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Swan Hellenic offers National Trust cruise this summer

Swan Hellenic offers National Trust cruise this summer

Make the most of the Great British summer and join Swan Hellenic’s 15-day Treasures of the British Isles cruise in partnership with the National Trust.

Visiting a number of National Trust properties including Wallington in Northumberland,  Plas Newydd, the ancestral home of the Marquess of Anglesey, Greenway, the holiday home of Agatha Christie, the magical garden of the D’Oyly Carte family at Coleton Fishacre,  as well as the spectacular Snowdonia National Park and the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland.

Helping bring the destinations to life, on board guests will be joined by National Trust Guest Speakers Jeremy Pearson, the Historic Properties Advisor for Devon and Cornwall and Adrian Tinniswood, an established author of several National Trust books. Both have lectured widely in the UK and abroad and will be able to offer their expertise on the properties visited. Other Guest Speakers on this cruise include ornithologist Tim Earl, Tresco Abbey Garden’s curator, Mike Nelhams and theologian, the Rt Revd Stephen Platten.

Treasures of the British Isles departs from Portsmouth (UK) and calls at Port of Tyne (England), Edinburgh (Scotland), Scrabster (Scotland), Stornoway (Lewis, Outer Hebrides) – overnight, Tobermory (Scotland) – overnight, Oban (Scotland), Anglesey (UK), Belfast (Northern Ireland) Isles of Scilly (UK), Dartmouth (UK), and St.Peter Port (Guernsey, Channel Islands) before returning to Portsmouth (UK). Price of £1905 per person is based on a special guarantee offer fare on 6 June 2012 departure.  Savings of up to £930 per person are available on this cruise for selected cabins.