Free Botanica cabin upgrade deal, meet Monty Don

Meet Monty Don on Botanica British Isles cruise

What’s my cruise called? British Isles, Castles, Gardens, History and Birdlife Cruise

How long will I be away? 11 days

Which ship am I on? MS Hebridean Sky

Where do I embark? Edinburgh

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A free cabin upgrade is on offer for bookings made by 31 December on this Botanica World Discoveries small-ship cruise, representing a saving of up to $3,190 per couple. Sailing from Edinburgh to Portsmouth, passengers on the gardening and history-themed cruise will also be joined for one day by well-known horticulturist, gardening author and television presenter Monty Don, who will deliver an informative lecture when the ship docks in Dublin on 3 June. Don will host a cocktail party, mingle with guests and host a Q&A session to answer gardening related questions.

The voyage will visit the Scottish, Irish, Welsh and English coastlines. Guests will have the chance to enjoy activities such as whisky tasting among many visits to some of the most picturesque gardens in the region.

Included in the price are 28 meals, all sightseeing, alcoholic drinks with lunch and dinner, expert lectures and airport transfers to and from the cruise.

How much is it? From $11,995 per person twin share

How long do I have to book? To secure the upgrade, book by 31 December 2015

When can I leave? The cruise departs on 27 May 2016

Monty Don will meet guests onboard Botanica
Gardening personality Monty Don will greet guests onboard the voyage.
Image: Nick Gillam-Smith