The British Empire at the heights of its glory, barring the Arctic and Antarctic, probably spanned all the continents of the world. A cruise and stay UK would then be read as cruise and stay anywhere in the world. The empire now reduced to being the United Kingdom has to its credit defined and refined the term cruising holidays spanning if not all geographical territories; stretching all limits of imagination. Right from Art Cruises, Fishing Cruises, Antique Cruises, Tennis Cruises, Honeymoon Cruises, oh...the list is endless. Each type further has infinite variations. Great Britain being water bound a cruise and stay holiday is bound to be a natural corollary.
Cruise and stay UK envisages touring of four countries viz. England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. Rural England although modern still uphold traditions and visitors are flooded with choice as every city has its unique blend of culture, history, landscape, recreation and cuisine. Travellers are spoilt for choice in the variety of ships – ranging from large, family-favoured ship, luxury liner, popular, a sailing yacht or a river cruise boat. Cruise tours include visit to ports of call and inland cities or sites offering a sense of comfort, convenience, luxury, and fun hard to match. Shore excursions offering various sightseeing options, embarkation and disembarkation procedures, on-board activities ensure that the ship is itself a destination.
Navigating the Thames, one can view London in a relaxing atmosphere, relishing the delicious spread and getting treated to luscious river views. Windsor Castle, Houses of Parliament, London Eye, Tower Bridge, Big Ben, Tower of London, Canary Wharf, etc emerge as if in a fairytale. The cruise can continue to cover Stonehenge culminating in Bath. Cruise and stay UK allows exploring some of most beautiful coastal gardens numbering up to 100. Starting from the third week of April to beyond mid-November, sightseeing cruising trips operate from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier. Walking cruises are from Henley-on-Thames traversing Cook ham, Windsor, Runnymede, Shepperton, Hampton Court, and Kingston.
Cruising on the Caledonian Canal to view Loch Ness in all its magnificence and spectacular sites such as Urquhart Castle is a superb experience. Followed by a fishing cruise in Dochgarroch, Inverness, spotting Fort Augustus, Invergarry, Gairlochy, Banavie and Fort William. Other attractions include Birmingham in West Midlands, York in North Yorkshire, Cambridgehsire, Liverpool, Manchester, Oxford, Bristol, Sheffield in South Yorkshire, New Castle, Leeds in West Yorkshire, Southampton in Hampshire, Norwich in Norfolk, Plymouth in Devon extending up to the Isles of Sicily, Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire Isle of Wright, Blackpool in Lancashire and Portsmouth in Hampshire...just to name a few. Cruise and stay UK facilitates cruise tours to major attractions of Ireland too.