Destination South West (DSW) is a marketing partnership bringing together organisations from across the region.

The aims are to increase the number of cruise ships that call at South West Ports, to enhance the passenger experience and increase the contribution from the cruise industry to the economy of the South West of England. The partnership is funded by contributions from all the partners. The partners, listed below, include ports, local government authorities, tourist attractions, and other organisations with an interest in the cruise industry. This website is designed to give Cruise Lines and their preferred tour operators suggestions of ports and places to visit.

If however you are a potential Cruise Ship passenger, you are more than welcome to browse the website. If you require further information, why not contact you local travel agent to find which Cruise Ships call at ports in the South West of England. We hope we may see you arrive at one of our member ports in the future.


Port Authorities

  • A&P Falmouth Ltd
  • Associated British Ports – Plymouth
  • Visit Cornwall
  • Dart Harbour Authority
  • The Isles of Scilly
  • Falmouth Harbour Commissioners
  • Fowey Harbour Commissioners
  • Ilfracombe Harbour Authority
  • The Port of Lyme Regis
  • Poole Harbour Commissioners
  • Portland Port Ltd

Service Providers

Local Authorities

  • North Devon Council
  • Poole Borough Council 

Tourist Attractions

  • Abbotsbury Tourism
  • Dartington Hall
  • Lands End
  • Nare Hotel
  • Mapperton House
  • Minterne House
  • The National Trust Devon & Cornwall