Port of Barrow welcomes luxury cruise ship M/V Corinthian

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The M/V Corinthian by day and night

The Port of Barrow, operated by Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading ports group, has welcomed the luxury cruise ship M/V Corinthian.

Operated by Grand Circle Cruise Line, The Corinthian arrived from Douglas on the Isle of Man, with passengers enjoying a full day of sightseeing and tours of the area. The vessel is scheduled to make a number of further calls to the port in August and September.

Bryan Davies, ABP North West Divisional Port Manager, said: “Our team did a fantastic job of ensuring cruise guests arrived safely and were able to explore the natural beauty of the area. It is the Port of Barrow’s proximity to the Lake District, combined with excellent transport links, which make it such an appealing destination for cruise passengers.”

The Port of Barrow can accommodate vessels up to 160m in length and offers easy access to the beauty of Lake District National Park, the UNESCO recognised World Heritage site. In 2018, it won the ‘Port of the Year Award’ at the 10th annual UK Ports Conference in London, in recognition of its high levels of customer service.

Across the UK, ABP’s ports, which include Southampton, Europe's leading turnaround cruise port, have a proud history serving the cruise sector, offering a warm welcome and access to an exciting range of destinations. Find out more by reading the ABP Cruise Brochure.