Round Britain & Queen's Platinum Jubilee Cruise 2022
- Duration: 13 days
- Board Basis: Full Board
- Tour Ref: D2TNEW99034
- Travel Type: Make your own way to port
12 nights. May 2022. From £1219.00.
a platinum celebration
Join the nation in celebration of Her Majesty’s 70-year reign, and board Ambience a very special early summer circumnavigation of our isles. Calls in all four corners of the realm bring opportunities to explore, and the voyage will also include visits to the sun-kissed Channel isle of Guernsey and Normandy’s pretty Honfleur. Head north from Tilbury to call in Rosyth, for the chance to explore the Scottish capital, before heading on to Aberdeen, gateway to the Queen’s beloved Highlands. Island calls in rugged Orkney capital Kirkwall and Mull’s colourful Tobermory are followed by a day in vibrant Belfast. Welsh gateway Holyhead are St Mary’s in the Scilly Isles provide further chances for discovery.
What's IncludedComfortable, contemporary cabins and suites that feature TV, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, a fridge and individually controlled air conditioning
A wide choice of British and International cuisine every day throughout your cruise
Plenty to do during the day, including playing bridge, practising your steps on the dancefloor and interesting, expert-led lectures to attend
A full programme of evening entertainment, including cabaret shows, comedy, dancing and live music
Full use of the ship’s on-board leisure facilities
All UK port taxes (where collectable in advance)
Luggage porterage between your cabin and the drop-off/pick-up point
Holiday HighlightsEnjoy a very special cruise celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee
Call at all four corners of the British Isles
Sail south to the Channel Islands and pretty Honfleur, in France
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Thursday 26 May 2022Depart London Tilbury, UK
Depart: 17:00hrs Board Ambience in Tilbury, today, settle in to your cabin and relax as your cruise begins.
Friday 27 May 2022at sea
Spend today relaxing on board.
Saturday 28 May 2022Rosyth, UK
Arrive: 08:00hrs Depart: 22:00hrs Today’s port of call is Rosyth, from where you can head into Edinburgh. Wander the beautiful, historic streets of Scotland's capital, climb the hill to the Castle or visit the famous palace of Holyroodhouse.
Sunday 29 May 2022Aberdeen, UK
Arrive: 08:00hrs Depart: 19:00hrs Today Ambience ties up in Aberdeen, which sits in northeast Scotland at the point where the Dee and Don rivers meet. Join the shore excursion to explore the ‘Granite City’, named for its enduring grey-stone buildings, perhaps the most famous of which is 19th-century Marischal College. Highlights of the tour included the Maritime Museum and the Aberdeen Art Gallery.
Monday 30 May 2022Kirkwall, Orkney Isles, UK
Arrive: 07:00hrs Depart: 16:00hrs Explore the historic capital of Orkney as Ambience docks in Kirkwall, situated a mile from the waters of Scapa Flow, where HMS Royal Oak was sunk in WW2. Take the chance to visit Kirkwall’s magnificent centrepiece, St Magnus Cathedral, or join an optional shore excursion to discover the highlights of the island’s unique mix of history, archaeology, crafts and wildlife.
Tuesday 31 May 2022Portree, Isle of Skye, UK
Arrive: 08:00hrs Depart: 19:00hrs The Isle of Skye is your next port of call. Spend the day in picturesque Portree, with its quayside fish and chip shops, or join an excursion and head north, past the Old Man of Storr, to Duntum's Museum of Island Life; west to brooding Dunvegan Castle; south past the spectacular Cuillins; or even across the bridge to mainland Scotland.
Wednesday 01 June 2022Tobermory, Isle of Mull, UK
Arrive: 07:00hrs Depart: 19:00hrs Tobermory’s waterfront parade of multi-coloured houses welcomes you to the lovely island of Mull this morning. Explore this delightful little town, visit nearby Duart Castle or simply let the spectacular coastal scenery take your breath away.
Thursday 02 June 2022Belfast, UK
Arrive: 08:00hrs Depart: 21:00hrs Ambience arrives in Belfast today. Explore the city's historic centre, visit the Titanic Quarter's developments that pay homage to the ill-fated vessel, or join an optional excursion to the vast ’stone staircase’ of the Giant’s Causeway on the Antrim Coast beyond.
Friday 03 June 2022Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey, UK
Arrive: 07:00hrs Depart: 15:00hrs Your next call is Holyhead on the Isle of Anglesey, just off the northwest tip of Wales. The island is a place of stunning countryside and beaches, and its sights include the spectacular ruins of Beaumaris Castle, and the three bridges across the Menai Strait that separates the island from mainland Wales. Its highlight, however, is arguably the iconic, 58-lettered railway sign of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch – the little village that boasts the second-longest place name in the world.
Saturday 04 June 2022St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, UK
Arrive: 08:00hrs Depart: 19:00hrs This morning finds us in the Isles of Scilly. Ambience anchors here in sheltered waters, giving you the opportunity to go ashore to explore Hugh Town on St Mary's, the flower-strewn byways beyond, and stunning Tresco, where the famous Abbey Gardens house Britain's finest subtropical plant collection.
Sunday 05 June 2022St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK
Arrive: 07:00hrs Depart: 19:00hrs Crowded around its busy harbour, St Peter Port is utterly charming. Fortified Castle Cornet is a must-see attraction, as are the views from Candie Gardens. Visit stunning Hauteville House, one time residence of Victor Hugo, whose exquisite interior design is preserved in the house.
Monday 06 June 2022Honfleur, France
Arrive: 08:00hrs Depart: 16:00hrs Our final port of call is Honfleur, back at the mouth of the Seine. Wander the streets behind the pretty harbour of this favourite retreat of the French Impressionists, or venture further afield to fashionable Deauville, historic Caen and the nearby D-Day beaches or to Monet’s delightful house and gardens at Giverny. Cross the Channel to Honfleur, nestled at the mouth of the Seine. Wander the streets behind the pretty harbour of this favourite retreat of the French Impressionists, or venture further afield to fashionable Deauville, historic Caen and the nearby D-Day beaches or to Monet’s delightful house and gardens at Giverny.
Tuesday 07 June 2022Arrive back at London Tilbury, UK
Arrive: 09:00hrs Say goodbye to Ambience, her crew and your fellow passengers as she arrives in Tilbury, today, and you disembark at the end of a wonderful cruise. Back to top