British Isles Discovery

12 nights sailing from Liverpool on cruise ship Ambition

Itinerary: Sailing from Liverpool, visiting Belfast, Stornoway (Outer Hebrides), Lerwick (Shetland Islands), Kirkwall (Orkney islands), Antwerp (Belgium), Portsmouth, St. Peter Port (Guernsey), St Mary´s (Isles of Scilly)
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from £1,151 Price per person based on double occupancy

Cruise British Isles Discovery

12 nights sailing from Liverpool on cruise ship Ambition

from £1,151 Price per person

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Inside

Standard Twin Inner 1

Standard Plus Twin Inner 2

Superior Twin Inner 3

Premium Twin Inner 4

Ocean View

Standard Twin Obstructed view 6

Standard Plus Twin Oceanview 8

Superior Twin Oceanview 9

Standard Twin Oceanview 7

Superior Plus Oceanview Twin 11

Premium Twin Oceanview 12

Balcony

Premium Balcony 16

Suite

Junior Suite JS

Superior Junior Suite SJS

Premium Suite PS

Deluxe Suite DS

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Cruise Itinerary

Full Itinerary
Day 1 Liverpool Embarkation | Departure: 19:00H
Day 2 Belfast Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 17:00H 10 hours in destination
Day 3 Stornoway (Outer Hebrides) Arrival time: 12:00H | Departure: 20:00H 8 hours in destination
Day 4 at sea
Day 5 Lerwick (Shetland Islands) Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 19:00H 12 hours in destination
Day 6 Kirkwall (Orkney islands) Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 17:00H 10 hours in destination
Day 7 at sea
Day 8 Antwerp (Belgium) Arrival time: 12:00H | Departure: 19:00H 7 hours in destination
Day 9 Portsmouth Arrival time: 13:00H | Departure: 20:00H 7 hours in destination
Day 10 St. Peter Port (Guernsey) Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 18:00H 11 hours in destination
Day 11 St Mary´s (Isles of Scilly) Arrival time: 07:30H | Departure: 18:00H 11 hours in destination
Day 12 at sea
Day 13 Liverpool Arrival time: 08:00H
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British Isles Discovery

12 nights Cruise on Ambition. Sailing from Liverpool, visiting Belfast, Stornoway (Outer Hebrides), Lerwick (Shetland Islands), Kirkwall (Orkney islands), Antwerp (Belgium), Portsmouth, St. Peter Port (Guernsey), St Mary´s (Isles of Scilly), ending in Liverpool.

British Isles Discovery Cruise itinerary  - Ambassador Cruise Line
British Isles Discovery Cruise itinerary  - Ambassador Cruise Line

Liverpool

Liverpool is a city in the county of Merseyside, on the side of the estuary of the river Mersey. The popularity of The Beatles and of Liverpool Football Club have made Liverpool a touristic destination. Liverpool Cruise Terminal is located at Pier Head in the heart of the waterfront; it is clearly identifiable once you reach the Liver Buildings. Port address: Liverpool Cruise Terminal. Pier Head. Princes Parade. Liverpool. L3 1DL

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Belfast

Belfast Harbour (also the Port of Belfast) is a major maritime gateway in Northern Ireland, It is increasingly popular with cruise liners. Belfast is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland and the second largest city on the island of Ireland after Dublin. Situated at the mouth of the River Lagan on Belfast Lough, Belfast is surrounded by low hills. After years of violence, its center has been polished up making it great to walk through the pedestrian streets, shop in its arcades and spend some time in its pubs or dine in its excellent restaurants. Belfast city centre is focused on Donegall Square and Belfast City Hall in its centre. The City Hall is the grand centerpiece of the city and the orientation point for your exploration of Belfast. Running north from the centre of Donegall Square is Donegall Place, a broad and bustling shopping street, which will lead you towards the Cathedral Quarter and the Arts School. Bedford Street, becomes Dublin Road, which, leads south to the University Quarter, area where you´ll find the Botanic Gardens, art galleries and museums. Belfast is home to a wide range of parks and open spaces, making it one of the greenest cities in Ireland. The Golden Mile is the area around Great Victoria Street beyond Bradbury Place and it is considered the city´s best address for restaurants and pubs. The famous I.R.A. and Protestant murals are just to the west of the city center and it´s perfectly safe to go there and take photos.

