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River Cruises in the United Kingdom
Written by Arundhati Toshniwal on January 12, 2022 Share on

Enjoy Romantic River Cruises in the United Kingdom!

United kingdom has made fascinating contributions to art, literature, culture, politics and technology. It offers a plethora of fun and activities to its visitors and one of those is river cruises. This experience is a dream come true and offers you marvellous views, delicious food and romance in the air! Here are some popular river cruises in the United Kingdom which will surely ignite the romance in the two of you and get it flowing smoothly just like your cruise! 

Romantic river cruises in the United Kingdom are –

  1. Loch Lomond
  2. The Mersey
  3. Oxford River Cruise
  4. Water bus on Regent’s Canal
  5. Cruise on River Thames
  6. River Cam Cruise
  7. River Cruises in Bath
  8. Ouse Cruise

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1. Loch Lomond

Have a wonderful time on a cruise on spectacular Loch Lomand and enjoy the mesmerising sights of 12th-century castles. The cruise offers tasty food and amazing facilities which surely can be admired. You can also have whiskey, just to keep you warm, who minds? Right! Also, the weather is heart-melting and feel free to show your love to your partner!

River Cruises in the United Kingdom
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2. The Mersey

The Mersey is very famous because it is where the Beatles performed? You can have a 50-minute cruise along the Mersey. Watch the iconic Liverpool waterfront before you and you will get the flashbacks of ‘Love Me Do ’ and harmonize it together. Enjoy the brilliant service and fantastic views hand in hand!

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3. Oxford River Cruise

The speed might be slow but the Oxford river cruise is a leisurely cruise along the River Thames. You can explore the quaint village of Iffley as you pass by, so be ready with your cameras. You will travel downstream too so, be ready to have the ride with style.

River Thames Cruise
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4. Water bus on Regent’s Canal

Explore London from a different angle besides red buses, taxis, and the tube. Glide along the water bus down the Regent’s canal and explore the city. You will pass by the warthog enclosure at London Zoo, so, be ready to click some wildlife pictures and also by the picture-perfect Little Venice and Camden Town.

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5. Cruise on River Thames

The cruses on the River Thames give you so much to see and explore. So, why choose the boring old buses and cars when you can enjoy sights from a pleasure boat. You can see the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London and many other marvels from the cruise. This romantic river cruise ride with your significant half will be filled with fun, excitement and love!

River Thames Cruise
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6. River Cam Cruise

On a River Cam cruise, all you have to do is sit back, relax and let your guide take you on a visual and historical journey. Many of the famous figures including Charles Darwin, Stephen Hawking and more have graced Cambridge´s doors. Enjoy this historic ride with your love and soak up some amazing information!

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7. River Cruises in Bath

Imagine – you are on a 60s river cruise with your love, soft sunshine falling on your faces, and you are gliding through one of the beautiful and ancient cities in the United Kingdom! So dreamy isn’t it? River cruises in Bath are just like you imagine them, with stunning views of 19th-century St John’s Church. Sounds like a perfect day out with your partner, right? 

River Cruises in the United Kingdom
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8. Ouse Cruise

Have a 1-hour cruise from the King´s Staith landing and explore the deep history of this ancient city. Long before, even the Romans and Vikings used to sail along the River Ouse. There is also a full-stocked bar so enjoy the sights while sipping. Feel free to show your love to your partner and spend quality time together!

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Why to go on a River Cruise Ride?

You can explore so much more by being on a river cruise! You can enjoy sights including nature, monuments and so on. Many cruise ships offer luxurious accommodations and standard service to their guests. You can drench into the local tastes including authentic experiences at historical sites. You can travel with your friends or family and make some amazing memories together. This luxury option gives you the opportunity to explore the city with an entirely new perspective. You definitely should add it to your UK itinerary and have a lot of fun! 

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River Cruises in the United Kingdom
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Fun Facts about United Kingdom

  1. Drinking in an English bar and pub is cool but you are not allowed to get drunk. 
  2. It is home to various magnificent historical monuments and attractions including Windsor Castle which is the oldest royal residence in the world, Buckingham Palace and so on!
  3. The people of UK are tea addicts and Englishman drinks more tea than any person of any other nation.
  4. The London Eye is the tallest observation wheel in the world and it takes about 30 minutes to complete one full rotation.
  5. There are many weird and fun english village festivals including cheese-rolling and wake race, annual wife carrying race, worm charming, and so on
  6. The Big Ben is not actually a clock but the bell in the clock. 
  7. The River Thames has over 200 bridges and 20 tunnels, mind-blowing, isn’t it? 

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So, these were some of the romantic river cruises options for you to explore the United Kingdom from a new angle. Choose Pickyourtrail for the ravishing United Kingdom travel package and here you can also customise your United Kingdom itinerary as you want according to your preferences. Glide through the river and let your love flow for your partner. See you soon!

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