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Stirling Castle, Scotland

UK Explorer on Celebrity Silhouette

10-day ocean cruise


Short description

Discover the best of Britain & Northern Ireland, from Loch Ness to Belfast and beyond

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  • Explore the UK coast in style aboard Celebrity Silhouette
  • Discover the Scottish Highlands with castle visits and distillery tours
  • Experience the best of Belfast, from the Titanic Quarter to the Antrim coast
  • Visit historic Portland in beautiful Devon
  • Enjoy days at sea filled with fine dining and spa treatments

In Brief

  • 2 Nights At sea
  • 1 Night Kirkwall
  • 1 Night Inverness
  • 1 Night At sea
  • 1 Night Liverpool
  • 1 Night Belfast
  • 1 Night Glasgow
  • 1 Night At sea


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Ocean cruise

Sail the UK in style this summer as you board the luxurious Celebrity Silhouette for an exploration of our home nations’ glorious coastlines. It all begins in the maritime port of Southampton, from where you’ll sail north to the Orkney Islands and on to Inverness, gateway to the glorious Scottish Highlands and the iconic Loch Ness. Then, after a relaxing day at sea, you’ll arrive in Liverpool to follow in the footsteps of John, Paul, George and Ringo. Next. Belfast beckons with its Victorian architecture and unmissable Titanic Quarter before you cruise on to Glasgow to enjoy everything from castle tours to distillery visits.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
Depart Southampton

Your adventure begins on the south coast of England, in the historic, seafaring port of Southampton. Step aboard Celebrity Silhouette, check into your Kelly Hoppen-designed accommodation, then explore the myriad facilities, from the sophisticated bars and lounges to the first-class entertainment and the indulgent spa. It all makes for a truly relaxing setting as you sail north towards Scotland.

Stay: Celebrity Silhouette

Meals: D

Day 2
At sea

Spend today at sea, meeting fellow guests and making the most of the space and facilities onboard. Perhaps you’ll head to the pool deck (British weather permitting) or relax on the half-an-acre of real grass at the all-new Lawn Club. Whatever you choose, you’ll be guaranteed a restful start to your UK holiday.

Stay: Celebrity Silhouette

Meals: B L D

Day 3
Kirkwall, Scotland

Having sailed north of the border, you'll disembark in Kirkwall for a day of optional Orkney Island excursions. Popular options include the South Island and Scapa Distillery, revered for its fine single malts, and the Bay o'Skaill whose neolithic ruins cast a light on what life would have been like in the region as far back as 3,200BC. Alternatively, take a walking tour of Kirkwall itself, exploring palaces and cathedrals and getting a taste of the town's Viking past. A drive to Lamb Holm showcases a mix of splendid scenery and World War II history while photographers will delight in the landscapes of the stunning North Coastal Drive. Speak to us for more details.

 Stay: Celebrity Silhouette

Meals: B L D

Day 4
Inverness, Scotland

Arrive in Inverness today, where a choice of optional shore excursions will introduce you to the beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Perhaps you’ll take a trip along the spectacular shores of Loch Ness, visiting Culloden Moor and enjoying an Inverness city tour into the bargain. Or, maybe you’ll visit romantic Cawdor Castle or get a taste for the region’s finest single malts on a trip to a distillery.

Stay: Celebrity Silhouette

Meals: B L D

Day 5
At sea

Spend today at sea, making the most of the facilities on board. There’s the casino, if you feel like a flutter, while the well-equipped gym is the perfect spot to work off those extra calories. Alternatively, simply relax in one of the lounge, or up on deck, and watch the world go by.

Stay: Celebrity Silhouette

Meals: B L D

Day 6
Liverpool, England

Having sailed around Scotland's northern tip and down its scenic west coast, you'll cross the border again to dock in Liverpool. A wide choice of excursions will bring to life this exciting city, from panoramic city highlights tours taking in the iconic waterfront to trips down musical memory lane, following in the footsteps of the Beatles and exploring the famous Merseybeat scene of the 1960s. Otherwise, head further afield to take in historic Chester or Manchester, or cross the border into Wales where medieval Conwy Castle awaits.

Stay: Celebrity Silhouette 

Meals: B L D

Day 7
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Experience the unique charm and historic marvels of Northern Ireland’s vibrant capital. Your choice of options shore excursions includes a guided visit to the Titanic Belfast Museum, where the story of that famous ship is bought to life in spectacular detail. You’ll also explore Belfast’s rich history on a panoramic city driving tour. Alternatively, head out of town to explore dramatic coastal paths and historic castles made famous as settings for the series, Game of Thrones. There’s also the chance to take in the coastlines and glens of County Antrim or to try your hand at traditional Irish bread making in the company of an expert pâtissier.

Stay: Celebrity Silhouette

Meals: B L D

Day 8
Glasgow (Greenock), Scotland

Sailing north once more, you'll arrive in Greenock, gateway to the pulsating city of Glasgow. Choose between city and distillery tours, enjoy a group walk with the chance to visit the Royal Yacht Brittania, or head across the Edinburgh for a tour of the Royal Mile. Otherwise, perhaps head deep into Braveheart Country to visit the Bannock Heritage Centre and enjoy and expert-led tour of Stirling Castle.

 Stay: Celebrity Silhouette

Meals: B L D

Day 9
At sea

Enjoy a final, full day at sea and a last chance to relax and make the most of your luxury ship.

Stay: Celebrity Silhouette

Meals: B L D

Day 10
Return to Southampton

Arriving back in Southampton this morning, you’ll disembark and begin your journey home.

Meals: B


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