Sailing to France with Children

Sailing to France with Children

Sailing to France with Children

Sailing to France with children can seem a little daunting at first to some families. The reality however couldn’t be further from the truth.

Travelling to France by ferry with your family can be fun, not to mention exciting especially for younger children.

Onboard you’ll find a whole range of facilities and activities to keep you and your children happy irrespective of their age.


Cabins are well worth considering no matter what age your children are. Having somewhere peaceful and quiet for your children to sleep on the journey is worth its weigh in gold. Night crossings to France and especially useful for those with young children as they can sleep for the whole journey. Please note that cabins are not available on the Dover to Calais ferry crossing.

Dining onboard

No matter which ferry crossing you choose, you’ll find a great variety of meals and snacks available. Restaurants, cafes and the bar provide a range of hot and cold food and drink. Take a look at our dining facilities onboard ship post for more information.


Most ships feature a variety of onboard entertainment for children including the following:

  • Soft play area
  • Children’s television
  • Games zone
  • Children’s entertainment
  • Games and quizzes
  • Cinema
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool

If all the above isn’t enough then don’t forget the onboard shop. Inside you’ll find toys, games, magazines, puzzles, colouring books and sweets. All of which go towards making a family holiday easier and more fun!