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Stornoway (Outer Hebrides)

Originally a Viking settlement, Stornoway is now the main town on the island of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, situated around a bustling harbour and offering a range of local specialist shops selling local handcrafted goods (jewellery and the famous Harris Tweed). The traditionns are still there and the beautiful Isle of Lewis is considered the heartland of the Gaelic culture. It is also home to some of the most important prehistoric sites in Scotland including the Neolithic Callanish Stones and Pictish Carloway Broch. 

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Lerwick (Shetland Islands)

Lerwick is the capital of the principal island of Mainland, and is the most northern village of Britania. The atractions of the village include the old port, the city chamber, flower parks, in the outskirts the Pictish Broch in Clickimin, a prehistoric site that has a fortress of the Bronze Age.

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Kirkwall (Orkney islands)

Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands archipelago, 10 miles off the north coast of Scotland. Founded around 1035, the City and Royal Burgh of Kirkwall is the capital and administrative centre of Orkney. The name comes from the Old Norse, which means church-bay and refers to a church older than the present day Cathedral. Some of the places you can visit are the Bishop's Palace & Earl's Palace, Highland Park Distillery, the Orkney Museum and St. Magnus Cathedral.

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Antwerp (Belgium)

Antwerp is a city and municipality in Belgium and the capital of the Antwerp province of Flanders. However the Brussels-Capital Region is considered as the largest Belgian city internationally. Antwerp is located on the right (eastern) bank of the river Scheldt, which is linked to the North Sea by the Westerschelde estuary. The city has one of the largest seaports in Europe. Antwerp has long been an important city in the Low Countries both economically and culturally, especially before the Spanish Fury (1576) in the period of the Dutch Revolt. Antwerp is the largest city, a bustling old port, it boasts a very large medieval district, beautiful baroque churches and late nineteenth century streets. Many artists (like Rubens and Vincent van Gogh) lived and worked here, hence the presence of Belgium's main museums. It is an important fashion centre and is renowned for its diamond trading

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Portsmouth

Portsmouthis a dynamic and vibrant waterfront city and the birthplace of Charles Dickens. With a maritime heritage, this port offers great attractions, museums and galleries, unique shopping destinations, great places to eat and lots of things to do such as live music venues, contemporary art galleries, two cathedrals, a diverse literary heritage, nightlife, festivals and countless events throughout the year. Don't miss the Southsea Castle, one of King Henry VIII's most famous fortifications and the modern emblem of Portsmouth. London is only 75 miles away.

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St. Peter Port (Guernsey)

Guernsey is an island located in the English Channel. One of the principal attractives of the island are the marvelous beaches. Guernsey has a warm climate. Another attractive point to visit is St. Peter Port,a city that is full of magic. Saint Peter Port is the capital of Guernsey, as well as the main port. It´s considered one of Europe´s prettiest harbor towns, with its cobbled streets and picturesque seafront marina. Guernsey´s capital has been a busy port since Roman times.

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St Mary´s (Isles of Scilly)

They form an archipelago off the southwestern tip of the Cornish peninsula of Great Britain.The Isles of Scilly form an archipelago in the southwestern tip of the Cornish peninsula of Great Britain. The Isles of Scilly are a place for migratory birds coming from Siberia and North America. Tourism is the island's main activity.

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Liverpool

Liverpool is a city in the county of Merseyside, on the side of the estuary of the river Mersey. The popularity of The Beatles and of Liverpool Football Club have made Liverpool a touristic destination. Liverpool Cruise Terminal is located at Pier Head in the heart of the waterfront; it is clearly identifiable once you reach the Liver Buildings. Port address: Liverpool Cruise Terminal. Pier Head. Princes Parade. Liverpool. L3 1DL

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The ship: Ambition

World-class entertainment, exceptional cuisine, and an intimate yet spacious cruising experience. Enjoy visiting the world’s most remote wonders and natural treasures on an environmentally sustainable ship.

Ambassador Cruise Line's second lady of the sea. Ambition can carry up to 1,200 passengers to give her a true sense of comfort and space in her 714 cabins, 125 of which have balconies and 113 are suites with up to 62m2 of living space. Her dining options will inspire you with two main restaurants, speciality dining options, and a more casual bistro-style café. Sit back, relax and enjoy a drink in one of her four bars, lounges and pub. Or take in a show in the tiered main theatre, or discover your hidden talents casino, card room, library, and craft studio. Other facilities include the wellness centre, gym, two swimming pools and a range of retail shops, perfect for days at sea.

