Dogs onboard the ferry
Dogs can travel free on the Shields Ferry.
For reasons of health and safety however, please ensure your dog is kept on a lead and is under control at all times.
Bikes onboard the ferry
Bikes can be carried onboard the Shields Ferry free of charge.
And if a group of you plan to use the ferry at the same time (eg for a charity bike ride), we can accommodate about 16 bikes. Please advise us in advance by contacting the Ferry Manager on 0191 454 8183.
Important Note: riding your bike on the ferry or ferry premises is not allowed as this is a potential safety hazard to other passengers.