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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, 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.

Ferry industry banishes Blue Monday blues with beautiful “blue hour” seascapes

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(18 January 2021) The UK ferry sector, led by industry body Discover Ferries, is helping raise the spirits of the nation, as the nation enters Blue Monday, the most difficult…

Ferry industry gets Brits “shipshape” for EU travel

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Operators urge travellers to check passports now for European trips in 2021 New guide cuts through confusion on EU travel requirements Only a fifth* of the public know duty-free shopping…

Find wellness by the water to beat Covid blues

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5 October 2020, The Covid pandemic has highlighted the importance of staying healthy in both mind and body and new research from industry body Discover Ferries, suggests that waterside breaks…

Travelling by ferry

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