Scenic cruises around the British Isles.

Escape the everyday with a scenic cruise of Britain’s coast on board Queen Victoria. Departing from Southampton, you’ll enjoy uninterrupted sailing around England, Ireland and Scotland from the comfort of your ship, with endless time to unwind as you voyage.

Scenic British Isles cruises 2021 & 2022.

Experience the UK coastline from a unique perspective with a scenic voyage on board a Cunard Queen. Encounter coastal wildlife, rugged cliffsides and medieval castles on a British Isles cruise, departing Southampton in 2021 and 2022.

4 nights Cornwall, 19 July 2021.

This scenic 4-night cruise takes you down to the coast of Cornwall, where Land’s End, Lundy Island and the UNESCO listed Jurassic Coast are yours to savour from Queen Elizabeth’s expansive decks.

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7 nights, Scottish Isles, 13 August 2021.

This 7-night Queen Elizabeth cruise weaves a course through Scotland’s Isles and coast, where craggy islands rise from the water and dramatic views of mountains, beaches and forests await.

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7 nights, Scottish Isles, 30 July 2021.

Absorb the wild and untamed beauty of Scotland's coast and islands on this 7-night Queen Elizabeth voyage, which offers uninterrupted sea days to relax, indulge and unwind on your ship as you sail.

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12 nights British Isles, 24 May 2022.

Revel in the beauty of Britain’s magnificent coast on this circumnavigation of Great Britain. Calling at a host of inspiring destinations, you’ll also visit the Emerald Isle and Guernsey.

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4 nights Scotland, 10 August 2022.

Enjoy scenic cruising around the stunning coastline of Great Britain, as you spend 4 nights enjoying all that Queen Victoria has to offer and the sights of the Isle and Sound of Mull.

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7 nights, Sun Voyage, 6 August 2021.

Enjoy the perfect summertime escape and 7 uninterrupted sea days to indulge on board Queen Elizabeth as your captain sets a course that goes wherever the sun shines brightest each day of your voyage.

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7 nights, Sun Voyage, 20 August 2021.

Savour the perfect summertime escape and 7 sea days to soak up the sun on board Queen Elizabeth, as your captain sets a course that goes wherever the sun shines brightest each day of your voyage.

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7 nights, British Isles, 27 August 2021.

Step ashore to explore Liverpool’s UNESCO listed maritime city on this 7-night British Isles voyage that also includes uninterrupted scenic cruising around Scotland’s Isle of Mull and Isle of Arran.

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7 nights, Sun Voyage, 24 September 2021.

Enjoy 7 uninterrupted sea days to soak up the last of the summer sun on board Queen Elizabeth, as your captain sets a course that goes wherever the sun shines brightest each day of your voyage.

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Please note: Our 2021 British Isles voyages on board Queen Elizabeth are only available to book by residents of the UK at this time.

Scenic cruises with Cunard.

Each scenic cruise itinerary offers the chance to immerse in the beauty of Britain’s majestic landscape as you sail - without stopping - for the duration of your time at sea.

Indulge in music, theatre and fine dining each day and night of your voyage, and savour sights including Scotland’s Sound of Mull and England’s enchanting Isles of Scilly.

A unique view.

Scenic cruising in Scotland reveals incredible feats of man and nature, which you'll get to enjoy from the spacious decks of Queen Victoria. Savour a sail-by of the iconic Forth Bridge in Queensferry and the otherworldly landscapes of the Isle of Skye.

From the ethereal white sands of the Isles of Scilly to the rugged beauty of Yorkshire’s Flamborough Head, a scenic cruise in England will reveal an illuminating and unseen side to Britain.

Scenic British Isles cruise highlights.

You don't need to step foot on shore to experience ethereal beauty in the Scottish Isles, or see the awe-inspiring and ancient cliffs of the Jurassic coast. Discover some of the highlights you can experience on a scenic cruise around the UK.

Lyme Bay, England, UK.

A highlight of England’s Jurassic Coast, Lyme Bay is known for its fossil discoveries and houses one of the densest sunset coral populations in the region.

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Sound of Mull, Scotland, UK.

This dreamy Scottish location will remind you of romantic tales. Enjoy cuckoo song in springtime, stone castles on the shore, and look above and below for golden eagles and basking sharks as you sail.

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Isles of Scilly, England, UK.

This archipelago is a stunning sight from sea. Pink and grey granite pillars stand in the waves, purple and yellow heath covers the clifftops and rare birds make their homes along the coastlines.

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Isle of Mull, Scotland, UK.

Featuring the colourful town of Tobermory, also known as CBBC’s Balamory, Mull is home to rugged coastlines and over 260 bird species. Keep your eyes on the waves for minke whales and porpoises.

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Scenic cruising on Queen Elizabeth.

A true icon of the seas, Queen Elizabeth will enchant you with her timeless style. Her expansive decks offer a tranquil space to relax and admire the scenery as you voyage. Savour a cocktail in her Glass Domed Garden Lounge or recline on a sun lounger at her Pavilion Pool & Bar.

A bed that’s just right.

With some of the most spacious accommodations at sea, you're sure to find comfort whether you stay in a Cunard Penthouse, a Grand Suite or an ocean-facing stateroom. Along with complimentary toiletries, robes and slippers, you’ll receive a turn-down service every day of your voyage.

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Where relaxation unfolds.

There’s no better place to unwind at sea than the Mareel Spa and Fitness Centre. A sanctuary of serenity, Queen Elizabeth’s on board spa is a haven at sea; a place to rejuvenate and escape from it all, with an indulgent array of treatments to tempt you.

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Eat and be merry.

Dining on Queen Elizabeth is an all-day affair. In addition to a wide variety of dining options for your three main meals, we serve Afternoon Tea in the Queens Room daily at 3pm, offering the chance to indulge in delicate pastries and our chef’s famously soft scones.

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Scenic cruising on Queen Victoria.

A cruise on board Queen Victoria brings you a unique atmosphere and warmth, encouraging a sense of escapism and setting her apart as a much-loved favourite among our guests. Enjoy her expanded sun deck, additional dining options and unique venues such as the Chart Room and Winter Garden.

The perfect plate.

Fine dining is a Cunard signature, and guests on Queen Victoria have their pick of delicious dishes while at sea, from allocated stateroom restaurants to ambient alternatives. Our complimentary round-the-clock room service is the icing on the cake, ensuring that hunger never strikes.

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Quiet pursuits and new adventures.

When you're not admiring the views from Queen Victoria's expansive decks, there are myriad ways to spend your time. From yoga to fencing, spa treatments to curling up in the library with a good book, there is something to suit every desire, for every guest.

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Nights that sparkle.

Your nights can be just as eventful as your days on Queen Victoria. Visit the Royal Court Theatre for drama and dance, or enjoy live music and drinks in the Chart Room. Cunard's famous Gala Evenings elevate an evening even further - there is at least one of these on every voyage.

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Frequently asked questions about The British Isles.