The British Isles Festival Voyage

On this one-of-a-kind British Isles circumnavigation you’ll take your place in history, as the beginning of a new chapter for Cunard sets sail.

24 May – 7 June 2024, Queen Anne

In 2024, join us as we celebrate our newest ship, Queen Anne, on The British Isles Festival Voyage, her maiden trip around Great Britain and Ireland.

What's more, we will officially name our newest ship in a spectacular ceremony in Liverpool on Monday ‌‌3 ‌‌‌‌June ‌‌‌2024. Home to Cunard Line until 1960, Liverpool holds a special place in Cunard history, and a Cunard visit is always a spectacular occasion. Our hosts will be none other than the much‑loved UK TV personalities Matt and Emma Willis, who have recorded a special message ahead of the event.

On board you could meet preeminent performers during an exclusive programme of dazzling British and Irish entertainment. Enjoy ‘In conversation with’ Insights talks with expert guest speakers, celebrating the rich heritage and natural wonders of the British Isles. Or perhaps you’ll attend dazzling Gala Evenings and celebration dinners, created especially for this voyage.

Discover Cunard’s spiritual home in Liverpool and explore the city's maritime heritage - and of course, experience the official naming ceremony for Queen Anne, a pivotal milestone in her seagoing career.

Marvel at Scotland's majestic Highland cliffs, charming villages, and historic castles during spectacular port calls. Maybe you’ll visit the world-famous Highland Park Whisky Distillery in Kirkwall or head into Edinburgh (pictured) from Newhaven and get lost in the magical winding streets of the iconic Scottish capital.

As you glide through the Inner Hebrides, the verdant Isle of May provides opportunities to spot grey seals, dolphins, and minke whales against a backdrop of lighthouses and ancient ruins. Further along the rugged cliffs of the storied Isle of Skye await, as does Bass Rock’s astonishing seabird colony hosting over 150,000 gannets. Cruise through the Irish Sea to charming Cobh’s classical Victorian architecture (pictured). From bustling Belfast to the untamed Scottish coast, experience the richness and wonder of Britain and Ireland.

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