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Discover Ferries

Type:Boats & Ferries

Couple on ferry to Isle of Man


Discover Ferries is an industry body representing 13 ferry operators in the UK, Ireland and the British Islands operating more than 80 routes. Its role is to promote ferry travel and ferry holidays and to campaign on behalf of its members and in the interests of ferry travellers.

The Isle of Man Steam Packet is a member of Discover Ferries. 

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is the oldest continually operating passenger shipping company in the world, having began operations in 1830. Today they operate conventional ferry services, as well as the latest fast craft ferry services, which connect the Isle of Man year-round to Heysham and offer seasonal services to Liverpool, Belfast and Dublin. Liverpool and Belfast can be reached in just 2 hours 45 minutes whilst Dublin and Heysham have slightly longer crossing times. The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company carries around 600,000 passengers annually and 170,000 cars and motorcycles every single year.

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Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, DouglasThe Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is the oldest continually operating passenger shipping company in the world, sailing between Isle of Man and Heysham, Liverpool, Belfast & Douglas.

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