Portland

England

Cruises To Portland

Located along the English Channel, Portland is divided into two areas: north and south. The south end is where extensive stone quarries lie, a resource important to the region. Unique to the city is the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, which hosts world sailing championships.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Portland Port
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    BST (British Summer Time)
    UTC/GMT +1 hour
  • Language
    The local language is English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    British Pound (GPB)
    Native crafts, souvenirs and clothing.
    • Famous For
      Portland Castle overlooks the harbour and is one of Henry VIII's best-preserved coastal fortifications.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Portland is in the heart of England’s dramatic Jurassic Coast, so called because its rock bed dates back 185 million years.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Go traditional with fish and chips or steak and kidney pie, along with a “proper” pint of ale at a local pub.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Portland Bill Lighthouse has guided sailors for 3-plus centuries. Also, the abandoned Tout Quarry has been turned into a delightful stone sculpture park.

Portland TOP EXCURSIONS

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We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Stonehenge & Salisbury

The intriguing site of Stonehenge and the beautiful city of Salisbury are yours to explore today. Salisbury Cathedral is...

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Winchester & its Cathedral

Journey to England's ancient capital, Winchester - a city steeped in history that combines cosmopolitan elegance with ru...

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Jurassic Coastal Walk - Lulworth & Durdle Door

Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door are two of the best known features of Dorset's Jurassic Coast and one of England’s greates...

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Abbotsbury Swannery & Gardens

For those who prefer to spend a relaxing time in tune with nature, this combination of swannery and gardens is perfect f...

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Feel the layers of history in Edinburgh, Scotland

12-Day British Isles from London (Southampton) - Variation

Behold the British Isles of Ireland, Scotland and England.
SHIP Norwegian Jade
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Southampton (London) (England);
Guernsey (Channel Islands); Portland (England); Cork (Cobh) (Ireland); Dublin (Ireland); Belfast (Northern Ireland); Kirkwall (Orkney Isles); Inverness (Invergordon) (Scotland); Edinburgh (Newhaven) (Scotland); Newcastle (Tyne) (England);
DISEMBARK Southampton (London) (England);
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11-Day Scotland, England & Ireland: British Isles Heritage from London (Southampton)

11-Day Scotland, England & Ireland: British Isles Heritage from London (Southampton)

Behold the British Isles of Ireland, Scotland and England.
SHIP Norwegian Spirit
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Southampton (London) (England);
Edinburgh (Newhaven) (Scotland); Inverness (Invergordon) (Scotland); Kirkwall (Orkney Isles); Glasgow (Greenock) (Scotland); Belfast (Northern Ireland); Liverpool (United Kingdom); Dublin (Ireland); Cork (Ringaskiddy) (Ireland); Portland (England);
DISEMBARK Southampton (London) (England);
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12-Day Scotland, England & Ireland: British Isles Heritage from London (Southampton)

12-Day Scotland, England & Ireland: British Isles Heritage from London (Southampton)

Enjoy an overnight in Dublin.
SHIP Norwegian Spirit
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Southampton (London) (England);
Edinburgh (Newhaven) (Scotland); Inverness (Invergordon) (Scotland); Kirkwall (Orkney Isles); Glasgow (Greenock) (Scotland); Belfast (Northern Ireland); Holyhead (Wales); Dublin (Ireland); Cork (Cobh) (Ireland); Portland (England);
DISEMBARK Southampton (London) (England);
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