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Hythe Ferry

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Address: Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2AQ, England
Phone Number: 44 2380 840722
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This scheduled ferry service operates every half hour between Southampton's...

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.

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Better than driving round the top of Southampton water

Great way to travel from Southampton to hythe and more fun than driving round the top of Southampton water less stress and good views of the water

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Peter L
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great way to travel from Southampton to hythe and more fun than driving round the top of Southampton water less stress and good views of the water

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Thank Peter L
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If it's a sunny afternoon this is a great idea if you live in Southampton. It's a good ride and very quick, also quite a fun experience if you like being on the water. There are a few shops and restaurants in Hythe if you wanted to stop off for an hour or so. The price is very fair.

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Thank Mushr00mTraveller
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little trip across the water. Kids and adults alike enjoyed the boat trip and the little train ride!!! Plenty to see on the water and then when you arrive at hythe nice little collection of shops. Great to sit and relax before traveling back to Southampton

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Thank Chris W
St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a stress-free way of coming to southampton for the day. easy parking. a delightful town and perhaps dinner afterwards. a real gem of a ferry.

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Thank bryan744
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Hythe to take a photo of the Queen Elizabeth. The ferry was good value for money, a regular service and friendly staff. There's a quirky little train that takes you up and down the pier. There's not much to do in Hythe but the journey is well worth doing. We usually see the big ships from Southampton... More 

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1 Thank Gary L
Swindon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was a nice summer afternoon in around end of july last year we had wonderfull time in pizza hut resturant we passed by hythe ferry with my family for nice view we parked to view all ferrypass by ,we sat on banch and enjoyed our little picnic and viewed birds in fine sky

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Thank skr324
Beaulieu, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really fun and novel but practical means of transport! Take the pier train to the ferry and arrive in a few minutes. Often there are the famous cruise liners moored up to look at.

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1 Thank JohnSelman
Southampton, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun train ride to and from the ferry and an uneventful crossing. It's all a bit tired but there again it all works fine so not much not to like!

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1 Thank tardis1956
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Lovely trip across to Southampton, with lovely train trip as well. A must do trip for all ages. Frequent crossings that run to time.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Easily the best way to travel to Southampton on a Saturday as the City becomes grid locked when Southampton FC are playing at home and the cruise ships are embarking/disembarking.

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