Scenic cruises around the British Isles 2021.

Escape the everyday with a scenic cruise of Britain’s coast on board Queen Elizabeth in 2021. 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 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 Elizabeth. 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.

Please note: As Cunard resumes service, the following sailings are only available to book by residents of the UK at this time.

Please note: As Cunard resumes service, the following sailings are only available to book by residents of the UK at this time.

Scenic British Isles cruise highlights.

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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Enhance your holiday on board Queen Elizabeth.

Enjoy a little bit extra on board Queen Elizabeth with a complimentary stateroom upgrade on select voyages. Savour the luxury of a Princess Grill suite for the fare of a Britannia Club Balcony or upgrade to a Balcony stateroom for the fare of an Inside stateroom. Simply select the stateroom or suite you wish to sail in when booking online and receive excellent savings.

Scenic cruising on Queen Elizabeth, 2021.

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.

From quiet pursuits to indulgent pleasures.

A scenic cruise with Cunard brings the opportunity to indulge in life’s greatest pleasures. From wine tastings and cocktail masterclasses to a relaxing round of croquet on Queen Elizabeth's unique games deck, time at sea is never short on things to do. In the evenings, West End calibre theatre shows and a roll of the roulette wheel are just two of the activities you’ll be free to indulge in, whereas if you desire a quiet retreat, the library has an intimate nook waiting.

Where relaxation unfolds.

When relaxation beckons, there’s no better place to unwind at sea than the Royal Spa and Fitness Centre. Succumb to the inviting warmth of her aquamarine tinted waters and feel every semblance of stress melt away. A sanctuary of serenity, with natural light flooding in from double aspect, ceiling height, windows, 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.

Eat and be merry.

Dining on Queen Elizabeth is an all-day affair, as formal or relaxed as you want it to be. Order breakfast to your stateroom, savour a poolside lunch or join your fellow guests for dinner in the ambience of your allocated suite or stateroom restaurant. At 3pm we serve Afternoon Tea in the Queens Room, offering the chance to indulge in delicate pastries and our chef’s famously soft scones, while round-the-clock room service (complimentary of course) ensures hunger never strikes.

Find a bed that’s just right.

Sleeping on board Queen Elizabeth offers much more than just a comfy bed for the night. You’ll find everything from Penthouses and Grand Suites to Balcony Staterooms facing the ocean, among her expansive accommodation. Along with complimentary toiletries, robes and slippers throughout your stay, you’ll receive a turn-down service – complete with chocolate on your pillow – to welcome you back to your room each evening.

Frequently asked questions about The British Isles.