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Myths And Legends Of British Isles - L2209A Balmoral departing 13 Apr 2022

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Balmoral
  • Small-ship cruising
  • Drinks packages available
  • Hand-crafted itineraries
Ship
Cruise Line
Embark
13 Apr 2022
Duration
9 Nights
From / To
Newcastle upon Tyne / Newcastle upon Tyne
Ports of call
Newcastle upon Tyne - Belfast - Cruising past Duart Castle - Cruising Fingal's Cave - Cruising by Dutchman's Cap (Bac Mòr)
Rating

Inside from £779pp

Outside from £974pp

Balcony from £1,949pp

Suite from £2,047pp

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Itinerary

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Date Date
Location Location
 
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Date 13/04/2022
Location Newcastle upon Tyne
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The cruise terminal in Newcastle offers fast and efficient check-in areas, a spacious departure lounge with seating areas, a café-bar and smart washrooms all resulting in a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. If you wish to travel by car and park for the duration of your cruise, no pre-booking is required.

Date 14/04/2022
Location At Sea
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Date 15/04/2022
Location At Sea
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Situated on the natural world heritage Jurassic coast, Portland is the gateway to attractions including Stonehenge, Bath and Salisbury Cathedral. Additionally, nearby you have a number of beautiful castles, Portland, Rufus and Sandfoot, as well as Nothe fort and Max Gate.

Date 16/04/2022
Location At Sea
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Date 17/04/2022
Location Belfast
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From beautiful coastlines to a fascinating industrial heritage, Belfast is a modern, vibrant and stylish city. Famous for being the birthplace of the RMS Titanic, Northern Ireland’s capital offers visitors the chance to visit the Harland and Wolff shipyard and the fascinating Titanic Experience. Only in Belfast can the Titanic story be traced to its source, and the excitement of an era when the city was at the height of its powers relived.

Close to Queen’s University lie the fascinating Botanical Gardens, established for over 180 years. The unique Palm House was one of the world’s first cast-iron glass-houses and displays a wide range of tropical plants, ranging from bananas to rubber. Alongside, the Renaissance-styled Ulster Museum tells Ireland’s 9,000-year history through art, ceramics, costume, and prehistoric archaeology. To the city’s northern edge is the impressive Belfast Castle, offering wonderful views of the city as it stands 120m above the Irish Sea.Show less
Belfast is also perfectly placed to discover the stunning Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland’s only UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site and an incredible natural wonder steeped in myths and legends.

Date 18/04/2022
Location Cruising past Duart Castle
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Duart Castle dates back to the 13th century and is one of the most historic, important and prettiest castles in the Highlands. Set amongst a back drop of beautiful valleys, the castle looks impressive from any angle, especially from the water – a sight you’ll get to see during your scenic cruise here.

Date 18/04/2022
Location Cruising Fingal's Cave
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Similar to the famous, UNESCO-listed Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland, Fingal’s Cave is a beautiful basalt sea-cave with distinctive ‘columns’ and a remarkable symmetry that looks incredible as you cruise past.

Often, the cliffs, ledges and grassy slopes are smothered with native seabirds, including guillemots, razorbills, puffins and more, so it’s the perfect place to enjoy a little birdwatching. Just make sure you have your binoculars to hand!

Date 18/04/2022
Location Cruising by Dutchman's Cap (Bac Mòr)
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Date 18/04/2022
Location Cruising by The Small Isles,Scotland
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Date 19/04/2022
Location Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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Kirkwall, the capital of the Orkney Islands, resonates with ancient echoes of Christian, Nordic and Celtic history. It’s a town that feels more Scandinavian than Scottish; in fact, the name Kirkwall comes from the Norse for ‘Church Bay’, relating to the town’s 11th century Church of St Olaf of Norway.

Exploring the town’s atmospheric paved streets and twisting lanes, reveals a number of highlights, including the ruins of the Earl and Bishop’s Palaces, dating from the mid-12th century and serving as a reminder of the Orkney’s turbulent past. The palaces are considered by many to be the finest Renaissance buildings in Scotland. Also worth visiting is the recently restored St. Magnus Cathedral, founded in memory of Saint Magnus Erlendsson by Norseman Earl Rögnvald Kali.

Don’t miss Tankerness House, a beautifully preserved 16th century townhouse, and the Orkney Wireless Museum, with it’s fascinating insights into the history of radio, too.

Date 20/04/2022
Location Lerwick (Shetland Islands)
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Sturdy little Lerwick is the friendly capital of the 100 islands and islets of the Shetland Islands, northernmost outpost of the British Isles (located almost halfway between Scotland and Norway, to which they once belonged) – and setting of ancient archaeological sites, intriguing Viking echoes and, in more contemporary vein, the renowned Shetland knitwear!

Date 21/04/2022
Location Invergordon (Inverness)
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Invergordon, located at the head of Cromarty Firth in the stunning Scottish Highlands, has a homespun charm and serves as a gateway to the legendary waters of Loch Ness, Culloden Battlefield, the town of Inverness, and the Whyte & Mackay whisky distillery.

A short walk into the centre reveals the town’s collection of impressive murals painted by local artists, which tell stories of the local area. It’s also the perfect place to explore Scottish history amid the brooding splendour of 15th century Cawdor Castle (forever – but incorrectly – linked with Shakespeare’s Macbeth), and the imposing Dunrobin Castle, which dates from the 13th century and houses a fine collection of paintings and family memorabilia belonging to the Earls of Sutherland.

Date 22/04/2022
Location Newcastle upon Tyne
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The cruise terminal in Newcastle offers fast and efficient check-in areas, a spacious departure lounge with seating areas, a café-bar and smart washrooms all resulting in a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. If you wish to travel by car and park for the duration of your cruise, no pre-booking is required.

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