Saga Cruises added a further 4 round-Britain voyages into its summer 2023 schedule, all with up to 35% off, and timed to coincide with events like the Tall Ships Race and the Rolex Fastnet Yacht Race.
The shorter itineraries last between 6 and 8 nights.
The first one departs from London-Tilbury UK on Spirit of Discovery (July 16, 2023), sailing around Britain’s south coast visiting Scilly Isles, Fowey, Falmouth, and Portsmouth before concluding in Dover. The 8-night itinerary also visits Tresco (Abbey Gardens) and also has a price-included tour of Portland. Guests will have the chance to see the start of the Rolex Fastnet Yacht Race. Prices start from GBP 1819 per person with double occupancy.
On July 24, 2023, Spirit of Discovery starts a 6-night voyage to the Shetland Islands out of Dover/roundtrip, visiting Invergordon and Scrabster. The itinerary also includes Lerwick as it hosts the Tall Ships race before returning to Dover. Included tours are a visit to John O’Groats and a scenic drive along the Scottish Highlands. Prices start from GBP 1367 per person.
Spirit of Adventure departs Dover on August 28, 2023, for a 6-night cruise along the Cornish coastline. The itinerary visits Scilly Isles, Fowey, Falmouth, and Portland, with 2 included excursions - a scenic drive along the Dorset coast and a visit to Tresco's Abbey Gardens. Prices start from GBP 1378 per person.
On September 3, 2023, Spirit of Adventure starts an 8-night full circumnavigation of Great Britain. The Dover roundtrip will showcase the charm of Britain’s coastlines. Passengers will view the fishing town of Ullapool at Loch Broom (Scotland), and glimpse sea eagles around the Isle of Mull, and Isle of Staffa's Fingal’s Cave and volcanic rock formations prior to the UNESCO-listed Jurassic Coast. Prices start from GBP 1755 per person.