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.

Escape to the Isle of Wight this Valentine’s Day with Wightlink

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 Find traditional romance, Island grandeur and simple pleasures this Valentine’s Day with Wightlink The ever romantic and beautiful Isle of Wight has always been a haven for lovers. The Island…

Blogger of the Month – Vicky Philpott

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Travel blogger Vicky Philpott shares her passion for festivals and adventure travel in her award-winning blog Discover Ferries interviewed her about another love – travelling be ferry. What you…

Young Ellis was ‘Captain for the Day’ on Wightlink’s retiring ferry – St Cecilia

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Eight year old Ellis Yeats was VIP for the day when Wightlink’s oldest ship St Cecilia sailed across the Solent for the last time on Friday 25 January. The youngster…

Travelling by ferry

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