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Review: Gardeners World British Isles Cruise

Cruise - Expedition Cruise

United Kingdom

British Isles Cruise

  • By SilverTraveller Juniperpam

    1 review

  • September 2019
  • Husband
  • Regular holiday
  • Oceanview
  • Tilbury

129 people found this review helpful

On the good ship Columbus. We had a very comfortable cabin. Easy access to everything. Food was excellent, both for choice and quality. There was only one sea day, so something different most days. The garden visits were wonderful, not too far to travel from the ports. We were given 5 star treatment at all venues, particularly at Tresco Abbey Gardens where we gained access before the gardens opened to the public. All the tour guides were very informative. The two television gardeners were always available and very approachable. I have no hesitation in recommending this cruise. If you have never cruised before, it’s a good introduction. Give it a try.

129 people found this review helpful

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  • discerning-traveller
    over 1 year ago
    Thank you. I wondered whether it might be. I cruised with them last year (Magellan) and found them excellent. Unpretentious and great customer service. Faroes. Orkneys and Shetland . Loved it. May try another cruise with them
  • Juniperpam
    over 1 year ago
    Yes. sorry ESW, apart from one sea day between Rotterdam and Kirkwall, all other voyaging was done at night.
  • Juniperpam
    over 1 year ago
    To discerning-traveller, this cruise was with Cruise and Maritime.
    To ESW, itinerary was Sail from Tilbury - Rotterdam - Kirkwall, Orkney - Portree, Skye - Tobermory, Mull - Mount Stewart Gardens, Belfast, Northern Ireland - June Blakes and Hunting Brook Gardens, Dublin - Cobh, Port of Cork - Tresco Abbey Gardens, Isles of Scilly - St Peter Port, Guernsey - Honfleur, France, Giverny Claude Monet's Garden - Tilbury
  • discerning-traveller
    over 1 year ago
    Which cruise line was it?
  • ESW
    over 1 year ago
    How long did the cruise last and apart from Tresco, where else did you visit?

    Did you do most of the sailing between destinations during the night?