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.

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

Blogger of the month – Susan Schwartz

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Discover Ferries’ inaugural ‘Blogger of the Month’ is Susan Schwartz. Susan is a UK-based American travel writer and blogger, who has visited almost 50 countries and counting. Her award winning…

The best affordable family breaks

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 Holidaying as a family inevitably raises the question of affordability, from the where, to the what, to the how. Families need not despair though; a holiday by ferry offers multiple…

Where to go on a cycling holiday via ferry

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Sailing to over 75 destinations, Discover Ferries’ members serve London, Isle of Wight, Isle of Man, Isles of Scilly, Scottish Islands, Ireland, Spain, France, Belgium and Holland. Whether you are…

Travelling by ferry

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