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Treat the Family on the Famous Hythe Ferry

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.

Get up close to the Ocean Superliners; the Hythe Ferry sails right past the berth of Queen Victoria, Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth, when at home.

The Hythe Ferry departs daily every 1/2 hour on a 25 minute round trip. Make it a day to remember - be sure to take some time to discover the character and charm of historic Hythe.

Ride the World's Oldest Pier Train

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.

Hythe Pier - A Step in History

Construction of the 19th century iron pier began in October 1879 and it opened with considerable pomp and ceremony on 1st January 1881. George VI, the Admiral of the Fleet, arrived at the pier to inspect the troops stationed locally before their departure to the Normandy landings.