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2020/11/03 Sandbanks Ferry commits to maintaining service throughout November lockdown

We are pleased to announcethat we will be maintaining the service throughout the national COVID-19 lockdown announced by the Government on 31st October.From Thursday 5th November to Wednesday 2nd December the ferry will continue to operate services every 20 minutes starting at 7.00am from Sandbanks. However, in anticipation of extremely low passenger numbers at night, …

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2020/05/28: Return to service following lockdown

Sandbanks Ferry announces return to service following lockdown. The Sandbanks chain ferry is scheduled to resume service on Wednesday 17 June. The service is planned to commence at 07:00 hours from Sandbanks, with 3 crossings per hour in each direction as usual until 23:10 hours from Studland. The Government-directed ‘lockdown’ in response to the coronavirus …

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2019/10/31: return of the ferry to service

Today sees the long-awaited return of the ferry to service. Thank you all for your patience and support over the last few months while we’ve been working hard to manage the repair process. We’re looking forward to welcoming you back on board ‘The Bramble Bush Bay’.

2019/10/25: Progress report

Another excellent day of progress to report – the ferry has passed its tow survey, with preparations now being made for its overnight return on Sunday. Weather permitting, we’ll be back in Dorset early on Monday morning, ready to be fitted back on the chains and undertake final testing.