency buildings, has been busy since Roman times. Spend time on a guided tour of Castle Cornet, a 13th century fortification against the French, or take a panoramic tour of the island to the delightful Little Chapel, the wild cliffs at Pleinmont Point and wild sandy Rocquaine Bay. You then have time to explore St Peter Port and visit Hauteville House, home of Victor Hugo, before returning to the ship.

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Day 4 - Falmouth

Travel through the city of Truro on a journey to the Eden Project, the world's largest global garden. The giant biomes contain plants and trees from areas such as the Amazon, West Africa and Malaysia. Alternatively, take this opportunity to visit St Michael’s Mount, separated from the mainland at high tide. According to legend, a vision of the Archangel St Michael appeared to some fishermen here in 495. Enjoy free time to explore after a guided tour.

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Day 5 - Tresco, Isles of Scilly

Tresco is best known for the Abbey Gardens that were laid out by Augustus Smith, a wealthy merchant banker who purchased the islands from the Duchy of Cornwall in the mid-1830s. Spend this morning in the garden, host to around 20,000 exotic plants from 80 countries.

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Day 6 - Holyhead

Choose an excursion along Anglesey's coastline to see a region with a rich history of Viking, Celtic and Medieval settlers. Visit The Stack for a chance to see the thousands of seabirds who reside here, then on to the town famed for the longest name in the world - Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. We also take in views of the classic concentric Beaumaris Castle. Or choose to visit Caernarfon Castle, the impressive stronghold built by King Edward I linked with both the first English Prince of Wales - Edward II - and the 21st - HRH Prince Charles.

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Day 7 - Dublin

Take in all the great sites of Dublin including Customs House, Old Parliament House, Trinity College, St Stephen’s Green and Dublin Castle. Later, you have the option to fill a free afternoon with an additional tour to Malahide Castle to see a fine collection of Irish period furniture and portrait paintings, and the 16th century Abbey Tavern, nestled against the ruins of Howth Abbey, with the atmosphere of old Ireland. Or explore some of the finest scenery in Ireland - County Wicklow is known as the ‘Garden of Ireland’.

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Day 8 - Oban

Travel alongside Loch Etive, Loch Awe and the striking ruins of Kilchurn Castle, from where your choice of excursion may take you further into the Scottish Highlands, through picturesque scenes of villages and wild moorland to Glencoe, scene of the infamous 1692 massacre which occurred in the aftermath of the Jacobite uprising; or to imposing Inveraray Castle, one of Scotland's finest stately homes. Combining Baroque, Palladian and Gothic architecture, this beautifully-presented country house has a fine collection of French 18th century furniture, an impressive armoury and formal gardens, used as a location in Downton Abbey.

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Day 9 - Portree

Named ‘Port of the King’, this colourful harbour is the starting point of an exploration of the Isle of Skye that also takes in views of the ice-sculpted peaks of Britain’s most dramatic mountain range, the Cuillin, and the ruins of traditional crofts. Or visit one of the greatest and most renowned of the Hebridean strongholds, Dunvegan Castle, the seat of the chiefs of the Clan MacLeod since the 13th century. On this tour, you will see some priceless heirlooms including the mysterious Fairy Flag and Rory Mor’s Horn.

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Day 10 - Scrabster

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, purchased the abandoned Castle of Mey, falling for its isolated charm. Take a tour of the most northerly castle on the British mainland to see why she loved it, and make a brief stop at Dunnet Head, the most northerly point on the British mainland and home to a lighthouse built by Robert Stevenson in 1831. Alternatively, choose to learn about the ruthless highland clearances at Bettyhill or stop at the small coastal village of John O’Groats to enjoy a stroll and admire the spectacularly dramatic scenery.

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Day 11 - Rosyth (Edinburgh)

Choose a sightseeing tour of Stirling Castle, a fortress with a colourful, blood-stained history, with battles like Bannockburn being fought in its shadow. A favoured residence of the Stewart kings and queens, James III was born here, James V spent his childhood here and Mary Queen of Scots was crowned here. Alternatively, join a tour of Edinburgh taking in the city’s fine Old Town and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official home of the Queen when visiting Scotland. See the palace’s formal rooms, private rooms, the Throne Room and the Great Gallery, decorated with paintings of Scottish rulers.

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Day 12 - Tyne

From the Port of Tyne you have opportunities to explore the remains of the Roman empires, including the east end of Hadrian's Wall, stroll through the Victorian streets of Newcastle, or maybe take an optional excursion to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, lying just a few miles off the Northumberland coast and accessible by road only at low tide. Lindisfarne Priory was the home of St Cuthbert and, although in ruins now, is still a place of pilgrimage. The island also supports an array of wildfowl and seals.

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Day 13 - Hull (York)

Spend the day in the old Viking town of York. Take in the history and culture with a stroll through the wonderfully crooked Shambles and admire the remarkable Minster, the largest medieval cathedral in Northern Europe and one of the most beautiful in the world. York’s Roman defensive walls are the longest and best preserved in England, once regularly adorned with the heads of traitors, including William Wallace and Richard Plantagenet.

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Day 14 - At sea

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VIP Inbound

Day 15 London Tilbury

After breakfast this morning, disembark Aegean Odyssey at London Tilbury, where you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.

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Voyage Around the British Isles

A no-fly cruise from London back to London