The adventure starts here

Discover more about the amazing destinations and experiences that travelling by ferry can offer you in and around the British Isles. Be inspired with ideas, tips and recommendations for holidays.



There are more than 75 destinations you can reach by ferry from and around the UK, ranging from inspiring cities such as Amsterdam, Dublin and Bilbao to the wild beauty of the Scottish Isles and the Isles of Scilly.

News and views

The latest news from Discover Ferries and the UK’s ferry operators.

Take your passion with you – have bike will travel

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How to take your bike on a ferry holiday (March 2018) Have you ever thought about taking your bike on holiday with you? A cycling holiday by ferry is a…

National Ferry Fortnight 2018 Dates Announced

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February 2018 Britain’s annual National Ferry Fortnight will this year take place from 14 to 28 April 2018. Now in its tenth year, National Ferry Fortnight is run by Discover…

Wightlink’s new flagship Victoria of Wight is launched

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At 11:50 local time on 7th February 2018, Wightlink’s new environmentally friendly ferry Victoria of Wight went down the slipway at the Cemre shipyard in Yalova, Turkey to cheers from…

Travelling by ferry

Ferry travel is the perfect, stress-free way to start your holiday, offering unrivalled flexibility and convenience at a low cost.