The Isle of Wight is approximately 24 miles East to West, and 12 miles North to South, being about 150 square miles in area. It can be reached by ferry via Lymington, Southampton and Portsmouth.
Getting to the Isle of Wight by Sea
The Isle of Wight is located just off the south coast of Southern England and is linked to the mainland ports of Lymington, Southampton and Portsmouth by vehicle ferries, high speed passenger catamarans and hovercraft. The island is served by three main operators. These are Hovertravel, Red Funnel and Wightlink