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Loughs of Ireland

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All evening entertainment*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 9 nights
  • Departs 03 Aug 2021
  • Sails from Southampton
  • Ship Braemar
  • Cruise code ‍1623196‍
  • Voyage code ‍M2119‍

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Cruises from Southampton

Southampton Tue 03 Aug 2021

Cruises from Southampton

Choose from a wide selection of cruise lines and set sail on your dream holiday with our handpicked range of cruises from Southampton.

Braemar, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

At Sea Wed 04 Aug 2021

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Spike Island Thu 05 Aug 2021

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Cobh (for Cork), Ireland Thu 05 Aug 2021

The charming seaside town of Cobh, situated in Cork harbour, has served as a route in and out of Ireland for centuries. Formerly known as Queenstown before locals reverted back to the old Irish name in 1922, Cobh was the embarkation point for 2.5 million people who emigrated to America from the 'Emerald Isle' between 1848 and 1950, and was famously the Titanic's final port of call on her ill-fated maiden voyage in 1912. Today, the town sat in world's second largest natural harbour, is known more for its brightly coloured houses and imposing, Gothic revival-style St. Colman's Cathedral, which overlooks the harbour from a dramatically steep hill. At the centre, a number of attractions point to Cobh's fascinating past. The Cobh Heritage Centre examines the gruelling potato famine period, the town’s museum explores Cobh's maritime heritage and the impact of RMS Lusitania's sinking nearby, and the Titanic Experience, where a virtual version of ship's infamous voyage can be experienced.

Braemar, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Dunmanus Bay Fri 06 Aug 2021

Braemar, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Braemar, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Bantry bay Fri 06 Aug 2021

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Skelliga Fri 06 Aug 2021

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Inishnabro (Cathedral Rocks) Fri 06 Aug 2021

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Tearaght Island Fri 06 Aug 2021

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Braemar, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Cliffs of Moher Fri 06 Aug 2021

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Galway, Ireland

Galway, Ireland Sat 07 Aug 2021

Galway, Ireland

Rich in medieval heritage, yet oozing with contemporary style, Galway – Ireland’s fifth largest city – is one of the Emerald Isle’s most engaging destinations. The city’s vibrant centre is hub of culture, visitors and locals – many of which continue to speak age-old Irish dialects – alike flock here to be part of various festivals and events that take place throughout the year; visit the interesting museums and galleries, such as Galway City Museum; and sample the famous ‘craic’ at traditional Irish pubs. Intertwined with the delights of modern Galway are remnants of medieval walls and centuries-old structures such as the Spanish Arch and St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church – the oldest medieval church still in use in Ireland – offering an insight into the city’s fascinating past. Situated on the breathtaking Wild Atlantic Way, Galway is also a gateway to Western Ireland’s spectacular coastal scenes. Within easy reach of the city is the picturesque seaside suburb of Salthill, well-worth visiting to stroll the long promenade and admire views of Galway Bay and the Aran Islands, and sample locally-caught seafood, such as the area’s famous oysters, at your pick of the fantastic restaurants. Further afield, it’s possible to uncover the treasures of County Galway on day trips; the beautiful Connemara National Park and charming villages such as Spiddal and Roundstone are among the highlights.

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Killary Harbour Sun 08 Aug 2021

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Inishkea islands Sun 08 Aug 2021

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Aranmore Sun 08 Aug 2021

Braemar, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Tory Island, Ireland

Tory Island, N.Ireland Sun 08 Aug 2021

Tory Island, Ireland

A scenic cruise by Tory Island is a scenic cruise past Ireland’s most northerly inhabited land, a picturesque gem situated nine miles off Wild Atlantic Way on the northwest coast of County Donegal. As you sail by, you’ll not only be enamoured by the beauty of Tory Island, with its rugged sheer cliffs and vast grasslands, but also get a feel for just how remote the island is, and how detached the inhabitants are from mainland Ireland as they go about their day-to-day lives.

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Lough Swilly, N. Ireland Sun 08 Aug 2021

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Cruises to Belfast

Belfast, Northern Ireland Mon 09 Aug 2021

Cruises to Belfast

Famous Irish hospitality awaits on a cruise to Belfast, the riverside capital of Northern Ireland. Let’s see what the ‘craic’ is all about..

Dublin docklands

Dublin, Ireland Tue 10 Aug 2021

Dublin docklands

Head to the Irish capital to see some of the world's finest Georgian buildings, to enjoy the freshest pint of Guinness from a rooftop bar, and to learn about the many great writers who once called this charming city home.

Braemar, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

At Sea Wed 11 Aug 2021

Braemar, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Cruises from Southampton

Southampton Thu 12 Aug 2021

Cruises from Southampton

Choose from a wide selection of cruise lines and set sail on your dream holiday with our handpicked range of cruises from Southampton.

