Sandbanks Ferry
The Sandbanks Ferry is a chain ferry that crosses the entrance to Poole Harbour between Sandbanks and Shell Bay. The journey saves 13 miles on a trip from Poole to Swanage. The ferry is 242 feet in length and has a capacity for 48 cars.
Sandbanks, BH13 7QN Streetmap
Tel:01929 450203 Website
Daily service, every 20 minutes from 7am to 11pm
The first ferry to carry vehicles began service on July 15th 1926. Ferry No. 1 was steam-driven and had the capacity to carry 15 cars. The service was popular from the start and in the first rather short summer season 100,000 passengers and 12,000 cars were ferried across the 400-yard harbour mouth.
Sandbanks Ferry
Sandbanks Ferry map
Sandbanks Ferry
Sandbanks Ferry