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.

Self-drive Half Term Break in Ireland: £568 total including Ferry

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Ireland’s sunny south-east corner is the ideal half term break destination, with five-night stays at Irish Ferries’ holiday cottages costing from just £568 for a family of up to five,…

Ferry offers

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Ferry offers Looking for a great value holiday? Look no further. Ferry holidays offer you great value and variety. Here’s a set of links where you can find the most…

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…

Travelling by ferry

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