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The Top 5 UK Seaports

Whether you’re travelling for business or leisure, if you’re planning to take to the seas have a look at our guide of the 5 best seaports in the UK.

1. Southampton Port

Southampton PortOne of the country’s busiest deep-water ports, Southampton is bustling with everything from cruise ships to ferries. While the port is mostly designed to accommodate the boarding and disembarking of passengers, it is close to the city’s wide array of shops and amenities. There are also comfortable lounges, vending machines and a licensed bar within the four cruise terminals on site.

2. Portsmouth Docks

Portsmouth DocksPortsmouth’s Historic Dock Yard is an attraction in itself. As well as the National Museum of the Royal Navy, this famous harbour is home to well-known and well-loved vessels including The Mary Rose and the Navy’s prestigious HMS Victory. So, not only can you really make a day of it before you even leave Portsmouth, you can also travel from one of the many ferry ports and sail off on the holiday of a lifetime. For your comfort, there is access to bars and cafes, including Costa Coffee.

Dover Port3. Dover Ports

The Port of Dover; everybody has heard of those white cliffs, and as such Dover is one of the most recognised ports in the country. Not only is it Europe’s busiest ferry port, it’s also one of the most modern cruise ports in England. Thanks to its advanced modernisation, Dover Port has plenty of relaxing lounges, stylish bars and high-quality restaurants.

4. Plymouth Ports

Plymouth PortThis wonderful city in Devon is picturesque and perfect for setting off on your travels, especially for those travelling from the South West of England or Wales. Its ferry port offers trips to France and Spain and onsite facilities include a cafeteria that opens specifically for ferry arrivals and departures.

Poole Port5. Poole Port

Poole’s central position on the South Coast makes this port a popular choice for many. Surrounded by the Dorset beauty of sparkling seas and gorgeous coastlines, this port offers a beautiful send off and a welcome return. With an on-site cafeteria plus an ample snack shop that also sells continental motoring accessories, you should have everything you need.

If you are planning your next trip, then Bath Taxi Transfers can offer you a simple and relaxing journey. We offer transfers from Bath, Bristol and the surrounding areas to all of the seaports mentioned above. Our Meet and Greet service means that your private chauffeur will also be ready and waiting for your return. Contact us today for a quote.