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.

Farewell to Wightlink’s St Cecilia

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Wightlink will bid farewell to its oldest ferry St Cecilia on Friday 25 January 2019. She will be retiring to the Mediterranean, joining her sisters St Helen and St Catherine…

Ferry industry’s future looking shipshape with nine new passenger ferries set to launch from 2019

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The ferry industry is continuing to invest for the future and plan for growth with nine new passenger vessels set to launch from 2019, says the industry body Discover Ferries….

Blogger of the Month – Jennifer Howze

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For our first featured blogger of the month of 2019, Discover Ferries was lucky enough to get the chance to interview Jennifer Howze, co-founder of BritMums, the popular website and…

Travelling by ferry

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