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Welcome To Britain!

A very warm welcome to Britain – a nation that welcomed over 1.2million day call cruise visitors in 2016. And a nation that’s full of contrasts with a wide variety of landscapes and diverse cultures just waiting to be explored. Our island has a wealth of attractions and experiences to offer your guests and our ports have the facilities to ensure a seamless experience.


Why not spend a few glorious minutes sampling what brings visitors to our shores from all over the world? Just click on our video and sit back. 

We’re a small island with a huge offering: World-class destinations, cultural landmarks, fascinating heritage, cosmopolitan cities and spectacular countryside.

Whilst England, Wales and Scotland are all unique countries with their own customs, cultures and tradition, our excellent geographical location within Northern Europe also gives plenty of scope for scheduling calls to other countries nearby such as our near European neighbours, Ireland, Iceland, Norwegian Fjords and Baltic.

2017 has been another exciting year for the UK cruise industry with visits by many of the world’s newest and most contemporary ships ever to sail in British waters.

With a new record number of just over 1.2 million day calls in 2016, a staggering 19% rise year-on-year, we are looking forward to the growth trend continuing for British ports, evidencing that the UK cruise offer is stronger than ever and our potential is at its greatest right now.

Within our website, you’ll find essential itinerary planning information including a wealth of things to do, attraction ideas and the key contacts for each of our members – all within clicking distance.

And finally, the warmest of welcomes to our new members – Portland Port and Destination Plymouth and Plymouth’s exciting new project, Mayflower400.

We are really looking forward to welcoming you, your ships, your passengers and your crew to everything that Britain has to offer.

James Stangroom
Chair, CruiseBritain

Cruise Britain Latest News

Port of Southampton Welcomes Record-Breaking 2m Cruise Passengers

February 2

A record breaking 2m cruise passengers visited the Port of Southampton in 2017...

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Saga sets sail for a memorable season at Portsmouth International Port

January 28

The first of 14 Saga cruise holidays in 2018 from Portsmouth International Port...

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Plymouth joins CruiseBritain ahead of Mayflower 400

January 17

UK southwest port of Plymouth is the newest member to join Cruise Britain...

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Guernsey wins Best UK & British Isles Port of Call in Cruise Critic UK Editors’ Picks Awards for second time

January 3

Guernsey is delighted to announce that it is the winner of the ‘Best...

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