Year renovated 2022
Beam 28.8 m.
Length 216 m.
Tonnage 41,123 tn.
Occupancy 1200
Number of decks 10
Number of staterooms 73
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What's included onboard?

Comfortable accommodation in chosen cabin category.

Sumptuous full board cuisine (breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner).

A wide range of entertainment, including evening shows, plays, cabarets, live music & classical interludes.

Daytime activities, quizzes, dance classes and outside deck games.

Range of fitness, dance and wellness classes

Use of gym, swimming pools and hot tubs

Spa access

Porterage of luggage between the port and cabin.

All port taxes, fees and charges

What's not included?

Travel insurance; travel joining costs to the port of embarkation (except for fly-cruises where specified); optional destination experiences; port parking; onboard spending of personal nature like drinks, gifts, shopping, laundry, communications etc; any visa and health certificate charges that may apply; and crew gratuities and services charges which will be automatically billed to your onboard account. 

Ambassador Cruise Line operates an automatic system whereby an amount of £6 per person per night (this amount reduces to £5 pp/pn for cruises of 16 nights or more in duration) and is automatically added to your onboard account; this also includes all service charges for drinks - All monies are collated so a portion goes to each crew member, who helps to make your cruise special; this is not only distributed to your cabin steward and your waiter or bar attendant, it is also distributed between the hidden stars behind the scenes, such as laundry operatives and kitchen staff, who you might never get to meet in person; Please note that these amounts may change - For sailings booked on and after 1 September 2023,  gratuities are £7pp (£6pp on cruises of 16 nights or more) per night - adult only; for children aged 12-17 years of age, where applicable on a multi-generational sailing fares shown exclude gratuities at £4pp per night.

Your benefits & more

  • Up to £100 Free Credit!
    Up to £100 Free Credit!

    £50 per person onboard credit is valid on any new bookings made between 16/02/24 and 23.59 20/02/24 on selected cruises only. £50pp will be added to your onboard account for the selected cruise booked. Please note onboard credit is only applicable to the lead booked guest and secondary guest (if applicable) in each cabin over the age of 18 and is not applicable to any 3rd/4thberth guest, or any child under 18 travelling.

  • Adult Only

    Ambassador Cruise Line operates as primarily adult only cruises (18 years and over) except a few multi-generational sailings. This means that you can enjoy the pleasures of cruising in the company of adult guests.

  • Up to £100 Free Onboard Credit!

    Offer ends 24th April 2024 inclusive. Onboard Credit Offer is valid on any sailing departing between 07/04/2024-21/03/2025 only. Applicable on all twin cabin grades on both Ambience and Ambition, structured as sailings of 3-16 nights Inside £25 per cabin, Ocean View £50 per cabin, Balcony £75 per cabin, Suites £100 per cabin. On sailings 17+ nights you get double onboard credit based on your cabin grade booked. Single cabins get 50% of the per cabin value based on cabin booked and duration. Please note onboard credit is not applicable to sailings 2 nights or under, any festive/in port events or any booking made outside of the above dates and is only applicable to the lead booked guest and secondary guest (if applicable) in each cabin over the age of 18 and is not applicable to any 3rd /4th berth guest, or any child under 18 travelling.

  • Fare Types

    Ambassador Fares include Gratuities & service charges and the Top Expedition Drinks Package, which includes Premium & House Wines, Premium & House brands from the bar, Premium teas & speciality coffees, Choice of 1st or 2nd dining sitting for dinner (excludes table size) and Priority for complimentary cabin upgrades (subject to availability). You will be offer this fare when making the booking online or you can call us on 020 3499 5846 for more information and bookings.

What you need to know

Specially adapted cabins

Ambience has thirteen cabins adapted for those needing mobility aids, and Ambition has two. Please note that to book one of these cabins you must contact us before making any booking on our website, as these cabins cannot be booked online. Call 020 3499 5846 for more information about these cabins.

Ambassador Cruise Line warmly welcomes guests with disabilities, including those with mobility restrictions as well as restricted sight and hearing. However, with the very different nature of a cruising holiday when compared to one on land, and purely for safety reasons, such guests should be accompanied by an able-bodied, or a fully sighted/hearing companion (as appropriate), who will be responsible for providing any assistance that you may require both onboard and ashore. In addition to this, Ambasador Cruise Line welcomes guests who wish to bring a lightweight wheelchair/scooter with them for shore use only however, these must be stored in your cabin at all times and cannot be used on board the vessel in any circumstance.

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