Popular ferry routes around the UK

Colonsay to Oban Scotland Caledonian MacBrayne ferry

Ferry can be an excellent option for travelling within the British Isles, with regular daily crossings between England, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. There are more than 100 inhabited small islands around Britain’s coast; popular options for exploring Britain by boat include the Orkneys off Scotland and the Isle of Wight off southern England. All are served by ferries from nearby mainland ports.

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Popular ferry routes around the UK:

Liverpool to Dublin
Cairnryan to Larne
Fishguard to Rosslare
Belfast to Cairnryan
Belfast to Liverpool
Poole to Jersey
Poole to Guernsey
Holyhead to Dublin
Pembroke to Rosslare
Portsmouth to Fishbourne
Lymington to Yarmouth
Portsmouth to Ryde
Scrabster to Stromness
Kirkwall to Lerwick

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