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.

Wightlink will run overnight FastCat sailings over summer weekends

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Wightlink will be running overnight FastCat services between Portsmouth Harbour and Ryde Pier Head on Friday night/early Saturday morning and Saturday night/early Sunday morning over the summer. Both Islanders and…

Blogger of the Month – Claire Hall

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This month Discover Ferries is delighted to have Claire Hall, of Tin Box Traveller as our blogger of the month. Claire is an award-winning UK family travel blogger, who has…

Blog of the Month –

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We’re very excited to feature Belfast-based as our blog of the month. Dishyouwerehere is a luxury food, travel and lifestyle blog headed up by partners, Chris Turkington and Martin…

Travelling by ferry

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