Wild Coasts of the British Isles (15-day Voyage)

15-day expedition cruise aboard the hybrid-powered MS Maud

Wild Coasts of the British Isles (15-day Voyage)

Cruise along the magnificent coastline of the British Isles, visiting the Hebrides, Northern & Southern Ireland, the Isle of Man, and the Jurassic Coast of England, on this 15-day expedition cruise aboard the hybrid-powered MS Maud. The MS Maud is a hybrid-powered, environmentally-friendly vessel with dramatically reduced CO2-emissions and fuel usage. NB. This cruise itinerary is also offered as an abbreviated 13-day voyage - please refer to the 13-day Voyage itinerary PDF for more detail.

Outline Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Depart from Dover

    Your voyage departs from Dover this evening. Board the MS Maud in the afternoon, settle into your cabin, and get to know the ship and its facilities, before setting sail at approx. 6pm.

  2. Day 2: At sea

    Today is a relaxing day at sea. Sit and read, enjoy the sea views, and meet your expedition team, who will be on hand to discuss your forthcoming adventure with you and to answer any questions you may have.

  3. Day 3: Fishguard, Wales

    The first stop of your voyage will be in Fishguard, an idyllic Welsh fishing village that sits between the Pembrokeshire coast and the Preseli Hills.

  4. Day 4: Rathlin Island, Northern Ireland

    Today will be spent exploring Rathlin Island, which is situated just off the coast of Northern Ireland.

  5. Day 5: Isle of Iona, Scotland and Staffa Scotland

    Today your voyage reaches the island of Iona, located off the west coast of Scotland in the Inner Hebrides.

  6. Day 6: Hirta Island, St Kilda (Scotland)

    Today, if the weather permits, you will have the opportunity to explore St Kilda, a wild and remote archipelago famous for its dramatic sea stacks and sea cliffs.

  7. Day 7: Stornoway and Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides

    Continuing your exploration of the wild Scottish coast, today will see you stop in Stornoway, on the Outer Hebridean island of Lewis.

  8. Day 8: Fort William, Scottish Highlands

    This morning the MS Maud will sail into the spectacular Loch Linnhe, with its backdrop of mountains, lakes and estuaries, and its spectacular views of Ben Nevis.

  9. Day 9: Islay, Scotland

    This morning the MS Maud will dock at the Hebridean island of Islay.

  10. Day 10: Douglas, Isle of Man

    Continuing south, today will see you dock at Douglas, capital of the Isle of Man.

  11. Day 11: Waterford, Ireland

    Today you dock in Waterford, on the south eastern coast of Ireland.

  12. Day 12: Isles of Scilly

    The Isles of Scilly are an archipelago of islands and islets off the coast of Cornwall, five of which are inhabited. The Isles are most famous for their abundance of beautiful beaches and vast stretches of heathland, which in spring and summer are carpeted in bracken and wildflowers.

  13. Day 13: Fowey, Cornwall

    Today’s stop will be in the historic harbour town of Fowey, which sits on the Fowey estuary.

  14. Day 14: Portland and Portland Bill, Jurassic Coast

    The Jurassic Coast of England is a UNESCO heritage site renowned for its historical heritage and natural beauty. Today will see you explore part of this scenic stretch of coast starting from the Isle of Portland, which is tied to the southernmost part of Dorset by Chesil Beach.

  15. Day 15: Disembark in Dover

    Your journey ends where it began, as you sail once again past the white cliffs of Dover to dock in the city’s harbour.

Price guide

Price based on two travellers sharing an inside cabin. Please see chart below for upcoming departures. For more detail, including rates for outside cabins and information on currently available special offers, please contact us.

15 days from £3569pp

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