Classic cruises direct from the UK

Cruise & Maritime Cruises

If you prefer a smaller more intimate ship, we offer ex-UK no-fly classic cruises from 15 different ports on the 63,786 ton Columbus, 22,080 ton Marco Polo, the 16,144 ton Astoria, the 46,052 ton Magellan and 20,606 ton Astor.

Designed for UK passengers these more traditional cruises offer great value and personal service with only 550-1400 passengers on board, a wide range of public facilities and stylish entertainment. The main language on board is English and the currency on board is UK pounds.

Astoria and Marco Polo are exclusively for adults and sail from a selection of UK ports, including Bristol Avonmouth, London Tilbury, Poole, Portsmouth, Newcastle, Edinburgh Leith, Cardiff and Hull. However, Columbus and Magellan are offering a choice of multi-generational cruises where the minimum age is six months.

Columbus, Marco Polo, Astoria, Magellan and Astor cruise from the UK to the Norwegian fjords, Canary Islands, Baltic cities, British Isles, Amazon and West Indies. In addition to these popular destinations, they also explore Cuba, Central America and the Arctic, including Spitsbergen.

Marco Polo
  • Marco Polo
  • The pool and deck on board Marco Polo
  • The Waldorf Restaurant
  • Ocean Countess