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TV Wildlife Presenter Nick Baker Invites Travellers to Take an Idyllic Cycle Tour of the Isle of Wight in New Wightlink Video

In celebration of the Isle of Wight’s UNESCO Biosphere status, Wightlink, the leading provider of cross-Solent travel, invited wildlife-lover, TV presenter and Isle of Wight devotee, Nick Baker, to the Island to take travellers on a journey to visit his favourite spots, hidden gems and new finds. Nick has always held the Isle of Wight […]

August, 3rd 2020 Read full Press Release »

More sailings in August on Wightlink’s car ferry routes

Following increased demand for cross-Solent travel, Wightlink is pleased to announce more services on its Portsmouth-Fishbourne and Lymington-Yarmouth routes in August. Portsmouth-Fishbourne: There will be three extra round-trip sailings on Fridays in August and on Monday 10 August. Lymington-Yarmouth: There will also be three extra round-trip sailings throughout the week from Monday 10 August to […]

August, 1st 2020 Read full Press Release »

Oysters are back in the Lymington River, thanks to Wightlink

Oysters are back in the Lymington River, thanks to Wightlink.  Wightlink has partnered with the Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) to place cages containing hundreds of young oysters into the Lymington River as part of its initiative to re-introduce the shellfish to the Solent. “Oysters are very effective in improving water quality and removing pollutants, just […]

July, 30th 2020 Read full Press Release »

Mayors celebrate the return of Wightlink’s FastCats linking Portsmouth with Ryde

The resumption of Wightlink’s FastCat foot passenger link between Portsmouth Harbour and Ryde Pier Head on Friday 31 July will be welcomed in person by the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, City Councillor Rob Wood and the Mayor of Ryde, Town Councillor Michael Lilley. Both will cross the Solent to celebrate the reintroduction of the 140 […]

July, 29th 2020 Read full Press Release »

Celebrate World Nature Conservation Day by booking an Eco-Friendly Holiday to the Isle of Wight with Wightlink

As tourism begins to rebound across the UK there is a growing awareness around sustainable travel and more environmentally conscious holidaying – which Wightlink and the Isle of Wight are at the forefront of. World Nature Conservation Day, marked each year on 28th July, aims at increasing awareness of the Earth’s amazing natural resources and […]

July, 28th 2020 Read full Press Release »

Guidance for Islanders returning from Spain and countries not part of the travel corridor

Wightlink and fellow Isle of Wight ferry operators Red Funnel and Hovertravel have jointly issued instructions to Islanders returning from Spain, following the government’s requirement to isolate for 14 days. Returning quarantining persons must travel by car and notify the relevant cross-Solent operator 48 hours ahead of travel that they need to stay in car […]

July, 27th 2020 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink’s FastCats resume sailings

Following increased demand from foot passengers, Wightlink is resuming FastCat sailings from Friday 31 July 2020. There will be an hourly round-trip service from Portsmouth between 06:15 – 20:20 on weekdays and 07:15 – 20:20 on Saturdays and Sundays. “We are looking forward to re-starting our passenger service between Portsmouth Harbour and Ryde Pier Head […]

July, 21st 2020 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink schedules more weekend sailings

Wightlink will be operating more sailings at weekends on both its Portsmouth-Fishbourne and Lymington-Yarmouth routes from Friday 24 July 2020. This is in response to increased vehicle bookings since the relaxation of Government restrictions on travel during the Coronavirus pandemic. There will be another four round-trips at peak times on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays […]

July, 13th 2020 Read full Press Release »

Changes to Wightlink’s Portsmouth-Fishbourne service

From Monday 13 July 2020, all customers on Wightlink’s Portsmouth-Fishbourne route will be asked to leave their vehicles after embarkation and spend the journey in the passenger lounges or outside sundecks. Everyone over the age of 11 will have to wear face coverings during the journey as this is a legal requirement on public transport. […]

July, 8th 2020 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink’s Yarmouth terminal celebrates the NHS’s 72nd birthday

A tribute to the NHS and keyworkers is now on display at Wightlink’s Yarmouth terminal thanks to the artistic efforts of local children. The thank you pictures and rainbows were painted during lockdown by keyworker children from Yarmouth Primary. Wightlink asked teachers if pupils would like to help in a project to thank NHS and […]

July, 5th 2020 Read full Press Release »

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