Ferry Travel

About Ferry Travel – ferry crossings with a motorbike, caravan, as a foot passenger or with a motorhome.

  • The Cowes Floating Bridge

    On the Isle of Wight in the English Channel, this chain ferry carries vehicles across the tidal section of River Medina between East Cowes and Cowes. Built in 1859 as […]

  • Windermere Ferry

    Windermere Ferry

    This vehicular cable ferry still uses a centuries-old route across Lake Windermere in Cumbria near the Scottish border in northwestern England. Rowboats were the first ferries across the lake, likely […]

  • Woolston Floating Bridge Ferry

    The Woolston floating bridge ferry was the third chain ferry built in England ran from 1836 until 1977, the date of the opening of the Itchen Bridge. It took passengers […]

  • Unusual Ferry Crossings – Torpoint

    The second of the Rendell chain ferries, the Torpoint Ferry, running since 1791, was converted to chain-mode in 1832. The ferry carries vehicles and passengers across a stretch of water […]

  • Unusual Ferry Crossings – Dartmouth Ferries

    The Dartmouth–Kingswear Floating Bridge, also called the High Ferry, was built in in 1830/31 from James Rendell’s designs as a cable ferry for moving vehicles across the tidal section of […]