All transport operators are suffering a huge drop in the numbers of fare
paying passengers as people follow the Government guidelines to stay at home.
We would love to continue to support our vital Key Workers,
but cannot see that it is financially viable to do this under these current conditions.
It is with great regret that the Hythe Ferry will be temporarily ceasing it’s operations as of
Saturday 18th April 2020 at 18.00. This is to be able to protect the Hythe Ferry Service in the future.
Hopefully these unprecedented times will ease in the near future and we can return to some form of normality.
A Hythe ferry has been running since 1880.
We are part of the community and want to keep this service running.
Don't let Covid19 be the end.
Car free, carefree and great fun for children, set sail on the Hythe Ferry and enjoy the sights and sounds of the bustling international trading port of Southampton.
The friendly and knowledgeable cycle hire operators will be able to provide you with bikes to meet your needs and advise on the best places to explore on two wheels.
Walking is a wonderful way to see the New Forest National Park close up, with dozens of walk routes that take you into the woods, along the coast, over heathland or by rivers and streams.
Enjoy grandstand views of the National Park and its animals on the open-top New Forest Tour. Explore the Forest in a unique and exciting way. Hop on and off at villages.
Arriving at Hythe Pier, board the World's Oldest Pier Train (official Guinness World Record) and after the short ride of 640 metres (2,100 feet) you will have travelled along one of the ten longest piers in the British Isles.
The Hythe Ferry sails right past the berth of Queen Victoria, Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth, when at home. Take a trip on the Hythe Ferry, one of the best views of these Great Ships as you sail past them their home berth.