The British Isles with Tim Hersh | July 26, 2023 | Norwegian Dawn®
The British Isles: England, Ireland, & Scotland to Denmark
Join Tim on a magnificent cruise of the British Isles in 2023. Start you cruise off with a hotel stay in Southampton and then a day in nearby Portland. Then its on to Cobh, Dun Laoghaire and Dublin where you will savor the best in Michelin-starred restaurants, historic castles, and world-class museums. You might even pull a pint to toast your incredible vacation at the Guinness Brewery. Revel in Irish hospitality both in the Republic and in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Uncover the unparalleled scenic beauty and fascinating history of the Scottish Highlands surrounding Invergordon and visit the famed Loch Ness region. Spot Greyfriars Bobby in Edinburgh or tour the city’s famous castle. End your journey in Copenhagen with its grand 17th century Rosenborg Castle, once the summer home for kings, and view the Crown Jewels and Knights’ Hall there while exploring the grounds.
The British Isles with Tim
Overview & Pricing
Dates: July 26 to Aug 6, 2023
Escort: Tim Hersh, Cruise Holidays of Topeka
Pricing: $3,995 per person, based on double occupancy in a Balcony Stateroom*
Deposit: $250 per person. This locks in your stateroom.
Join us in the “freestyle cruising” for which Norwegian is known. Dress casual, dine when and with whom you want, choose your activities when and how you enjoy.
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*Offer subject to change or withdrawal at any time without notice. Book while it lasts!
Your Fare Includes:
♦ 10-Night Cruise in a Balcony Stateroom
♦ Pre-cruise night at the Millenium Gloucester in Southampton
♦ Pre-paid Gratuities on board
♦ A Premium Beverage Package
♦ 2 Nights of specialty dining
♦ Excursion Credit of $50 per port for Guest #1
♦ Wi-Fi for Guest #1 & #2 (with limits)
♦ Travel Protection ( cruise only)
Please note: If you choose different perks other than the above, your fare may change.
Journey to Southampton and settle in at your hotel.
Pay homage to one of the most famous ships to sail these shores at the Mayflower Memorial. Visit the stoic walls of Bargate and the Tudor House Museum. Embark the Norwegian Dawn at 5:00 PM.
Enjoy this port of call. Unique to the city is the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, which hosts world sailing championships.
(7:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
Also known as Cork, Cobh is Ireland’s third largest city. It is a wonderful walking city built on the River Lee. Visit St. Finn Barre’s Cathedral, a wonderful, triple-spired example of French-gothic architecture, and spend some time in The Old Gaol, where original 19th century cells tell some fascinating tales. afternoon.
(10: AM to 6:00 PM, tendered.)
Exploring Belfast is a treat for urban fans. The city is rife with trendy cafés, restaurants, and nightlife yet it also boasts a lovely historical district. While the city is packed with things to do, rural landscapes are within a short reach.
(9:00 AM to 6:00PM)
Discover the storied history of Ireland’s largest city, Dublin. Take a whimsical walk along Dún Laoghaire’s iconic East Pier or make your way up to the crest of Killiney Hill to experience the most majestic views of the capital. Treat yourself to a pint of Irish stout after exploring the history of beer at the Guinness Storehouse or imbibe a little Irish whiskey at one of the many historic pubs. Then stroll through St. Stephen’s Green in the centre of the city before surveying the selection of shops along Grafton Street.
(7:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
Experience life on the edge. This is the motto of the island community of Stornoway, on the Isle of Lewis. And it makes sense since they’re located on the northern edge of the Scottish Western Isles, also known as the Outer Hebrides. Remote, rugged, uniquely scenic, the capital city of Stornoway is captivating. Hear the chatter of Gaelic and the unmistakable pitch of the bagpipes, breathe in the aroma of peat from the local smokehouses as they prepare the day’s catch and watch for wildlife, including northern birds like the Arctic skua, golden eagle and corncrake.
(10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
Make sure you pack your walking shoes for Edinburgh. Stroll along the medieval Royal Mile to the Palace of Holyroodhouse to see the abbey and Queen Mary’s chambers. Savour the old town’s marvellous Georgian and Victorian architecture. Marvel at the impressive Edinburgh Castle, high on its volcanic crag with a fabulous view. Visit St. Giles’ Cathedral where John Knox once preached. Leave enough time to rest your legs at one of Edinburgh’s seaside restaurants to enjoy fresh salmon, scallops, lamb and prime Angus beef.
(9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, tendered)
Inverness is a city in the glorious Scottish Highlands. Teeming with bagpipe players and enthusiasts thanks to the city’s annual Northern Meeting in September, Inverness also boasts a diverse music scene. Gaelic was the native language until the turn of the 19th century.
(7:00 AM to 6:00 PM)
Situated on the River Tyne in northeast England, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne is a hub for arts, sciences and history. This Victorian city was born from the coal and steel industries and today boasts excellent art galleries, numerous delicious restaurants and cultural and historical attractions. Enjoy a walking tour of Newcastle and trace the city’s history back to the Celtic Age. Venture below ground into the historic Victoria Tunnel that was built for coal wagons between 1839 and 1842 and then used as an air raid shelter during World War II. Your children (or your inner child) will love stepping into the hands-on museum Seven Stories that’s a celebration of children’s literature. There’s something for everyone to enjoy in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
(7:00 AM to 6:00 PM)
At sea. Time to relax and reflect.
STONEHENGE Guided visit.
The capital of Denmark, Copenhagen, is filled with canals, cobbled squares and copper spires. cafes, and night life. Enjoy the Copenhagen atmosphere longer with optional extended nights at a Copenhagen hotel upon the conclusion of your cruise.
Disembarkation begins at 7:00 AM.
Terms & Conditions: *All fares quoted are in USD, per person , based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at time of booking. A deposit of $250 per person is required to be considered booked on this tour. Airfare and items of a personal nature are not included in the fare. Please inquire about extended travel insurance. Pricing is liable to change if any perks chosen are different than those included. Other restrictions apply.
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