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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 80 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.

Father Christmas comes to P&O Ferries’ ship this year to make children’s festive dreams come true

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CHILDREN of all ages are being invited to ‘Sail with Santa’ this Christmas on board P&O Ferries’ flagship on the English Channel. Father Christmas and one of his reindeer are…

MBNA Thames Clippers names its biggest-ever vessel as growth story continues

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MBNA Thames Clippers took the latest step in its incredible success story today with the naming of its newest and biggest-ever boat. Catamaran Venus Clipper – currently under construction by the Wight…

Eight Kent youngsters graduate from P&O Ferries apprenticeships scheme

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Eight young people from Kent are celebrating this week after graduating as qualified seafarers from the P&O Ferries apprenticeships scheme. The group (pictured) were presented with their SQA Level 2…

Travelling by ferry

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