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A Very British Affair: Dining at Highclere Castle & Iceland Cruise
Includes a Gala Dinner at the Film Location of Downton Abbey
Price from
$8,999pp
Duration
17 nights
Departing
27 Jun 2019

Your Experience:

  • All flights, taxes & transfers
  • 1 night hotel stay in London
  • 2 night hotel stay in Winchester
  • Includes an Exclusive Gala Dinner at Highclere Castle, the filming location of Downton Abbey
  • Drinks reception, canapes and a three course meal with wine
  • 14 night full-board Icelandic cruise on board Queen Victoria with all meals and entertainment
  • Overnight in port in Reykjavik

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Cruise Code: NTR2359 Call: 1800 924 450
Mon to Sat: 7am - 8pm (AEST)
Sunday: 7am - 7pm (AEST)

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1 London Hotel stay
  • Day 2 Gala Dinner at Highclere Castle Hotel stay
  • Day 3 Winchester Hotel stay
  • Day 4 Southampton Embark ship
  • Days 5 - 6 At Sea
  • Day 7 Olden
  • Day 8 Alesund
  • Day 9 At Sea
  • Day 10 Akureyri
  • Day 11 Isafjordur
  • Day 12 Reykjavik
  • Day 13 Reykjavik
  • Day 14 At Sea
  • Day 15 Stornoway
  • Days 16 - 17 At Sea
  • Day 18 Southampton Disembark ship
  • Day 1

    London - Hotel Stay

    Fly to London for an overnight hotel stay. London’s skyline is about as iconic as they come; head to Westminster to see Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament then cross the river to take a ride on the London Eye. Wander around Regents Park before checking out Sherlock Holmes’ Baker Street or shop until you drop on Oxford Street before eating out in Soho. Whether you’re into art, history or popular culture, London has so much to offer.

    Big Ben, London

    Day 1

    London - Hotel Stay

    Fly to London for an overnight hotel stay. London’s skyline is about as iconic as they come; head to Westminster to see Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament then cross the river to take a ride on the London Eye. Wander around Regents Park before checking out Sherlock Holmes’ Baker Street or shop until you drop on Oxford Street before eating out in Soho. Whether you’re into art, history or popular culture, London has so much to offer.

  • Day 2

    Gala Dinner at Highclere Castle

    Tonight you’ll enjoy an amazing evening of dining and entertainment in the magnificent surroundings of Highclere Castle, the filming location for Downtown Abbey. Highclere will seem very familiar to fans of the hit period drama series as it was the home of the Crawley family and the backdrop to some of its most memorable scenes. Enjoy delicate canapes in the beautiful Saloon and a sumptuous dinner in the opulent Library and recall your favourite moments from the show.

    Saloon, Highclere Castle

    Day 2

    Gala Dinner at Highclere Castle

    Tonight you’ll enjoy an amazing evening of dining and entertainment in the magnificent surroundings of Highclere Castle, the filming location for Downtown Abbey. Highclere will seem very familiar to fans of the hit period drama series as it was the home of the Crawley family and the backdrop to some of its most memorable scenes. Enjoy delicate canapes in the beautiful Saloon and a sumptuous dinner in the opulent Library and recall your favourite moments from the show.

  • Day 3

    Winchester - Hotel Stay

    The site of an Iron Age fort, a Roman encampment, Alfred the Great’s residence and an English Civil War battlefield, Winchester is a history lover’s dream. The city’s political and military importance over many centuries means that here you can visit Europe’s longest medieval cathedral, six military museums and a Great Hall with one of the greatest symbols of medieval mythology, King Arthur’s Round Table.

    Winchester Cathedral

    Day 3

    Winchester - Hotel Stay

    The site of an Iron Age fort, a Roman encampment, Alfred the Great’s residence and an English Civil War battlefield, Winchester is a history lover’s dream. The city’s political and military importance over many centuries means that here you can visit Europe’s longest medieval cathedral, six military museums and a Great Hall with one of the greatest symbols of medieval mythology, King Arthur’s Round Table.

  • Day 4

    Southampton (UK) - Embark Queen Victoria

    Today you’ll embark the elegant Queen Victoria for your Norwegian fjords and Iceland cruise. Even before you board this beautiful ship you’ll note the trademark black and red livery which, together with her sleek modern design, immediately sets the theme of proud cruising heritage married with innovative features for today’s cruise guests.

