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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.

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

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…

Red Funnel places £10m ship order from UK yard

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14 February 2018 – Red Funnel, the original Isle of Wight ferry operator has today placed a £10 million order for a new ro-ro freight ferry from UK shipbuilder Cammell…

Stena Line’s new RoPax vessels beginning to take shape

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On Friday 2 February 2018, the official keel-laying ceremony took place at the AVIC Weihai Shipyard in China. This traditional maritime event marks the start of the construction phase of…

Travelling by ferry

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