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Getting There

P & O Ferries

With sailings times of only 90 minutes, 24 hours a day, for 365 days of the year and up to 45 crossings a day, you have the flexibility to plan your journey around times that suit you. Our Brittany and Vendee sites sites are between 6 & 7 hours drive from Calais so within an easy day's drive. Follow this link to book your ferry.

  • Dover to Calais Up to 45 crossings per day. 90 minutes average crossing time From £40

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We would recommend a Sunday morning crossing (Portsmouth to Caen 08.15) for a lunchtime arrival in France, leaving you with a leisurely 4 hour drive to our magnificent Brittany and Vendee sites and return Caen - Portsmouth on the 16.30 crossing for an evening arrival in Portsmouth, completing your travel all in one day.

Sunday is the best day to travel in France as lorries are banned.

Book your Brittany Ferry here.

  • Portsmouth to Caen Up to 3 sailings a day each way. Average crossing time: 6 hours From £85
  • Portsmouth to Cherbourg 2 sailing a day each way. Average crossing time: 3 hours From £105
  • Portmouth to St Malo Overnight outbound sailing and day return sailing (Average crossing time 8 hours) From £150
  • Portsmouth to Le Harve Overnight outbound sailing and day return sailing (Average crossing time 4 hours) From £75

EuroTunnel le shuttle

With a crossing time of only 35 minutes from Folkestone to Calais, Eurotunnel offers the fastest Channel crossing with your car. Operates 365 days a year, with up to 4 departures an hour.With its own motorway junction access to the Passenger Terminal couldn't be simpler. Prior to boarding the shuttle, you will pass through both UK and French customs which means that on arrival in France, you simply drive off the shuttle and onto the European motorway network.Book now on the eurotunnel website -

  • Folkestone to Calais 365 days a year. up to 4 departures an hour From £70


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