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 80 destinations you can reach by ferry from and around the UK, Ireland and British Isles, 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.

Free Refills at Hovertravel

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(20 August 2019) Following on from their involvement in the hugely successful National Refill Day which reached an audience of over 73 million on social media and trended on Twitter…

Victoria of Wight crowned winner in World Beer Awards

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(20 August 2019) An ale created exclusively for Isle of Wight ferry company Wightlink by Island Brewery to celebrate the arrival of its new flagship Victoria of Wight has been…

Wightlink showcases Island produce in the new Castle Café at Yarmouth Terminal

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(19 August 2019) The best of locally produced food and drink is now available at Wightlink’s Yarmouth terminal at the ferry company’s Castle Café. The range includes Island Roasted coffee,…

Travelling by ferry

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