Travel Safe. Ferry Freedom


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 safe: taking to water seen as safer than travelling by plane, train or coach

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23 September 2020, Research from industry body Discover Ferries, reveals that more Brits would feel safe from Coronavirus infection travelling by ferry than by aeroplane, train or coach*. The news…

Ferry Industry Unveils On Board Safety Measures in Preparation for Lockdown Easing

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New Covid-compliant measures ensure passenger and crew safety and comfort Research shows 51% of people want to travel within the British Isles this Summer and 27% to Europe (18 June…

Ship Horns Join Weekly Appreciation of Key Workers

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Over 30 ships to sound their horns in appreciation of all key workers helping combat Covid-19 (Wednesday 9th April, 2020) Shipping industry bodies Discover Ferries, the British Ports Association (BPA)…

Travelling by ferry

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