    Queen Victoria

    Day 4

    Southampton (UK) - Embark Queen Victoria

    Today you’ll embark the elegant Queen Victoria for your Norwegian fjords and Iceland cruise. Even before you board this beautiful ship you’ll note the trademark black and red livery which, together with her sleek modern design, immediately sets the theme of proud cruising heritage married with innovative features for today’s cruise guests.

  • Days 5 - 6

    At Sea

    Indulge in the sumptuous spa, experience Cunard’s luxurious and refined service at afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, catch a show in the Royal Court Theatre or dance the night away in the magnificent surroundings of the Queens Ballroom – it’s all up to you.

    Afternoon Tea

    Day 5

    At Sea

    Indulge in the sumptuous spa, experience Cunard’s luxurious and refined service at afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, catch a show in the Royal Court Theatre or dance the night away in the magnificent surroundings of the Queens Ballroom – it’s all up to you.

  • Day 7

    Olden

    Located at the mouth of the Oldeelva River, Olden is a small, peaceful town at the end of the Nordfjord. Surrounded by the stunning scenery of emerald lakes and cascading waterfalls, Olden also acts as a gateway to numerous activities including boating in the glacier-fed waters of Oldevatnet Lake.

    Sognefjord, Olden

    Day 7

    Olden

    Located at the mouth of the Oldeelva River, Olden is a small, peaceful town at the end of the Nordfjord. Surrounded by the stunning scenery of emerald lakes and cascading waterfalls, Olden also acts as a gateway to numerous activities including boating in the glacier-fed waters of Oldevatnet Lake.

  • Day 8

    Alesund

    Located amidst the fjords and mountains and peppered with Art Nouveau architecture and fairytale turrets, it’s no surprise that Alesund is frequently considered one of the most beautiful cities in Norway. As well as its outstanding natural beauty, the city is the cultural epicentre of the region and host to many festivals throughout the world.

    Aerial View of Alesund

    Day 8

    Alesund

    Located amidst the fjords and mountains and peppered with Art Nouveau architecture and fairytale turrets, it’s no surprise that Alesund is frequently considered one of the most beautiful cities in Norway. As well as its outstanding natural beauty, the city is the cultural epicentre of the region and host to many festivals throughout the world.

  • Day 9

    At Sea

    Queen Victoria offers an array of elegant bars and lounges to suit every mood – during the day, sip coffee and nibble on croissants in Café Carinthia; enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the Chart Room; toast friends in the Champagne Bar; and dance the night away in Hemispheres.

    Dance the Night Away

    Day 9

    At Sea

    Queen Victoria offers an array of elegant bars and lounges to suit every mood – during the day, sip coffee and nibble on croissants in Café Carinthia; enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the Chart Room; toast friends in the Champagne Bar; and dance the night away in Hemispheres.

  • Day 10

    Akureyri

    Call at Iceland’s second city, Akureyri, with dramatic landscapes and the opportunity to whale watch in the expansive Eyjafjörður fjord - don’t miss the beautiful Waterfall of the Gods. There’s also an array of cafes restaurants and galleries to enjoy in this small but buzzing city.

    Waterfall of the Gods, Iceland

    Day 10

    Akureyri

    Call at Iceland’s second city, Akureyri, with dramatic landscapes and the opportunity to whale watch in the expansive Eyjafjörður fjord - don’t miss the beautiful Waterfall of the Gods. There’s also an array of cafes restaurants and galleries to enjoy in this small but buzzing city.

  • Day 11

    Isafjordur

    Isafjordur is the largest town in the Westfjords peninsula, a charming jumble of tin and timber buildings surrounded by soaring peaks and deep fjords. Take a stroll around the Westfjords Heritage Museum and discover the town’s maritime history.

    East Fjords, Isafjordur

    Day 11

    Isafjordur

    Isafjordur is the largest town in the Westfjords peninsula, a charming jumble of tin and timber buildings surrounded by soaring peaks and deep fjords. Take a stroll around the Westfjords Heritage Museum and discover the town’s maritime history.

  • Day 12

    Reykjavik (overnight in port)

    Iceland’s liveliest city buzzes with quirky buildings, exquisite design, captivating art, creative people, delectable culinary fare and electric nightlife. A trip to Reykjavik won’t be complete without a journey to the beautiful countryside or a day trip to the teal thermal waters of the world-famous Blue Lagoon.

