Fred. Olsen Cruise Strains: The Better of the British Isles cruises – scenic cruises

Fred. Olsen Cruise Strains has unveiled a model new ‘Welcome Again’ programme of cruises to showcase one of the best of the British Isles this summer season, with scenic-only cruises and people with ports of name featured aboard its smaller ships.

The 11-cruise programme consists of departures from Dover and Liverpool, with scenic sailings taking in one of the best of the British Isles, together with the Shetland and Orkney islands and the Isles of Scilly.

Balmoral cruising out of Dover, UK

New ship Borealis would be the first of the fleet to set sail, with a three-night scenic ‘Maiden Voyage’ from Liverpool on fifth July, with Bolette to depart on a three-night ‘Maiden Voyage’ from Dover on 16th August.

Peter Deer, Managing Director at Fred. Olsen Cruise Strains, mentioned:

“We’re so excited to be unveiling these new summer season cruises immediately. So usually ignored, our British Isles are house to a few of the most fantastic wildlife, and a lot spectacular surroundings that’s greatest loved from the water.

“With this collection of shorter sailings, visitors can dip their toes again into cruising and revel in all that they love about being on board with us, earlier than all of us start to enterprise additional afield once more. 

“That is an extremely necessary milestone for our enterprise, and we are able to’t wait to welcome our visitors on board our new-look fleet this summer season.”


Highlights of Fred. Olsen Cruise Strains’ summer season sailings embody:

Scenic British Isles & Summer time Wildlife

Borealis’ four-night S213 ‘Scenic British Isles & Summer time Wildlife’ no port cruise

Departs from: Liverpool on eighth July 2021. 

Costs from: £549 per individual. Take pleasure in as much as £75 per individual to spend on board. 

Itinerary: Liverpool, England – Cruising by Neist Level Lighthouse – Cruising by Kilt Rock & Mealt Waterfall – Cruising Loch Broom –  Cruising by The Small Isles – Cruising Loch Hourn – Cruising by Dutchman’s Cap – (Bac Mòr) & Fingals Cave – Cruising Sound of Mull – Cruising by Duart Fort – Liverpool, England

Scenic Orkney & Faroe Islands

Borealis’ five-night S215 ‘Scenic Orkney & Faroe Islands’ no port cruise.

Departs from: Liverpool on 17th July 2021. 

Costs from: £699 per individual. Take pleasure in as much as £100 per individual to spend on board.

Itinerary: Liverpool, England – Cruising by The Needle, Orkney, Scotland – Cruising by Previous Man of Hoy, Hoy, Orkneys – Cruising by Marwick Head, Orkneys – Cruising by Honest Isle – Cruising by Sumburgh Head, Shetlands – Cruising by Cape Enniberg – Cruising Kalsoyarfjørður – Cruising Leirvíksfjørður & Djúpini – Cruising by Vestmanna cliffs, Streymoy – Cruising by Gásadalur – Cruising by Mykines – Cruising Gáshólmur, Tindhólmur & Drangarnir – Cruising by Hestur & Koltur – Liverpool, England

Touring Scenic Orkneys & Shetlands

Bolette’s five-night T217 ‘Touring Scenic Orkneys & Shetlands’ cruise

Departs from: Dover on 24th August 2021. 

Costs from: £799 per individual. Take pleasure in as much as £100 per individual to spend on board.

Itinerary: Dover, England – Lerwick, Shetland Islands – Kirkwall, Orkney Islands – Dover, England

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