What's included *

  • All meals throughout your cruise - from five course a la carte dining to informal buffets and late-night snacks
  • All evening entertainment, including cabarets and dancing, with a different show each night
  • Captain’s drinks party and Gala Buffet
  • On board leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and use of gym equipment
  • The currency on board is pound sterling, so you won’t be affected by any foreign exchange rate fluctuation
  • Black Friday Exclusive – Book an Ocean View or above by 8pm 30th November and receive a FREE John Lewis Gift Card worth up to £40

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Cabins & Prices

* Prices shown are per person, based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.

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Single Interior

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This cabin is approximately 130 square feet in size and can be found on Marina Deck 2. It has a shower. All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a European 2 pin plug (220 volts).

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Twin Interior

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This cabin is approximately 130 square feet in size and can be found on Bridge Deck 7 and Lido Deck 6. It has a bathroom with shower. All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a European 2 pin plug (220 volts).

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Superior Twin Ocean View

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This cabin is approximately 140 square feet in size and can be found on Lido Deck 6. It has a picture window and a bathroom with shower. All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a European 2 pin plug (220 volts)

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Single Ocean View

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These cabins are approximately 140 square feet in size and can be found on Atlantic Deck 3 and Marina Deck 2. These cabins have 2 portholes and a bathroom with shower. All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a European 2 pin plug (220 volts).

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Twin Ocean View

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This cabin is approximately 140 square feet in size and can be found on Atlantic Deck 3. It has two portholes and a bathroom with shower. All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a European 2 pin plug (220 volts).

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Superior Ocean View Cabin

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This cabin is approximately 140 square feet in size and can be found on Lido Deck 6 and Main Deck 4. It has a picture window and a bathroom with bath and/or shower. All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a European 2 pin plug (220 volts). Please note, cabins 6097 and 6095 have been equipped for use by disabled passengers.

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Single Superior Balcony

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This cabin is approximately 140 square feet in size and can be found on Bridge Deck 7 and Lido Deck 6. It has a balcony and bathroom with shower. All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a European 2 pin plug (220 volts). Smoking is permitted on cabin balconies.

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Superior Balcony Cabin

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These cabins are approximately 190 square feet in size and can be found on Bridge Deck 7 and Lido Deck 6. They have a bedroom with balcony and bathroom with shower. All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a European 2 pin plug (220 volts). Smoking is permitted on cabin balconies.

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Balcony Cabin

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This cabin is approximately 140 square feet in size and can be found on Bridge Deck 7 and Lido Deck 6. It has a bedroom with balcony and bathroom with shower. All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a European 2 pin plug (220 volts). Smoking is permitted on cabin balconies.

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Deluxe Balcony Cabin

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This cabin is approximately 225 square feet in size and can be found on Marquee Deck 8. It has a bedroom with balcony, bathroom with shower and/ or bath. All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a European 2 pin plug (220 volts). Smoking is permitted on cabin balconies.

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Single Balcony Suite

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This suite is approximately 190 square feet in size and can be found on Marquee Deck 8 and Bridge Deck 7. These single suites have a bedroom with balcony, sitting area, bathroom with shower and/ or bath. All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a European 2 pin plug (220 volts). Smoking is permitted on cabin balconies.

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Superior Suite

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These suites are approximately 300 square feet in size and can be found on Bridge Deck 7. They have a sitting area, picture windows, a balcony, bathroom with shower. All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a European 2 pin plug (220 volts). Smoking is permitted on cabin balconies

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Balcony Suite

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These suites are approximately 225 square feet in size and can be found on Bridge Deck 7 and Lido Deck 6. They have a sitting area, picture windows, a balcony, bathroom with shower. All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a European 2 pin plug (220 volts). Smoking is permitted on cabin balconies.

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The Ship - Braemar

  • Occupancy924
  • Tonnage24,344 tons
  • Length537 ft (163.68 m)
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Braemar, with its timeless style, is the shortest of the four ocean-going ships in the Fred. Olsen fleet, meaning it is perfect for cruising rivers and bringing you closer to the heart of towns and cities across Europe and beyond. Capable of comfortably accommodating up to 929 passengers, Braemar has an uncrowded, intimate feel with friendly staff providing a fantastic personal, attentive service catering to your every need. On board, guests can enjoy an unforgettable cruise holiday in the comfort and ample space of recently refreshed rooms and suites and updated restaurants, bars and lounges offering sumptuous cuisine, a wide range of beers, wines and spirits and fantastic daily entertainment from talented performers.

What’s on board: Grampian Restaurant, Palms Cafe, Thistle Restaurant, Lido Bar, Plantation Bar, The Atrium, Children's Play Area, Coral Bar, Morning Light Pub, Neptune Lounge, Theatre, Boutique, Observation Lounge, Arts & Crafts Room, Card Room, Golf Nets, Library, Pool, Spa, Swimming Pool, Whirlpool and much, much more. 

