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Hythe Ferry

Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2AQ, England
+44 23 8084 0722
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Happy grandparent with her hands full

This is a favourite trip for my grandchildren. We get on the ferry, look out for the liners, new... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
Good place to visit.

When to take the ferry to Southampton. Hythe pair is very long and you can walk(which is very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daventry, United Kingdom
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This scheduled ferry service operates every half hour between Southampton's Town Quay and Hythe Pier, passing by Ocean Terminal that is home of the QE2.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2AQ, England
+44 23 8084 0722
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a favourite trip for my grandchildren. We get on the ferry, look out for the liners, new cars, yachts and other big boats then choose our carriage on the train. Depending on the weather it is followed by an icecream or hot chocolate...More

Thank 369davidjamesc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When to take the ferry to Southampton. Hythe pair is very long and you can walk(which is very enjoyable)or take the train to the ferry. the journey to Southampton is good as you can see cruse ships and container ships in dock.

Thank marycrane1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Live not that far from the ferry but not used for a few years. Thought Id take a trip and what a smashing trip it was. 3 large cruise ships viewed on the 15 min trip and also a ride on the 100 year old...More

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what a wonderful way to travel.so much history.view all the big ships from the ferry.leave the car in hythe,and travel on our 100 year old train.once you have done it once,you will get the buzz and want to do it again and again.

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh my! This is a must. Who gets the chance to experience this? First of all one walks around the little town of Hythe, sitting on the edge of the New Forest. Quaint and picturesque and the local soooo friendly. Then you sit on this...More

Thank Denise K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only the best place to get close to the big ships but also a great little 100 year old train too! If you're on the New Forest side, then a pier/train only ticket is exceedingly cheap and a great way to pass an hour.

Thank greenwood-IT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a little gem and local bit of history why park in Southampton when you can park in Hythe and get the ferry over into the edge of Southampton extremely reasonable prices and a great view of the docks

Thank firemantug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love taking a ride on the train and ferry with my Grandson... sometimes we stay on and do a round trip...Top Tip!...buy a 10 trip Concession Ticket For £20 valid for a year that works out at only £2 a crossing great value! Always carry...More

Thank Botters53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each year we travel to Hythe and board the pier train to see where our cruise ship is docked. I returned in October 2017 for the Centenary Celebrations of the two electric locomotives that haul the pier train. Both were built in 1917 as battery...More

Thank DaveJC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hythe ferry service has recently been taken over by Blue Funnel. Since this, the service has become much more reliable. The trip across Southampton Water is always a joy with plenty to see, be it cruise liners, ferries, ships and pleasurecraft. If you don’t...More

Thank katiesprout
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june k
18 June 2017|
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Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
Hello, only just seen your question, sorry for the delay in responding. There is a New Forest open top tour bus that definitely includes a stop at the Beaulieu Motor Museum. Google New Forest Tour. I know the tour bus is... More
George O
2 August 2016|
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Response from RoshanWATA | Reviewed this property |
It's not a car ferry. Just for the foot passengers
3 July 2016|
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