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.

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News and views

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

Ferry industry reassures jittery holiday-makers: no changes to EU ferry travel requirements throughout 2020

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68% of people surveyed expressed uncertainty about travel changes after Jan 31 24% have consciously delayed 2020 holiday decisions 46% of respondents expressed desire for more reassurance on travel requirements…

Blogger of the Month – Baby Toddler Foods

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Discover Ferries are delighted to have Libby, Isle of Man blogger and influencer from @babytoddlerfoods as our November blogger of the month. Libby is a mum to two little ladies…

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Ferry industry shows customers it is watertight as sector continues to invest in passenger and freight services

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Eleven new ships to come in service before 2023 – six launching before 2021  Equating to more than £1bn investment reported at ABTA Travel Convention in Japan (9 October 2019)…

Travelling by ferry

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