England

Doris Visits places in England apart from London which has its own section. In these places Doris also tries to find the unusual for extra interest and a little edge, as well as the obvious favourites you must see.

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Princess cruises are still housed in the P&O building and still have sailings from Southampton. Their rich history is worth a read, and their large fleet offers many ships that are very familiar with the sisters of many P&O ships. The Pacific Princess is the sister to the Adonia and remains the small ship experience at Carnival. The Sapphire...
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Princess Cruises sailings from Dover - Set sail from the UK and discover the wonders of the France, Mediterranean, Scandinavia and more... Princess Cruises from Southampton - click here for the full list If you are one of those who were sad to see the classic ship the Adonia go to Azamara as the new Azamara Pursuit, then Carnival still have...
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Portsmouth has the attraction of being the home of the British Royal Navy. About 75% of the UK's fleet is based here including the UK's new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth. As a historic shipyard you might wish to afford time to see the Mary Rose Museum, the historic HMS Warrior and HMS Victory because if you were abroad you...
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If you landed in a foreign port you would investigate a island just off shore with a wonderful micro climate and some of the best beaches in the UK. So, from Portsmouth or Southampton this is a genuine tour. The Isle of Wight greets you with a very familiar looking train, it is the old original Central Line Tube train...
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Alternative Cruise Parking is one we have used and been very pleased with. They and others are just out of Southampton and they will coach you to the ship without problem. We have always had excellent service. Although now we have discovered the coach from Victoria, which we took while making this film as a cruiser's guide, we have never...
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wow! If you keep an eye here on Doris Visits, we might just find a cruise you are not monitoring but one that makes you say. 'Let's feel young again. When will we ever get the chance to do that again?' .... Gerry & The Pacemakers, The Merseybeats and The Fortunes, sailing from Dover on a 10 day cruise. Seriously, why...
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Dover is a cruise port where the Fred Olsen ship Boudicca often bases and ships from the Aida fleet to the Pacific Princess often stop. It is famous for the White Cliffs. Made more famous as it was the first sign of home for pilots flying back in WWII. The planes referred to as Blue Birds by Dame Vera...
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Borough Market on any Friday should be on your 'London' bucket list it is a treat to visit and has stayed that way despite the attack. Just up from London Bridge station, it sits at the base of The Shard, which is London's tallest building. If you have seen the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, you might not...
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London's West End Theatres are just a part of London's rich theatrical history, so where are the dives where you can engage with just a little more. 'This film is a fun look at some of the theatres I have grown up visiting and working in', says our main presenter Jean Heard. "But there is more. Where can you find,...
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This is a market that could be a weekend treat. The award-winning Bath Christmas Market has over 200 twinkling chalets spread out across the picturesque Georgian streets of Bath selling handmade and local Christmas gifts. New for 2017: The Bath Christmas Market has extended into Southgate Street, Union Street, and Hot Bath Street. It has a packed calendar of family-friendly events...