Welcome onboard - Norman Spirit
Discover the LD Lines ferry fleet
The Norman Spirit is a modern superferry that operates on our LD Lines/DFDS Seaways joint initiative Dover - Calais route. Fitted with stabilizers, it provides optimal comfort whatever the sailing conditions. It can reach speeds of up to 21 knots and has a capacity of 1850 passengers, 250 cars and 75 lorries.
On board you’ll find a range of venues to shop, eat and drink. There is ample comfortable seating and a refined but friendly atmosphere. You’ll also find extensive outside decks, a children’s play area and a games arcade.
With a real quality of service, the holiday begins from the moment you board the ship.*
Find out what this ship has to offer by downloading the Norman Spirit brochure.
*Facilities offered subject to operational conditions.
Bistro du Norman
"Bistro du Norman" Self-service Restaurant
All tastes are catered for in this relaxed and pleasant self-service restaurant. We offer superb value for money whatever the time of day. A Children’s menu and vegetarian menu are also available.
"Blue Mountain Café Express" Coffee Lounge
Relax and enjoy the trip while you savour a rich coffee blend, fruit juice or cold beer in this cosy setting.
The Dirty Duck
"Dirty Duck" Pub
Our pub style bar is a great venue to start or end your holiday with friends or family. Whatever your taste you will find it here with a superb range of wines, beers, spirits, cocktails, soft drinks and tea and coffee.
The Horizon Lounge offers real comfort even for the budget conscious traveller. Our reclining seats are arranged in rows of a maximum of two meaning all passengers have direct access to an aisle, meaning you avoid being disturbed by your neighbours. Very spacious, they allow you to rest or sleep in excellent conditions, whatever your size!
Club Class seats
Our Velvet Lounge and Tweed Lounges offer a refined atmosphere and the opportunity to catch up on some sleep. Larger and more generously spaced than the standard seats, the Club armchairs live up to their promise of exceptional comfort.
Shopping & kids area
Treat yourself to something special. On board our ships you will find an extensive range of specially selected alcohols, tobaccos, perfumes, toys, books, cameras and chocolates, as well as a host of other wonderful gift ideas. Daily newspapers are also available for your convenience.
At LD Lines we hope to make your journey as smooth and enjoyable as possible. For this reason, on board our ships a number of areas have been set aside especially for children. Little ones can let off steam in our brightly-coloured play-zones while video games and cartoons will keep the older ones entertained. This way, travelling is fun for everyone!