'WightLink' and 'Red Funnel' both operate ferry services, for foot passengers and vehicles, between the English mainland and the Isle of Wight. The routes available are Portsmouth to Ryde or Fishbourne, Southampton to Cowes, and Lymington
to Yarmouth. This beautiful island is the perfect destination for a day trip or a relaxing break. With miles and miles of sandy beaches, loads of attractions and places of interest, picturesque villages and breath-taking countryside, the Isle of Wight is definitely worth a visit. The island is home to the World's oldest and largest sailing regatta, a week long event known as 'Cowes Week', where amateurs compete against Olympic and World champions. Book your ferry and accommodation well in advance during 'Cowes Week'.