    Reykjavik Reflected in Lake Tjornin

    Day 12

    Reykjavik (overnight in port)

    Iceland’s liveliest city buzzes with quirky buildings, exquisite design, captivating art, creative people, delectable culinary fare and electric nightlife. A trip to Reykjavik won’t be complete without a journey to the beautiful countryside or a day trip to the teal thermal waters of the world-famous Blue Lagoon.

  • Day 13

    Reykjavik

    Reykjavik is a city of contrasts – a cosmopolitan capital but with a small town feel; vibrant and modern yet full of historic charm. Take time to stroll amongst the quirky, colourful buildings; explore the galleries and cafes or take a dip in one of the many geothermal pools and spas.

    The Blue Lagoon, Reykjavik

    Day 13

    Reykjavik

    Reykjavik is a city of contrasts – a cosmopolitan capital but with a small town feel; vibrant and modern yet full of historic charm. Take time to stroll amongst the quirky, colourful buildings; explore the galleries and cafes or take a dip in one of the many geothermal pools and spas.

  • Day 14

    At Sea

    Your day on board the Queen Victoria can be active and lively, or as calming and relaxing as you like; there’s something on board to suit your every mood from swimming in the pool to relaxing in the spa; joining in with Book Club to browsing the Royal Arcade.

    Relaxing in the Spa

    Day 14

    At Sea

    Your day on board the Queen Victoria can be active and lively, or as calming and relaxing as you like; there’s something on board to suit your every mood from swimming in the pool to relaxing in the spa; joining in with Book Club to browsing the Royal Arcade.

  • Day 15

    Stornoway

    The main town on the Isle of Lewis, Stornoway also acts as a gateway to Lewis and Harris. Explore the dramatic and diverse island landscape of rugged coastline and sandy beaches, discover rich Gaelic culture and uncover the historical heritage of this charming harbour town.

    Lews Castle in Stornoway

    Day 15

    Stornoway

    The main town on the Isle of Lewis, Stornoway also acts as a gateway to Lewis and Harris. Explore the dramatic and diverse island landscape of rugged coastline and sandy beaches, discover rich Gaelic culture and uncover the historical heritage of this charming harbour town.

  • Days 16 - 17

    At Sea

    Enjoy a few days at sea to relax in your luxurious surroundings, during which you could take the opportunity to explore the Library. You could also attend one of the entertaining presentations from famous faces from the arts, industry and beyond or attend a workshop on topics from watercolour classes to fencing.

    Queen Victoria Library

    Day 16

    At Sea

    Enjoy a few days at sea to relax in your luxurious surroundings, during which you could take the opportunity to explore the Library. You could also attend one of the entertaining presentations from famous faces from the arts, industry and beyond or attend a workshop on topics from watercolour classes to fencing.

  • Day 18

    Southampton (UK) - Disembark Queen Victoria

    Today you’ll disembark Queen Victoria in Southampton for your flight home.

    Disembark your Ship

    Day 18

    Southampton (UK) - Disembark Queen Victoria

    Today you’ll disembark Queen Victoria in Southampton for your flight home.

Queen Victoria

There’s something distinctly refined and regal about a Cunard cruise and the beautiful Queen Victoria certainly upholds the fine traditions of this luxury line. Even before you board this beautiful ship you’ll note the trademark black and red livery which, together with her sleek modern design, immediately sets the theme of proud cruising heritage married with innovative features for today’s cruise guests. From her plush, elegantly decorated public rooms to her gourmet dining and luxurious, spacious cabins, Queen Victoria exudes class. The range of options for high-quality entertainment and enrichment, as well as serene relaxation make for the cruise holiday of a lifetime.

Key Facts

Entered service: 01/12/2007

Number of Decks: 12

Passenger Capacity: 1,997

Total Crew: 981

Number of Cabins: 1,007

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 2

Number of Restaurants: 3

Kids Club: Yes

Formal Nights: Yes

Great places to visit on board:

Queens Room

Head here for traditional afternoon tea or to dance the night away at one of the glamorous balls.

On Deck

Take part in Cunard’s traditional games of shuffleboard and deck quoits. Challenge friends or join in one of the organised tournaments.

Commodore Club

Enjoy a signature cocktail as you sail towards the horizon or try the Martini Mixology or Whisky Tasting classes.

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