Experience the Difference

  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL license protects all our package or tailormade holidays booked through ROL Cruise so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
  • Award winning Cruise Miles® loyalty programme; with over 400,000 UK members
  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice
  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.8/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating our 25th year as a cruise-only specialist
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Voted The UK & Ireland's No.1 Ocean Cruise Specialist in TTG's 2020 Top 50 Travel Agencies Awards
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

Frequently Asked Questions about Fred Olsen Cruise Lines

What is the Fred. Olsen Plain Sailing Guarantee?

The Plain Sailing Guarantee ensures any guests who test positive for COVID-19 and therefore cannot travel can move their cruise to another with no administration fees. This will cover guests on any cruise up to the end of 2021. Fred. Olsen will hold the money for the cancellation for up to 12 months to give their guests plenty of time to choose an alternative sailing of at least the same value. All guests need to do is call prior to departure to notify their inability to travel.


What is included in my cruise fare?

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines offer incredible value via inclusive fares. The following will be included in the price of your cruise: comfortable cabins with tv, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and individually controlled air conditioning, tempting cuisine, self-service tea and coffee at selected venues, in-room sandwiches and snacks, evening entertainment, Captain’s Drinks Party and Gala Buffet, use of leisure facilities including pools and gym, a vast range of on board activities, all UK port taxes, luggage porterage at embarkation and disembarkation and flights (as part of fly-cruises).


What isn’t included in my cruise fare?

There isn’t much Fred. Olsen doesn’t include in the price of their cruises! But do bear in mind the following (unless stated otherwise): travel to/from your port or airports, car parking, all drinks on board, Shore Tours and RIB Tours, hairdressing, health & beauty treatments and selected fitness classes, personal laundry and dry cleaning, WiFi, passport and visa costs, holiday insurance, discretionary gratuities, evening dining in premium restaurants, premium Traditional Afternoon Tea and games of Blackjack and Roulette.


Is there a dress code on board?

Yes, there is a dress code on board. Most evenings, your chosen ship will have a smart casual dress code. For men, trousers, chinos or smart dark jeans with a shirt or polo shirt are required. For ladies, outfits range from tailored trouser suits/casual separates to stylish dresses. Depending on the length of your chosen cruise, there may be one or more formal evenings. On these occasions, men wear either a dinner jacket or dark suit and tie while ladies may wear cocktail-style dresses or full-length ball gowns.


What dining options are available on board?

Upon arrival, you’ll find a Restaurant Seating Card in your cabin which will detail your evening dining time and allocated table number for the duration of your cruise. Dining times consist of two sittings; First Sitting (18:15) and Second Sitting (20:30). For guests on Freedom Fare, you will be offered the choice of your preferred slot at the time of booking, subject to availability. While guests on Saver Fares can select their dining time for a nominal supplement in advance of sailing. Informal open seating is offered to evening diners in Palms Café on Balmoral and Braemar. On selected evenings, The Grill restaurant offers premium speciality dining (for a small supplement) in exclusive indoor or al fresco locations. Here, expect to dine on succulent steaks and seafood as well as world cuisine inspired by the waters you sail in.


Are drinks packages available?

Yes, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines offer an All Inclusive Drinks Upgrade package. From only £19 per person, per night (£35 per person, per night on cruises of five nights or less and Speciality Sailings), you can enjoy selected white, red and rosé wine by the glass and selected house beers, house spirits and soft drinks all day, every day throughout your cruise. This package also extends to the restaurants on board where you can choose from a selection of soft drinks, a choice of wines by the glass and selected branded beers in cans.


What entertainment is available in the evenings?

Each evening you can enjoy a live show after dinner courtesy of resident and guest entertainers. From music to magic, cabaret to comedy, there’s so much to keep you entertained during your time on board - all you need to do is sit back and enjoy it all with your tipple of choice.


How do I pay for gratuities?

Gratuities (applicable to youths aged 12 to 17 and all adults) will be applied to your on board account. The amount (around £5 per person, per night) is not compulsory and can easily be altered by visiting Guest Services on board. You are welcome to tip personally if you prefer. You can also pre-pay gratuities before travelling (please ask at the time of booking).


Last Updated: 06/10/2020

* Terms & Conditions

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Booking conditions of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply. Prices are per person based on two adults sharing, except single cabins, and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offers apply to new bookings only. Some ports may require a tender. Booking conditions of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply. Prices are per person based on two adults sharing, except single cabins, and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offers apply to new bookings only. Some ports may require a tender. Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE.

John Lewis Gift Card is tiered on cabin grade booked, based on one per booking for UK mainland addresses only when booked by 8pm 30th November 2020.

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