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Planning approvals sought for Wightlink’s £45million investment in the future

Wightlink Ferries has submitted planning applications to the Isle of Wight Council and Portsmouth City Council for improvements to its terminals at Fishbourne and Portsmouth Gunwharf to support the company’s proposed investment in a new ship for the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route in 2017. The £45 million investment will be the largest-ever made by the cross-Solent ferry […]

October, 21st 2015 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink Ferries encourage Island Scouts to capture the moment with a picture

Wightlink Ferries were delighted to support Isle of Wight Scouts in their latest photography competition. The winners were Elaine Sharkey (Adult section), Maddy Reeves from 1st Shanklin (Beavers section), Moza Ackroyd from Ryde and Ewan Bramell from Brighstone (Explorer section joint prize winners) Zack Capon (Network Scout section) and Amanda Coyle (non Scout section) – […]

October, 21st 2015 Read full Press Release »

Beat the queues, save money and enjoy the best of the Isle of Wight’s top attractions this autumn

15-30% savings on attractions when booked in conjunction with Wightlink ferry travel 20th October 2015. This autumn Wightlink Ferries is inviting families to beat the queues and save up to 30% on entrance to the Island’s top attractions with its exclusive bundled ferry and attraction tickets fares. With many Island attractions open year round, autumn […]

October, 20th 2015 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink Ferries recognised for helping families to enjoy great holidays

Wightlink Ferries received the Highly Commended Award at the inaugural Family Traveller Awards 2015. Head of Marketing Mark Persad received the trophy in the Best Family Ferry Operator category at the ceremony in London. The Awards, organised by Family Traveller magazine and familytraveller.com, recognise the best family-friendly destinations and providers of holidays and travel in […]

October, 8th 2015 Read full Press Release »

Dare to visit the Isle of Fright with Wightlink Ferries

This Halloween, Wightlink Ferries is inviting families to scare themselves silly in one of the UK’s most haunted hot spots – The Isle of Wight. Staging some fun and spooky Halloween events, from paranormal investigations, to interactive horror encounters and pumpkin carvings, there is plenty of eerie Island activity for everyone to enjoy this half […]

October, 7th 2015 Read full Press Release »

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